Migration, Identity, Diaspora and Urban Scholars(hip): Personal and Academic Reflections


Tuesday 7th September

10.00am (WA), 12.00 noon (AEST), 2.00pm (NZ)


Dear Replanners/IAG’ers


Apologies for X-posting.


Delighted to announce that the ACRN will be holding it’s third, and final, “Speaking Out” webinar for 2021 on Tues 7th Sept (10.00am WA; 12 noon AEST; 2.00pm NZ) as part of Social Sciences Week.


This webinar takes the format of a panel discussion and features a great line up of urban studies scholars from across Australia and Aotearoa-New Zealand.


See the link below for details of speakers, registration and even some recommended readings that speak to the topics/issues that will be discussed by the various panellists







Dr. Paul J. Maginn

Dept. of Geography & Planning

School of Social Sciences

The University of Western Australia

35 Stirling Highway, Crawley, WA 6009 

W: +61 (0)8 6488 2711     M: +61 (0)421 545190     T: @planographer


Editor-in-Chief, Urban Policy and Research


Scholarly Publications:

Rogers, D., Miles, H., Whitzman, C., McCann, E., Maginn, P.J. et al, (2020) The City Under COVID‐19: Podcasting As Digital Methodology, Tijdschrift voor Economische en Sociale Geografie (Journal of Economic and Social Geography)

Maginn, P. J. (2020) 'In what sense is Australia a multicultural society? Planning for/with multiculturalism' in S. Saggar, & A. Zenz (eds) Re-Imagining Australia: MIgration, Cututre, Diversity

Gurran, N., Maginn, P.J., Burton, P., Legacy, C. Curtis, C., Kent, A. and Binder, G. (Eds.) (2020) Disruptive Urbanism: Implications of the 'Sharing Economy' for Cities, Regions and Urban Policy

Jackson, C.A., Maginn, P.J., Baldwin, A. and Brents, B. (2020) Consent and Sexualized Leisure in Sin City: Observations from a U.S. Pornography Expo in Las Vegas’ Leisure Science 

Jackson, C.A., Baldwin, A., Brents, B. and Maginn, P.J., (2019) ‘EXPOsing Men’s Gender Role Attidues as Porn Superfans’Sociological Forum


The Conversation:

Maginn, P.J. and Hubbard, P. (2020) Coronavirus could turn cities into doughnuts: empty centres but vibrant suburbs, The Conversation (UK).

Mortimer, G., Grimmer, L. and Maginn, P. J. (2020) The suburbs are the future of post-covid retail, The Conversation (Australia.)

Maginn, P.J. and Mortimer, G. (2020) How COVID all but killed the Australian CBD, The Conversation (Australia).

Maginn, P.J. (2020) Denied intimacy in ‘iso’, Aussies go online for adult content – so what’s hot in each major city? The Conversation (Australia).

Maginn, P.J., Baldwin, A., Brents, B. & Jackson, C. (2020) ‘What Happens in Vegas… Why Consent Matters in ‘Sin City’ and Other Sex Tourism Cities’The Conversation (Australia).

Maginn, P.J. and Keil, R. (2019) ‘How the Suburbs Can Help Cities in the Fight Against Climate change’, The Conversation (Canada).

Maginn, P.J., Baldwin, A., Brents, B. & Jackson, C. (2019) 'How male 'porn superfans' really view women'The Conversation (US).