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3rd Sep 2018

Book reviews now available on Urban Blog:

Austerity and Democracy in Athens book cover

Book review - City Unsilenced: Urban Resistance and Public Space in the Age of Shrinking Democracy 

Edited by Jeffrey Hou & Sabine Knierbein and reviewed by Naomi Adiv

"In so many places and cultural contexts, as the pace of social, economic and political disenfranchisement increases, and more people find themselves on the outside of taken-for-granted social systems, the accounts in City Unsilenced shout out loud: these things really happened."
Key Thinkers on Cities book cover

Book review symposium: Key Thinkers on Cities

Commentary I: Reviewed by Heather McLean, University of Glasgow, UK

Commentary II: Reviewed by CS Ponder, University of Minnesota, USA

Commentary III: Reviewed by Felipe Magalhães, Federal University of Minas Gerais, Brazil


Latest News:

USF Seminar Series - Call for applications: The Urban Studies Foundation Seminar Series Competition aims to support between 6 and 8 seminar series, in each case up to a maximum of £20,000. Details on USF website. Deadline: 14th September 2018.


49th Annual Conference of the Urban Affairs Association - Call for Participation: UAA welcomes proposals for a wide range of topics related to urban communities, policies, and populations. Abstract/Session proposal deadline : 1st October 2018.


The British Academy - Funding Call: The British Academy is inviting proposals from UK-based researchers in the humanities and social sciences to develop interdisciplinary projects which bear on our understanding of the UK’s international challenges and opportunities (past, present and future). Application deadline: 3rd October 2018.


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