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Can the Row’s Relics be Rescued?

This week in North Philly Notes, Dotty Brown, author of Boathouse Row writes about working with history buffs on Boathouse Row to find ways to preserve and archive the clubs’  fascinating historical records.  553 more words

Sociology

Fair Housing Act: 50 years later

Today is the 50th anniversary of the Fair Housing Act. In Pittsburgh, the occasion is marked by a day of speakers, panels, and other events… 15 more words

Urban Studies

CFP: Special Issue on the financialization of home in the Global South

I am happy to announce that I will co-edit a special issue for the journal Housing Policy Debate on the financialization of home in the Global South. 444 more words

Urban Geography

CFP: Spaces and Places in Transition. Urban and Rural Transformations in Central and Eastern Europe (Prague, 7–10 Nov 2018)

Organised by the Institute of Ethnology, Czech Academy of Sciences, Prague; the Centre for Baltic and East European Studies at Södertörn University; and the International Society for Ethnology and Folklore (SIEF), Working Group “Space-lore and Place-lore” 373 more words

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King Assassination: 50 years later

On April 4th 1968 Martin Luther King Jr was killed by an assassin’s bullet. In the immediate aftermath African Americans took to the streets of several U.S. 345 more words

News

CFP: Socialist and Post-Socialist Urban Transformation in Small Cities of Southeast Europe (Regensburg, 9 Nov 2018)

The Leibniz Institute for East and Southeast European Studies (IOS) and Southeast Europe Association (Südosteuropa-Gesellschaft) invite paper proposals for the workshop “Socialist and Post-Socialist Urban Transformation in Small Cities of Southeast Europe” to be held in Regensburg (Germany) on 9 November 2018. 369 more words

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