Monthly Archives: May 2018

Conference Registration Open: Municipal Socialism in the 21st Century

Tweet With the rise of “new municipalisms” across the world, the launch of the #FearlessCities movement in Barcelona last year, and the recent renewal of commitments to “municipal socialism” by the UK Labour Party, it is timely to consider what … Continue reading

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PhD Study Opportunities at CURA

Tweet The Centre for Urban Research on Austerity is looking for prospective PhDs students interested in developing innovative, interdisciplinary research projects in any field of the arts and humanities that relate to our established areas of expertise in urban governance, … Continue reading

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Austerity and Food Poverty: the vicious circle of obesity, ill-health and deprivation

Tweet In today’s post Hillary Shaw and Julia Shaw consider the links between poverty, poor diet and ill health.  In the UK, escalating food, fuel and housing costs, stagnating incomes and poor employment prospects have realised a fateful and catastrophic … Continue reading

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