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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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EventLife At The MarginsNewsUrban Humans
November 4, 2019

Dwelling in Liminalities: Uncanny conversations

A seminar series by Michele Lancione and AbdouMaliq Simone Events take place at the University of Sheffield. All welcome. Precis What is the meaning of dwelling in liminalities? In urban times when life becomes reconfigured by all sorts of densities…
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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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Co-producing UrbanismsNewsOpinion - Coproducing Urbanisms
July 23, 2019

Putting people first: Why citizens are the lynchpin to achieving urban climate action

Blog post by Ryan Bellinson, PhD student. I, like most other researchers, am passionate about the topics I investigate. So when I was recently presented with an opportunity to participate in a TV programme, I was quite excited to share…
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June 12, 2019

Whose Knowledge Matters Exhibition Opens as part of Manchester Histories Festival Peterloo 2019 Commemorations

An exhibition produced by Urban Institute researcher, Vicky Habermehl, Visiting Associate Liz Mason Deese and community researchers in Greater Manchester has been opened at the Manchester Central Library. Part of the Whose Knowledge Matters project, led by Professor Beth Perry, the exhibition explores the themes of protest,…
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