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Co-producing Urbanisms
August 7, 2018

“With savings we can do wonders”: a Manchester-Muungano exchange

In June 2018, six Greater Manchester residents went on a learning exchange visit to Muungano Wa Wanavijiji (the Kenyan Slum Dwellers Federation) in Nairobi as part of the Realising Just Cities project: ‘Community-led organising: Seeing the inner city from the…
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Co-producing Urbanisms
June 1, 2018

Greater Manchester – Scotland Peer Learning Exchange

The Action Research Collective, part of the ESRC funded Jam & Justice project, has just returned from a peer exchange in Glasgow hosted by our Scottish partner, Dr. Oliver Escobar, University of Edinburgh, What Works Scotland Co-Director. The aim of…
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May 24, 2018

Job Opportunity: Research Impact Officer

We are seeking to appoint a part-time Research Impact Officer (80% FTE) on a 9 month contract to join a research team working on the project, Jam and Justice: Co-Producing Urban Governance for Social Innovation. You will work under guidance…
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Co-producing Urbanisms
April 16, 2018

Mistra Urban Futures Annual Report 2017 Published

We are pleased to announce that the Mistra Urban Futures 2017 annual report is now published. Last year was extremely productive as the Sheffield-Manchester Platform began working with colleagues in Cape Town, Gothenburg, Kisumu, Skåne and Stockholm to launch our comparative research projects to compare the processes and experiences of different platforms in…
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Co-producing Urbanisms
April 9, 2018

New Working Paper Published

Sophie King and Peter Kasaija have recently published a new working paper for the Effective States and Inclusive Development research centre (ESID) entitled State-movement partnership in Uganda: Co-producing an enabling environment for urban poverty reduction? An increasing body of knowledge is…
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Co-producing Urbanisms
April 4, 2018

New Festivals Report Published

​Festivals are international cultural practices, taking plural forms and expressions across the world. They offer an empirical lens to enrich our understanding about how tangible and intangible cultural heritage combine, collide, conflict and cohere. Festivals are a spatially and temporally…
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Co-producing Urbanisms
February 12, 2018

New Municipalism – (Re)Claiming Democracy

Municipalism has been the magic buzzword in debates about new urban movements and the democratization of politics. In Europe it is currently associated especially with cities in Spain, the most prominent Barcelona, where the citizens platform Barcelona en Comú is…
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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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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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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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