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Inverted peripheries: Le Boulevard Périphérique and the struggle for identity in Paris (2011)
Presentation / Conference
Devereux, M. (2011, June). Inverted peripheries: Le Boulevard Périphérique and the struggle for identity in Paris. Paper presented at Architectural Humanities Research Association Conference

Le Périphérique is a 35.04kms long inner ring road built around Paris following the line of the former defensive wall demolished in 1929. Ever since it opened in 1973 there have been attempts to reduce its physical impact on the landscape. It is gene... Read More about Inverted peripheries: Le Boulevard Périphérique and the struggle for identity in Paris.

Language and identity: Lessons from Ireland (2011)
Journal Article
Devereux, M. (2011). Language and identity: Lessons from Ireland. Town and Country Planning -London- Town and Country Planning Association-, 80(4), 192-194

This article explores the difficulties faced in keeping the Irish languages in daily use in those areas of Ireland where the influx of English as as dominant language is a threat. In particular it focusses on the approach of planners to controlling t... Read More about Language and identity: Lessons from Ireland.