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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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June 26, 2018

White Paper on Robotics, Automation and the City launched in Liverpool

In-depth reports and recommendations on key robotics sectors released as part of UK Robotics Week (21st – 29th June 2018) On the 20th July the Urban Institute's White Paper on 'Urban Robotics and Automation' was formally launched as a key…
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June 15, 2018

Urban Institute Joins the International Observatory of Participatory Democracy

We’re pleased to announce that the Urban Institute have now joined the International Observatory of Participatory Democracy (IOPD) network as a collaborating member. The IOPD is a network of more than 800 cities (91 countries), that want to know, exchange and apply…
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March 8, 2018

From Pulley to Pipe: The Decline of the Wells of Bangalore

This post was written by Harini Nagendra and Hita Unnikrishnan, a Newton International Fellow working with The Urban Institute. It originally appeared in Arcadia, Spring 2018, no. 5   Large-scale urbanization is particularly evident in the developing Global South—for example, in…
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February 2, 2018

Joint Publication Launch

We are delighted to announce that the joint publication launch of the Sheffield Methods Institute and Urban Institute was a great success. Professors Tim May, Beth Perry and Simon Marvin were joined on Tuesday 30th January at the University of…
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