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The [Ancient] Urban Revolution

This is the second post in a series on Lefebvre & Ancient Space, the project description is here. Page references are to the 2003 University of Minnesota translation by Robert Bononno with a forward by Neil Smith, … 2,187 more words

Urban Studies

CFP: International Urban Geographies of Post-Communist States Conference (Kyiv/Dnipro, 26-29 September 2017)

7th International Urban Geographies of Post-Communist States Conference: “A View on Cities from Elsewhere”

Call for Papers and for Sessions

Organised by Cities After Transition (CAT), which is a network of scholars interested in urban issues regarding post-socialist countries of Central and Eastern Europe and the former Soviet Union. 264 more words

CFP

København a Great Time

Ashley Hong

DIS Copenhagen

Markets and Culture major, Art History minor

Ashley spent Spring 2016 at DIS Copenhagen. While she was there she took The European Experience: Why Cities Matter, Strategies in Urban Liveability, History of Copenhagen: Structure, Plan, and Design, 330 more words

SMU-in

Ella Baker and the Black Freedom Movement: A Radical Democratic Vision

Ransby, Barbara. Ella Baker and the Black Freedom Movement: A Radical Democratic Vision. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 2003.

Barbara Ransby outlines the focus of her biography, Ella Baker and the Black Freedom Movement as follows: 461 more words

Marginalization

Non-visual knowledge & sensory metaphors: J. Butler, A. Amin & N. Thrift, & S. Graham

I attended Judith Butler’s Houseman Lecture at UCL on Wednesday, which was recorded and should be available on YouTube soon (I’ll add a link as soon as they post the lecture). 996 more words

Sound Studies

Marxist Thought & the [Ancient] City

This is the first post in a series discussing Lefebvre’s use of ancient Rome in his writings. You can find a brief description of the… 1,537 more words

Urban Studies