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First Annual Lecture – Professor Miguel Robles-Durán – The Dialectics of Parallel Urbanization: Cohabitation Strategies and the Politics of Scale

Tweet CURA is delighted to announce our first annual lecture, with Professor Miguel Robles-Duran (New School, New York City) on “The Dialectics of Parallel Urbanization: Cohabitation Strategies and the Politics of Scale”, from 18:00 to 19:30 on the 26th June … Continue reading

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PhD Opportunity at CURA

Tweet The Centre for Urban Research on Austerity is looking for prospective PhD students interested in developing innovative, interdisciplinary research projects in any field related to cities, urbanism and austerity. Candidates shall submit a one-page draft proposal to Dr Adam … Continue reading

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Thinking Differently About Peri-urban Infrastructures

Tweet In today’s post, Valeria Gaurneros-Meza dn Steven Griggs report on the results of a two day workshop on peri-urban infrastructures hosted by CURA at DMU on May 2017. Whether we are travelling to work on a train, flushing a … Continue reading

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Urban Futures Podcast – Tackling City Decline with Andy Pike

Tweet In this second edition of the Urban Futures podcast we talk to Andy Pike, Professor of Local and Regional Development and Director of the Centre for Urban and Regional Development studies, at Newcastle University about recent work he and … Continue reading

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Patterns of Neoliberalisation and Resistance

Tweet Professor Jonathan Davies introduces a new paper “Austerity Urbanism: Patterns of Neoliberalisation and Resistance in Six Cities of Spain and the UK”. The paper is co-authored with Ismael Blanco and published in Environment and Planning A. The article is … Continue reading

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Dissemination Report: Governing in and Against Austerity

Tweet We are delighted to publish our dissemination report for the Austerity Governance project. It is titled Governing in and Against Austerity and provides an overview and reports initial findings from our eight case studies of austerity governance in Athens, Baltimore, … Continue reading

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Interrogating Urban Crisis

Tweet In today’s post, Professor Jonathan Davies explains the arguments developed in the introductory piece to a special issue of Urban Studies on the governance, contestation and critique of urban crises. The paper, co-authored by Jonathan, Mustafa Bayırbağ  and Sybille … Continue reading

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Urban Futures Podcast – the Grounded City with Karel Williams

Tweet We are delighted to launch CURA’s “Urban Futures” podcast series with this edition on the “Grounded City” with Karel Williams, Professor of Accounting and Political Economy at the University of Manchester. If you use iTunes click here to listen and download … Continue reading

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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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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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