• Interviews

    “The Urban Middle East”: A Conversation on Beirut and Knowledge Production with Hiba Bou Akar by Noura Wahby
    Read the full interview

  • IJURR January 2022 Issue Web Discussion

    We hosted a lively virtual conversation on “Populism and Right Wing Imaginaries,” with the authors featured in IJURR’s January 2022 issue.
    Watch here

  • IJURR Lecture and Virtual Issue on Segregation

    Dr Sonia Arbaci presented the IJURR Lecture on segregation at the RC21 virtual conference, with an accompanying Virtual Issue by IJURR Board member Eduardo Marques
    The lecture and virtual issue are available here

  • Spotlight On Becoming an Urban Researcher During a Pandemic

    Nine essays written by ten emerging urban scholars, reflecting on the unique challenges of doing (or attempting to do) PhD research during a global, but geographically uneven, pandemic.
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Detail from a map of the Kpone Katamanso Municipal Area in Ghana, site of ‘Appolonia City of Light’, one of the largest privately engineered and master-planned enclaved city projects on the continent, catering to the housing needs of a rapidly growing middle class (map © Austin Ablo, produced by RS/GIS Lab, University of Ghana)

Detail from a photo of a slogan in keeping with the Chinese government’s environmental objective. Framed by worn painted tyres, the characters read ‘Waste separation is the new trend’, encouraging residents of a resettlement programme to participate in the government initiated scheme (photo © Zheng Wang, July 2019)

Detail from a hilltop view of the shrinking mining town of Lengshuijiang in Hunan Province, China, focusing on some of the metal refineries and factories that dominate the landscape (photo © Kai Zhou, December 2021)