Tag Archives: Urban Theory Lab

Back to the blog

It has been almost six months since the last post on this blog  —  I had not realized that it had reached over 1,000 followers during this period, thank you all for reading! Besides the typically frantic teaching and management … 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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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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Brenner in Melbourne

A couple of documents from Neil Brenner’s recent visit to Melbourne School of Design, ruminating on his latest contributions to the debates on planetary urbanization and the so-called ‘urban age’ (see e.g. here, here and here; also, stay tuned for … Continue reading

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Brenner en Delhi | Gobernanza para la urbanización planetaria

Neil Brenner intervino recientemente en el encuentro ‘Governing Urban Futures’ en Delhi… un gran ‘sarao’ impulsado por la iniciativa LSE Cities en el que saltan las chispas al contacto con el enfoque teórico de Brenner, muy crítico con el discurso … Continue reading

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Urban Theory Lab | Nueva página web

La web del Urban Theory Lab de Neil Brenner y su grupo en el GSD de Harvard está ya en marcha: el trabajo tiene una presencia excelente, reúne nada más lanzarse una cantidad amplísima de materiales y será a buen … Continue reading

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Neil Brenner | Teoría urbana sin exterior

¿Qué sucede cuando la profecía lefebvriana de una ciudad que deviene mundo se materializa? ¿Cómo podemos repensar las estrategias de la teoría urbana cuando la ciudad ha subsumido e instrumentalizado su ‘exterior constitutivo’, lo no-urbano, lo rural, lo natural? ¿Cuáles … Continue reading

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