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Why is Lavani dance experiencing an urban revival in India?

Why is Lavani dance experiencing an urban revival in India?

12 October 2017

Well-known throughout India due to its appearance in popular films, Lavani is a dance form originating in Maharashtra, Western India, that often directly explores themes of female sexuality. However, women who dance Lavani ...

Line-up announced for Situating Architecture lecture series

27 September 2017

Hughes House, Nairobi, Kenya (1956). Courtesy of Richard Hughes.

Brought together alongside The Bartlett's MA Architectural History, the Situating Architecture Lecture Series explores the powers and effects of architecture today.

Introduction to the Urban Lab for new and returning UCL students

25 September 2017

Urban Pamphleteer issues 1-3

As induction week begins for newly arriving UCL students, we have produced an introduction pack to the UCL Urban Laboratory, covering our history, current activities, and how students can get involved in our ...

Programmes released for Edge - Situated Practice in Art, Architecture and Urbanism

31 August 2017

Edge: Gateway programme cover

The programmes for each day in the Edge - Situated Practice in Art, Architecture and Urbanism series are now available to view and download online.

London LGBTQ+ venues have more than halved in past decade, Urban Lab report shows

06 July 2017

LGBTQ+ Cultural Infrastructure in London - Night Venues, 2006-present - report cover

The number of LGBTQ+ venues in London has fallen by 58% from 125 to 53 since 2006, according to a new report published today by the UCL Urban Laboratory, and commissioned by the ...

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EDGE: Border

EDGE: Border

04 November 2017

Friedrich Ludewig, The Decorators, Diane Dever, Stroom, and Charles Quick are among the speakers at this event exploring situated practice, contemporary art, architecture and urbanism.

The Shard: Financing Space and Life

11 November 2017

Vertical Horizons: London, the Shard and Me

Birkbeck Institute for the Moving Image are organising an afternoon panel on urban space, financialisation, and regulation, along with another chance to watch the recently released Vertical Horizons: Living With The Shard in ...

Urban Geopolitics book launch: Rethinking Planning in Contested Cities

20 November 2017

Nairobi (Credit: Liza Cirolia)

Urban Salon hosts the book launch of Urban Geopolitics: Rethinking Planning in Contested Cities (Routledge, 2018) edited by Jonathan Rokem and Camillo Boano.

Baudelaire: Botanist of the Sidewalk

22 November 2017

Baudelaire: Botanist of the Sidewalk

Having lived in some 40 residencies across Paris, Charles Baudelaire was steeped in city life and his poems celebrate the extraordinary characters – real and imaginary - that swarmed its pullulating streets prior to modernisation.

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