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Photo Diary: The Redevelopment of Norra Sorgenfri

  • May 15, 2020
  • Claudia Fonseca

Six researchers from four disciplines at three universities study how social sustainability takes shape through the redevelopment of Norra Sorgenfri in Malmö. Take a look at this Photo Diary created by Erik Jönsson.

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Rooftop Talks: Gernot Wieland

  • April 29, 2020
  • Claudia Fonseca

Meet Gernot Wieland, 2019 IUR Artist-in-Residence, who seeks to break down barriers between art and science.

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Commentary: Can marginalised urban communities face Covid-19 without state support?

Stephen Marr and Patience Mususa question dominant narratives of African cities and argue “urban Africans draw on long-honed knowledge and expertise” to meet the challenges posed by Covid-19.

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IUR researchers awarded funding to develop sustainable spatial planning practices and policies

  • April 22, 2020
  • Claudia Fonseca

Congratulations to the seven IUR-affiliated researchers who received funding from the FORMAS Planning for Transformation and Research Initiation calls.

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Meet: Ilhan Kellecioglu

  • April 20, 2020
  • Claudia Fonseca

Research Assistant within the new project “Transnational Financialization in Berlin and Stockholm: Understanding Uneven Urban Development Across Borders.”

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Commentary: Epidemics and urban research (a perspective from Sweden)

Urban studies, urban planning and urban design have historically played a pivotal role in the combat against epidemics. In Sweden, concern of disease prevention in the early 20th century led to the development of a national housing policy.

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Open Archive: Urban Research and Covid-19

  • April 13, 2020
  • Claudia Fonseca

Urban studies, urban planning and urban design have historically played a pivotal role in the fight against epidemics. The IUR has launched the Urban Research and Covid-19 Open Archive. Entries are welcomed!

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New research project on transnational financialization

  • April 7, 2020
  • Claudia Fonseca

Led by a group of IUR researchers, this pilot project seeks to explore uneven urban development in Berlin and Stockholm.

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Gender and Urban Neoliberalization

  • April 6, 2020
  • Claudia Fonseca

Carina Listerborn has written a book chapter for the Routledge Handbook of Gender and Feminist Geographies.

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“Boring cities: The privatisation of subterranea”

  • April 1, 2020
  • Claudia Fonseca

Marilu Melo Zurita, 2019 IUR Visiting Scholar, has published a new article in City.

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