Monthly Archives: August 2011

Save Creativity! Peter Marcuse at the Centre for Metropolitan Studies on 9th August 2011

by Ares Kalandides There has been a relatively comforting silence recently around the creative class, the creative city and the creative economy. The embarrassing hurrahs of the past ten years seem to have settled into a murmur. People and discourses … Continue reading

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Second Call for Papers for the Special Edition of the International Place Branding Conference in Utrecht January 2012

(Subscribe to the blog to receive regular updates and related news. ) in:polis | urbanism in cooperation with the Department of Human Geography & Planning, Faculty of Geosciences, Utrecht University are happy to announce that the second Call for Papers … Continue reading

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Governmentally Enacted Aesthetics: the Limits of Place Branding?

By Caspar Lundsgaard-Hansen In March 2011, the small Swiss town of Solothurn (population approx. 16000) passed a regulation directed at the many small businesses operating in the historic old town. They are now obliged to select their outdoor furniture in … Continue reading

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Place Branding Conference – Announcement: Special Issue by the Journal of Place Management and Development

In:polis | urbanism in cooperation with the Department of Human Geography & Planning, Faculty of Geosciences, Utrecht University are happy to announce that the Journal of Place Management and Development will be publishing a special issue with a selection of … Continue reading

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