Seminar: Un-neighbourliness – The neighbourhood context of problems and disputes between neighbours
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Seminar: Un-neighbourliness – The neighbourhood context of problems and disputes between neighbours

In academic research, neighbour relationships are generally viewed as either absent – having gradually been eroded by processes of mobility and privatisation – or as positive in the way they engender greater levels of community resilience, neighbourhood attachment and reduced fear of crime. Yet, despite anecdotal accounts that the incidence of neighbour problems is increasing, … Continue reading

Public seminar: Responsive regulation of urban public spaces and their diverse social uses
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Public seminar: Responsive regulation of urban public spaces and their diverse social uses

In the UK and elsewhere, crime, disorder and (in)security have become organizing objectives of urban governance with distinct implications for the manner in which public spaces are planned, designed and regulated. This presentation seeks to reframe debates about the regulation of public space, conceptualized as ‘mediated conviviality’. This perspective simultaneously decentres crime and (in)security as … Continue reading

OOPS seminar ‘Women in planning’
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OOPS seminar ‘Women in planning’

The Organization of Planning Students at UQ (OOPS) held a seminar and panel discussion to honor International Women’s Day. Title: Women in Planning Speaker: Dr Dorina Pojani, Senior Lecturer, UQ|UP, Lecture title ‘Sexism and the City’ Panel discussion members: Jenny Roughan, Director at Ethos Urban Olivia Nesbitt, Student planner, Cardno Leanne Chan, Planner, Brisbane City … Continue reading