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Japan’s Old Enough and Australia’s Bluey remind us our kids are no longer ‘free range’ – but we can remake our neighbourhoods

Rebecca Clements, University of Sydney; Elizabeth Taylor, Monash University, and Hulya Gilbert, La Trobe University

In the popular Japanese TV series Old Enough, very young children are sent out into their neighbourhood on their first solo errand. The release of this long-running series on Netflix this year created a buzz among Western viewers about children travelling around their neighbourhoods on their own when only two to four years old.…

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“Japan’s Old Enough and Australia’s Bluey remind us our kids are no longer ‘free range’ – but we can remake our neighbourhoods”

CFP: Urban History Association Conference 2023

Urban History Association Conference 2023

UHA Tenth Biennial Conference: Reparations & the Right to the City

Pittsburgh, PA October 26-29, 2023

Conference Theme: Reparations & the Right to the CityThe conference theme is “Reparations & the Right to the City”. It not only responds to increasing global calls for restorative justice and rights to the city for all, it also aims to set and reset the role and mission of Urban History at present and into the future as an intensely interdisciplinary and transnational enterprise focusing on all aspects of metropolitan, urban, and suburban history.…

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Event: UNREALISED SYDNEY TALK: MORE AND BEFORE

Wednesday 14 September 2022 6pm–7.30pm

Museum of SydneyCorner Phillip and Bridge StreetsSydney NSW 2000P: 02 9251 5988

Discover incredible unrealised visions for the city of Sydney in an insightful talk by Robert Freestone, a Professor of Planning at UNSW and guest curator of the Unrealised Sydney exhibition at the Museum of Sydney.…

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Shanty towns and eviction riots: the radical history of Australia’s property market

A family standing outside a tin shack called Wiloma during the Great Depression, New South Wales, 1932. NLA/Trove

Helen Dinmore, University of South Australia

Skyrocketing property prices and an impossible rental market have seen growing numbers of Australians struggling to find a place to live.…

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“Shanty towns and eviction riots: the radical history of Australia’s property market”

Tapping into Aboriginal knowledge to create a water-resilient future for Australia’s cities

The Yarragadee is an underground aquifer beneath the Perth metropolitan area. Laying in thick layers of sand and porous rock, the youngest water in the aquifer is about 600 years old, the oldest more than 35,000.The Whadjuk Noongar people believe the deepest aquifer is home to the spirit of the Waugal, or rainbow serpent.…

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“Tapping into Aboriginal knowledge to create a water-resilient future for Australia’s cities”

Joint SAHANZ and UHPHG 2022 Conference

Ngā Pūtahitanga / Crossings:

A Joint Conference of SAHANZ and the Australasian UHPH Group

The 39th annual conference of the Society of Architectural Historians, Australia and New Zealand

The 16th conference of the Australasian Urban History / Planning History Group

For additional information, see https://www.hthub.ac.nz/sahanz-uhph-nov-2022/.…

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Save the date: Urban History Journal 50th Anniversary Conference

Urban History Journal 50th Anniversary Conference

The State of Urban History: Past, Present, Future

University of Leicester, 11-13 July 2023

In celebration of its 50th anniversary, the Urban History journal invites participants to a conference assessing the State of Urban History: Past, Present, Future.…

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CFP: International Planning History Society 2022 Conference

Call for Papers: 19th IPHS Conference 4-6 July 2022

CITY SPACE TRANSFORMATION: RESILIENT URBAN ENVIRONMENTS

The 19th biennial International Planning History Society (IPHS) conference will take place 4–6 July 2022. It will be convened by Professor Alexey Krasheninnikov and hosted by the Moscow Architectural Institute, Russia.…

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