Tag Archives: contesting austerity

SOURCE: A Network for Change

Tweet In this post Federico Guerrieri introduces SOURCE, an online network coordinated by the New Economics Foundation, that is designed to catalyse collaboration between academics, policy professionals and civil society organisers from across Europe committed to tackling the biggest economic, … Continue reading

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Follow the Protest: Exploring the Limits and Torsions of Collaborative Governance in Nantes

Tweet In this post Steven Griggs, David Howarth and Andrés Feandeiro  report the findings from the exploratory research in Nantes, carried out as part of the collaborative governance under austerity project, sponsored by the Economic and Social Research Council as part of its Urban Transformations Network, … Continue reading

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Governing Austerity in Dublin

Tweet This post outlines the main findings from the first round of research carried out by Dr Niamh Gaynor and Dr Eamonn McConnon in Dublin as part of the Collaborative Governance under Austerity project. It forms part of a series of blogs … Continue reading

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Workshop: Resistance and Alternatives to Austerity

Tweet Adam Fishwick and Heather Connolly report back on a workshop they convened for CURA on Resistance and Alternatives to Austerity. On 18th May CURA hosted our one day workshop on ‘Resistance and Alternatives to Austerity’ engaging with a range … Continue reading

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Austerity Urbanism – Scotland Style?

Tweet In today’s post Annette Hastings discusses ‘austerity urbanism’ in the Scottish context. It’s hard to counter the view that contemporary austerity is being realised to a large extent in and through what is happening in cities. Jamie Peck developed … Continue reading

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Governing Austerity in Athens

Tweet In today’s post our colleagues Ioannis Chorianopoulos and Naya Tselepi report the findings from the exploratory research in Athens, carried out as part of the collaborative governance under austerity project, sponsored by the Economic and Social Research Council as part of its Urban … Continue reading

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Barcelona: Crisis Austerity and Socio-Political Change

Tweet This post summarizes the main findings of the case study of Barcelona from the collaborative governance under austerity project, sponsored by the Economic and Social Research Council as part of its Urban Transformations Network, and led by Prof. Jonathan Davies. The case study was led by … Continue reading

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Workshop on Labour and Development: An Interdisciplinary Dialogue

Tweet Date and Venue: Wednesday 1st June, 9.30-5pm, Hugh Aston building, De Montfort University, Leicester, UK Conveners: Dr Adam Fishwick and Dr Anita Hammer Crisis of contemporary capitalism has put labour, development, class struggles and the state at the centre … Continue reading

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Book Review: What a Waste – Outsourcing and how it Goes Wrong

Tweet In this book review, CURAs Dr. Heather Connolly shares her thoughts on the recent book by Researchers at Manchester Capitalism “What a Waste”. This blog was originally published on the Sheffield Political Economy Research Institute’s website. With increasing numbers of … Continue reading

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The London Communities Commission: Building Local Capacity

Tweet CURAs Ines Newman writes about the independent London Communities Commission (LCC), which is tasked with looking into how citizens and communities in London’s most deprived areas might be strengthened and supported in these times of austerity. The LCC was set up in September 2015, … Continue reading

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