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A Crisis of Opportunity: Market‐Making, Big Data, and the Consolidation of Migration as Risk

22 Oct 2019, 3:47 p.m.

Abstract Crisis narratives surrounding Europe’s 2015 migration influx fuelled demands for new ways of tracking, mapping and predicting human mobility. ...


EURA Conference 2020

11 Oct 2019, 11:15 a.m.

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Modern Slavery and Freedom: Exploring Contradictions through Labour Scandals in the Thai Fisheries

10 Oct 2019, 4:33 p.m.

Abstract This paper examines the modern anti‐slavery movement through the lens of the slavery scandal in Thailand’s fisheries sector. The ...


The Volumetric Political Forest: Territory, Satellite Fire Mapping, and Indonesia’s Burning Peatland

10 Oct 2019, 1:13 p.m.

Abstract Peatland burning in Indonesia’s state forest has increased in recent years, causing protracted “haze” crises across Southeast Asia and ...


Referees, July 2018–June 2019

8 Oct 2019, 11:16 a.m.


Labour Migration, Capitalist Accumulation, and Feudal Reproduction: A Historical Analysis from the Eastern Gangetic Plains

8 Oct 2019, 11:16 a.m.

Abstract This paper engages with the long‐running debate on the transition from farm‐based livelihoods to capitalism in the context of ...


Victories from Insurgency: Re‐Negotiating Housing, Community Control, and Citizenship at the Margins

8 Oct 2019, 11:16 a.m.

Abstract This article considers how insurgent campaigns for housing the poor in New York City and Chicago succeeded in engaging ...


A Gramscian Conjuncture in Latin America? Reflections on Violence, Hegemony, and Geographical Difference

8 Oct 2019, 11:16 a.m.

Abstract This article addresses whether the concepts of Antonio Gramsci still “travel” to Latin America. During the 20th century, Gramsci ...

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Book review - Smarter New York City: How City Agencies Innovate

edited by André Corrêa d’Almeida and reviewed by Julie T Miao

23rd October 2019

Book review of Book review of Smarter New York City: How City Agencies Innovate (André ... Read More

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Latest Urban Studies news 21/10/19

21st October 2019

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Book review: Resilience and Urban Disasters: Surviving Cities

edited by Kamila Borsekova & Peter Nijkamp and reviewed by Josephine Marion Zimba

17th October 2019

Book review of Resilience and Urban Disasters: Surviving Cities (Kamila Borsekova & Peter Nijkamp eds) ... Read More

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Announcing Urban ARC 2020 and Sixth Annual PhD Workshop at IIHS

16th October 2019

IIHS announces the sixth annual PhD Workshop from 13-15 January 2020, and the fourth edition ... Read More

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Latest Urban Studies news 14/10/19

14th October 2019

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Politics of neutrality: Urban knowledge practices and everyday formalisation in Karachi’s waterscape

Blog by Usmaan Farooqui

9th October 2019

Blog looking at formalisation as an everyday process where the formal/informal dichotomy is produced through ... Read More