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OpinionOpinion - Coproducing Urbanisms
August 21, 2019

Festivals can transform cities by making space for overlooked people and cultures

Cities all over the world are facing major crises – from failing services and mounting inequalities, to climate emergencies. And arts and culture have a surprisingly critical role in tackling these kind of urban challenges. Festivals create exciting spaces to experience art, music, culture and…
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OpinionOpinion - Coproducing Urbanisms
July 29, 2019

How social innovation can support citizen participation

Beth Perry, Catherine Durose and Liz Richardson reflect on the findings of the Jam and Justice Action Research Collective in Greater Manchester and discuss how social innovation can support citizen participation. This article was originally published on Open Access Government.…
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Opinion
March 20, 2019

A Window Into the Lives of Colonial India’s People, in the Trials of a Surveyor

Aritcle by the Urban Institute's Hita Unnikrishnan, and colleagues Anushri Visweswaran, and Harini Nagendra originally published via The Wire 17.02.19. When the British expanded their control over India in the 18th and 19th centuries, they began to systematically document the natural…
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Opinion
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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Life At The MarginsOpinionOpinion - Life at the Margins
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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