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Exposing the Illusion of Devolution By Alister Scott (Birmingham City University)

Recently our cities have been aloud with the disparate voices of devolution. This has risen like a proverbial phoenix from the aftermath of the Scottish referendum vote as the UK Government seeks to respond to criticisms of Whitehall domination of policy and decision making. 645 more words

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Launch of the Smart City Institute at HEC-ULg

Hosted in the Management School of the University of Liege (HEC-ULg) and in the continuation of the activities led by the Accenture Chair in Sustainable Strategy since 2010, the Smart City Institute has just been launched, under the direction of Professor Nathalie Crutzen. 45 more words

Urban Studies

NYU : Certificate in Creative Cities and Economic Development

Reading my mail today I have found this fun-tastic program leaded by Richard Florida.

NYU is offering this Spring Course NOW. We are convinced that it has all the necessary ingredients to became one of the most relevant programs on our field. 885 more words

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East of East: Mapping Community Narratives at Mountain View H.S.

Hello Everyone on the Internet!

In continuing our live-blog on History in Action, here is the second of our entries on “East of East: Mapping Community Narratives in El Monte & South El Monte”. 466 more words

Urban Studies

Intersting Book

I did not know anything about this lady until Tuesday when I saw her prints hanging in the Levin College Of Student Affairs building at CSU. 40 more words

The Shifting Cultures of Multiracial Boyle Heights

In a critical scene from the 1997 neo-noir “L.A. Confidential,” the ambitious and overzealous Detective Ed Exley (Guy Pierce) escorts rape survivor Inez Soto (Marisol Padilla Sanchez) through the tumult of press coverage upon her discharge from the hospital.

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