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June 8, 2020

 ‘From Extinction to Abolition’, by Professor AbdouMaliq Simone, October – November 2020

 The first ‘Sheffield Urbanism’ Lecture Series  The Faculty of Social Sciences at the University of Sheffield hosts one of the most dynamic, productive and innovative sites of urban research in the UK. Work has made significant contributions to the conceptualizations…
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May 13, 2020

New article on energy access published in Springer Nature Energy

We are delighted to announce that Vanesa Castán Broto and Joshua Kirshner’s timely article on the importance of energy access in maintaining health during pandemics is now freely available in  Nature Energy. Energy plays a central role in responding to emergencies…
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November 15, 2019

Dr Victoria Habermehl presented with Regional Studies Association Best Paper Award

Urban Institute Research Associate Dr Victoria Habermehl was presented with the 2019 Regional Studies Association (RSA) Best Paper Award for the journal Territory, Politics, Governance at a ceremony in London this week. The paper, Territories in contestation: relational power in…
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November 13, 2019

Contested Knowledges for Just Urban Futures

Tuesday, December 10, 2019 - 10:00 to 17:00 Channing Hall, 45 Surrey Street, Sheffield S1 2LG For urban scholars to be committed to more just urban futures is not new; yet the conditions and contexts from and in which academics engage are constantly changing. From means concerning…
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November 13, 2019

Inaugural Urban Institutes Global Network Workshop

The Urban Institute attended the inaugural meeting of the Global Urban Network hosted by the School of Cities at the University of Toronto in October 2019. The workshop was supported by the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada…
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November 4, 2019

Dwelling in Liminalities: Uncanny conversations

A seminar series by Michele Lancione and AbdouMaliq Simone Events take place on Google Meet - see the meeting links below.  Precis What is the meaning of dwelling in liminalities? In urban times when life becomes reconfigured by all sorts…
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September 30, 2019

New SDG Policy Brief Published

We've just published a Policy Brief on localising the UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). This stems from the work we did in partnership with UK Stakeholders for Sustainable Development, which involved convening a residential workshop for various UK and international…
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Climate UrbanismNews
September 26, 2019

The New Climate Urbanism: towards a research agenda

On Sept 4th-5th 2019, the Urban Institute hosted a two-days international workshop on ‘The New Climate Urbanism' as part of its ongoing research on this theme. The workshop gathered together over thirty participants working across urban and political geography, engineering,…
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August 27, 2019

Urban Institute at the RGS/IBG Conference

This year members of the Urban Institute team are participating in the meeting of the Royal Geography Society, representing some of the amazing research and debates we are involved with. You can find out more below. Dr Sam Burgum is convening…
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Co-producing UrbanismsNews
July 24, 2019

UK cities and the UN Sustainable Development Goals

Blog by Dr Kristina Diprose, Research Associate, Localising the Sustainable Development Goals In June, representatives from a number of UK local authorities, city regions and civil society came together for a workshop on Localising the Sustainable Development Goals. This workshop, co-organised…
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