We are a moderated multi-disciplinary forum for discussion and dissemination of scholarship on urban history and urban studies. As a member of H-NET (Humanities and Social Sciences Online), H-Urban has no geographical or chronological boundaries. Thus, we welcome the involvement of scholars, professionals, and graduate students who are interested in urban places and processes across the globe and in all eras.

Recent Content

SEMINAR (Chicago): Richard A. Anderson on Mayor Richard J. Daley and liberalism (April 18)

Chicago Urban History Seminar
Thursday, April 18, 2018
Reception at 5:45 p.m.; Dinner at 6:15 p.m.; Speaker at 7:00 p.m.

Richard A. Anderson, “The Strange Career of Richard J. Daley's Liberalism”

The Chicago Urban History Seminar welcomes Richard A. Anderson, doctoral candidate in history at Princeton University, who will present on Chicago Mayor Richard J. Daley and his unique brand of liberal politics.

CfA: Summer School Antwerp Summer School on Urban Logistics


An intensive 10-day programme on trends, issues, solutions and methods in urban logistics, e-commerce and last-mile distribution.


Stadscampus, University of Antwerp, Belgium


20 - 31 August 2018


Undergraduate,  postgraduate and professionals from all backgrounds and levels, with a strong interest in urban logistics.

External partners

TransportNET, in particular University of Lisbon

Course description