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Author: James Lesh

Dr James Lesh is an urban historian and Lecturer in Cultural Heritage and Museum Studies. His research explores the theory and practice of heritage conservation in the twentieth and twenty-first centuries.

Programme: 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

School of Architecture and Planning, University of Auckland, 25-27 November 2022

Keynote speaker: We are delighted that Dr Ben Schrader, Victoria University of Wellington’s JD Stout Research Fellow for 2022, will present the keynote address.…

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“Programme: Ngā Pūtahitanga / Crossings: A Joint Conference of SAHANZ and the Australasian UHPH Group”

GUHP Emerging Scholars Program 2022-2023

The Global Urban History Project (GUHP) invites applications from graduate students and early career scholars in urban history to join one of four research and collaboration workshops affiliated with its continuing program of Dream Conversations in Urban History. 

Selected applicants will participate in a series of events designed to facilitate intellectual engagement, offer feedback on research and writing, and promote peer and professional support.…

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“GUHP Emerging Scholars Program 2022-2023”

Registration Open: Ngā Pūtahitanga / Crossings Conference, Auckland, 25-27 November 2022

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

Registration now open: https://uoaevents.eventsair.com/ng-ptahitanga-crossings/npcregportal.…

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“Registration Open: Ngā Pūtahitanga / Crossings Conference, Auckland, 25-27 November 2022”

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”

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”

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