HI everyone,

Applications are rolling in for the Jamie Peck Masterclass in the School of Geosciences, The University of Sydney.

Please submit your application. Places are limited and applications close on Friday 2nd December, 2016.


Date: Friday, February 3rd 2017

All Day Masterclass (9:45am – 3:30pm including lunch and drinks)


Location: Madsen Conference Room 449, Madsen Building F09,

School of Geosciences, The University of Sydney

Join us for a one-day Sydney Masterclass with Professor Jamie Peck

Canada Research Chair in Urban & Regional Political Economy and Professor of Geography,

University of British Columbia



Conjunctural urbanism: Cities, Neoliberal Hegemony, and Financialized Restructuring


This Masterclass focuses on contemporary urban restructuring, delving into neoliberalism, financialization, variegated capitalism and conjunctural urbanism.

Successful applicants will complete 3 set readings for discussion (chair - Dr. Sophie Webber, U. of Sydney)

Who Can Apply: Geographers, economists and related disciplines, with Postgraduate Students and Early Career Researchers especially encouraged to apply

How To Apply: Places are limited and applications close on Friday 2nd December, 2016.   Tell us in up to 600 words why you’re interested in joining this Masterclass, your current position/affiliation, your research interests, plus include a one-page summary of urban theory and research directions to nikki.montenegro@sydney.edu.au




Phil McManus

Professor of Urban and Environmental Geography

Head of School of Geosciences

The University of Sydney


email:  phil.mcmanus@sydney.edu.au

phone: 61-2-9351 4242

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President - Geographical Society of New South Wales (GSNSW)



Recent publications:

McManus, P. (2016). Eco-City Development and Urban Health Reform: The Sino-Singapore Tianjin Eco-City as a Model for Chinese and Other Cities. In Mu Li and Yangfen Wu (Eds.), Urbanization and Public Health in China, (pp. 317-335). London: Imperial College Press.  

DeAraugo, J., McLaren, S., McManus, P., McGreevy, P. (2016). Improving the understanding of psychological factors contributing to horse-related accident and injury: Context, loss of focus, cognitive errors and rigidity. Animals, 6(2), 1-10

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