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Urban Lab+ London Symposium 2015

Start: Sep 16, 2015 3:00:00 PM
End: Sep 17, 2015 7:00:00 PM

Cities Methodologies 2014
UCL Urban Laboratory will host a symposium on global approaches to urban higher education on 16 and 17 September 2015 as part of the Urban Lab+ international research network.

Virtual Control - Security and the Urban Imagination

Start: Jul 9, 2015 10:00:00 AM
End: Aug 25, 2015 5:00:00 PM

Virtual Control - Security and the Urban Imagination
Playfully walking between urban facts and fictions, this exhibition by artist/photographer Max Colson presents a series of investigations on controlled urban areas. 

The Malleable Spectacle: London on Film study day

Start: Jul 4, 2015 11:00:00 AM
End: Jul 4, 2015 4:00:00 PM

Wonderland
As part of the BFI's London on Film season, the UCL Urban Laboratory is hosting a study day, asking how film has been used to document urban change, and how it has actively shaped the city.

'Placing' Culture in Urban China / 对话2015:中国城市与文化

Start: Jul 2, 2015 9:30:00 AM
End: Jul 2, 2015 5:00:00 PM

Placing culture in urban China
As the Chinese city transforms, arts and culture are widely used instruments of regeneration and competitive place promotion, and serve as well in the struggle to upgrade from labour-intensive manufacturing to a knowledge-based economy. But arts and culture are not just associated with regeneration; they may also be used to contest the meaning and identity of urban space, politicize questions of belonging, and/or resist the insistent displacement pressures that accompany accelerated urbanization.

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