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Lucy Dunning

BlogCo-producing Urbanisms
November 22, 2017

Participatory Cities and Urban Justice

This blog was written by Prof Beth Perry and originally appeared on the Mistra Urban Future website. Whilst a lot of attention has been paid to the Urban Sustainable Development Goal 11, with its focus on substantive issues such as…
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Blog
November 15, 2017

Seeing like a City by Ash Amin and Nigel Thrift

This book review was written by Michele Lancione, Senior Research Fellow, and originally appeared in Society and Space.   There is Nothing Like the City Published fifteen years after Cities: Reimagining the Urban, Seeing Like a City, is a testament to the…
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Co-producing Urbanisms
October 27, 2017

A mysterious death in Argentina calls attention to indigenous land struggles

This article was written by Victoria Habermehl, Nick Clare and Liz Mason-Deese and originally appeared on The Conversation. Victoria is a Research Associate on the ESRC ‘Whose Knowledge matters?’ project and is part of the Mistra Urban Futures network. She has…
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Controlled Environments
October 20, 2017

Culture & Climate Change: Future Scenarios Residency

Emma Critchley is a visual artist specialising in underwater photography and video. In June 2016 Emma was awarded a year-long residency called Culture & Climate Change, supported by the Jerwood Charitable Foundation, The University of Sheffield, The Open University and the…
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Co-producing Urbanisms
October 4, 2017

When you get a front door, remember to leave it open

Sophie King is a Research Fellow. You can follow her on twitter @sophiedking. This piece also draws on the voices of Mums Mart, Lower Broughton Life, and members of the South African Alliance. The Manchester-South Africa exchange is co-funded by the Realising Just…
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Urban Automation
October 4, 2017

‘Geographies of Urban Automation’ – Call for Papers: AAG 2018 – New Orleans

Call for Papers: AAG 2018 – New Orleans Geographies of Urban Automation Federico Cugurullo – Trinity College Dublin Simon Marvin – University of Sheffield Rob Raven – University of Utrecht Alan Wiig – University of Massachusetts, Boston Call for Papers…
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BlogGeneral
September 27, 2017

Global Urban Justice @RC21

How does citizen participation challenge or reinforce power relations in urban governance? What might an urban politics look like which values dissent as well as consensus? How can we contribute to realising global urban justice through critical methodologies? These were…
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Co-producing Urbanisms
September 22, 2017

Urban Living Labs Handbook

There is a growing trend to involve citizens in city development, to make urban areas more sustainable and livable. The urban living labs approach offers a way to foster new collaborative, trans-disciplinary ways of thinking in urban planning and development,…
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Co-producing Urbanisms
September 22, 2017

Welcoming the first cohort of PhD students!

As part of our Co-Producing Urbanisms research theme, the Mistra Urban Futures project welcomes the first cohort of PhD students! Three new PhD students have now been recruited to join the Sheffield-Manchester platform. Led by Professors Tim May (Sheffield Methods…
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BlogCo-producing Urbanisms
September 13, 2017

Fearless Cities: the new urban movements

A wave of new municipalist movements has been experimenting with how to take – and transform – power in cities large and small. Bertie Russell and Oscar Reyes report on the growing success of radical urban politics around the world. This blog post originally appeared on…
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