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A McCloskey

Event
November 19, 2019

From Displacement to Displaceability: Reshaping Urban Citizenship – 20 November 2019

Speaker: Prof. Oren Yiftachel Professor of Urban Studies and Political Geography at Ben-Gurion University of the Negev and Visiting Leverhulme Professor, Department of Geography, UCL When? 16.00 to 17.30pm, Wednesday 20 November 2019 Where?  Arts Tower, 16th Floor, The Well…
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Event
November 19, 2019

Reflections Seminar Programme 2019-2020: Urban Explorations

16 October 2019 Prof. Caren Levy, The Bartlett Development Planning Unit, UCL Critical Conversation in KNOW (Knowledge in Action for Urban Equality) 16 October 4pm, Arts Tower - 13.19 (13th floor)  20 November 2019 Prof. Oren Yiftachel, Ben-Gurion University and…
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News
November 15, 2019

Dr Victoria Habermehl presented with Regional Studies Association Best Paper Award

Urban Institute Research Associate Dr Victoria Habermehl was presented with the 2019 Regional Studies Association (RSA) Best Paper Award for the journal Territory, Politics, Governance at a ceremony in London this week. The paper, Territories in contestation: relational power in…
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EventLife At The MarginsNewsUrban Humans
November 4, 2019

Dwelling in Liminalities: Uncanny conversations

A seminar series by Michele Lancione and AbdouMaliq Simone Events take place at the University of Sheffield. All welcome. Precis What is the meaning of dwelling in liminalities? In urban times when life becomes reconfigured by all sorts of densities…
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Climate UrbanismNews
September 26, 2019

The New Climate Urbanism: towards a research agenda

On Sept 4th-5th 2019, the Urban Institute hosted a two-days international workshop on ‘The New Climate Urbanism' as part of its ongoing research on this theme. The workshop gathered together over thirty participants working across urban and political geography, engineering,…
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Past events
September 4, 2019

The New Climate Urbanism: An International Workshop on the Changing relationship between Cities and Climate Change

On September 4th - 5th, the Urban Institute will host an international workshop discussing the emergence of a 'New Climate Urbanism’. The workshop brings together over 30 leading scholars from all around the world to think about the past, present and future…
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News
August 27, 2019

Urban Institute at the RGS/IBG Conference

This year members of the Urban Institute team are participating in the meeting of the Royal Geography Society, representing some of the amazing research and debates we are involved with. You can find out more below. Dr Sam Burgum is convening…
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OpinionOpinion - Coproducing Urbanisms
August 21, 2019

Festivals can transform cities by making space for overlooked people and cultures

Cities all over the world are facing major crises – from failing services and mounting inequalities, to climate emergencies. And arts and culture have a surprisingly critical role in tackling these kind of urban challenges. Festivals create exciting spaces to experience art, music, culture and…
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Event
August 21, 2019

Financing infrastructure in cities of the global South – 17 October 2019

Liza Rose Cirolia, Tom Goodfellow and Jonathan Silver present Financing infrastructure in cities of the global South, a full-day workshop on 17 October 2019 at the Urban Institute (The University of Sheffield, UK).  The ‘infrastructure turn’ within Urban Studies has resulted in growing scholarly attention on…
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OpinionOpinion - Coproducing Urbanisms
July 29, 2019

How social innovation can support citizen participation

Beth Perry, Catherine Durose and Liz Richardson reflect on the findings of the Jam and Justice Action Research Collective in Greater Manchester and discuss how social innovation can support citizen participation. This article was originally published on Open Access Government.…
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