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Museum of the City of New York Mellon Curatorial Fellowship 2017-19

Deadline: November 30

Length: 2 years

Comments: “he Museum seeks applications from recent PhDs in the fields of urban history, American Studies, architectural history, or related fields who wish to gain hands-on experience in curatorial work and to pursue an independent research project related to the Museum of the City of New York’s collections or programs.” Seeking candidates who ” have demonstrated research interests in one or more of the following areas and be interested in pursuing them in relationship to a project in New York City history: History of architecture and the built environment; History of urban political and economic development; … 40 more words

Multiple Ethnicities

New article: Rediscovering the “Urban” in Two Italian Tourist Coastal Cities

In che modo le città di mare si re-inventano per far fronte a una serie di cambiamenti sociali ed economici? E’ la domanda a cui io e… 326 more words

Urban life and the built environment in the Roman world December 7 @ 14:00 - December 9 @ 17:00, Leiden

Organised by Miko Flohr, the Urban life and the built environment in the Roman world conference builds upon recent and ongoing discourse in the study of Roman urbanism to explore the relation between architecture and society in the Roman world. 539 more words


Songdo U-city: a smart city visit

While in Seoul, South Korea this summer I had the opportunity to visit Songdo City, one of the most comprehensive smart city developments in existence. Located about an hour-long train ride from Seoul, Songdo is located in the Incheon Free Economic Zone (IFEZ) near Incheon Airport. 790 more words

Urban Studies

Trump and the rhetoric of urban order

I rarely weigh in on national politics on this blog, and this post is not intended as an endorsement or a denunciation of any candidate. Although this post responds to recent remarks made by Donald Trump, I’m not interested in joining the pile-on critiquing his overall rhetorical style or campaign message, which seems overly easy and even superfluous at this point. 1,710 more words


Review of Bike Lanes are White Lanes

Hoffmann, Melody L. Bike Lanes Are White Lanes: Bicycle Advocacy and Urban Planning. Lincoln, NE: University of Nebraska Press, 2016. Pp. 210. Notes, bibliography, and index. 1,662 more words

Book Review