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Sophie Rowson

March 20, 2019

A Window Into the Lives of Colonial India’s People, in the Trials of a Surveyor

Aritcle by the Urban Institute's Hita Unnikrishnan, and colleagues Anushri Visweswaran, and Harini Nagendra originally published via The Wire 17.02.19. When the British expanded their control over India in the 18th and 19th centuries, they began to systematically document the natural…
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March 7, 2019

Upcoming Seminar Series: Eco-communities in an urban future

Professor Jenny Pickerill, along with colleagues in the Eco-Communities research group and the Urban Institute are organising a seminar series on Eco-Communities in an Urban Future. The series, funded by the Urban Studies Foundation, will involve three workshops during 2019…
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Climate UrbanismNews
February 26, 2019

Welcoming new staff!

The Urban Institute are delighted to welcome a new member to the team. Linda Westman is a Postdoctoral research assistant working with Vanesa Castan Broto on the ERC-funded LO-ACT project
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February 22, 2019

Vanesa Castan Broto: Changing Cities in a Changing Climate

Vanesa Castan Broto: Inaugural Lecture Changing Cities in a Changing Climate Wednesday 20th March at 17:30 in the Diamond Lecture Theatre 2 Debates around the need for urgent, radical action have brought cities to the centre of debates about climate change politics. Technology optimists…
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February 20, 2019

“Usable past: Urban history enriching policy and research on cities today”

Simon Marvin reflects on recent "Usable Past" workshop
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