Monthly Archives: October 2017

Such is life in the urban tropics
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Such is life in the urban tropics

In 2015, the National Research Institute of Colombia “Alexander von Humboldt” (commonly known as Instituto Humboldt), promoted Urban Nature: Platform of Experiences, a book project giving voice to diverse sets of knowledge that come into play when addressing and managing biodiversity and ecosystem services in Colombian cities. Over 80 authors presented 40 case studies across […]

CFP AAG 2018: Urban infrastructural transitions and a progressive reworking of the contemporary city
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CFP AAG 2018: Urban infrastructural transitions and a progressive reworking of the contemporary city

Urban infrastructural transitions and a progressive reworking of the contemporary city Organizers: Valentin Meilinger (Utrecht University), Joe Williams (Durham University) Urban infrastructures are inextricably linked to social and material orders of contemporary cities and their urban geographies. They shape (and are shaped by) urban resource flows, modes of governing, lifestyles, but also urban injustices; and […]

CFP AAG 2018: Urban Political Ecology: Bodies, Social Reproduction and Everyday Life
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CFP AAG 2018: Urban Political Ecology: Bodies, Social Reproduction and Everyday Life

Call for Papers: AAG, New Orleans, 10-14 April 2018 *Urban Political Ecology: Bodies, Social Reproduction and Everyday Life* Session organisers: Archie Davies (King’s College London) and James Angel (King’s College London) Please email abstracts (no more than 250 words) to james.angel@kcl.ac.uk by Wednesday 18th October Urban political ecology provides a valuable lens through which to interrogate the […]

CFP AAG 2018:  The Political Ecology of Urban Flood Risk and Management
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CFP AAG 2018: The Political Ecology of Urban Flood Risk and Management

CALL FOR PAPERS American Association of Geographers Annual Meeting New Orleans, Louisiana, April 10-14, 2018   The Political Ecology of Urban Flood Risk and Management: Dialogues across the North-South Divide Organizers: Emma Colven (UCLA), Nate Millington (University of Cape Town), & Malini Ranganathan (American University) Discussants: Malini Ranganathan, Yaffa Truelove (University of Colorado), and Nate […]