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A new book: Close Ties in European Local Governance – Linking Local State and Society

24 Sep 2020, 7:34 p.m.

As a first result of the EURA Working Group on Local State-Society Relation in Europe a book on ‘Close Ties ...


A new book on Cities and Communities Beyond COVID-19

24 Sep 2020, 7:28 p.m.

How local leadership can change our future for the better What are the implications of the COVID-19 pandemic for cities ...


PhD position within “Cities as learning innovation ecosystems – the role of ICT to support learning within and across cities”Call for applications 2020 now open!

24 Sep 2020, 6:55 p.m.

About the position We have a vacancy for a PhD candidate at the Department of Computer Science. The PhD position is ...


Extending Call for Papers for the 2020 Annual Virtual Conference of the AAPA

24 Sep 2020, 6:34 p.m.

Faced with the COVID-19 pandemic, the Asian Association for Public Administration has decided to hold the 2020 AAPA Annual Conference ...


Metelkova as Autonomous Heterotopia

17 Sep 2020, 2:03 p.m.

Abstract This article examines conflicts concerning urban space, focusing on relationships between autonomous space and neoliberal urbanism through the empirical ...


Biopolitical Violence and Waiting: Hotspot as a Biopolitical Borderzone

14 Sep 2020, 10:53 a.m.

Abstract This paper conceptualises Lesvos hotspot as a biopolitical borderzone where migrants experience concentrated violent practices of borders, including legal ...


Ordinary Geographies: Care, Violence, and Agrarian Extractivism in “Post‐Conflict” Colombia

3 Sep 2020, 7 p.m.

Abstract In Colombia’s agrarian spaces, war and extractivism are deeply entangled. Almost four years after the peace accords signed between ...


Liberal Violence and the Racial Borders of the European Union

3 Sep 2020, 5:35 p.m.

Abstract This paper examines how racial violence underpins the European Union’s border regime. Drawing on two case studies, in northern ...

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Agonistic Failures – Following Policy Conflicts in Berlin’s Urban Cultural Politics

Blog post by Friederike Landau

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New blog explores artist activism in Berlin through a lens of conflict rather than consensus ... Read More

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Book review: Making Urban Theory: Learning and Unlearning Through Southern Cities

by Mary Lawhon, Lené Le Roux, Anesu Makina & Yaffa Truelove and reviewed by Julie Ren

4th September 2020

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