Trophy Cities by Dorina Pojani receives first review in JAPA
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Trophy Cities by Dorina Pojani receives first review in JAPA

A very positive review of Dr Pojani’s book, Trophy Cities, has just been published in the Journal of the American Planning Association. The review is by Dr Megan E. Heim LaFrombois at Auburn University. It’s available online here, with free access until October: https://www.tandfonline.com/doi/abs/10.1080/01944363.2022.2070409 Feel free to share the review on social media, using the hashtag #JAPAplanning and … Continue reading

Dorina Pojani on New Books Network talking about her book Trophy Cities
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Dorina Pojani on New Books Network talking about her book Trophy Cities

The New Books Network is a consortium of author-interview podcast channels dedicated to raising the level of public discourse by introducing scholars and other serious writers to a wide public via new media. Listen to Dorina’s interview by Ingrid Bayley on NBN: https://newbooksnetwork.com/trophy-cities Ingrid is a PhD candidate in geography at the University of Queensland. Continue reading

‘Electronic Cities’: book launch coming up!
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‘Electronic Cities’: book launch coming up!

Sebastien Darchen (UQ) and John Willsteed (QUT) will discuss their new book “Electronic Cities” published by Palgrave Mc-Millan. The whole UQ|UP community is invited! When: Wednesday 14 July, starting at 6:30pm Where: on Zoom (link to be sent upon registration) or in person (Avid Reader book store, West End) Register: avidreader.com.au/events/s%C3%A9bastien-darchen-and-john-willsteed-electronic-cities Buy book: Amazon AU … Continue reading

Glowing reviews for book on music and cities co-edited by Sebastien Darchen
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Glowing reviews for book on music and cities co-edited by Sebastien Darchen

“Electronic Cities: Music, Policies and Spaces in the 21st Century” is a welcome contribution to the ‘urban turn’ in popular music studies. It moves beyond the analysis of styles and venues, setting musical practice within complex networks of policy, economic history and metropolitan politics. These fascinating case studies take us beyond the self-proclaimed ‘capitals’ of … Continue reading