Monthly Archives: May 2020

The Clandestine Hand of the State: a Workshop

By Dr Adriana Massidda and Dr Valeria Guarneros-Meza In this blog, Adriana Massidda (Early Career Academic Fellow in Architecture, DMU) and Valeria Guarneros-Meza (Reader in Public Policy and Politics, DMU) reflect on an international workshop that took place in Leicester, … Continue reading

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Researching tenants’ relations in a state of emergency – relational polarization and its challenges for research

By Leon Rosa Reichle PhD Candidate, Centre for Urban Research on Austerity, DeMontfort University, Leicester UK My PhD research was interrupted by a pandemic. In this blogpost, I reflect on how my fieldwork in Leipzig, Eastern Germany, is changing due … Continue reading

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Methodologies for Housing Justice Resource Guide: A new, open tool for movements fighting for housing justice

By Leon Rosa Reichle, PhD Researcher at the Centre for Urban Research on Austerity (CURA), DeMontfort University. Twitter: @leonrrei Introduction The Methodologies for Housing Justice Resource Guide is published online in English and Spanish. The Resource Guide is an outcome … Continue reading

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Local government and Covid-19: addressing the looming youth unemployment crisis

Jonathan Payne, Professor of Work, Employment and Skills, and Director of the People, Organisations and Work Institute (POWI) at DMU[i] The fall-out from the coronavirus crisis is likely to be devastating and long lasting, and will have a major impact … Continue reading

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