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Lucy Dunning

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September 16, 2021

Cacopolis Now – What does the pandemic mean for the Alpha City?

(Photograph by Alan Silvester) Our Research Associate Professor Rowland Atkinson reflects on the urgent changes necessary for the city to become a fairer and better place for all in a new blog for Verso Books, publisher of his book Alpha…
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September 16, 2021

New article on how a water pipeline has shaped urbanisation and contemporary urban life

Prof Vanesa Castán Broto, Dr Hita Unnikrishnan and their colleague H.S.Sudhira have recently published an article “Walk the Pipeline: Urban Infrastructure Landscapes in Bengaluru’s Long Twentieth Century” in the International Journal of Urban and Regional Research. Walking reveals how urban…
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Paradox of informal Urban
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September 15, 2021

UI participation in The Paradox of Informal Urbanism seminar series

Prof Maliq Simone was invited to participate in The Paradox of Informal Urbanism seminar series hosted by the Informal Urbanism Research Hub in Melbourne. Maliq presented the first in the series on the 'The Urban Extensions: Volatile simultaneities of spatial…
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Mobilization and Advocacy in Massive Urbanization Contexts
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September 15, 2021

Podcast on ‘Mobilization and Advocacy in Massive Urbanization Contexts’

Prof MaliqSimone recently moderated a podcast on 'Mobilization and Advocacy in Massive Urbanization Contexts' as part of the Urban Political series. In this episode, Maliq invites the four urban thinkers to reflect on Delhi, Karachi, Lagos and Manila by addressing…
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EventNews
September 14, 2021

The Urban Climate Finance Network 2021-2022 Masterclass Series

Thinking relationally about cities, finance and climate action. Deadline for expression of interest: Sept. 30th 2021 This masterclass series is part of the Urban Climate Finance Network work programme on ‘Decentering Urban Climate Finance.’ Supported by the Urban Studies Foundation,…
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Cities coping with COVID-19
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September 14, 2021

Symposium on Cities coping with COVID-19 Comparative perspectives

UI Director Professor Beth Perry participated in a symposium “Cities coping with COVID-19 Comparative perspectives” for City: Analysis of Urban Change, Theory Action. The Symposium represents an experimental format within CITY aimed at those communities of practice engaged in urban…
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September 14, 2021

New open access paper on Queering participatory planning

Congratulations to Prof Vanesa Castán Broto on her new paper “Queering participatory planning” in the journal of Environment & Urbanization. All over the world, people suffer violence and discrimination because of their sexual orientation and gender identity. Queer theory has…
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Climate UrbanismNews
October 24, 2018

Urban Institute academic research to analyse climate action in smaller cities

An Urban Institute academic is to lead a major new research project which will analyse actions taken by smaller cities around the world to combat climate change. The population of the world is expected to reach 9.8 billion in 2050.…
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GeneralOpinion
October 10, 2018

The Northern Food Network

This regional event brought together representatives from food networks across the north of England to inspire, collaborate and share best practice. Speakers and discussion focused around 2 themes: • The governance challenge of coordinating food networks - how can we…
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OpinionOpinion - Coproducing Urbanisms
August 15, 2018

What role will UK trade unions play on climate change?

By Jennifer Patient, a PhD student working on the Realising Just Cities Project with The Urban Insitute. This post originally appeared on the Realising Just Cities project website on 11th July 2018. “Trade unions hear different stories - about climate change…
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