Upcoming seminar series: Learning from the sister city (Brisbane-Semarang)
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Upcoming seminar series: Learning from the sister city (Brisbane-Semarang)

UQ|UP is organising a series of seminars in collaboration with the Brisbane City Council in Australia and Universitas Diponegoro and the Semarang City Government in Indonesia. We seek to foster a dialogue between Brisbane and Semarang, which have been sister cities for thirty years. There are three seminars in the series, each discussing a topic … Continue reading

Sonia Roitman engages in new project on urban planning and climate change adaptation in Apia
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Sonia Roitman engages in new project on urban planning and climate change adaptation in Apia

UQ|UP’s Sonia Roitman is working with colleagues from National University of Samoa and UN Women Samoa on a new research project. Pacific Island Countries are urbanising and also face serious threats from climate change. The aim of this project is to understand the role of urban planning in adapting to climate change in urban areas, … Continue reading

Sonia Roitman publishes new Routledge Handbook of Urban Indonesia
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Sonia Roitman publishes new Routledge Handbook of Urban Indonesia

After more than two years in the making, Prof Deden Rukmana (Alabama University) and Sonia Roitman (UQ|UP) are thrilled to announce a new edited volume, “Routledge Handbook of Urban Indonesia”. The publication of this book is the celebration of a collective effort from 64 contributors, including established scholars such as Christopher Silver, Ashok Das, Nicholas … Continue reading

Sonia Roitman delivering online public lecture on urban informality in Indonesia
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Sonia Roitman delivering online public lecture on urban informality in Indonesia

Join us for an online public lecture on Friday organised by¬†Rusli Cahyadi¬†from BRIN Indonesia (UQ Graduate). Three researchers will be presenting their work on informal settlements in Pontianak (Yustina Octifanny), Islamic values and urban planning in Banda Aceh (Sylvia Agustina), and the use of public space in kampung in Semarang (Wakhidah Kurniawati). The work is … Continue reading

UQ|UP researching Nusantara, the new capital of Indonesia
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UQ|UP researching Nusantara, the new capital of Indonesia

A team from UQ (Sonia Roitman from Planning and Peter Walters from Social Science) has started a research project in collaboration with BRIN (Badan Riset dan Inovasi Nasional, National Research and Innovation Agency) and Universitas Indonesia on the social impacts of the development of Nusantara, the new capital city of Indonesia. Dr Rusli Cahyadi (UQ … Continue reading

Public lecture in Jakarta by Sonia Roitman and Peter Walters
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Public lecture in Jakarta by Sonia Roitman and Peter Walters

As part of our research collaboration between UQ, Universitas Indonesia (UI) and BRIN (Badan Riset dan Inovasi – National Research and Innovation Agency), we will be doing a public lecture at UI. The lecture is titled: ‘Contemporary urban inequalities in the Global South: Reflection on Social Justice, Housing and Planning’. It will be delivered by … Continue reading