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Co-producing Urbanisms

Co-producing Urbanisms
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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Co-producing Urbanisms
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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Co-producing Urbanisms
December 2, 2016

Responsible Research and Innovation Award

We are pleased to announce that Mistra Urban Futures has received the first ever European Research Association’s award for Responsible Research and Innovation. The Award was presented at a ceremony in Brussels on 21 November 2016. It is funded by…
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Co-producing Urbanisms
November 9, 2016

Festivals, heritage and the socio-cultural transformation of place

The Urban Institute is partnering with universities across Europe in a cutting-edge collaboration between the arts and humanities and social sciences, funded by the JPI Heritage Plus programme. The CHIME project is a transnational collaboration which examines jazz and improvised…
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Co-producing Urbanisms
November 9, 2016

UI Seminar on Transdisciplinary Urban Research Methods

Professor Beth Perry recently gave a seminar at the University of Gothenburg’s Business School on ‘Beyond Critique: Co-producing Urban Transformations’. The seminar was part of a day-long planning process for the development of a Research School for Transdisciplinary Research as…
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Co-producing Urbanisms
November 9, 2016

Knowledge Matters inception meeting in Netherlands

At the end of October Professor Beth Perry travelled to Utrecht with Professor Tim May of the Sheffield Methods Institute for the first inception meeting of the ‘Whose Knowledge Matters?’ project. The project explores the functioning of citizen knowledge in…
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Co-producing Urbanisms
November 9, 2016

First Steps for the Action Research Cooperative

The Action Research Cooperative is an exciting urban governance innovation that forms the heart of the Urban Institute’s ESRC Urban Transformations grant, Jam and Justice. The Action Research Cooperative (ARC) brings together academics, public and voluntary sector workers, community activists…
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