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


29 January 2020
W/222 Wentworth College
Why cities look the way they do
Professor Richard J. Williams

15 January 2020
W/N/222 Wentworth College
Techno and the Teufelsberg: Excavating Berlin's Cold War
Professor John Schofield

6 November 2019
W/222 Wentworth College
State-led gentrification and contested reframings of citizenship in Turkey
Dr Öznur Yardıimci, Visiting Research Fellow, Centre for URBan Research

22 May 2019
W/222 Wentworth College
The Slow Violence of Displacement on London's Gentrification Frontier
Professor Phil Hubbard, Professor of Urban Studies, King's College London

8 May 2019
RCH/017 Ron Cooke Hub
The 'Haves' and the 'Have Yachts' (PDF , 1,450kb)

1 May 2019
W/222 Wentworth College
Making Ageing a Positive Experience
Dr Katherine Brookfield, Lecturer in Human Geography, University of York

Research Outputs

Mediterranean Migrant Crisis to a Europe Without Borders?

Leoluca Orlando & Simon Parker

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 College

Heslington, York

North Yorkshire

YO10 5DD


Tel: 01904 323050



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