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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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Co-producing Urbanisms
July 5, 2017

Cultural Heritage and the Just City

The New Urban Agenda, signed in Quito Ecuador in 2016, calls for a broad and holistic understanding of the strategies and approaches needed to develop more sustainable urban transformations.  Importantly, it appears to correct a cultural-blindness in sustainable development policies…
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June 21, 2017

Coproducing Urban Transformations Keynote in Finland

Professor Beth Perry has given a keynote lecture at the University of Helsinki’s Pathways to Sustainability Transformations event. The event was organised as the first Sustainable Science Day of the new Helsinki Sustainability Science Centre (HELSUS). Held in the Great…
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Co-producing Urbanisms
March 17, 2017

The new urban ruins: Vacancy and the post-crisis city

Victoria Habermehl recently presented at The New Urban Ruins: Vacancy and the Post-Crisis City workshop at Trinity College Dublin. She presented on research in Argentina, focusing on bottom up responses to urban abandonment. Her paper was titled ‘Resisting organised abandonment, everyday…
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Co-producing Urbanisms
March 14, 2017

Eight lessons from Barcelona en Comú on how to Take Back Control

This article was written by Bertie Russell (Urban Institute) and Oscar Reyes, an Associate Fellow at the Institute for Policy Studies, and was originally published in openDemocracy. “We’re living in extraordinary times that demand brave and creative solutions. If we’re…
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February 13, 2017

Call for Papers: ‘Valuing Urban Dissensus: Contested Knowledge Claims in Realising Just Cities’

Please see below CFP for session titled Valuing Urban Dissensus: Contested Knowledge Claims in Realising Just Cities as part of the forthcoming RC21 Conference Rethinking Urban Global Justice (September 11-13, Leeds, UK). Abstracts should be sent to the conference organisers…
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January 26, 2017

Mapping Participatory Urban Governance

The Jam & Justice project are producing a map of Participatory Urban Governance. Drawing from across the Global South & North, we are looking to produce a collection of inspiring, workable, and actually existing examples of how citizens can be…
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Co-producing Urbanisms
January 24, 2017

Welcome Victoria Habermehl

The Urban Institute is delighted to welcome Victoria Habermehl to the team. She has a PhD in Geography from the University of Leeds on organising in-against-and beyond crisis in Buenos Aires, Argentina through the economy, state and territory. Victoria’s research…
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January 19, 2017

The Sheffield-Manchester Local Interaction Platform welcomes new Research Fellows

We are delighted to welcome two new Research Fellows as part of the Sheffield-Manchester Local Interaction Platform (SMLIP). Nick and Sophie will job-share to coordinate the Realising Just Cities programme of work and the design, delivery and evaluation of co-production…
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Co-producing Urbanisms
December 7, 2016

Knowledge for Just Sustainability

A new paper by the Urban Institute’s Beth Perry and Professor Tim May at the Sheffield Methods Institute has just been published. ‘Knowledge for Just Urban Sustainability’ appears in Local Environment: The International Journal of Justice and Sustainability. The article…
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