The history of (Western) European industrial cities is often told as a tragic tale of rise and decline: from rapid industrialisation in the late 19th century and economic prosperity during the Trente glorieuses,
To celebrate the bicentennial of the birth of Frederick Law Olmsted (1822-1903), the National Association for Olmsted Parks announces a Student Essay Competition.
Frederick Law Olmsted was a landscape architect, author, farmer, journalist, city planner, public official, and creative genius who transformed the landscape of American cities. For over 100 years, he and the successor design firm bearing his name completed thousands of park, greenspace, campus, arboretum, institutional and residential projects across America.
Resilience in Seaports
On the 27th - 28th of january, Danish Center for Urban History is hosting this seminar, bringing together leading researchers in urban history, technology and environment
The Journal of Urban History is pleased to announce the table of contents for the January 2021 issue.
Journal of Urban History
We are glad to announce the 2020 edition of Urbana-Urban Affairs & Public Policy, vol XXI. Urbana is an editorial board reviewed multi-disciplinary open-access scholarly journal focusing on urban issues worldwide, including, but not limited to, urban geography, urban planning, urban history, city politics, urban environmental policy, the political economy of cities, metropolitan development, cities, and international relations, and literary views of cities. Foremost, this journal is an academic forum for the' urban realm' presentation and discussion.
INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE The City, the Media and Gentrification: Actors, Discourses and Representations (Virtual and Paris)
The Tenth Biennial Conference of the Urban History Association