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The New Pamphleteers: From Pamphlet to Pixel

Start: May 30, 2018 12:00:00 AM
End: Jun 16, 2018 12:00:00 AM

The New Pamphleteers
UCL Urban Laboratory's publication series Urban Pamphleteer is part of an exhibition taking place at Milton’s Cottage on the history of radical pamphleteering in the UK.

Knowledge Territories

Start: Jun 4, 2018 7:00:00 PM
End: Jun 4, 2018 8:30:00 PM

Knowledge Territories / Territori della conoscenza
Fifty years after the events of 1968, dissatisfaction about universities seems today more widespread than ever. Adapting to the logics of neo-liberalism, higher education has been increasingly absorbed into the commodification of human values that has turned universities into services ranked by students against a value-for-money logic. Besides such commercialisation, or, better, in continuity with it, universities play today a key role in the processes of urban identity, development and regeneration, counting among the largest land owners and as actors involved in real estate operations that threaten to subsume scholarly priorities and hinder teaching and research, the traditional core missions of a modern university.

Cities After Hours: UCL Festival of Culture 2018

Start: Jun 6, 2018 12:30:00 PM
End: Jun 6, 2018 2:00:00 PM

Cities After Hours
Cities After Hours considers 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. 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.

Adaptive Architecture: The Story Behind the Walls

Start: Jun 7, 2018 6:30:00 PM
End: Jun 7, 2018 8:00:00 PM

Adaptive Architecture
Following the increasing need for buildings to be reused, recycled or repurposed, how do strong architectural identities remain? How do buildings influence their future use?
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