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Publications and archives

Urban Research Plaza (URP) issues eight kinds of publications on the Global COE program.

Journal City, Culture and Society (CCS)

The journal entitled "CCS" is published by Elsevier B. V. which is edited by URP as a quarterly journal.


URP official issues to document researches, activities, and surveys.

Working papers

Composed of pre-publication versions of articles.

Report series

Conditional issues centering on documenting researches, activities, and surveys.


Published quarterly to flash ongoing researches and surveys.

Annual Reports

Collections of documents on research activities as self-assessment reports.


High quality writings issued by publishing companies.


Storage of amounts of pictures and maps (including electronic maps and drawings) in relation with urban studies.