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UHPH2024 Registration, Conference Dinner and Conference Tours

Please find here a link to the UHPH2024 registration page.

The registration page now includes an option to register for the conference dinner, which will be at Thai Pothong in Newtown. Thai Potong caters well for most dietary restrictions.

Finally, there are two tour options, both scheduled for the morning of Thursday 11th of July, beginning at 10am.…

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“UHPH2024 Registration, Conference Dinner and Conference Tours”

UHPH Keynotes

The UHPH2024 conference organising committee is delighted to announce our line-up of keynote speakers:

Simon Barber Papatūānuku (Earth Mother) and the Grammar of Private Property 

Robert Freestone Imagining and contesting planned urban futures: The legacies and lessons of an unbuilt Sydney

Julie McIntyre

Title TBA

Simon Barber (Kāi Tahu) is a lecturer in Sociology at Ōtākou Whakaihu Waka | University of Otago.…

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“UHPH Keynotes”

Real Estate Agency: Land, Housing and Finance in Urban and Planning History

UHPH 2024, University of Sydney, July 11-13, 2024

Plan for Sydney (1948), by Reg Thornton. Source: State Library of NSW

In the cities of Australia and Aotearoa/New Zealand, real estate seems to be almost a second nature. It is a pervasive fact in daily life, structuring the economy and the environment.…

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“Real Estate Agency: Land, Housing and Finance in Urban and Planning History”

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”

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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“Joint SAHANZ and UHPHG 2022 Conference”

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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“Save the date: Urban History Journal 50th Anniversary Conference”

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