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July 2008

David Lowenthal to organise memorial tribute for colleague
Since writing obituaries for geography colleagues, David is organising a tribute for David Hooson at the RGS.
John Salt acted as rapporteur at a recent OECD-Dutch government seminar
Professor John Salt was in Amsterdam for the government Migration Seminar in June 2008
Conversations in Buenos Aires
Professor Matthew Gandy, Dr Caroline Bressey, Dr Andrew Harris and Leandro Minuchin recently participated in a workshop in Buenos Aires entitled 'Conversations on the Contemporary City'.
Alan Gilbert gives plenary address in Germany
Professor Alan Gilbert gave a plenary address at the University of Dortmund on 30 June on 'Urban governance and the poor'.
Hugh Clout lectures in France
Professor Hugh Clout delivered the plenary lecture on 20 June at the international conference on "Les dimensions du terrain en géographie" held at the Université d'Artois in Arras.
Cities in Modernity Book Launch
Richard Dennis's new book, Cities in Modernity: Representations and Productions of Metropolitan Space, 1840-1930, published by Cambridge University Press, was launched at a reception in UCL on 17 June, following on from the Environment Institute's 'Stinkfest' at which Richard gave the opening talk.
Top Downloaded Paper
A paper by UCL researchers and collaborators in Edinburgh and Oregon was the most downloaded paper in the journal 'Remote Sensing of Environment' over the period January to March 2008.