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Tales of the city

  • January 24, 2019
  • Robert Nilsson Mohammadi

This workshop has a number of mutually strengthening aims and contributions. The first aim is to apply and adjust the popular memory approach to the study of narrative formations around cities more generally. Thus, the workshop will enrich the studies of urbanity at IUR with approaches from cultural studies and the humanities. The second aim […]

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New book on housing inequality

Carina Listerborn has published a new book (in Swedish) about housing inequality in Sweden, based on housing stories from various people who find themselves in a precarious position on the housing market.

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Guy Baeten will be guest professor at the Urban Studies Institute at the University of Antwerp

Guy Baeten will become a guest professor during Spring 2019 at IUR’s sister institute the Urban Studies Institute (USI) at the University in Antwerp. Guy will do fieldwork for his smart cities research with case studies in Toronto, Copenhagen and Antwerp. He will also gain useful insights for the future workings of the IUR from […]

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IUR retreat in Istanbul

The IUR will organize its first retreat for all members at the Swedish Research Institute in Istanbul between 6 and 9 March 2019. An agenda will be published soon. http://srii.org/

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