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Urban Laboratory Lecture Series Autumn 2018

Urban Laboratory Lecture Series Autumn 2018

17 September 2018

We are pleased to announce the launch of the Urban Laboratory Lecture Series for autumn 2018, on the theme 're-visiting the urban laboratory'.

MSc Urban Studies students review Richard Florida's 'The New Urban Crisis'

05 September 2018

The New Urban Crisis: how our cities are increasing inequality, deepening segregation, and failing the middle-class – and what we can do about it

Students on the Creative Cities module of the MSc Urban Studies programme at UCL have published a review of the the latest book by author and urbanist Richard Florida in the academic journal ...

Unmoored Cities: what speculative futures exist for cities in the face of climate change?

15 August 2018

From the series ‘Tellurian Relics: Surrealist Thames-side Piers’ by architect Shaun Murray. View of the pier from Clove Hitch Quay in a northwesterly direction at Battersea Reach, on the River Thames in London (2017)

As countless studies have demonstrated, cities are particularly vulnerable to the effects of climate change. Indeed, many of the world’s cities are at risk of becoming ‘unmoored’, whether literally sunk beneath rising ...

Ben Campkin appointed Professor in latest UCL staff promotions

26 July 2018

Professor Ben Campkin

Congratulations to former UCL Urban Laboratory Director Ben Campkin, who has been appointed to the position of Professor of History and Theory of Architecture and Urbanism in the latest round of staff promotions ...

Urban Pamphleteer #7, LGBTQ+ Night-time Spaces: Past, Present & Future published online and in print

24 July 2018

Cover pages from Urban Pamphleteer #7 LGBTQ+ Night-Time Spaces

UCL Urban Laboratory has published the seventh issue in the Urban Pamphleteer series, gathering perspectives, provocations and vignettes on London’s LGBTQ+ night-time spaces, past, present and future.

UCL Urban Laboratory launches survey on future research and activities

23 July 2018

Chardine Taylor-Stone presents at UCL Urban Laboratory's Queer night scenes event at the Museum of London on 13 February 2018

Since launching in 2005, UCL Urban Laboratory has experimented with methods of critical, creative, interdisciplinary, and outward-facing urban research. Bringing together work across the arts and sciences, it has made a major contribution ...

Urban Laboratory research contributes to UCL placing on Stonewall’s Top 100 employers list

12 July 2018

Staff and students from UCL marching at Pride in London on 7 July 2018

UCL Urban Laboratory’s research on Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Queer and Intersex (LGBTQI) nightlife spaces in London, led by Dr Ben Campkin and Laura Marshall, has contributed to UCL’s successful placing ...

Dr Ben Campkin contributes to Urban Omnibus series on queer spaces and activism

09 July 2018

Mayor of London Sadiq Khan shakes hands and takes photos with organizers before London Pride march on July 8, 2017. Photo by Ashley Van Haeften via Flickr

Can governments be forces for good when it comes to the design, planning, and management of protected queer spaces at the scale of the city? Dr Ben Campkin, Urban Laboratory Co-Director, has contributed ...

Dr Claire Colomb appointed as Academic Director (Paris) for UCL Cities Programme

14 June 2018

Metro de Paris Ligne 4 Saint Michel - April 2005 (Credit: Omar Omar on Wikimedia Commons)

Urban Laboratory Steering Committee member, Dr Claire Colomb, Reader at the Bartlett School of Planning, has been appointed by UCL to act as Academic Director for Paris in the new UCL Cities Programme.

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Andrew Karvonen - Urban Laboratory Lecture Series

Andrew Karvonen - Urban Laboratory Lecture Series

02 October 2018

Laboratories as a New Mode of Urban Governance

Comparing and Contrasting Sustainable Urban Transformations

03 October 2018

All rights reserved for De Ceuvel. Photographer: Niko Cutugno

Today, there are a multitude of actors that are designing and executing agendas to realise more sustainable, resilient, and liveable cities. These agendas are inspired by good governance, neoliberalisation and globalisation, grassroots activism ...

Stadtklang: Inner City Pressure

07 October 2018

Dizzee Rascal and Wiley in London, August 2002 (Dave Tonge/Getty Images, image provided by publisher HarperCollins)

Journalist and writer Dan Hancox will be in conversation with Dr Richard Bramwell (Loughborough University) at our next Stadtklang music evening to discuss his critically acclaimed book Inner City Pressure: The Story of ...

Cynthia Myntti - Urban Laboratory Lecture Series

16 October 2018

Urban Laboratory Lecture Series - Cynthia Myntti

The Neighborhood Initiative at the American University of Beirut: Reflections on the first ten years

UCL Urban Laboratory Open House for UCL students

17 October 2018

Refuge, The Subaltern and Urban Space symposium at the Rebel Space Pavilion (2016)

We're pleased to host our very first Open House to welcome and introduce new and returning UCL students at all levels to the work of the Urban Laboratory.

London Lesbian and Gay Centre documented conversation

18 October 2018

London Lesbian and Gay Centre hat from The London Salon: queer night scenes event at the Museum of London, curated by UCL Urban Laboratory

We are organising a second public, documented conversation on the London Lesbian and Gay Centre, warmly inviting those who planned, supported, attended or worked at the community space to participate.

Valeria Ribeiro Corossacz - Urban Laboratory Lecture Series

30 October 2018

Urban Laboratory Lecture Series - Valeria Ribeiro Corossacz

White Middle-Class households: race, class and sex inequalities in the urban landscape of Rio de Janeiro

Dark is the night: in conversation

09 November 2018

Dark street in the East End © Museum of London, circa 1990

Urban Laboratory Co-Director Prof Matthew Beaumont takes part in a conversation at the Museum of London, to accompany their ongoing exhibition London Nights.

Andy Pratt - Urban Laboratory Lecture Series

13 November 2018

Urban Laboratory Lecture Series - Andy Pratt

Knowledge curation as a relational and an embedded process

Sarah Marie Hall - Urban Laboratory Lecture Series

27 November 2018

Urban Laboratory Lecture Series - Sarah Marie Hall

"It died once at playgroup, I didn’t know what to do": towards vital, vibrant and material geographies of the mobile phone in austerity

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