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FURS Essay Competition

FOUNDATION FOR URBAN AND REGIONAL STUDIES 2015 ESSAY COMPETITION
PRIZE FOR THE BEST ESSAY ON URBAN AND REGIONAL THEMES BY YOUNG AUTHORS

In collaboration with the International Journal of Urban Regional Research and Wiley-Blackwell Publishers, the Foundation for Urban and Regional Studies is organising a seventh international essay competition for the best essay on urban and regional themes by PhD students or scholars who have completed their PhD within a five year period. 266 more words

Interesting Calls

CFP - Interdisciplinary Environmental Review

Call for Papers
Special Issue on: “Interdisciplinary Approaches to Environmental Challenges for Urban Centres” Journal: Interdisciplinary Environmental Review
Deadline for submissions: January 19, 2015

Guest Editor: Shane Epting, University of North Texas, USA 274 more words

Environmental Ethics

Why I am an unplanned PhD planner

“Oh, so you are a planner”

“Will you go and work as a planning officer when you complete?”

“Hurry up and come help plan our country” 822 more words

Ghana

Cultural Studies

Cultural studies is one of my favorite avenues for research and discovery. When thinking about history, I like to remind myself that nothing exists in a vacuum. 147 more words

Urban Media Ecology: light pollution, gender mainstreaming, urban marginality

  • When I first read Jerry Mander’s Four Arguments for the Elimination of Television several years ago I was inclined to agree with the bulk of the thesis presented: the dangers posed by the inherent biases of the television medium, such as the centralization of control and “the walling of awareness”.
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Mediaecology

Celebrating University Press Week with a look at Temple University Press' influential Asian American History & Culture Series

It’s University Press Week! All week long university presses will be participating in the UP Week Blog Tour, where presses will be blogging each day about a different theme that relates to scholarly publishing. 763 more words

Sociology

The Travelling Scholar Always Returns to HSS

Giacomo Bottà is a xenophile who lives and teaches in France, Finland and Germany. Since 2008 he has been coordinating the Helsinki Summer School’s popular course on urban studies. 370 more words

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