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Nightlife Spaces and the Future City: The Bartlett Future Cities Doctoral Network

Start: May 22, 2017 5:30:00 PM
End: May 22, 2017 8:00:00 PM

Night Scenes
The Bartlett Future Cities Doctoral Network's next event will explore the life of future city spaces at night, and how the morphology and size of cities is likely to influence human behaviour.

Clerkenwell Design Week: Keeping creativity in the city

Start: May 23, 2017 6:00:00 PM
End: May 23, 2017 7:00:00 PM

Avebury Textile, 2017, Shezad Dawood and Timothy Taylor
UCL Urban Laboratory Co-Director Dr Andrew Harris will take part in this Clerkenwell Design Week panel on how developments in London can and should preserve creative workspaces in the city.

Urban Lab Films: Cities of Sleep

Start: May 25, 2017 6:20:00 PM
End: May 25, 2017 8:35:00 PM

cities-of-sleep-poster
In one of the first UK screenings, Urban Lab Films present the award-winning Cities of Sleep, a documentary displaying the tremendous social and political pressure that sleep exerts on the homeless in Delhi, where securing a safe sleeping spot can often become a question of life and death. We will be joined by the director and an expert panel for a post-screening discussion.

For and Against: Art, Politics and the Pamphlet

Start: May 26, 2017 11:00:00 AM
End: May 26, 2017 5:00:00 PM

For and Against the Pamphlet
Urban Pamphleteer will take part in For and Against: Art, Politics and the Pamphlet, a two-day research and public ‘festival’ event organised by Loughborough University in May 2017. The event responds to research into the political pamphlet and exploring the relevance of the pamphlet for contemporary art practice.

The City After Hours

Start: Jun 6, 2017 12:30:00 PM
End: Jun 6, 2017 2:00:00 PM

UCL Festival of Culture 2017
As the notion of London as a 24 hour city is debated, we consider the way in which cities have been the loci of inclusion and exclusion, policing and controlling, after-hours. The historical relevance of the night-time curfew is considered in relation to contemporary policing of the night-time, addressing, for example, the implications of the state of emergency declared in France following the attacks in Paris in November 2015 which allows for the imposition of curfews. The impact on the inhabitants of the city streets after hours is considered in relation to the increasing use of “hostile architecture” in public spaces.

Urban Lab Films: Oslo, August 31st

Start: Jun 8, 2017 6:30:00 PM
End: Jun 8, 2017 8:30:00 PM

Urban Lab Films: Oslo, August 31st
Urban Lab Films host a screening of the critically-acclaimed Oslo, August 31st (2011) at the Institute of Contemporary Arts as part of the programme for the first Architecture Film Festival London.

Black Shirts, the 18b Testimony of Flora Poole, Spinner

Start: Jun 10, 2017 5:30:00 PM
End: Jun 10, 2017 8:00:00 PM

Battle of Cable Street
As part of the UCL Festival of Culture, UCL Urban Laboratory presents a rehearsed reading of a new production by award-winning playwright Nicola Baldwin, followed by a discussion and reception.

Lessons from Lavani

Start: Jun 13, 2017 5:00:00 PM
End: Jun 15, 2017 5:00:00 PM

Lessons from Lavani
As part of UCL's India Voices season, UCL Urban Laboratory hosts Savitri Medhatul and Bhushan Korgaonkar from Mumbai for a one-week festival celebrating and exploring Lavani dance. Lavani is a traditional dance form from Maharashtra, often directly exploring themes of female sexuality, that is currently undergoing an exciting modern urban revival in India.

Urban Lab Exchange: University urbanism

Start: Jul 7, 2017 9:30:00 AM
End: Jul 7, 2017 6:00:00 PM

UCL Bartlett School of Architecture, 22 Gordon Street // Photo by Mary Hinkley, copyright of UCL Digital Media
An intensive one-day course presenting comparative case studies and good practice guidelines on university campus development which engage with and contribute to wider urban regeneration goals, positioning universities as ‘anchor institutions’.

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