***Due to a high volume of interest and requests for additional time, we have extended the application deadline – applications are now due by Monday, 12th December 2016.***


Please submit your application as soon as possible for this important event.


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)


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



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 Monday 12 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

Description: fbSchool of Geosciences


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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