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Climate Urbanism EventEvent
September 4, 2019

The New Climate Urbanism: An International Workshop on the Changing relationship between Cities and Climate Change

On September 4th - 5th, the Urban Institute will host an international workshop discussing the emergence of a 'New Climate Urbanism’. The workshop brings together over 30 leading scholars from all around the world to think about the past, present and future…
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August 21, 2019

Financing infrastructure in cities of the global South – 17 October 2019

Liza Rose Cirolia, Tom Goodfellow and Jonathan Silver present Financing infrastructure in cities of the global South, a full-day workshop on 17 October 2019 at the Urban Institute (The University of Sheffield, UK).  The ‘infrastructure turn’ within Urban Studies has resulted in growing scholarly attention on…
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Climate Urbanism EventEvent
July 23, 2019

Co-Producing Climate Urbanism: Learning From Experience – 5 September 2019

Date And Time Thu, 5 September 2019 17:00 – 19:00 BST Location Interdisciplinary Centre of the Social Sciences, Conference Room 219 Portobello Sheffield S1 4DP Climate change is increasingly being recognised as an emergency. Sheffield and Manchester have both declared…
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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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