PUB Analyzing Urban Networks Through the Lens of Corporate Networks: A Critical Review. GaWC. B. Derudder, X. Liu

B. Derudder, X. Liu Paper here: http://www.lboro.ac.uk/gawc/rb/rb398.html Abstract This paper provides a critical review of three major empirical models for approximating urban networks based on corporate networks: the ownership linkage model, the interlocking network model, and the two-mode network model. We review the assumptions, implementations, strengths and shortcomings of these models through pedagogic examples. Based […]

LECTURE Urban Perspectives of the World Inaugural Lecture Prof. Jan Nijman. UvA, Amsterdam, NL. 27.6.2012

Urban Perspectives of the World Inaugural Lecture Prof. Jan Nijman Wednesday, 27 June 2012, 16:00 – 17:00 Inaugural lecture Urban Studies dhr. prof. dr. J.B.F. Nijman Urban Perspectives of the World Urban Perspectives of the World The world is in the midst of an urban revolution – a revolution that took shape in the 1980s and […]

PhD “Small Cities, Urban Environments and Governance in India”. Deadline: 30.6.2012

https://applicationsw.unil.ch/adminpub/?MIval=PoIntHome&TypelC=811&PoId=2633 Faculté des géosciences et de l’environnement The Institute of Geography invites applications for a position of a PhD Student Entrée en fonction: 01.10.2012 Durée du contrat: One year, renewable once for 2 years (max. 3 years) Taux d’activité: 100 % Profil souhaité: Master’s degree in geography, development studies or a related discipline or field […]

CONF Taking up Space – Postgrad Conference, Goldsmiths, University of London. 25-26.6.2012

TAKING UP SPACE POSTGRADUATE CONFERENCE Centre for Cultural Studies Goldsmiths, University of London http://takingupspace2012.blogspot.co.uk/ 25-26 June, 2012 This is a one / two day conference exploring the meaning and understanding of space in its physical manifestations as well as in its discursive forms; through which identity, meaning, value and authority can be mapped in particular […]

WEBSITE The Culture of Suburbs

The Leverhulme Trust funded Cultures of the Suburbs International Research Network is pleased to announce the launch of its new website at http://suburbs.exeter.ac.uk The Network is a partnership between the Universities of Exeter and Kingston (UK), Witwatersrand (South Africa), Hofstra (USA), Griffith (Australia) and the National University of Ireland, Maynooth. It aims to further the […]

CfP, CONF Korea’s Place in the World: Now and Twenty Years Hence. British Association for Korean Studies (BAKS) University of London 17.11.2012 Deadline: 1.9.2012

KOREA’S PLACE IN THE WORLD: NOW AND TWENTY YEARS HENCE British Association for Korean Studies (BAKS) University of London 17 November, 2012 Deadline: 1 September, 2012 What is the future for the Korean peninsula, north and south, in the world of 2032? What are some major drivers of change that will create the Korea of […]

CfP, CONF Rivers, Cities, Historical Interactions. LMU, Munich, Germany. 21.-23.2.2012. Deadline: 1.8.2012.

RIVERS, CITIES, HISTORICAL INTERACTIONS Conference at the Rachel Carson Center for Environment and Society (RCC), LMU Munich, Germany 21– 23 February 2013 Deadline: 1 August, 2012 Conveners: Martin Knoll (Darmstadt Technical University), Uwe Lübken (RCC), Dieter Schott (Darmstadt Technical University) What is the river’s place in urban history? The historical co-evolution of cities and rivers […]

CfP, CONF Sustainable Housing for the Urban Poor. Abuja, Nigeria. 20.-21.7.2013. Deadline: 17.8.2012.

SUSTAINABLE HOUSING FOR THE URBAN POOR International Network for Traditional Building, Architecture and Urbanism Sheraton Abuja Hotel Abuja, Nigeria July 20th-21st, 2013 Deadline: 17 August, 2012 There is tremendous pressure put on formal housing for the poor in cities, most especially in developing countries. This is mainly due to the great influx of people from rural areas […]

WORKSHOP The Creativity of Property: An Interdisciplinary Workshop on the Reinvention of Ownership. UCL, London, UK. 26.6.2012

The Creativity of Property: An Interdisciplinary Workshop on the Reinvention of Ownership One-day workshop on the 26th of June at UCL Aleksi Knuutila, UCL Anthropology (a.knuutila.11@ucl.ac.uk) David Jeevendrampillai, UCL Anthropology (david.jeevendrampillai.10@ucl.ac.uk) Gabrielle Ackroyd, UCL Anthropology (gabrielle.ackroyd.10@ucl.ac.uk) The workshop invites contributions on the topic of property and ownership in moments of change, i.e. the way concepts, […]

CONF Research Conference: Mega-Events, Regional Development and Regeneration Regional Studies Association Research Network on Mega-Events Workshop Mega-Event Evaluation and Measuring Impacts. LMU, London, UK. 25.6.2012

Research Conference: Mega-Events, Regional Development and Regeneration Regional Studies Association Research Network on Mega-Events Workshop Mega-Event Evaluation and Measuring Impacts 25 June 2012 10 a.m. – 4.30 p.m. London Metropolitan University Graduate Centre, Holloway Road, London N7 8DB [nearest tube station: Holloway Road, Piccadilly line, or Highbury & Islington, Victoria line] Regional Studies Mega-Events Panel: […]