Latest Urban Studies news 29/08/22

29 Aug 2022, 9:01 a.m.

Urban Studies Annual Lecture 2022

Urban Studies Journal's annual lecture will be given by Professor Karen Seto (Yale University, USA) at the RGS-IBG Annual International Conference tomorrow (30 August) at 16.50 BST. The topic is: '21st Urbanization and Grand Challenges for Global Sustainability'. More details here.

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New issue out now

The September 2022 issue (Volume 59, Issue 12) of Urban Studies Journal is now available online. Read the full issue here.

Articles include:

Transcending path dependencies: Why the study of post-socialist cities needs to capitalise on the discussion on urbanisation in the South (and vice versa) Debates Paper by Jakub Galuszka

Through efforts to transcend the dominant frames of research, Galuszka's debates paper responds to recent discussions questioning the theoretical relevance and utility of the regionalised notion of post-socialist cities.


Urban statecraft: The governance of transport infrastructures in African cities by Liza Rose Cirolia and Jesse Harber

Cirolia and Harber argue that there is ample scope within the African urban governance debates for deeper interrogration of statecraft in the African urban context.


Latest articles on OnlineFirst

The inversion of majority/minority at the de/reterritorialised urban higher education enclave: Xiamen University Malaysia by Sin Yee Koh

This paper is part of the forthcoming special issue: Migrant-led Diversification and Differential Inclusion in Arrival Cities across Asia

What new forms and spaces of inclusion/exclusion exist in the de/reterritorialised international branch campus once it is reassembled in the host country? Sin Yee Koh's new special issue article examines a Chinese branch campus in Malaysia.


Private urbanism and the spatial rationalities of urban governance by Austin Dziwornu Ablo

Austin Dziwornu Ablo argues that the focus, target and strategies of privatised cities cannot address the urban governance challenges confronting African cities.


Books available for review

If you are interested in reviewing a book for Urban Studies, please check the list of books currently available for review here before getting in touch with our Reviews Editor, Prof Michele Acuto. We are happy to receive requests for other titles but please note that some publishers now only offer e-copies for review although we always request a hard copy where possible. 


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