Monthly Archives: April 2017

Nantes and Collaborative Governance: ‘Participation? It’s in our DNA!’

Tweet In this post Andrés Feandeiro, Steven Griggs and David Howarth  report the findings from a second round of 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 … Continue reading

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Introducing Gendered Harm and Structural Violence in the British Asylum System

Tweet In today’s blog post, Victoria Canning introduces her new book Gendered Harm and Structural Violence in the British Asylum System. Recognising structural violence is no easy feat. In his seminal essay, Violence, Peace and Peace Research, Johan Galtung argued that, … Continue reading

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Montreal: In search of a new approach for defining social solidarity

Tweet Pierre Hamel, Roger Keil and Grégoire Autin report on findings from a second round of research in Montreal 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. Montreal … Continue reading

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Workshop: Governance and conflict in urban/peri-urban infrastructures in Europe and Latin America

Tweet Since mid-2000s theories of network governance in public policy have been criticised for overlooking power relations and conflict in everyday practice. The workshop seeks to build upon these criticisms through the discussion on urban/peri-urban infrastructures. This topic is timely … Continue reading

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From Protest to Resistance: Fighting Back in Hard Times

Tweet On Wednesday 3rd May 2017, the Centre for Urban Research on Austerity will be hosting a public roundtable entitled ‘From Protest to Resistance: Fighting Back in Hard Times’. This builds on our successful workshop last year – ‘Resistance and … Continue reading

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