Tag Archives: Planetary Urbanization

Neil Brenner | New Urban Spaces

New Urban Spaces: Urban Theory and the Scale Question, el nuevo libro de Neil Brenner, está disponible desde hace unas semanas en Oxford University Press. Se trata de un extenso desarrollo y reelaboración de textos que cubren el trabajo del … Continue reading

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Martín Arboleda — Planetary Mine: Territories of Extraction Under Late Capitalism (Verso, forthcoming January 2020)

So, I am breaking the silence on this blog again to share the good news that Martín Arboleda’s Planetary Mine: Territories of Extraction Under Late Capitalism will finally be out with Verso early next year — probably one of the … 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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#ResisteHabitat3 | Final alternative ‘Declaration in defense of our territories’

Following up on my previous post about Habitat 3, here’s the alternative manifesto of Resistencia Habitat III, one of the local movements in Quito that have been organizing parallel events, challenging dominant narratives about urbanization and the UN new urban … Continue reading

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Visualizing major ‘urban world’ metanarratives

Daniel Ibañez, a member of Neil Brenner’s Urban Theory Lab, has produced a telling video for urbanNext, summarizing four major metageographical visions of the city, the urban and the world that animate contemporary discussion of world urbanization: the global-city network … Continue reading

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Reframing the World as One City | A debate forum in urbanNext

A group of architects and designers, in collaboration with Acta Publishers, recently launched the web project urbanNext, a site devoted to explore the role an expanded urban condition plays in shaping and rethinking architecture and urbanism. The content is broad … Continue reading

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A prelude to urban renewal | Martin Wagner against the commons

I have been away from the blog for a little while—this time, in addition to the usual excuses of work overload, due to the paperwork and related administrative hustle and bustle for an upcoming visit to Harvard Graduate School of … Continue reading

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