Journal of Urban Cultural Studies 6.1 is now available
Wednesday, October 16, 2019

Journal of Urban Cultural Studies 6.1 is now available

Intellect is delighted to announce that Journal of Urban Cultural Studies 6.1 is now available! 


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Aims & Scope


This peer-reviewed journal provides in-depth exploration of the cultural aspects of urban life and the representation of cities in cultural products. It explores the intersection of humanities and social sciences, including essays that balance individual cultural/artistic product(s) with social-science urban approaches.


Issue 6.1


Research Articles


Tricking memory, remaking the city: Trompe l’oeil and the visual transformation of a historic city in China: Chengdu 

Yanshuo Zhang


Imagining mid-nineteenth-century Beirut as a ‘City of the World’: Public intellectuals, photography, cartography and historical literature

Rita Sakr


Cartographies of Paris: Everyday mobilities in Michèle Rakotoson’s Elle, au printemps and Alain Mabanckou’s Tais-toi et meurs 

Anna-Leena Toivanen


Consumption on the Orient Express: Commodification and gamification of urban mobility in Tokyo Metro campaigns 

Mina Qiao


Cultural gentrification: Gourmet and Latinx immigrant food trucks vendors in Los Angeles

Lorena Munoz


Short-form Article


Out in the cold: Busking Copenhagen’s Nørreport Station and the urban affects of music

Michael Amunds