International Society of City and Regional Planners (ISOCARP)

www.isocarp.org The International Society of City and Regional Planners (ISOCARP) is a global association of experienced professional planners. It was founded in 1965 in a bid to bring together recognised and highly-qualified planners in an international network. The ISOCARP network brings together individual and institutional members from more than 80 countries worldwide. As a non-governmental […]

STUDY DAY: Cold War Cities

The Cold War Venue: Institute of Germanic & Romance Studies, University of London CONFERENCE: Art Histories, Cultural Studies and the Cold War, 24 September 2010 Keynote Speaker: Miranda Carter (author of Anthony Blunt: His Lives, 2001) To register for the conference please email G.F.Pooke@kent.ac.uk or B.D.H.Thomas@kent.ac.uk STUDY DAY: Cold War Cities, 25 September 2010 Programme […]

Cityscapes in History: Creating the Urban Experience

International conference organized by Dr. Katrina Gulliver and Dr. Helena Toth (LMU Research Fellows) Language: English 29.07.2010 – 30.07.2010 In this conference early stage researchers are brought together tracking new basic approaches in the research field of urban history. Separate sections will focus on historical and local questions as well as on topics like “Cities […]

Urban Laboratory University College London

http://www.ucl.ac.uk/urbanlab/en2/index.php The UCL Urban Laboratory, established in 2005, is a university wide initiative to bring together the best urban teaching and research at UCL. Our activities build on the full spectrum of work at UCL across the arts and sciences ranging from civil engineering to film studies, from urban history to the latest developments in architectural […]

London Seminar Series “Urban Salon”

http://www.theurbansalon.org The Urban Salon is a London based seminar series aimed at scholars, artists, practitioners and others who are exploring urban experiences within an international and comparative frame. The seminars are informal and open, with relatively short presentations supporting circulated or visual material and plenty of time for discussion. We want to allow the diversity of urban experiences […]

SKuOR, Interdisciplinary Centre for Urban Culture and Public Space, Stiftungsgastprofessur Stadtkultur und öffentlicher Raum, Raumforschung, Raumproduktion, Critical Urban Studies

Arbeitsbereich für Stadtkultur und öffentlicher Raum (SKuOR) Profil Warum funktionieren traditionelle Planungsinstrumente oftmals nicht, um öffentliche Räume als Sozialräume zu stärken? Was genau wird als ‚öffentlich’ an öffentlichen Räumen verstanden und wie kann Kultur in den Städten dazu beitragen, Prozesse sozialen Austausches und gesellschaftlicher Konfrontation zu stimulieren? Mehr lesen… Programm Der Arbeitsbereich Stadtkultur und öffentlicher […]

An Atlas of Radical Cartography

http://www.an-atlas.com/ An Atlas of Radical Cartography is a collection of 10 maps and 10 essays about social issues from globalization to garbage; surveillance to extraordinary rendition; statelessness to visibility; deportation to migration. The map is inherently political– and the contributions to this book wear their politics on their sleeves.An Atlas of Radical Cartography provides a […]

ACME: An International E-Journal for Critical Geographies

http://www.acme-journal.org/ ACME is an on-line international journal for critical and radical analyses of the social, the spatial and the political. The journal’s purpose is to provide a forum for the publication of critical and radical work about space in the social sciences – including anarchist, anti-racist, environmentalist, feminist, Marxist, non-representational, postcolonial, poststructuralist, queer, situationist and […]