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20th May 2019

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The June Issue of Urban Studies is now available online

14th May 2019

Volume 56 Issue 8 (June 2019) is now available online

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13th May 2019

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UN-Habitat Urban YouthConnekt Session 2018

23 May 2019, 5:03 a.m.

The YouthConnekt Africa Summit 2018 under the theme, “Connekting youth for continental transformation” was held 8-10 October 2018 at the ...

Eco-Watch: Ms.Maimuhah Sharif of UN Habitat discusses sustainable urban development

22 May 2019, 6:26 p.m.

Ahead of the UN-Habitat Assembly, Nairobi based African diplomats hold a retreat

22 May 2019, 1:45 p.m.

Nairobi, 22 May 2019 – UN-Habitat last week organised a half day retreat for African diplomats based in Nairobi to ...

How data-ready are African governments to monitor SDG Progress?

22 May 2019, 12:57 p.m.

On 15 May 2019, Lynn Woolfrey, Manager of Datafirst, a UCT-based unit that supports data-intensive Africa-focused research, presented a talk ...

The imperial treasury: appraisal methodology and regional economic performance in the UK

22 May 2019, 4:47 a.m.


Does redistribution matter? The decomposition of the fiscal residuum in Italian regions

22 May 2019, 4:47 a.m.


Smart Specialisation: what gets lost in translation from concept to practice?

22 May 2019, 4:46 a.m.


Product relatedness and economic diversification at the regional level in two emerging economies: Mexico and Brazil

22 May 2019, 4:43 a.m.


Latest Updates


An Investigation of Migrants’ Residential Satisfaction in Beijing

Blog by Yu Chen, Yunxiao Dang and Guanpeng Dong

17th May 2019

Blog exploring the factors influencing migrants’ residential choices in Beijing, in particular focusing on urban ... Read More


Book review: Suburban Planet: Making the World Urban from the Outside In

Authored by Roger Keil and reviewed by Nitin Bathla

7th May 2019

Book review of Suburban Planet: Making the World Urban from the Outside In (Roger Keil) ... Read More


The onshore urban impacts of offshore property investors

Blog by Rex McKenzie and Rowland Atkinson

30th April 2019

Blog exploring the grounded impact of international wealth chains on housing markets in London Read More


Do Gentrifying Neighbourhoods Have Less Community? Evidence from Philadelphia

Blog by Joseph Gibbons, Michael S Barton and Timothy T Reling

20th March 2019

Blog argues for the need to advance research on the association of gentrification with local ... Read More


Four types of urban austerity: public land privatisations in French and Italian cities

Blog by Félix Adisson and Francesca Artioli

19th March 2019

Blog develops an analytical model that tackles this question using the intergovernmental system and local ... Read More


Megaprojects and the limits of ‘green resilience’ in the global South: Two cases from Malaysia and Qatar

Blog by Agatino Rizzo

12th March 2019

Blog argues that if we are to reboot the current planning policies in the South ... Read More