CONF SEM Beyond Social Exclusion: Emerging Logics of Expulsion. UCL, London, UK. 13.6.2012

Beyond Social Exclusion: Emerging Logics of Expulsion 13 June 2012, 4.30-6pm followed by drinks reception Anatomy G29 J Z Young LT, Medical Sciences and Anatomy, UCL, Gower Street, In the last two decades there has been a sharp growth in the numbers of people “expelled”¬Ě from their homes, villages, life projects, and support systems; they […]

SEM: Nomad Seminar in Historiography 3. Ankara, Turkey. 9.11.2012

Nomad Seminar in Historiography 3 – Ankara The 3rd session of the NOMAD SEMINARS IN HISTORIOGRAPHY will be held in Ankara at Middle East Technical University on November 9, 2012. The session will focus on “Narratives of Travel Writing and Architectural History”. Please check the following blogs for more information: http://www.nomadseminar.blogspot.fr http://www.nomadankara.blogspot.com

SEMINAR Urban photography summer school 2012 Goldsmiths, University of London. Deadline: June 3rd 2012

www.gold.ac.uk/cucr/summer%20school/ Urban photography summer school 2012 Goldsmiths, University of London Designed for photographers, artists and urbanists whose work addresses notions of urban space and culture the international Summer School provides a highly intensive two week practical and theoretical training in key aspects of urban visual practice. The course aims to offer participants a wide range […]

WS SEM: summerLab 2012, The Bartlett Development Planning Unit. Bucharest | Fuzzy Urbanisms, Zurich | Liminal Contours, Rome | Occupation City. First deadline: 11.06.2012

summerLab 2012 The Development Planning Unit, UCL is proud to announce the launch of its summerLab 2012 series coordinated by Dr. Camillo Boano, William Hunter, Anna Schulenburg and Giorgio Talocci. The workshop dates are: Bucharest | Fuzzy Urbanisms¬† 23 – 28 July Zurich | Liminal Contours 6 – 11 August Rome | Occupation City 10 […]

LECTURES “In the Urban Crisis”, Parsons The New School for Design, New York, Thursdays 6p.m.

Parsons The New School for Design Thursdays at 6 p.m. The Keller Auditorium, 66 Fifth Avenue, New York To celebrate the launch of its two new graduate programs focused on urban transformation, Parsons The New School for Design has organized “In the Urban Crisis,” a lecture series featuring leading voices shaping the global dialogue about […]

SEMINAR: African City seminar series, SOAS, London

Africa is experiencing an unprecedented urban growth. It is estimated that between 2005 and 2030, the urban population of sub-Saharan Africa will double and more than half of the total population will be urbanised. While African cities become more and more important internationally, as nodal economic centres of production and exchange, the rapid and often […]

SEMINAR: Dialogues in Development: African perspectives on urban development planning, 21.2.12, London

Dialogues in Development: African perspectives on urban development planning. A three part seminar series run by the Development Planning Unit, UCL. In the next decade two-thirds of Africa’s population growth will be urban. Although Africa has the lowest proportion of continental urbanization, with about 38% of its population living in urban areas, after Asia, it […]

EVENTS, SEMINARS: King’s College Seminars Spring Term 2012

KCL Cities Seminars 2012 Seminars and Events for the Spring Term: 2nd February 5-6pm Mixedness, Identity and Global Citizenship Prof Benjamin Bowling (School of Law, King’s College London) 16th February 5-6pm Governance in a Brazilian favela: seeing the state in everyday urban space Dr Jeff Garmany (Brazil Institute, King’s College London) 1st March 5-6pm Sensoria […]

SEMINAR: (In)Flexible Cities – The Cambridge CRASSH City Seminar, Cambridge, UK

(In)Flexible Cities (The Cambridge CRASSH City Seminar) meets on Tuesdays (4 times per term) at the new CRASSH Building (7 West Road, Sidgwick Site, Cambridge) from 5pm until 7pm. All are welcome. Program: (In)Flexible Cities Cities are as immobile as they are restless. Revolutions, disasters and visionary masterplans can transform cities, but they can also […]

CIEE Summer 2012 International Faculty Development Seminar in Turkey “Consuming Istanbul: Space, Spectacle and the Politics of Popular Culture” 11.-22.06.12 Istanbul

CIEE Summer 2012 International Faculty Development Seminar in Turkey “Consuming Istanbul: Space, Spectacle and the Politics of Popular Culture” http://www.ciee.org/ifds/seminars/turkey/index.aspx June 11 – 22, 2012 Program Description: Since the 1980’s, Turkey, in particular Istanbul, has seen unprecedented transformations with the influences of rapid urbanization, the emergence of consumerism and the “opening” up to new configurations […]