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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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“Save the Date: UHPH 2018”

Icons: The making, meaning and undoing of urban icons and iconic cities    

Organisation for the 2016 UHPH conference on the Gold Coast is now in full swing with contributors mapping out/ thinking about/ working on their papers (format templates attached) which are due by 15 November 2015. Registration is now open and payment is being processed online through the link from the website (see below) OR through the link from Griffith Pay (see below).…

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“Icons: The making, meaning and undoing of urban icons and iconic cities    ”

UHPH Conference 2016 Call for abstracts now open: deadline 31 March 2015

Proposals are welcome for the 13th Australasian Urban History/Planning History Conference (UHPH) to be hosted by Griffith University and held on the Gold Coast, Queensland between Sunday 31 January – Wednesday 3 February 2016.

Conference Theme

Icons: The making, meaning and undoing of urban icons and iconic cities

The use of icons (projects, places, plans, people and/or practices) to tell stories of urban environments is longstanding.…

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“UHPH Conference 2016 Call for abstracts now open: deadline 31 March 2015”

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