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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Life At The MarginsNewsOpinion - Life at the Margins
May 30, 2019

Launching The Radical Housing Journal

Blog post by Michele Lancione (Urban Institute), originally posted via I am so proud and energized by the launch of the Radical Housing Journal: a new, peer-reviewed, open-source publication that cuts across the academy and housing movements internationally. Together with…
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Life At The MarginsNews
May 1, 2019

Horizontal solidarities: Screening and debate at the Casalboccone squat (Rome)

This post was originally published via Michele Lancione's wesbite, on 30th March 19. Yesterday in Rome at the Casal Boccone Occupato resiste e insiste squat we had a powerful exchange Romania-Italy on racism, evictions and housing justice. We screened A Inceput Ploaia and then…
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Infrastructure in ActionInfrastructure in Action EventNews
April 12, 2019

Call for Papers: Infrastructural futures across cities of the global north

Jonathan Silver at the Urban Institute and colleagues in Boston, Philadelphia, Manchester and Toronto are organising an Urban Studies Foundation workshop on infrastructural futures across cities of the global north. The workshop will be held at the University of Manchester…
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Climate Urbanism EventEventNews
March 7, 2019

Upcoming Seminar Series: Eco-communities in an urban future

Professor Jenny Pickerill, along with colleagues in the Eco-Communities research group and the Urban Institute are organising a seminar series on Eco-Communities in an Urban Future. The series, funded by the Urban Studies Foundation, will involve three workshops during 2019…
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Climate UrbanismNews
February 26, 2019

Welcoming new staff!

The Urban Institute are delighted to welcome a new member to the team. Linda Westman is a Postdoctoral research assistant working with Vanesa Castan Broto on the ERC-funded LO-ACT project
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