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Call for Papers: Historical Perspectives on Urban Infrastructures

Call for Papers: Historical Perspectives on Urban Infrastructures

11 February 2019

UCL Urban Laboratory is co-hosting an interdisciplinary workshop aimed at early-career researchers taking place on 16 April 2019 at UCL. Please find below more details about the background; workshops aims; expected outcomes for ...

THE CAMP: Conversations around the making and un-making of bodies, space and time

22 January 2019

The Camp workshops

UCL Urban Laboratory and The Bartlett Development Planning Unit are co-organising a series of roundtable conversations: THE CAMP: Conversations around the making and un-making of bodies, space and time. 

Research Culture at UCL: Bartlett and UCL Urban Laboratory focus group

11 January 2019

Research culture at UCL

‘Research culture’ is a term used in various contexts across UCL and the UK higher education sector, including student surveys which are used to measure the quality of universities. However, no common definition ...

'Power to the Citizen!' manifesto launched

05 December 2018

Power to the Citizen! poster

In collaboration with colleagues across UCL, we have launched a new manifesto for the public authoring of our cities.

Applications open for ESRC doctoral funding on the Urban Studies, Transport and Architectural Space pathway

25 October 2018

Audience member at Edge - Situated Practice in Art, Architecture and Urbanism

The Urban Studies, Transport and Architectural Space pathway is one of 25 pathways that comprise the UCL, Bloomsbury and East London Doctoral Training Partnership (UBEL DTP) involving UCL, SOAS, Birkbeck College, London School ...

Counterspeculations audiotour of the City of London launched

17 October 2018

Counterspeculations audiotour of the City of London

Welcome to the Counterspeculations audiotour, an interactive walking guide to the City of London, the square mile of England’s capital known for centuries as a hub for the development of finance capital.

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Entrepreneurial heritage-making in post-Wall Berlin: The case of New Potsdamer Platz

Entrepreneurial heritage-making in post-Wall Berlin: The case of New Potsdamer Platz

27 February 2019

New Potsdamer Platz has been the flagship urban development project of post-Wall Berlin. Throughout the 1990s, Potsdamer Platz evolved from an abandoned no-man’s-land, delineated by the Berlin Wall, into Europe’s largest ...

Future Cities: Architecture and the Imagination book launch

28 February 2019

Megalomania still

Join us for the launch of Future Cities: Architecture and the Imagination (Reaktion, 2019) by Paul Dobraszczyk.

Cities Imaginaries Lecture 2019: Sonjah Stanley Niaah

16 May 2019

Sonjah Stanley Niaah

UCL Urban Laboratory hosts the 2019 Cities Imaginaries lecture with Sonjah Stanley Niaah, head of the Institute of Caribbean Studies at the University of the West Indies, on the evolution of dancehall performance ...

We The Young Strong

24 October 2019

British Union of Fascists Women's Drum Corps (credit: University of Sheffield Library)

UCL Urban Laboratory and the Bloomsbury Theatre host a new drama by award-winning playwright Nicola Baldwin and director Cat Robey set in 1930’s East End London that considers the participation of women ...

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