Citizenship in a changing multi-scalar post-Brexit European context

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Professor Michael Keith and Dr Igor Calzada, MBA                The third workshop from the series ‘Bridging European Urban Transformations’ took place in the neighbourhood of Molenbeek in Brussels on 11 September 2017. Entitled ‘Scaling Migration Through the European…

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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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Newcastle City Futures: The whirlwind experience of trying to innovate a city

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Mark Tewdwr-Jones The UKRI/Innovate UK urban living partnership (ULP) pilot for Newcastle and Gateshead ended on 31 January 2018 after an 18-month pilot. As discussed in my previous blog, ‘Stories from the academy: Newcastle City Futures‘, the ULP,…

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Disparities in housing quality and affordability between social groups — A study within the ASTRID project

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Like Jiang and Alex Hagen-Zanker The ASTRID project The ASTRID (Accessibility, Social justice and TRansport emission Impacts of transit-oriented Development strategies) project seeks to investigate the causal mechanisms underlying disparity and social injustice in job accessibility…

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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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​What can the 2008 crash teach us about life after Brexit?

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Naomi Clayton Today marks the half-way point in the two-year time limit for Brexit negotiations under Article 50. While there is now a transition deal in place to avoid a cliff-edge exit next year, there is…

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Moving towards healthier, more equitable cities in Brazil: the Healthy Urban Mobility (HUM) project

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Sabrina da Rosa Machry The Healthy Urban Mobility (HUM) project is entering its final stage. The research aims to find relevant correlations between urban morphology, modes of transport and its effects in individual and collective health,…

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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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