‘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

New book on parking by UQ|UP team – now available to pre-order from Elsevier
Research and Publications

New book on parking by UQ|UP team – now available to pre-order from Elsevier

Most parking research to date has been conducted in Western countries. Parking: An International Perspective is different. Taking a planetary view of urbanism, this book examines parking policies in 12 cities on five continents: Auckland, Bangkok, Doha, Los Angeles, Melbourne, Nairobi, Rotterdam, Santiago, Sao Paulo, Shenzhen, Singapore, and Tokyo. Chapters are similarly structured, and contain … Continue reading

Musings on cities personified
Opinion

Musings on cities personified

Walter Benjamin said that cities are the baton of human imagination. They are probably humans’ ultimate works of art. Cities are also the sites where other forms of art take place and persevere. For instance, the most important museums and galleries are located in cities. Seen from the outside, in a panoramic view, the layout … Continue reading