Category Archives: Urban studies

‘Martin Wagner in America’ | Out in Planning Perspectives

The final version of my article ‘Martin Wagner in America: planning and the political economy of capitalist urbanization’ has been published in Planning Perspectives (this alternative link provides temporary free access to the full paper). This is part of the … Continue reading

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Landscape struggles, environmental hegemonies and the politics of urban design

In a previous post I announced the publication of a new article about Central Park in Environment and Planning D, this time focusing on the governmental and strategic role of the park’s schemein the context of local struggles to consolidate … Continue reading

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Crisis global y teoría urbana crítica | Seminario en Barcelona

El próximo 10 de marzo nos reuniremos en Barcelona para presentar el volumen que Espacios Críticos ha dedicado a Neil Brenner y discutir con él y Margit Mayer los dilemas de la urbanización planetaria en un contexto de neoliberalización rampante. … Continue reading

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Neil Brenner: Teoría urbana crítica y políticas de escala

Acaba de publicarse Neil Brenner: Teoría urbana crítica y políticas de escala, volumen 9 de la colección Espacios Críticos de Icaria que hemos dedicado a nuestro colega y amigo del Urban Theory Lab. Como el resto de entregas en la … Continue reading

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Modernism and the Right to the City | Talk at DO.CO.MO.MO Conference

Next week I will be giving a keynote speech at the DO.CO.MO.MO. Conference (Iberian section) in San Sebastián. My talk is entitled ‘Modernism and the Right to the City’, which will strike many as contradictory, since Lefebvre’s notion synthesized his … Continue reading

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Back to the academic front…

Back in the trenches, getting ready for the new semester with two courses to teach, ‘Ciudad y Urbanismo’ —an introduction to the analysis of urban processes, related bog in Spanish here— and ‘Taller de Urbanismo’. The latter is a workshop … Continue reading

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