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Sam Wetherell-University of California, Berkeley

“…the houses we live in, the routes we take to work, the buildings in which we buy our coffee and our shoes, were often built by planners and architects whose political assumptions and anthropological claims have long since been deemed to be defunct.”

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Urban History

Day of Solemn Remembrance

Image Credit: telecoms.com

On a day like today, on the 7th anniversary of the end of the civil war in Sri Lanka, I ask you: 141 more words

Public Art Is Part Of Our History

“In the case of post war public art, let us remember that this is our history, too, and as valuable and as vital as any half timbered pile, any Georgian square, or Victorian viaduct” – Cooke, R., 2016 8 more words

Study Abroad

Sarah Kenny-University of Sheffield

“Many young people’s cultural experiences did not fit into the tightly defined and somewhat extreme lifestyle presented by subcultural theory and as a result of this their experiences have often been neglected.”

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Urban History

We are all just the same

S moved to Canada when he was 6 years old. Growing up in Canada, he always imagined the Sinhalese person as ‘the other’, ‘the alien’, who had a different race, a different language, a different religion, and was just different in every way. 122 more words

Sri Lanka

Germany scraps postwar convictions of gays under Nazi law

BERLIN – Germany will annul the convictions of 50,000 men for homosexuality under a Nazi-era law which remained in force after the war, and will compensate them, the government said Wednesday. 389 more words

Daily News

Pictures of York's Stonebow House Taken One January Day

Long entangled in a bizarre ownership structure that split the structure’s ownership between a private company that held the building’s lease and City of York Council and North Yorkshire County Council that shared the freehold, the fate of York’s Stonebow House has finally been sealed. 1,034 more words

Urban History