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Outlining the global fault lines of the ‘slum’ narrative

Outlining the global fault lines of the ‘slum’ narrative

11 January 2018

Urban Lab Co-Director Dr Pushpa Arabindoo (Senior Lecturer, UCL Geography) has written an article in The Conversation on the popular representation of 'slums' in the media, and what this signifies for the future ...

Call for papers: Cross-disciplinary conversations on sexualities, queerness and space

10 January 2018

Cross-disciplinary conversations on sexualities, queerness and space

This half-day symposium on the afternoon of Monday 19 March 2018 will bring together postgraduates working in range of disciplines and fields to explore research centring sexualities, queerness and space. The scope of ...

Reorienting the Euro-centric bias in planning and urban studies

30 November 2017

Urban Geopolitics book launch. Image credit: Evelyn Tan

Urban Salon hosted the launch of the new edited collection Urban Geopolitics: Rethinking Planning in Contested Cities on 20 November at UCL. Edited by Jonathan Rokem (UCL Geography) and Camillo Boano (The Bartlett ...

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Innovation in Large Scale Urban Development

Innovation in Large Scale Urban Development

17 January 2018

As part of a comparative ESRC research project, Governing the Future City, a comparative analysis of governance innovations in large scale urban developments in Shanghai, London, and Johannesburg, this public event brings together ...

Stadtkolloquium: PhD network seminar

23 January 2018

Stadtkolloquium 2018 meeting one

Stadtkolloquium is an academic forum organised by PhD students from various disciplines brought together by their research work and interest in urbanism.

The London Salon: queer night scenes

13 February 2018

A model wears a hat fashioned to look like the now defunct gay pub The Black Cap in Camden Town

Curated by UCL Urban Laboratory, this salon will queerly reimagine the 1931 Beaux Arts Ball in New York, a famously peculiar moment in urban history.

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