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17th December 2018

Updates from Urban Studies and the latest urban news


Urban Studies Foundation Symposium

7th December 2018

13 December 2018, University of Glasgow

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Senior SharePoint Analyst and Developer, (Nairobi), Deadline: 31 December 2018

19 Dec 2018, 12:55 p.m.

Download PDF Version CONSULTANT VACANCY ANNOUNCEMENT Issued on: 14 November 2018 ORGANIZATIONAL LOCATION: UN-HABITAT DUTY STATION: Nairobi FUNCTIONAL TITLE: Senior ...


#HearMeToo in Nairobi

19 Dec 2018, 12:39 p.m.

10 December marks Human Rights Day and the end of the 16 days of Activism against Gender Based Violence, this ...


International forum discusses 2035 Urban Development Plan for Nanjing City

19 Dec 2018, 12:01 p.m.

Nanjing, China, December 14, 2018 – Formulation of a new vision for Nanjing City aimed at positioning it as a ...


Global Alliance for Urban Crises

19 Dec 2018, 10:35 a.m.

Adapting Humanitarian Response in Urban Contexts: Regional Consultation on Key Instruments – Middle East Consultation On December 13, 2018, the ...


UN-Habitat Launches Guide to Addressing Urban and Human Settlement Issues in National Adaptation Plans at COP-24

19 Dec 2018, 10:12 a.m.

KATOWICE, POLAND, December 12, 2018 – The UN-Habitat guide to Addressing Urban and Human Settlement Issues in National Adaptation Plans ...


Resilient Homes Design Challenge – winners announced

19 Dec 2018, 9:53 a.m.

NAIROBI, December 18, 2018—The World Bank, Build Academy, Airbnb, the Global Facility for Disaster Reduction and Recovery (GFDRR), and UN-Habitat ...


Key actors discuss safety for women using public transport in Eastern Africa

19 Dec 2018, 9:32 a.m.

NAIROBI, December 2018 – A conference in Nairobi has called for concrete measures to make public transport safer and more ...


Four trends to watch at the Federal Housing Administration in 2019

18 Dec 2018, 3:15 p.m.

The release of FHA’s annual report and increase in FHA loan limits makes it a good time to assess the ...

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6th December 2018

This conference aims to revisit reforms and revolts of 1968 and their impact on architecture, planning and urbanism aiming to critically examine their continuous influence up until today.

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Book Review - Transgressive Citizenship and the Struggle for Social Justice: The Right to the City in São Paulo

Authored by Lucy Earle and reviewed by Bianca Tavolari

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