The Bartlett Development Planning Unit


Dialogues in Urban Equality #8 - Re-thinking Prosperity

5:30 pm to 7:30 pm, 19 March 2019

Dialogues in Urban Equality 8

Event Information

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David Heymann


Bedford Way LG04 LT
26 Bedford Way
This month we focus on metrics as powerful forms of urban knowledge and the role they play in shaping how prosperity and inequality are conceptualised, measured and acted on in cities.  We will ask our two guests - renowned scholars who have taken radically different approaches to developing new prosperity and inequality metrics – to offer critical reflections on metrics as a form of urban governance.  Our speakers will explore scope for the co-production of metrics with city stakeholders - citizens, communities, governments, NGOs and business – and what new forms of knowledge can contribute to pathways to equality.
Chaired by: 
Prof Caren Levy
The Bartlett Development Planning Unit UCL, KNOW Principal Investigator 

Our discussants will include: 
Prof Henrietta L. Moore
The Institute for Global Prosperity (IGP), UCL 
Dr José Gabriel Palma
Faculty of Economics, Cambridge University.
For more information please register your interest via Facebook or download the event poster 


Please note we will be recording the event presentation. 
All welcome. Registration is optional only. 
Dialogues in Urban Equality 7 | 27 February 2019, in Havana 
"The Challenge of Urban Equality and Prosperity in Havana, Cuba" 
The 7th Dialogue in our series, will shape part of the KNOW 2019 Annual Workshop taking place in Havana, Cuba. 
This event will be recorded and available on KNOW and DPU Platforms after the date.
Seminar Overview
The "Dialogues in Urban Equality" series is a London-based monthly seminar that provides a space of encounter to discuss the challenges of Urban Equality through different perspectives, geographies, and voices. The series is part of the project "Knowledge in Action for Urban Equality" (KNOW), funded by RCUK GCRF, and led by The Bartlett Development Planning Unit, at University College London.