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The Great War's Deep Scars

By Dr Jon Minton, University of Glasgow

…The Great War tended to be much more deadly than World War Two, killing a greater proportion of those who fought; and secondly, and most tragically, that the Great War, in combination with the influenza pandemic that swept through Europe in 1918, appears to have killed and weakened many people who were not even born at the time, but instead in its wake.

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3D Printing

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>>GIS Data Mapping

GIS Data can be a powerful tool when analyses are formed from series of maps.  For instance, studying rental vs ownership status against the density of the city and different racial groups, it is clear that there are less open spaces in the most heavily renter occupied parts of the city and these areas are have more variety of ethnicities than anywhere else in the city. 599 more words

I finally got all my courses together!

Class is starting again in September, and I am so looking forward to getting back into the student grind. I love my summer Intern experiences so much, because I feel like they have given me a new perspective on where I want my life to lead, but I also feel like I need more knowledge if my goals are eventually to be reached. 409 more words

UofT

Talk with Eleonora Fabião in Lisbon

A very different perspective of understanding the city. This time though the human body and the experience making of walking and coexist on the urban milieu. 334 more words

WorkShops

Inclusion in the Creative Economy?

This week in North Philly Notes, Tarry Hum , author of Making a Global Immigrant Neighborhood, writes about the re-branding of Brooklyn.

New York City Mayor de Blasio was elected with a mandate to address the city’s deepening crisis of income and wealth inequality. 771 more words

Sociology

Urbanizing Asia Course Description

This is a course description for my class at the New School for Fall 2014.

The course explores the emergence and processes of urbanization in Asia through ethnographies. 161 more words

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