Category Archives: urban/urbanisation

Neil Brenner, ‘Urban Governance – But at What Scale?’ – video from Urban Age Governing Urban Futures conference

Neil Brenner, ‘Urban Governance – But at What Scale?’, Urban Age Governing Urban Futures conference, Delhi (via Multipliciudades). About these ads

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Politics, infrastructure and representation: The case of Jerusalem’s Light Rail

I’ve written briefly about the Jerusalem Light Rail before. There is a very interesting article by Amina Nolte and Haim Yacobi, ‘Politics, infrastructure and representation: The case of Jerusalem’s Light Rail‘, in Cities (requires subscription) which discusses the politics and geographies of this in some … Continue reading

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Peter J Taylor, Extraordinary Cities – now in paperback

Peter J Taylor’s major book Extraordinary Cities is now available in paperback. What following is the official blurb, but the endorsements on the webpage are worth a read too. Accepting that cities are extraordinary, this book provides an original city-centred narrative … Continue reading

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Urban Revolution Now: Henri Lefebvre in Social Research and Architecture – now published

Urban Revolution Now: Henri Lefebvre in Social Research and Architecture. Edited by  Łukasz Stanek, Christian Schmid and Ákos Moravánszky, it includes contributions by many leading Lefebvre and urban scholars. When Henri Lefebvre published The Urban Revolution in 1970, he sketched a … Continue reading

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Conversation on ‘Powerful Urban Territories’

Yesterday I was part of a conversation on the theme of ‘Powerful Urban Territories‘, one of a sequence of five events  on Power and Space in the City, jointly organised by The Bartlett, University College London and the Open University’s Open Space. … Continue reading

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Power and Space in the City – a series of conversations at UCL

Power and Space in the City – a series of conversations at UCL. I’ll be part of the first conversation on Powerful Urban Territories on November 18th 2014, along with Wendy Pullan, Allan Cochrane and Janet Newman. Here’s the description for … Continue reading

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Graham and McFarlane (eds.) Infrastructural Lives: Urban Infrastructure in Context

A new collection edited by two former colleagues – Stephen Graham and Colin McFarlane. Infrastructural Lives is the first book to describe the everyday experience and politics of urban infrastructures. It focuses on a range of infrastructures in both the … Continue reading

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