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Call for papers: Crisis, Civility, Imaginaries and Revolt: New Politics for the Global City?


The organisers papers and panel proposals on the following themes:

• Cities in emerging economies
• The impact of the GFC on Global Cities in the global north or south
• The Arab Spring and new geographies of resistance
• History and the Global City
Planet of Slums, urban migration and unevenness
• Modern day slavery and the shadow economy
• The Occupy Movement and new imaginaries of resistance
• The role of art, literature, and popular culture in defining Global Cities.

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Submission of proposals

Proposals for papers and panels should be submitted to the convenors by 25 April 2013.  Proposals should include a short absttract (up to 300 words) and a brief biography of the authors and presenters.


Dr Shameem Black, e:

Dr April Biccum e:

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