17 June 2021, 9pm Central European Time, or 5am Australian Eastern Standard Time, marks the official launch of the Cambridge Elements in Global Urban History, with a Zoom event featuring authors Alexia Yates and Richard Harris, discussants Sheetal Chhabria, and editors Tracy Neumann, Joseph Ben Prestel, and Michael Goebel.…
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Our urban history friends in the UK are hosting a number of exciting events over the coming few weeks.
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.…
Continue reading... “What lies beneath: tunnels for trafficking, or just a subterranean service? Time to rescue these spaces from the conspiracists”
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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Camden History Notes, a blog, has posted a review of the AUHPHG 2018 conference at RMIT in Melbourne:
‘Remaking Cities’, a conference with a heady mix of urban delights