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Stadtkolloqium: PhD academic forum meeting

Start: Nov 4, 2015 4:30:00 PM
End: Nov 4, 2015 6:00:00 PM

Stadtkolloqium seminar in 2015
PhD students with an interest in urban topics from all disciplines at universities across London are invited to attend the first informal meeting of Stadtkolloqium this term, to discuss plans for the year ahead and as an opportunity for new students to find out more about the group.

Stadtklang: London Dreaming with Mark Fisher

Start: Nov 8, 2015 6:00:00 PM
End: Nov 8, 2015 10:00:00 PM

Writer and theorist Mark Fisher will join us to explore all things sonic and spatial around the theme 'London Dreaming' at the next Stadtklang music evening at the Arcola Theatre Bar in Dalston on Sunday 8 November.

Night Walking in Nocturnal London

Start: Nov 11, 2015 7:00:00 PM
End: Nov 11, 2015 8:30:00 PM

Urban Laboratory Co-Director Matthew Beaumont will offer an introductory overview of the history of London at night through the mysterious, semi-criminal figure of the nightwalker, from the Middle Ages to the present.

Creating Connections East 4

Start: Nov 25, 2015 6:00:00 PM
End: Nov 25, 2015 8:00:00 PM

Creating Connections East
Creating Connections East is a regular networking event organised by UCL’s Public Engagement Unit that brings together staff and postgraduate students from UCL and the University of East London with representatives from community organisations, charities, residents’ groups, social enterprises and statutory organisations in Newham. The evening is a mixture of themed discussions in small groups with more informal hob-nobbing; the aim is to find areas of common interest and encourage collaborative working.

Post-Democracy Meets Post-Colony: London as a theory destination

Start: Nov 26, 2015 6:00:00 PM

As urban studies responds to shifting trends in global urbanisation, a much wider range of urban experience is informing understandings of urban processes. This lecture will consider how innovations in the practice of comparative analysis can support such an expansion in the horizon of conceptualisation.

Taking Up Gay Spaces

Start: Nov 28, 2015 6:00:00 PM

Taking Up Gay Spaces
With the recent closure of some of London's most treasured gay bars, and the exciting opening of new ones, now seems like a pertinent time to take stock of our want and need for LGBT-friendly spaces. What are the current trends in gay clubbing and what do they tell us about our LGBT lives? Now that gay bars are no longer geographically ghettoised, what does the new gaybourhood look like? And what impact are apps, gentrification and local council policies having on LGBT nightlife?

Change by Design report launch: Euston's contested sites

Start: Nov 30, 2015 6:00:00 PM
End: Nov 30, 2015 8:00:00 PM

Change by Design report launch and debate: collective sites in Euston
London is undergoing a rapid transformation. Where is the space for communities in these visions?
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