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  • Horgan, Mervyn, Saara Liinamaa, Amanda Dakin, Devan Hunter, Sofia Meligrana, Edith Wilson, and Meng Xu. 2024, forthcoming. “Pandemic-Facilitated Interaction and New Affordances of Sociability: How Strangers Improvise around Masks and Physical Distancing in Canadian Urban Public Spaces.” In COVID-19 and the Social Sciences, edited by Erwan Dianteill and N’Dri Assié-Lumumba. Paris: UNESCO.
  • Horgan, Mervyn. 2017b. “Mundane Mutualities: Solidarity and Strangership in Everyday Urban Life.” In Place, Diversity and Solidarity, edited by Stijn Oosterlynck, Nick Schuermans, and Maarten Loopmans, 19–32. New York: Routledge.
  • Horgan, Mervyn. 2014. “Serendipitous City: Towards an Aleatory Urbanism.” In Cartographies of Place: Navigating the Urban, edited by Janine Marchessault and Michael Darroch, 55–76. Montreal & Kingston: McGill-Queen’s University Press.
  • Horgan, Mervyn, and Leslie Kern. 2014. “Urban Public Spaces: Streets, Strangership and Securitization.” In Urban Canada, edited by Harry Hiller, 3rd ed., 112–32. Toronto: Oxford University Press.
  • Horgan, Mervyn. 2013. “Flop Houses, Fancy Hotels and ‘Second-Rate Bohemia’: Zorbaugh’s The Gold Coast and the Slum and the Gentrification Debate.” In The Chicago School Diaspora: Epistemology and Substance, 178–98. Montreal & Kingston: McGill-\Queen’s University Press.

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The sociable cities research team acknowledges that we live and work on traditional, unceded, and/or treaty lands of First Nations, Inuit and Metis peoples. We are hosted on the Dish with One Spoon territory, the treaty land and territory of the Mississaugas of the Credit, and Between the Lakes Purchase (Treaty 3). For thousands of years, this was the land of Attawandaron peoples, and eventually, the Anishnaabe, Haudenosaunee and Métis. Additionally, our team conducts research in the traditional territories of the Chippewa and Huron-Wendat, covered by Treaty 13 and the Williams Treaties. As we strive to strengthen our relationship with Indigenous peoples, we recognize that our work, which is centred on solidarity and place-based connection, has much to learn from Indigenous peoples of past, present and future. We express our deepest gratitude to the Indigenous peoples who share this land with us and from whom we continue to learn.