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June 26, 2018

Already my first weeks in Weimar have passed and I have to admit that I adapted very fast to the new place. This secondment marks the beginning of my so-called “23-kg challenge” which means that I have decided to leave all my belongings in Karlskrona and at home and to...

June 26, 2018

The major lines of research in the history of the social sciences seem to have been frequently constructed around spatially situated institutions. In the Chicago of the 20s, in Frankfurt in the 50s, in Paris in the 70s the creation of knowledge was based on the local i...

April 13, 2018

International Scholarly Conference for Young Researchers  "Exploring the Past: New Social History at the Crossroads of Methodological Trends" was a nice opportunity for me and other young researchers to present and discuss our research within an interesting and promisi...

April 6, 2018

The lecture “Giuseppe Campos Venuti in XX century Italian urbanism and the “austerity” challenges for the future”, took place on 20th March 2018 in Barcelona, during the course “Regional and urban economy” held by prof. Carlos Ramiro Marmolejo Duarte in the frame of “M...

March 19, 2018

Before visiting Glasgow for my first urbanHIST secondment starting in January 2018, I heard many different opinions about the Scottish winter. On one hand, it’s quite far north ­­– about the same latitude as the northern urbanHIST base Karlskrona – so snow is likely to...

March 19, 2018

I had been considering visiting one of the German Federal Archives in Lichterfelde, Berlin the past few months but I had not really managed to do so until the first week of March. I had been going over a large amount of literature and other sources from libraries in Dr...

February 12, 2018

Very exciting to arrive to the main city of Sweden, I took the plane from Spain on the 15th of January to Stockholm-Arlanda and traveled from a 20ºC temperate winter in my hometown, Valencia, to a -11ºC real winter in the cold capital. The first day, marvelous Monica S...

January 22, 2018

Analyzing the history of urbanism is closely linked to the history of academic institutions, in which this subject was discussed, researched and taught. In the eventful decade of the 1960s, when the interest in the history of urbanism was revived, many academic institu...

January 22, 2018

Seminar class “Abitare oggi (e domani). Stili di vita, questioni, politiche”, in English “Living today (and tomorrow). Lifestyle, issues, politics.”, took place on November 15-16, 2017 in Venice, during the course “Urban policy and housing” (held by prof. Francesco Gas...

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