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Here it is the call for Urbeur PhD program, XXXIII Cycle. Deadline 13th June!!

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Urbeur PhD program Masterclass: Arising from the Arabian Gulf: Challenges for Sociology, Urbanism and Civic Coherence

  Urbeur PhD program Masterclass: Arising from the Arabian Gulf: Challenges for Sociology, Urbanism and Civic Coherence Harvey Molotch, New York University   Cities like Abu Dhabi, Doha, and Dubai bespeak not only… Continue reading

The bubble that turned into a tide: how London got hooked on gentrification

https://www.theguardian.com/cities/2016/sep/24/the-bubble-that-turned-into-a-tide-how-london-got-hooked-on-gentrification   Earlier this month the Financial Times ran an article, as every newspaper has done many times before, headlined “Has London’s property price bubble burst?” The report was well researched and judicious,… Continue reading

Expand the frontiers of urban sustainability

Only by expanding the spatial and social dimensions of urban policymaking can it be made truly sustainable and equitable. A very good paper on (real) urban sustainability: http://www.nature.com/news/expand-the-frontiers-of-urban-sustainability-1.20459    

Cosmopolitan Spain: Spatial Data Visualisation

Group of data journalists from Spain decided to bring up a question of segregation of migrant population in their country by means of spatial data visualisation. These interactive maps show allocation of different migrant communities… Continue reading