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February 20, 2019

“Usable past: Urban history enriching policy and research on cities today”

Simon Marvin reflects on recent "Usable Past" workshop
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OpinionOpinion - Climate Urbanism
November 21, 2018

The Lake That Became a Sports Stadium

Article written by Dr Hita Unnikrishnan, and Harini Nagendra. Originally published via Arcadia Environment and Science portal.  Fig. 1. The small remnant water body of today overshadowed by the distinctive dome of the Sri Kanteerava Stadium In the heart of the…
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OpinionOpinion - Climate Urbanism
November 14, 2018

A Picture We Wished was Worth 1000 Words, But in Fact Only a Few

Blog post by Dr Hita Unnikrishnan of the Urban Institute, and Harini Nagendra. Originally published via The Nature of Cities.  Sustainable cities can be viewed from multiple perspectives. Each perspective can highlight or mute certain aspects, leading us to take different positions on…
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OpinionOpinion - Life at the Margins
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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GeneralOpinion
October 10, 2018

The Northern Food Network

This regional event brought together representatives from food networks across the north of England to inspire, collaborate and share best practice. Speakers and discussion focused around 2 themes: • The governance challenge of coordinating food networks - how can we…
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OpinionOpinion - Coproducing Urbanisms
October 3, 2018

Municipal What?: Reflections on #municipalsocialism in the 21st century

Article by Bert Russell, Research Associate in the Urban Institute. Originally posted by Realising Just Cities. Bert Russell provides reflections on a how municipal socialist ideas, practices and projects can contribute to struggles for justice in the 21st century. The…
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OpinionOpinion - Life at the Margins
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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