In a newly published paper in Urban Affairs Review, Jean-Paul Addie develops a conceptual and methodological approach to assess the urban strategic priorities of universities in an era of global urbanization. Read More.
Dan Immerglucks's, Sustainable for Whom?, ranked 6th in Shelterforce's Top 10 Most Popular Articles of 2017
Dan Immergluck’s “Sustainable for Whom?” was ranked 6th in Shelterforce’s top 10 most popular articles of 2017. Shelterforce is a widely read online blog in the community development industry and publishes about five articles a week. To discover more about Shelterforce, click here.
Jan Nijman named External Faculty at the Institute for Advanced Study
Jan Nijman was named External Faculty at the prestigious Institute for Advanced Study of the University of Amsterdam. The IAS focuses on complex scientific and societal questions and promotes collaborative interdisciplinary research. The research agenda includes a program on urban complexity. For more information, click here
Call for Papers! Journal of Urban Affairs
The Journal of Urban Affairs is inviting article submissions for a special issue on “Black Meccas of the South.” The issue will focus on characters of southern cities as possible Black Meccas, the conceptual limitations of urban black place-making, and the significance of economic, cultural, and people flows between hemispheric southern spaces in the making of Black/Afro descendant urban space. If interested, please submit a 150-word abstract to: JUAblackmeccas@gmail.com by December 15, 2017. To learn more and full details, click here.
Creative Urbanity: An Italian Middle Class in the Shade of Revitalization sheds new light on a largely neglected aspect of neoliberal urbanism—namely, its role in fostering an economy of hope even as it keeps reproducing precariousness.
Urban Studies Institute Receives $1 Million NSF Grant
The Urban Studies Institute receives a $1 Million NSF Grant to promote resilient cities. The project is led by David Iwaniec. To read more, click here.