Tag Archives: Urban

CFP: The Urban Economy: Networks, Flows and Place

12 International Conference on Urban History European Association for Urban History (EAUH) Portugal, Lisbon September 3-6, 2014 We invite everyone interested to submit a paper proposal (in the form of a 200 to 300-word abstract) for a conference session (M22) exploring the economic networks of cities in the nineteenth and twentieth centuries. The deadline for […]
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CFP: Pipes, People, and Politics: Dis/Unconnected Urban Infrastructure and Community Responses

“Pipes, People, and Politics: Dis/Unconnected Urban Infrastructure and Community Responses” American Anthropological Association (AAA) Annual Meeting, 2013 Meeting theme: Future Publics, Current Engagements November 20 – 24, 2013 Chicago, IL http://www.aaanet.org/meetings/ Session Organizers: Lucero Radonic and Angela Storey, The University of Arizona. Be it formal or informal, large-scale or small-scale, present or absent, urban infrastructure […]
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One of the best ever

Angelo Bruno was a sanitation worker with New York City’s Department of Sanitation for 31 years. He retired this past spring. He and his partner, Eddie Nieves, did a StoryCorps interview recently; this excellent excerpt was broadcast yesterday on NPR. I’m lucky enough to know both of them. Angelo was proud of his work and […]
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