Tag Archives: Planning history

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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Planning the dispossession of centrality | Talk at the AA

I’ll be giving a talk at the AA School of Architecture next week (March 1st, 6:30PM, more info here), in the context of the PhD programme coordinated by Maria S. Giudici and Pier Vittorio Aureli. As I mentioned in a … Continue reading

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urbanHist | European Joint Doctorate Programme – Call for Applications

In the context of EU funded Joint PhD programs, a group of institutions from Germany, Slovakia, Spain and Sweden offer 15 positions to conduct research on the history of European planning and urbanism during the 20th century. The fellowships are … Continue reading

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Gramsci and Foucault in Central Park | New article in Society and Space

My latest article, ‘Gramsci and Foucault in Central Park: Environmental hegemonies, pedagogical spaces and integral state formations’, is now available online on the early view webpage of Environment and Planning D: Society and Space (requires subscription). The piece draws on … 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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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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