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Vernissage: Gernot Wieland

  • September 17, 2020
  • Claudia Fonseca

The 2019 IUR Artist-in-Residence is sharing the space at Rikstolvan with 7 other artists. Don’t miss out the chance to see his work!

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Special Issue on Geopolitics and Nordic Noir

  • September 17, 2020
  • Claudia Fonseca

Robert A. Saunders, 2019 IUR Visiting Scholar, has co-edited a Special Issue in Nordicom Review.

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CfPs: Dislocating Urban Studies

  • September 15, 2020
  • Claudia Fonseca

The call for papers to participate in the digital workshop series Dislocating Urban Studies: Rethinking Theory Shifting Practice is open. Deadline to apply: 13 November 2020.

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The Housing Pathways of Lesbian and Gay Youth

  • September 14, 2020
  • Claudia Fonseca

Myrto Dagkouli-Kyriakoglou and Cesare Di Feliciantonio explore the housing choices and negotiation strategies put in practice by young LG people in Greece and Italy.

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Malmö and Housing Inequality

  • September 3, 2020
  • Claudia Fonseca

Malmö faces housing problems but there are tensions between municipal policy and international actors. Listen to a podcast where Carina Listerborn and Alva Zala discuss the city’s housing challenges (only in Swedish).

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Conviviality at the Crossroads

  • September 3, 2020
  • Claudia Fonseca

“Conviviality at the Crossroads: The Poetics and Politics of Everyday Encounters” is the new book edited by Per-Markku Ristilammi, Oscar Hemer and Maja Povrzanović Frykman. Everybody is invited to the book’s virtual launch seminar!

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Making Urban Studies: Experimenting with Methods

  • August 24, 2020
  • Claudia Fonseca

The master’s course Making Urban Studies encourages students to experiment with research methods and forms of presentation. Check out some of the awesome projects created by the students during the spring semester!

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Rooftop Talks: Defne Kadioglu

  • August 19, 2020
  • Claudia Fonseca

Meet Defne Kadioglu, postdoctoral fellow at the IUR who, among other things, researches neoliberal urban policies and different forms of inequality at the intersection of gentrification and stigmatization.

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Business Improvement Districts in Sweden

  • August 17, 2020
  • Claudia Fonseca

Chiara Valli and Feras Hammami from the University of Gothenburg have published a new article in the journal European Urban and Regional Studies.

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Why do we share housing in times of inequality?

  • August 17, 2020
  • Claudia Fonseca

A new article in the Swedish magazine “Fastighetsnytt” explores this question in an interview with Karin Grundström.

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