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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

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

Ei Kategoriaa

Compact City

Theory on Urban Form and Design by Dr. Essam Hallak
Lecture 9 “Contemporary Challenges and Responses”

In class discussion on the following readings:

  1. “Charter of the New Urbanism”, by Congress for the New Urbanism…
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Cities

CFA: MA position. Master of Arts in Urban Studies (Interdisciplinary Graduate Studies) at the University of British Columbia, Okanagan

CFA: MA position. Master of Arts in Urban Studies (Interdisciplinary Graduate Studies) at the University of British Columbia, Okanagan

The University of British Columbia, Okanagan, is accepting applications for its MA in Interdisciplinary Graduate Studies in Urban Studies.  432 more words