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Smart Country Convention

18 Sep 2019, 4:57 p.m.

Next stop: Smart Country Convention 2019! Berlin, Germany: 22nd-24th October 2019 The Smart Country Convention brings together all players from ...


Financial Coaching and the Nudge: Examining Local Spaces of Market Agencement

17 Sep 2019, 2:08 p.m.

Abstract Financial coaching is intensive, long‐term counselling intended to foster “financial capability”, defined as a state of heightened self‐efficacy and ...


After Gentrification: Social Mix, Settler Colonialism, and Cruel Optimism in the Transformation of Neighbourhood Space

4 Sep 2019, 7 p.m.

Abstract Social mix policies have emerged as a prominent mechanism to legitimate neighbourhood redevelopment efforts across the US. Despite integrationist ...


Reciprocal Repossession: Property as Land in Urban Australia

4 Sep 2019, 2:56 p.m.

Abstract Repossession of land by Indigenous people is commonly understood as a legal act that unfolds within the confines of ...


Queering Development? The Unsettling Geographies of South–South Cooperation

4 Sep 2019, 2:54 p.m.

Abstract This paper deploys queer theory as a way of approaching South–South Cooperation (SSC). It examines the ways in which ...


Struggles for Environmental Justice in US Prisons and Jails

4 Sep 2019, 2:54 p.m.

Abstract In this paper I ask how might environmental justice studies scholarship be recast if we consider the phenomenon of ...


Frontiers of Urban Control: Lawlessness on the City Edge and Forms of Clientalist Statecraft in Zimbabwe

4 Sep 2019, 2:53 p.m.

Abstract This article develops the concept of “urban frontier” to explore conflicts over state regularisation of city edge informal settlements ...


25th International Conference on Urban Planning and Regional Development in the Information Society GeoMultimedia 2020

28 Aug 2019, 11:56 a.m.

150 years of RWTH Aachen University and 1st Aachen Urban Planning Conference. The REAL CORP 2020 is on the way ...

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Ronan Paddison (1945–2019): An Appreciation of an Academic Life

13th September 2019

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Tomatoes & Taxi Ranks: Running our cities to fill the food gap

by Leonie Joubert with the Consuming Urban Poverty Team and reviewed by Jane Battersby and Vanessa Watson

11th September 2019

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Book review - Urban Food Systems Governance and Poverty in African Cities

Edited by Jane Battersby & Vanessa Watson and reviewed by William G Moseley

11th September 2019

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