Monthly Archives: June 2014

PostDoc Position in “Urban Infrastructures in Transition: The Case of African Cities”
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PostDoc Position in “Urban Infrastructures in Transition: The Case of African Cities”

Jochen Monstadt invites applicants to a great PostDoc opportunity at Darmstadt University of Technology at their Graduate Program on “Urban Infrastructures in Transition: The Case of African Cities”. Deadline: July 27, 2014. New Graduate Program at Darmstadt University of Technology The Graduate School for Urban Studies (URBANgrad) at Darmstadt University of Technology is currently setting up a new graduate program on […]

What a publishing year for URBAN THEORY! Necessary books 2013-2014.
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What a publishing year for URBAN THEORY! Necessary books 2013-2014.

Urban theory is in a state of excitement—and undergoing change! Several edited books are coming out that tackles uneven development across the globe, and the planetary transformation that urbanisation is driving. Here is a selection. For any one interested, this selection provides a wealth of empirical material and theoretical insights that will be part in […]

Small cities, urban environments and governance in India
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Small cities, urban environments and governance in India

In this commentary Anna Zimmer presents her ongoing research project with Natasha Cornea and René Véron on environmental governance in Indian small cities Our project (Oct 2012-Oct 2015) focuses on the patterns and politics of environmental governance in small cities in India. So far, research on the dynamics of environmental change, urbanisation and governance in India […]

Key note at University of Washington: Re-thinking urban theory and ecological studies from a ‘world of cities’
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Key note at University of Washington: Re-thinking urban theory and ecological studies from a ‘world of cities’

Henrik Ernstson gave a key note at University of Washington on urban ecology and ‘world of cities’. A contrasting key note on a ‘science of cities’ was held by Professor Geoffrey West from the Santa Fe Institute. The seminar was organised by Professor Marina Alberti at the University of Washington to give input to the reorganisation of their […]

Applying for the Urban Political Ecology in African Cities Workshop 
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Applying for the Urban Political Ecology in African Cities Workshop 

Here we provide final details including how to apply to the forthcoming… Urban Political Ecology in African Cities Workshop – Funded places available                 University of Pretoria 22-26 September 2014  WHAT?  A 5 day workshop for early career researchers to discuss critical approaches to urban environmental research, drawing […]