Co-producing Urbanisms EventNews
December 19, 2018

Realising Just Cities Cape Town Conference

Article originally published via RJC. ‘Comparative Co-production’ was the theme of the 2018 Mistra Urban Futures conference in Cape Town earlier this month, which was attended by members of the Urban Institute’s Realising Just Cities team. Opening drinks at the…
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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, Inagural Lecture: Changing cities in a changing climate 20 March 2019, The Diamond - Sheffield This lecture examines how the climate…
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Life At The MarginsNews
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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EventInfrastructure in ActionNews
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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December 10, 2018

Urban Institute and Department of Urban Studies and Planning set up ECRs Support network

The Urban Studies Early Career Researchers (ECRs) Support Network has recently been set up in order to support ECRs working in the broad field of Urban Studies at Sheffield. A joint initiative by the Urban Institute and the Department of Urban Studies…
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Controlled EnvironmentsControlled Environments EventEventNews
November 16, 2018

Simon Marvin Inaugural Lecture: Does the outside matter anymore?

Does the outside matter anymore? Atmospheric Encapsulation, Artificial Nature, and Urban Climatic Control Wednesday 5th December at 17:30 in the Conference Room, Interdisciplinary Centre of the Social Sciences (ICOSS) Register here: Simon Marvin's Inaugural Lecture asks: if the outside…
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Climate UrbanismNews
November 2, 2018

Vanesa Castan-Broto publishes paper exploring the notion of the ‘green’ city

Vanesa Castán Broto critiques sustainable development agendas that approach green cities as merely engines of economic growth.
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Climate UrbanismNews
October 24, 2018

Urban Institute academic research to analyse climate action in smaller cities

An Urban Institute academic is to lead a major new research project which will analyse actions taken by smaller cities around the world to combat climate change. The population of the world is expected to reach 9.8 billion in 2050.…
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Co-producing UrbanismsNews
October 16, 2018

Craft metrics to value co-production: comment piece by Beth Perry published in Nature

To assess whether research is relevant to society, ask the stakeholders, say Beth Perry, Catherine Durose, and Liz Richardson. A comment piece co-authored by the Urban Institute's Beth Perry, with colleagues from the University's of Manchester and Birmingham has been…
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