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Delft University of Technology | Assistant and Associate Professor of Urban Studies

Deadline: 8 January 2021 The Delft University of Technology, Faculty of Architecture and the Built Environment has two NEW positions available: Assistant Professor of Urban Studies (part time/full time) and an Associate Professor of Urban Studies (part time/full time) The successful… Read More

ITC | Vacancy Assistant Professor Spatial and Land Economics

ITC University of Twente: Vacancy Assistant Professor Spatial and Land Economics Deadline: 8th January 2021 ITC University of Twente is looking for an assistant professor in Spatial and Land Economics. Within the ITC’s mission, the claims for sufficient and… Read More

University of Manchester | Blog: Overcrowding, not density, makes cities more vulnerable to Covid-19

Recently published blog by Professor Diana Mitlin, CEO of the African Cities Research Consortium Covid-19 has brought a new realization to many governments and development agencies: investment in towns and cities is essential. People need to live in… Read More

Springer | Juxtapositions in Jakarta: How Flood Interventions Reinforce and Challenge Urban Divides

New article by Roanne van Voorst in Urban Forum – “Juxtapositions in Jakarta: How Flood Interventions Reinforce and Challenge Urban Divides”. AbstractThis paper traces the interplay of spatially, socially and legally juxtaposed differences between different groups of Indonesia’s… Read More

University of Antwerp | Doctoral Scholarship Urbanisation, Poverty and Inequality in Africa

Deadline for application: 26 August 2020 The University of Antwerp’s recently founded Antwerp Interdisciplinary Platform for Research into Inequality (AIPRIL) seeks to advance our understanding of how socioeconomic inequalities are changing, what is driving such trends and what,… Read More

ITC University of Twente | From Closed to Claimed Spaces for Participation: Contestation in Urban Redevelopment Induced-Displacements and Resettlement in Kigali, Rwanda

Newly published article by Alice Nikuze, Richard Sliuzas and Johannes Flacke (ITC University of Twente) – “From Closed to Claimed Spaces for Participation: Contestation in Urban Redevelopment Induced-Displacements and Resettlement in Kigali, Rwanda” Abstract In many cities and… Read More

New publication | On whose land is the city to be built? Farmers, donors and the urban land question in Beira city, Mozambique

New article published by Murtah Shannon, Kei Otsuki, Annelies Zoomers (Utrecht University) and Mayke Kaag (African Studies Centre Leiden) — “On whose land is the city to be built? Farmers, donors and the urban land question in Beira… Read More

Environment and Urbanization | Incremental Housing as a Node for Intersecting Flows of City-Making: Rethinking the Housing Shortage in the Global South

Newly released paper by Femke van Noorloos, Liza Rose Cirolia, Abigail Friendly, Smruti Jukur, Sophie Schramm, Griet Steel and Lucía Valenzuela (2020). Click here to read the full paper.  Abstract:Incremental housing drives urbanization worldwide, and is recognized as… Read More

Call for Papers: CFP RC21 Antwerp: Rethinking the urban housing shortage in the global South: incremental housing as a node for intersecting flows of city-making

RC21 Conference, Antwerp, July 6–8, 2020 Session organizers: Griet Steel, Femke van Noorloos and Abigail Friendly, Department of Human Geography & Planning, Utrecht University Sustainable urban housing stands at the nexus of multiple SDGs (SDG11 figuring prominently), with… Read More

Utrecht University | Looking into the Crystal Ball: Anticipating and Influencing Change in Asian Deltas – Prince Claus Chair Inaugural Lecture by Veena Srinivasan

Looking into the Crystal Ball: Anticipating and Influencing Change in Asian Deltas Prof Veena Srinivasan has been appointed as the holder of the Prince Claus Chair in Development and Equity 2018-2020 at Utrecht University. On 7 May she… Read More