Category Archives: urban/urbanisation

Saskia Sassen interviewed by Shamus Khan in Public Culture (requires subscription)

Saskia Sassen interviewed by Shamus Khan in Public Culture (requires subscription) Shamus Khan talks with Saskia Sassen about some of her most influential book projects, from The Mobility of Labor and Capital and The Global City to her recent publication, Expulsions: Brutality and Complexity in … Continue reading

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Stephen Graham, Vertical – forthcoming with Verso/Penguin

Stephen Graham’s new book, Vertical: The City from Sateillites to Bunkers, is forthcoming with Verso/Penguin-Random House. From the penthouse to the sewers—the political geography of the vertical city Vertical is a brilliant re-imagining of the world we live in. Today we … Continue reading

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Urban Cultural Studies: Call for abstracts – AAG in Boston April 5-9, 2017

Urban Cultural Studies: Call for abstracts – AAG in Boston April 5-9, 2017   The AAG session on Urban Cultural Studies takes an interdisciplinary approach to the culture(s) of cities. In recent years, cities have been increasingly at the forefront of … Continue reading

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‘Production of Inequalities: Realities and Prospects for Change in Jerusalem’, Centre for Jerusalem Studies, Al-Quds University, 3-5 December 2016

Production of Inequalities: Realities and Prospects for Change in Jerusalem Centre for Jerusalem Studies, Al-Quds University 2016 Call for Abstracts With the benevolent grant from the Ghussein Fund, Al-Quds University through the Centre for Jerusalem Studies, in partnership with the Philosophy, … Continue reading

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Neil Brenner, Critique of Urbanization – forthcoming

Neil Brenner, Critique of Urbanization: Selected Essays – forthcoming in Bauwelt Fundamente series. Urbanization is transforming the planet, within and beyond cities, at all spatial scales. In this book, Neil Brenner mobilizes the tools of critical urban theory to deconstruct some … Continue reading

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Felicity D. Scott, Outlaw Territories:Environments of Insecurity/Architectures of Counterinsurgency

Recently out with MIT Press – Felicity D. Scott, Outlaw Territories:Environments of Insecurity/Architectures of Counterinsurgency. In Outlaw Territories, Felicity Scott traces the relation of architecture and urbanism to human unsettlement and territorial insecurity during the 1960s and 1970s. Investigating a … Continue reading

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What is the Urban? Registers of a World Interior – videos

What is the Urban? Registers of a World Interior  – videos from the conference held earlier this year in Iowa. Full playlist here.

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How to make our cities open and democratic – Bradley Garrett TEDx talk (video)

How to make our cities open and democratic – Bradley Garrett TEDxSouthamptonUniversity

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Machines of Urbanisation – new blog from Ross Exo Adams

Machines of Urbanisation – new blog from Ross Exo Adams. Ross is one of the most interesting urban theorists around, and this site has lots of his publications, conference papers and other pieces.

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Exercises in the history of ideas: an interview with Stuart Elden — Dale Leorke & Suneel Jethani

Dale Leorke & Suneel Jethani, “Exercises in the history of ideas: an interview with Stuart Elden“. The full version of this interview, which previously appeared in edited form on the Theory, Culture & Society website, is now available as an open-access … Continue reading

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