Latest Urban Studies news 13/03/23

Latest Urban Studies news 13/03/23


First Published:

13 Mar 2023, 12:42 pm

Latest Urban Studies news 13/03/23

2023 Annual Lecture – Professor Jennifer Robinson

Professor Jennifer Robinson presents the 2023 Urban Studies Annual Lecture, “Dimensions of Urban Development Politics: Transcalarity, Circuits, Territories”. This lecture was chaired by Doctor Karen Coelho at Urban ARC.

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Transfer or retain land development right: The role of China’s IDB programme in supporting inclusive urbanisation by Maolong Chen, Shurong Yao, Chaoran Hu and Songqing Jin

Chen et al evaluate the popularly adopted land development program under ‘increasing versus decreasing balance’ (IDB) policy in China to boost inclusive development in the face of rapid urbanisation.


Diasporic capital and the financialisation of housing in Ho Chi Minh City by Hung Dao Vo

Hung Dao Vo argues that classical notions of remittances as money supporting the social reproduction of family are outdated and do not reflect emergent forms of diasporic investments in Ho Chi Minh City’s financialised landscape.


New book review on Urban Blog

Making Home(s) in Displacement book cover

Book review: Making Home(s) in Displacement: Critical Reflections on a Spatial Practice

reviewed by Ilse van Liempt

“The book critically rethinks the relationship between home and displacement from a spatial, material and architectural perspective.”

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