Governing in and against austerity – A new report on CURA’s research on austerity governance

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The Centre for Urban Research on Austerity has launched a new dissemination report, outlining some of the key findings from its Collaborative Governance under Austerity: An Eight-Case Comparative Study project. Spanning cities in the UK (Leicester), Europe (Athens,…

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An invitation from the Birmingham Urban Living project for artists to improve their city

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The ESRC-funded Urban Living Birmingham project is inviting artists and creative organisations to submit proposals for innovative programmes that engage citizens in the design of imaginative approaches to urban service delivery. Spanning transport, employment, health, environmental…

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New report from Urban Transformations on Urban Living Labs

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Urban Transformations has recently published a publication on the emerging landscape of ‘urban living labs’ in the UK, Europe and globally. Comparative International and Urban Living Labs – The Urban Living Global Challenge: A Prospectus is…

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Forthcoming workshop on ‘Scaling Migration Through the European City-Regions’ in Brussels

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Date: 11th September 2017, Monday Duration: 10:00-15:45 Venue: Maison des Cultures et de la Cohésion Sociale, Molenbeek, Brussels, Belgium Address: Rue Mommaerts 4, 1080 Brussels, Belgium. https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/scaling-migration-through-european-city-regions-tickets-35661064203 The latest in the series ‘Bridging European Urban Transformations’…

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ESRC-ICSSR Newton call for collaborative research on urban transformations in India

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The UK’s Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC) and the Indian Council of Social Science Research (ICSSR) invite joint applications for collaborative projects between UK and Indian researchers which seek to enhance understanding of urban challenges…

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A season of events from the City Evolutions project

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The City Evolutions project, led by Professor Ron Martin, has been undertaking research on the historical trajectory of urban development in the UK and the future prospects of selected cities, including Birmingham, Bristol, Glasgow, Peterborough and…

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Improving resilience in African cities – some findings from the Urban ARK project

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The Urban Africa: Risk Knowledge (Urban ARK) project, a three-year project initiated in January 2015, is exploring the challenges and opportunities to strengthen resilience in African cities through first-hand research in six cities in sub-Saharan Africa:…

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Bridging European Urban Transformations – Building a better understanding of the future of Europe’s cities

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In 2016 Urban Transformations launched a new series of seminars, Building European Urban Transformations, to take place in Brussels until the end of 2017. Working with a selection of European partners, including the Brussels Centre for…

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A new blog series by the Centre for Urban Research and Austerity (CURA) – the findings so far

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The Centre for Urban Research and Austerity has launched a new series of blogs outlining the latest findings of its ESRC-funded project, Collaborative Governance Under Austerity: An Eight-Case Study. The project, focusing on Athens, Baltimore, Barcelona,…

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Forthcoming seminar on ‘The making of a permanent city for temporary residents’ – 10 March, Oxford

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A seminar on ‘The making of a permanent city for temporary residents‘, part of a series on ‘Space and place’ organised by Professor Elisabeth Hsu and Dr Carlos Vargas-Silva, will be presented by Dr Andreza de…

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