FUNDING 2013 Fulbright German Studies Seminar “Berlin: Where Cultures Meet and Challenges Abound”. Deadline: 15.10.2012

The Council for International Exchange of Scholars (CIES) is now accepting applications for the 2013 Fulbright German Studies Seminar http://www.cies.org/gss/. The topic is “Berlin: Where Cultures Meet and Challenges Abound” and the application deadline is October 15, 2012. Eligible candidates are scholars and professionals from U.S. universities, colleges, and community colleges who hold a Ph.D., […]

JOBS Assistant Professor of Geography, September 1, 2013, University of Michigan-Dearborn, USA.

University of Michigan-Dearborn. Geography-Urban Specialist. The Department of Social Sciences at the University of Michigan-Dearborn is seeking candidates for a tenure track appointment as an Assistant Professor of Geography effective September 1, 2013. A Ph.D. in geography or a related field is required. Candidates must have a commitment to teaching talented and diverse undergraduates, expertise […]

BOOK Brent D. Ryan, Design After Decline: How America Rebuilds Shrinking Cities, Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 2012.

Brent D. Ryan, Design After Decline: How America Rebuilds Shrinking Cities, Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 2012. http://www.upenn.edu/pennpress/book/14995.html Almost fifty years ago, America’s industrial cities – Detroit, Philadelphia, Cleveland, Baltimore, and others – began shedding people and jobs. Today they are littered with tens of thousands of abandoned houses, shuttered factories, and vacant lots. With […]

CfP: The 8th Savannah Symposium: MODERNITIES ACROSS TIME AND SPACE. Savannah, USA. 7.-9.2.2013. Deadline: 15.7.2012

The 8th Savannah Symposium: MODERNITIES ACROSS TIME AND SPACE February 7-9, 2013 http://architecturalhistoryscad.wordpress.com/symposium-series/8th-savannah-symposium/ Keynote Speakers: Mark Jarzombek, MIT and Dell Upton, UCLA The art historian T. J. Clark spoke for many scholars when he declared that modernity marked a special historical transition when “the pursuit of a projected future – of goods, pleasures, freedoms, forms […]