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May 5, 2021

Inclusive Urban Development in the Global South: Intersectionality, Inequalities, and Community book launch event

CESET principle investigator Professor Vanesa Castán Broto and her colleague Professor Andrea Rigon at University College London have edited a new book with Routledge. 'Inclusive Urban Development in the Global South: Intersectionality, Inequalities, and Community' emphasizes the importance of the neighbourhood in urban development planning, with case…
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April 21, 2021

Inception meeting of the New African Urban University project: “Plugging into Networks within Networks”

The New African Urban University Project officially launched with a successful inception meeting on 29th March 2021. 23 project team members – including Urban Institute members Beth Perry, Vanesa Castán Broto and AbdouMaliq Simone - from 9 universities across the world met virtually to forge new partnerships aimed at strengthening…
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April 20, 2021

CESET feedback on Mozambique’s new draft off-grid regulation

The Government of Mozambique recently distributed a draft off grid regulation and requested comments by the private sector and other relevant stakeholders. CESET were given the opportunity to participate in the consultation process and provided feedback. Download the briefing here.
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April 19, 2021

New Practical Action publication on Transdisciplinary Knowledge Co-production has now been published open access

Our Director Professor Beth Perry is one of the authors of this new open access book and  contributes findings from the Realising Just Cities Project as part of Mistra Urban Futures programme. How can we create new practices for research collaboration that mirror the…
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April 12, 2021

Black Urbanism Consultative Forum

March 24, 2021 - Convened by: Victoria Ogoegbunam Okoye and AbdouMaliq Simone The Urban Institute’s Black Urbanism Consultative Forum was held on March 24, 2021 with 25 participants across Europe and North America. The purpose of the forum was threefold:…
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March 24, 2021

Making space for drones: the contested reregulation of airspace in Tanzania and Rwanda

Congratulations to Aidan While, Simon Marvin and their colleagues Andy Lock; Mateja Kovacic; Nancy Odendaal and Christian Alexander on their new open access journal article “Making space for drones: the contested reregulation of airspace in Tanzania and Rwanda” published in…
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March 16, 2021

3rd RELA webinar on access to electricity in Ethiopia available to watch

On Thursday 11th March 2021 our CESET partner Professor Getachew Bekele of Addis Ababa University delivered the 3rd webinar in our Regional Energy Learning Alliance series. The webinar was chaired by our colleague Dr Long Seng To of Loughborough University. Professor Bekele presented on “access to…
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March 8, 2021

3rd RELA Webinar – Access to electricity in Ethiopia

11th March 2020 2pm-3pm GMT 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…
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March 2, 2021

Pedagogical Interventions in Urban Studies

As an extension to our September Schools and ongoing collectives, the Urban Institute will be organising a series of workshops for international early career researchers in Spring 2021, led by Professor AbdouMaliq Simone. Workshops on Urban Arrangements These workshops will examine…
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February 26, 2021

Urban Institute joins World Universities Network project on The New African Urban University

We are pleased to announce the Urban Institute is a partner in a new international collaborative project ‘The New African Urban University: Building partnerships to realise the promise and potential of sustainable urban transformations’. Led by Zarina Patel, Associate Professor at the…
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