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Reorienting the Euro-centric bias in planning and urban studies

Reorienting the Euro-centric bias in planning and urban studies

30 November 2017

Urban Salon hosted the launch of the new edited collection Urban Geopolitics: Rethinking Planning in Contested Cities on 20 November at UCL. Edited by Jonathan Rokem (UCL Geography) and Camillo Boano (The Bartlett ...

Re-engaging with the histories of place: a report on the EDGE: Border symposium in Folkestone

29 November 2017

Princess Marilyn Douala Manga Bell and JJ Charlesworth on ‘The View from the Edge’ panel at Edge: Situated Practice in Art, Architecture and Urbanism (Folkestone Quarterhouse, 4 November 2017). Credit: Lou Johnson.

Once the main pivot for passenger connection between France and England, Folkestone is a town on the littoral edge of the UK, with an urbanism that connects equally with land and sea. With ...

Call for Papers: Making Southern Urban Policies

13 November 2017

As part of the International Conference on Policy Diffusion and Development Cooperation in São Paulo, Brazil between 16-19 May 2018, UCL Urban Laboratory is a partner for the panel session Making Southern ...

Doctoral funding available on the Urban Studies, Transport and Architectural Space ESRC DTP pathway

07 November 2017

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 ...

Why is Lavani dance experiencing an urban revival in India?

12 October 2017

Artists from Asha Rupa Vaishali Parbhanikar troupe ready to start their performance at a state organised Lavani Festival at NCPA, Mumbai. Credit: Kruti Kothari

Well-known throughout India due to its appearance in popular films, Lavani is a dance form originating in Maharashtra, Western India, that often directly explores themes of female sexuality. However, women who dance Lavani ...

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The science and culture of sleep and sleeplessness

The science and culture of sleep and sleeplessness

10 January 2018

Sleep is an enormous part of our lives and has fascinated scientists, artists and writers for centuries: Why do we sleep? And why do we sometimes struggle to sleep?

The London Salon: queer night scenes

13 February 2018

A model wears a hat fashioned to look like the now defunct gay pub The Black Cap in Camden Town

Join us for a queer ball to celebrate the ways that LGBTQ people create night-spaces in the city, and bring the stories and voices of queer Londoners into the Museum of London’s ...

Urban Salon: Art Festivals and the City

22 February 2018

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The 2017 edition of the Documenta art festival featured a satellite event in Athens, outside of its regular host city Kassel. Held every five years, Documenta is widely considered one of the most ...

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