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CFP: European Association for Urban History 2022 Conference

A new Call for Sessions and a new Call for Papers for the EAUH2022 conference to be held in Antwerp (31 August – 3 September 2022) has opened on 1 May 2021 and will run until 30 October 2021. In this way both the already approved EAUH2021 sessions as new research and new researchers get the opportunity to present their findings or plans to their peers at the conference. …

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“CFP: European Association for Urban History 2022 Conference”

What lies beneath: tunnels for trafficking, or just a subterranean service? Time to rescue these spaces from the conspiracists

Victoria Kolankiewicz, University of Melbourne

Feature Image: A tidal drain at South Yarra, Melbourne, in 2008. The installation of litter-trapping equipment now prevents access. Photo: Victoria Kolankiewicz, Author provided

Digital communications have spread conspiracy theories more widely than ever before, particularly in this uncertain and tumultuous year.…

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“What lies beneath: tunnels for trafficking, or just a subterranean service? Time to rescue these spaces from the conspiracists”

A brief history of Australian residential tenancies law reform: from the nineteenth century to COVID-19

By Chris Martin.

Originally published in Parity, the journal of the Council to Homeless Persons.

Australia is currently going through a period of unusual activity in residential tenancies law reform. New South Wales, Victoria and the ACT have recently concluded reviews and amended their legislation, and Queensland, Western Australia and the Northern Territory are currently in the midst of reviews.…

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“A brief history of Australian residential tenancies law reform: from the nineteenth century to COVID-19”

Our cities owe much of their surviving heritage to Jack Mundey

This article was originally published in The Conversation on 11 May 2020. Read the original article. Republished in Foreground, 12 May 2020.

Jack Mundey, who has died at the age of 90, was a pioneer of the Australian heritage movement. As well as contributing to labor and environmental politics, Mundey reconceived of the ways that Australians related to their cities and heritage places.…

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“Our cities owe much of their surviving heritage to Jack Mundey”

Save the Date: UHPH 2018

31st January – 2nd February 2018

Remaking Cities

The 14th Urban History Planning History (UHPH) Conference

RMIT University, Swanston Academic Building, Melbourne

The 14th Urban History Planning History (UHPH) conference will be held in Melbourne in 2018, and the conference theme is inspired by Melbourne as an exemplar of cities that are continually re-made: as a centre of manufacturing, as a city built on land and infrastructure speculation, and as a place that has been re-made over the long-established land-based practices of the Kulin nation.…

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