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CfP: Special Issue on precarious housing in Global Discourse
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CfP: Special Issue on precarious housing in Global Discourse

Call for papers: Precarious housing, health and well-being Global Discourse, volume 11, issue 3 Edited by Kelly Greenop (k.greenop1@uq.edu.au) and Johanna Brugman Alvarez (j.brugmanalvarez@uq.edu.au), School of Architecture, The University of Queensland Abstract           Housing is amongst the most fundamental of human needs.  Housing is enshrined as one of the universal rights to which all humans are entitled, and is … Continue reading

Dorina Pojani lectures on gender issues in planning at the University of Catania, Italy
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Dorina Pojani lectures on gender issues in planning at the University of Catania, Italy

On Friday, UQ|UP’s Dorina Pojani gave a guest lecture on gender issues in urban planning at the University of Catania, Italy. The lecture was hosted by Professor Francesco Martinico and attended by upper level architecture students in the Siracusa seat. Founded in 1434, the University of Catania is the oldest in Sicily. Currently, its student … Continue reading

New article on mobility nodes and economic spaces in Manila in Journal of Transport and Land Use, co-authored by Sonia Roitman
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New article on mobility nodes and economic spaces in Manila in Journal of Transport and Land Use, co-authored by Sonia Roitman

New Publication: ‘Mobility notes and economic spaces: Links, tensions and planning implications’, by Redento Recio (The University of Melbourne), Sonia Roitman (The University of Queensland) and Iderlina Mateo-Babiano (The University of Melbourne). Published in The Journal of Transport and Land Use (Vol 12, No1). The paper examines how informal trading has become embedded in the … Continue reading

Planning seminar on women’s work-family trajectories in Germany
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Planning seminar on women’s work-family trajectories in Germany

Women’s life courses underwent substantial changes in the family and work domains in the second half of the 20th century. The associated fundamental changes in opportunity structures and values challenged the importance of families of origin for individual life courses, but two separate research strands suggest enduring within-family reproduction of women’s family behavior and work … Continue reading

UQ|UP papers on inner Brisbane redevelopment and rezoning published in Urban Geography and Land Use Policy
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UQ|UP papers on inner Brisbane redevelopment and rezoning published in Urban Geography and Land Use Policy

Work by Rachel Gallagher, Dr Thomas Sigler and Associate Professor Yan Liu has been published in two international journals. Ad hoc redevelopment in inner Brisbane In a recent paper published in Urban Geography we analyse the influence of the underlying urban frame – being the structure of streets and property parcels –on the urban form. … Continue reading