PhD studentship on urban inequality, health and transit

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The challenge of urban inequality to promote health, wellbeing and sustainable travel behaviour Eligibility: Home/EU and International Students Bursary: £15,000 per annum for three years + £4,500 for research support, including travel and subsistence for visits…

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Call for Abstracts: Urbanisation, Infrastructures and Everyday Life in East Asia

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A major conference, ‘Urbanisation, Infrastructures and Everyday Life in East Asia‘, will be held on 1-3 May 2019 at the University of Manchester. The event will explore different aspects of the design and planning of infrastructure…

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UT event in China: City Futures and contemporary urban research

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Urban Transformations, as part of its ongoing collaboration with Chinese research institutions, will be hosting a workshop in Beijing, ‘City Future and contemporary urban research’, on 11-12 July 2018. More details about the event can be…

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Making urban development more accountable: The PARCOUR handbook

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  The Urban Transformations project Public Accountability to Residents in Contractual Urban Redevelopment (PARCOUR) has focused for the last three years on exploring various models of public-private contracts for urban regeneration, looking at nine case studies in…

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Urban Transformation and ‘New Style’ Urbanisation in China

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9 – 12 July 2018, University of Glasgow The 2018 International Conference on Urban Development will bring together researchers from urban studies, geography, sociology, political science, urban planning, urban management and public policy as well as…

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Call for papers: Creating diverse coalitions for equality in neoliberal times

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The Centre for Urban Research on Austerity, linked to the ESRC-funded project Collaborative Governance Under Austerity: An Eight-Case Comparative Study, is hosting a forthcoming conference, ‘Creating diverse coalitions for equality in neoliberal times: Locating the emancipatory…

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Uncovering the reality of violence against women in Brazil

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The ESRC-funded project Healthy, Secure and Gender-Just Cities: Transnational Perspectives on Violence Against Women and Girls (VAWG) in Rio de Janeiro and London, an international collaboration between Queen Mary, King’s College London, People’s Palace projects, the…

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The Good City: Urban Transformation, Comparison and Value

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Between 18 and 20 April 2018 Urban Transformations is hosting a major conference, ‘The Good City: Urban Transformation, Comparison and Value’, in Oxford. The event will bring together a broad range of leading urbanists to explore…

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A new book series on the challenges facing today’s cities

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Urban Transformations has recently organised a number of workshops across the world on the key challenges facing cities in different regions, including in Brazil (November 2017) and South Africa (January 2018), with a forthcoming event in…

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Moving beyond smart and data-driven city-regions

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In June 2017, the RSA Annual Conference ‘The Great Regional Awakening‘ brought together a variety of thinkers and practitioners to explore the growing importance of regions in shaping the social, economic and political fabric of cities…

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