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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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Climate UrbanismNews
February 26, 2019

Welcoming new staff!

The Urban Institute are delighted to welcome a new member to the team. Linda Westman is a Postdoctoral research assistant working with Vanesa Castan Broto on the ERC-funded LO-ACT project
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Climate UrbanismClimate Urbanism EventEventNews
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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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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EventNews
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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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: https://simonmarvin.eventbrite.co.uk Simon Marvin's Inaugural Lecture asks: if the outside…
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