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November 11, 2021

Geography in Motion: Road-Filming as a Genre

Professor AbdouMaliq Simone is commentator on the new film “Not Just Roads“ by Nitin Bathla. What happens when infrastructures embody a constant state of incompletion? What happens when they are initiated for political allegiance rather than actual functioning? How do people…
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September 20, 2021

Global Urbanism Book edited by our visiting Prof Michele Lancione + colleagues by features writing from our team

Global Urbanism is an experimental examination of how urban scholars and activists make sense of, and act upon, the foundational relationship between the ‘global’ and the ‘urban’. What does it mean to say that we live in a global-urban moment, and…
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September 3, 2021

New in paperback: Urban Sustainability and Justice: Just Sustainabilities and Environmental Planning

Congratulations to Vanesa Castán Broto and Linda Westman on their new book published by Bloomsbury Books. Urban Sustainability and Justice presents an innovative yet practical approach to incorporate equity and social justice into sustainable development in urban areas, in line with the commitments of the UN's…
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August 19, 2021

Whiplash in Manchester

Whiplash in Manchester - An unprecedented and welcome decision in Manchester and its unexpected reversal confounds affordable housing advocates By Jon Silver https://cityscapesmagazine.com/articles/whiplash-in-manchester
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June 8, 2021

The Future of Climate Urbanism: The Second Sheffield Urbanism Lecture Series

We are proud to announce our second Sheffield Urbanism Lecture Series on the Future of Climate Urbanism. The Sheffield Urbanism Lecture series is an initiative of the Urban Institute to generate provocative and nonstandard propositions for understanding processes of urbanization…
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March 30, 2021

The “Cities coping with COVID-19” symposium is now published online

Beth Perry and colleagues have published a new article ‘Cities coping with COVID-19’ in CITY. The Symposium of authors, brought together by Mistra Urban Futures, explore how their cities (Gothenburg and Malmö in Sweden, Sheffield and Greater Manchester in the UK, Cape…
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March 3, 2021

New article on austerity co-production has now been published open access with IJURR

Victoria Habermehl and Beth Perry have published an article on "The risk of austerity co-production in city-regional governance in England" in the International Journal of Urban and Regional Research. It can be accessed freely at: https://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/1468-2427.13010
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February 24, 2021

3rd RELA Webinar – Access to electricity in Ethiopia

The 3rd Regional Energy Learning Alliance will take place next month! Our CESET partner and guest speaker Getachew Bekele, Associate Professor at the School of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Addis Ababa Institute of Technology/Addis Ababa University will present on access…
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May 6, 2020

The City in a Time of Social Distancing

An online seminar and roundtable discussion featuring Anna-Louise Milne (ULIP),  AbdouMaliq T Simone (The University of Sheffield) and Alan Latham (UCL). The event is co-sponsored by the Institute of Historical Sciences (IHSS) and The City Centre. It will be chaired by Simon Reid-Henry (QMUL). Thursday 14th May, 4pm. …
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May 30, 2019

Pictures of a Gone City with Richard A. Walker

Join us for a talk by critical geographer Richard A. Walker, professor emeritus at University of California, Berkeley and director of the Living New Deal Project. Walker will discuss his recent book, 'Pictures of a Gone City: Tech and the Dark…
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