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Welcome to CURB

Curb[kurb]: the edge or margin of a road, the limit of a thoroughfare 


2 June 2021
Online (Zoom)
The limits to Urban Revolution: The Transformation of Ankara, Turkey, under the Justice and Development Party
Dr Mustafa Kemal Bayırbağ, Dr Seth Schindler and Dr Mehmet Penpecioğlu

12 May 2021
Online (Zoom)
Controlling the capital city: Understanding strategies for the pursuit of urban dominance
Dr Tom Goodfellow and Dr David Jackman

Research Outputs

'Letting the brush lead: Mark Cousins, film-maker of the floating world'. Daryl Martin

‘What makes city life meaningful is the things we hide’ Gareth Millington and Vladimir Rizov

'Mediterranean Migrant Crisis to a Europe Without Borders?' Leoluca Orlando & Simon Parker

'Disorderly Cities and the policy-making field: the 1981 English riots and the management of urban decline' Simon Parker & Rowland Atkinson 

'Policy pathways to justice in energy efficiency' Carolyn Snell, Mark Bevan and Ross Gillard

Podcasts and Archive

Richard Webber: CURB Annual Pulic Lecture

J.G Ballard: Concrete Island 40 Years On


Centre for URBan research

University of York, Wentworth Graduate College Heslington, York, North Yorkshire, YO10 5DD

Daryl Martin