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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