Latest Urban Studies news 08/11/21

8 Nov 2021, 10 a.m.

New issue out now

The November Special Issue (Volume 58, Issue 15) of Urban Studies Journal is now available online: Big data in the city

Read the introduction by Guest Editors Jon Bannister and Anthony O’Sullivan: Big Data in the city


Read the full November issue here.


Latest articles on OnlineFirst

2021 Urban Studies Annual Lecture paper: Urban resilience by Edward L Glaeser

“Will COVID-19 end the urban renaissance that many cities have experienced since the 1980s? This essay selectively reviews the copious literature that now exists on the long-term impact of natural disasters.”


On the move in the (post)colonial metropolis: The Paris Metro in Francophone African and Afrodiasporic fiction by Anna-Leena Toivanen

This article is part of the forthcoming Special issue: Public Transport as Public Space

New special issue study sets out to analyse the meanings of the mobile public space comprising the Paris Metro in Francophone African and Afrodiasporic literature from the mid-20th century to the 2010s.

Read the accompanying blog post Francophone African literary representations of the Paris Metro here.


Books available for review

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