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Urban Arena – a podcast about sustainable and just cities

Ian M. Cook , August 11th, 2021


Urban Arena – a podcast about sustainable and just cities Cities can play a crucial role in creating just and sustainable futures. Urban Arena is a series of…


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Academic Fictions: A Tale of Two Value-Based Cities

Alma Weijia Chen , February 22nd, 2021


I am very fatigued. Since the first day of 2020, something strange has happened to me. Every day I wake up to a different place – well, technically…


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Elizabeth Fox takes the page 99 test

| , June 15th, 2020


I have been fascinated by Mongolia’s capital city since my first visit in 2012. Despite my familiarity with the anthropological literature, on arrival in Ulaanbaatar I was utterly…


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Book Review: The Sage Handbook of the 21st Century City edited by Suzanne Hall and Ricky Burdett

Rose Deller , October 31st, 2018


In The SAGE Handbook of the 21st Century City, Suzanne Hall and Ricky Burdett bring together contributors to explore the conditions that have emerged or intensified since the…


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Ethnographic Designs for Buen Vivir: Fieldnotes from Nicaragua

Alex Nading , May 29th, 2018


Co-Authored by Alex Nading, Josh Fisher, and Chantelle Falconer What does it mean to find value in urban ecologies? This question sparked our collaborative research in Ciudad Sandino,…


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Book Review: Suburban Planet: Making the World Urban from the Outside In by Roger Keil

Rose Deller , April 18th, 2018


Suburban Planet: Making the World Urban from the Outside In, authored by Roger Keil, emerges out of an eight-year research programme on global suburbanisms to explore the diversity…


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Dust by Nick Caverly

Nick Caverly , January 12th, 2018


The building pictured below sat near Mack Avenue on Detroit’s far east side and, according to the municipal government, was an environmental hazard. Following years of complaints from…


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David Hamou and Ida Susser: Where to Catalonia?: Is this commoning? What for independence?

Focaal Web Editor , December 11th, 2017


As we sit here in Barcelona, a historic center of anarchism and left resistance, the questions debated in the most recent Focaal special section “Exploring the urban commons” confront us….


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Lake by Muchaparara Musemwa

Muchaparara Musemwa , December 5th, 2017


Introduction Urban man-made bodies of water such as lakes can be sources of aesthetic beauty and leisure and can boost a city’s economy and tourism industry. They satisfy…


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Archaeologies of Displacement and Urban Renewal in Detroit

Kaeleigh Herstad , May 19th, 2016


Last week I attended the “Archaeology and Revitalization in Detroit” sessions at the Michigan Historic Preservation Network‘s annual meeting in Detroit, on the campus of Wayne State …


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CfP: The "Purified" City – RC21 (Urbino, Aug 2015)

Gopk , December 14th, 2014


The Making and Unmaking of Urban Closures: Scrutinizing the ‘Purified’ City http://www.rc21.org/en/conferences/urbino2015/ Deadline for abstract submission: January 31, 2015 Organiser: Giovanni Picker (C…


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CfP: The "Purified" City – RC21 (Urbino, Aug 2015)

Gopk , December 14th, 2014


The Making and Unmaking of Urban Closures: Scrutinizing the ‘Purified’ City http://www.rc21.org/en/conferences/urbino2015/ Deadline for abstract submission: January 31, 2015 Organiser: Giovanni Picker (C…


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CfP: The "Purified" City – RC21 (Urbino, Aug 2015)

Gopk , December 14th, 2014


The Making and Unmaking of Urban Closures: Scrutinizing the ‘Purified’ City http://www.rc21.org/en/conferences/urbino2015/ Deadline for abstract submission: January 31, 2015 Organiser: Giovanni Picker (C…


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CfP: The "Purified" City – RC21 (Urbino, Aug 2015)

Gopk , December 14th, 2014


The Making and Unmaking of Urban Closures: Scrutinizing the ‘Purified’ City http://www.rc21.org/en/conferences/urbino2015/ Deadline for abstract submission: January 31, 2015 Organiser: Giovanni Picker (C…


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Expulsion order to 18 Romanian Romani families in Montreuil

Gopk , September 19th, 2014


That’s an interesting issue. I’m doing fieldwork in Montreuil, near Paris; yesterday with an activist we went to see a number of Romanian Romani families squatting a building…


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Expulsion order to 18 Romanian Romani families in Montreuil

Gopk , September 19th, 2014


That’s an interesting issue. I’m doing fieldwork in Montreuil, near Paris; yesterday with an activist we went to see a number of Romanian Romani families squatting a building…


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Expulsion order to 18 Romanian Romani families in Montreuil

Gopk , September 19th, 2014


That’s an interesting issue. I’m doing fieldwork in Montreuil, near Paris; yesterday with an activist we went to see a number of Romanian Romani families squatting a building…


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Expulsion order to 18 Romanian Romani families in Montreuil

Gopk , September 19th, 2014


That’s an interesting issue. I’m doing fieldwork in Montreuil, near Paris; yesterday with an activist we went to see a number of Romanian Romani families squatting a building…


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Singing on the Train

nadiaszold , July 30th, 2014


If traveling by train from Sicily to mainland Italy, the train is cut in half and boards a ferry. The ferry, carrying its cargo of train cars and…


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Keti Koti 2014 – Celebration, Protest, Commemoration

Gopk , July 3rd, 2014


“The chains are cut” (Keti Koti in Surinamese – Sranantongo) is the Emancipation Day, in which the end of slavery in Suriname is remembered (legally 1963, de facto…


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Keti Koti 2014 – Celebration, Protest, Commemoration

Gopk , July 3rd, 2014


“The chains are cut” (Keti Koti in Surinamese – Sranantongo) is the Emancipation Day, in which the end of slavery in Suriname is remembered (legally 1963, de facto…


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Keti Koti 2014 – Celebration, Protest, Commemoration

Gopk , July 3rd, 2014


“The chains are cut” (Keti Koti in Surinamese – Sranantongo) is the Emancipation Day, in which the end of slavery in Suriname is remembered (legally 1963, de facto…


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Keti Koti 2014 – Celebration, Protest, Commemoration

Gopk , July 3rd, 2014


“The chains are cut” (Keti Koti in Surinamese – Sranantongo) is the Emancipation Day, in which the end of slavery in Suriname is remembered (legally 1963, de facto…


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Policy and everyday perspectives on informality and spatial confinement…

Gopk , May 24th, 2014


Excited to announce the RC21 session I’m organizing with Silvia at the 18th ISA World Congress this July. The session looks at informal everyday and policy dynamics in…


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