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December 12, 2018

Workshop with housing activists in Cluj, Romania (Antipode Award)

Blog post written by Michele Lancione  (Senior Research Fellow and Director of ECR Development) reflecting on the first workshop of the Antipode Scholar-Activists Award on 15.11.18. The first workshop of the Antipode Scholar-Activists Award managed by Michele Lancione (UI) together with…
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December 10, 2018

Seminar – “Housing informality in Italy: marginality, criminality, activism or speculation?”

 “Housing informality in Italy: marginality, criminality, activism or speculation?" A seminar by Professor Francesco Chiodelli (Gran Sasso Science Institute) 12th December 15:30 - 17:00 Teaching Room 1, Geography and Planning Building This seminar will provide an overview of housing informality…
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Infrastructure in ActionLife At The MarginsOpinion
October 31, 2018

Maputo’s residents can now use gas. But dropping charcoal is proving hard

Article by Shaun Smith, Vanesa Castan Broto, and Domingos Augusto Macucule. Originally published via The Conversation 17th July 2018. Like many other men and women in Mozambique’s capital, Maputo, Agostinho feels optimistic about the future. After years of living in…
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Life At The MarginsOpinion
October 17, 2018

PODCAST – An interview with Sophie King on the process of researching urban poverty in Uganda

Hear Dr Sophie King, Research Fellow in the Urban Institute talk about her research into urban poverty in Uganda for ESID. In particular, Sophie looks at what shapes state vision, commitment and capacity for urban poverty reduction in Uganda, and…
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Life At The MarginsOpinion
September 26, 2018

On the frontline of academic activism: fighting against forced evictions in Romania

Article written by Charlotte Cremers covering some of the work underpinning the Antipode Scholar-Activist award recently given to Dr Michele Lancione and his colleagues. Originally published 06.09.2018 by Social Science Research via Medium Bucharest — Romania: “Mister Mayor, do you have some spare minutes?…
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