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The **Urban Political** delves into contemporary urban issues with activists, scholars and policy-makers from around the world.
Providing informed views, state of the art knowledge and unusual insights, the podcast aims to advance our understanding of urban environments and how we might make them more just and democratic.
The **Urban Political** provides a new forum for reflection on bridging urban activism and scholarship, where regular features offer snapshots of pressing issues and new publications, allowing multiple voices of scholars and activists to enter into a transnational debate directly.

Hosted by Ross Beveridge (Urban Studies Department of the University of Glasgow) and Markus Kip (Georg-Simmel-Center for Metropolitan Studies at Humboldt University in Berlin)
Communications: Philipp Weitze (Georg-Simmel-Center for Metropolitan Studies at Humboldt University in Berlin)

Powered in partnership with the Georg-Simmel-Center for Metropolitan Studies at the Humboldt Universität zu Berlin.

Music credits: "Something Elated" by Broke For Free, CC BY 3.0 US

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Urban Political Podcast Ross Beveridge & Markus Kip

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The **Urban Political** delves into contemporary urban issues with activists, scholars and policy-makers from around the world.
Providing informed views, state of the art knowledge and unusual insights, the podcast aims to advance our understanding of urban environments and how we might make them more just and democratic.
The **Urban Political** provides a new forum for reflection on bridging urban activism and scholarship, where regular features offer snapshots of pressing issues and new publications, allowing multiple voices of scholars and activists to enter into a transnational debate directly.

Hosted by Ross Beveridge (Urban Studies Department of the University of Glasgow) and Markus Kip (Georg-Simmel-Center for Metropolitan Studies at Humboldt University in Berlin)
Communications: Philipp Weitze (Georg-Simmel-Center for Metropolitan Studies at Humboldt University in Berlin)

Powered in partnership with the Georg-Simmel-Center for Metropolitan Studies at the Humboldt Universität zu Berlin.

Music credits: "Something Elated" by Broke For Free, CC BY 3.0 US

If you would like to produce an episode with us or have comments, please get in touch!

Follow us on
Twitter: @political_urban
Instagram: @urban_political
Featured on wisspod: https://wissenschaftspodcasts.de/podcasts/urban-political/

Email: urbanpolitical@protonmail.com

    Urban Political Special: RC21 Conference Antwerp

    Urban Political Special: RC21 Conference Antwerp

    In this episode we give you exclusive insights into the RC21 conference 2021 Antwerp. Our guests share their experiences from sessions, keynotes, and discussions on this year's main theme of 'Sensing and Shaping the City'.

    • 57 min
    Housing Commons & Collectives: European & US Perspectives

    Housing Commons & Collectives: European & US Perspectives

    After discussing expropriation efforts in Berlin recently, this episode will widen the discussion of housing commons to perspectives, differences, and potentials in Europe and the US.

    • 1 hr 28 min
    Decolonize/Decenter: Planning in the South

    Decolonize/Decenter: Planning in the South

    ‘How can academic research be of service to envisioning alternative planning agendas that reflect the realities of the so-called Global South?’ is the central question that our guest host Inhji Jon stresses in this episode.

    • 1 hr 20 min
    Green Cities and Contemporary Climate Planning: Politics and Practices

    Green Cities and Contemporary Climate Planning: Politics and Practices

    Green cities and green infrastructure have become common planning practices. But why is nature good and how does green matter? Do all people have equal access to nature, or are some left out of contemporary climate planning?

    • 51 min
    Housing struggles in Berlin: Part II Grassroots Expropriation Activism

    Housing struggles in Berlin: Part II Grassroots Expropriation Activism

    After Andrej Holm delved into the history of 'Mietendeckel', the rent cap legislation in Berlin, in the previous episode on contemporary housing struggles in Berlin, in this episode Joanna Kusiak explores grassroots activism of 'Deutsche Wohnen & Co enteignen' (Expropriate Deutsche Wohnen & Co).

    • 1 hr
    Housing Struggles in Berlin: Part I Rent Cap

    Housing Struggles in Berlin: Part I Rent Cap

    This episode, we discuss the social and political consequences of last week's rent cap ("Mietendeckel") ruling of the German Federal Constitutional Court with Andrej Holm. We explore the history of the Mietendeckel, rising rents, and growing housing activism in Berlin that led to the legislation in the first place. We debate the effects the rent cap had on rents, the housing market and what it meant for people living and renting in the city. Andrej discusses the implications that the ruling has for the left-wing coalition in Berlin, for urban activism, and transformative approaches.

    • 51 min

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