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July 10, 2019

The Realising Just Cities 2019 Annual Conference: Lessons, Impacts and Outcomes – 15 October 2019

The rapidly growing number of people moving into cities all over the world presents a challenge of unprecedented size. It is crucial to find ways to make urbanisation a source for wealth, health and sustainability – which is shared. Mistra…
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June 12, 2019

Whose Knowledge Matters Exhibition Opens as part of Manchester Histories Festival Peterloo 2019 Commemorations

An exhibition produced by Urban Institute researcher, Vicky Habermehl, Visiting Associate Liz Mason Deese and community researchers in Greater Manchester has been opened at the Manchester Central Library. Part of the Whose Knowledge Matters project, led by Professor Beth Perry, the exhibition explores the themes of protest,…
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June 12, 2019

Save the Date: An Evening with Jam and Justice, 3 July 2019

How might cities be better governed? As part of a dedicated National Co-Production Week programme, Jam and Justice researchers are getting ready to share key insights from three years’ work in Greater Manchester. Led by Professor Beth Perry of the…
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May 30, 2019

Pictures of a Gone City with Richard A. Walker

Join us for a talk by critical geographer Richard A. Walker, professor emeritus at University of California, Berkeley and director of the Living New Deal Project. Walker will discuss his recent book, 'Pictures of a Gone City: Tech and the Dark…
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April 16, 2019

Positioning urban policy at the foreground of innovations in urban studies/science with Professor Susan Parnell

Positioning urban policy at the foreground of innovations in urban studies/science   Professor Susan Parnell GCRF Chair in Urban Development, School of Geography, University of Bristol and Emeritus Professor, and University of Cape Town Wednesday 15th May, 17:30pm The Diamond,…
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Climate Urbanism EventEventNews
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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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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December 18, 2018

Urban Institute Events Programme 2019

Take a look at the Urban Institute's exciting programme of events for 2019. More details to follow. Vanesa Castan Broto, Inaugural Lecture: Changing cities in a changing climate 20 March 2019, The Diamond - Sheffield This lecture examines how the climate…
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December 11, 2018

Call for Papers: Infrastructures, identities and the materialities of difference and belonging: CfP RC21 Delhi 2019

RC21 18-21 September 2019 Delhi Stream Title:  Infrastructures, identities and the materialities of difference and belonging in the city This stream will explore the sociality of infrastructure and invite debate about the ways infrastructure can be constitutive of practices and structures…
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