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Living and moving around in a post-earthquake city

Seven years ago, during the night of 6 April 2009 the city of L’Aquila suffered one of the most tragic events in the modern history of Italy. At 3:32 A.M. a seismic event of 6.3 magnitude, which was preceded by … Continue reading

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Cities after transition: where are they, and where is the research about them?

It has been already 25 years since the great political change took place in the former socialist states, which has brought also numerous changes in the fields of urban and regional development. For a couple of years, scholars working on the … Continue reading

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Why should academics blog about their research? An answer in pictures

Originally posted on Progressive Geographies:
Why should academics blog about their research? An answer in pictures at The Sociological Imagination. Four reasons in the full post. Thanks to Jacqueline Bartram who drew these great cartoons as I was talking at…

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Jon Schwabish on polarisation and good graphs

A few days ago I have found, on the Metrotrends blog*, this article by Jon Schwabish, which I deemed interesting and worth sharing for two reasons. Firstly, it refers to an article at the Financial Times (needs subscription) and a … Continue reading

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On the importance of blogging

“Publish or perish!” is repeated. “Academe shall impact!” is said. “Public funded research shall be in open access!” is the new meme. In-between “dissemination” (through academic audiences) and “outreach” (towards the general public), the need for, and the ways through … Continue reading

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