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“A plantation can be a commons”: Re‐Earthing Sapelo Island through Abolition Ecology

25 May 2020, 7 p.m.

Abstract This paper is based on the 2018 Neil Smith Lecture presented at the University of St Andrews. It considers ...


Othering Pastoralists, State Violence, and the Remaking of Boundaries in Tanzania’s Militarised Wildlife Conservation Sector

19 May 2020, 2:29 p.m.

Abstract This paper examines the ways in which Tanzanian conservation authorities utilise biodiversity “extinction narratives” in order to legitimise the ...


#3 Experimentation

18 May 2020, 8:19 p.m.

Cities learn and adapt through experimentation EURA Conversations Post #3 – 20 May 2020 by Filipe Teles Filipe Teles, Pro-rector ...


#2 Proximity

18 May 2020, 7:17 p.m.

What Covid-19 says about the concept of proximity EURA Conversations Post #2 – 18 May 2020 by Ignazio Vinci, University ...


Writing Political Forests

12 May 2020, 11:41 a.m.

Abstract In this essay, we highlight the intellectual context that shaped our initial conceptualisation of political forests as dynamic spaces ...


The Iron Triangle of Urban Entrepreneurialism: The Political Economy of Urban Corruption in Spain

11 May 2020, 10:14 a.m.

Abstract Despite a cascade of corruption scandals over the last decade, the role of political corruption has yet to be ...


#1 Leadership

4 May 2020, 8:59 p.m.

What does Covid-19 reveal about local leadership? EURA Conversations Post #1 – 4 May 2020 by Robin Hambleton Robin Hambleton, ...


Splitting Urban Waters: The Politicisation of Water in Barcelona between Populism and Anti‐Populism

1 May 2020, 6:45 p.m.

Abstract The current literature on remunicipalisation is focused either on theoretical concepts (e.g. right to the city, commons, return of ...

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Does the monocentric model work in a polycentric urban system? An examination of German metropolitan regions

Blog by Stephan Schmidt, Angelika Krehl, Stefan Fina and Stefan Siedentop

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Call for Papers: URBAN PUBLIC HEALTH EMERGENCIES AND THE COVID-19 PANDEMIC

Special Issue of Urban Studies

5th May 2020

Call for Papers: Special Issue of Urban Studies on "Urban Public Health Emergencies and the ... Read More

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