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 […]

Study Program: Sustainable Urban Management Malmö University, Sweden

http://wpmu.mah.se/sum http://www.edu.mah.se/SASUM/ The city of Malmö, Sweden is a city that has successfully rebranded itself as a Sustainable Urban Centre. As such, the city has identified the Sustainable Urban Management (SUM) program as a tool to help educate a group of cultural diverse, talented and extremely dedicated students. The SUM program at the University of […]

GUEST LECTURE “Remaking Social Housing in Glasgow”, Prof. Ken Gibb, Amsterdam, 30.05.2011

http://www.urbanstudies.uva.nl/urbanstudies Remaking Social Housing in Glasgow Monday, 30th May 2011, 16.00- 17.30 hrs. Oost Indisch Huis – Room: E0.02 (VOC-zaal) It is nearly 10 years since Scotland’s largest city embarked on a revolution in its social housing, transferring more than 80,000 council homes to the Glasgow Housing Association (GHA) who then embarked on a massive […]

So isst die Stadt. Esskultur und die Eigenlogik der Städte, 06.-07.05.2011, TU Darmstadt (German)

In Frankfurt isst man anders als in Marseille oder Kopenhagen. Können Städte also darüber charakterisiert werden, was und wie man in ihnen isst und trinkt? Ausgehend von der These, dass Städte eigenlogische Formen der Vergesellschaftung hervorbringen, soll auf der Konferenz der Frage nachgegangen werden, wie sich das Spezifische einer Stadt in ihren Geschmack und ihre […]

Study Program: Part-time M.Sc. in Sustainable Urban Development, University of Oxford

Part-time MSc in Sustainable Urban Development at the University of Oxford – recruiting now for entry in October, 2011 This two-year master’s programme is offered by Oxford’s Continuing Professional Development Centre in association with The Prince’s Foundation for the Built Environment. Both intellectually rigorous and strongly grounded in professional practice, it is aimed at professionals […]

Conference Report: The Economy of Urban Diversity

Working group “Economy” der Global Young Faculty 13.01.2011-15.01.2011, Essen Report by: David Passig, Historisches Institut der Universität Duisburg-Essen E-Mail: <david.passig@gmx.de> “The economy of urban diversity” – this was the main topic dealt with by an international symposium in Essen from January 13th to 15th, 2011. It was arranged by the members of the working group […]

Conference Report: Modern Times – Zeiten der Stadt (German)

Beate Binder, Institut für Europäische Ethnologie, Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin; Sabine Fastert, Institut für Geschichte und Kunstgeschichte, Technische Universität Berlin; Volker Hess, Institut für Geschichte der Medizin, Charité Berlin 25.02.2010-27.02.2010, Berlin Bericht von: Hanno Hochmuth, Friedrich-Meinecke-Institut, Freie Universität Berlin E-Mail: <hochmuth@zedat.fu-berlin.de> Kulturen des Wahnsinns bilden das Erkenntnisinteresse der gleichnamigen interdisziplinären DFG-Forschergruppe 1120 aus Berlin. Dabei geht […]

Guest Lecture: Prof. Dr. Enrico Gualini: Metropolitan space as strategic-relational construct: Multi-level governance, multi-scalar strategies, and the emergence of new policy spaces in the Randstad, 20.04.2011, Amsterdam

You are cordially invited to attend the Urban Studies Lecture by Prof. Dr. Enrico Gualini Metropolitan space as strategic-relational construct: Multi-level governance, multi-scalar strategies, and the emergence of new policy spaces in the Randstad Wednesday, 20 April 2011, 15:00 – 17:00, Roeterseiland – Building E – Room: E0.10 Metropolitan regions are increasingly characterized as emergent, […]

Study Program: City, Culture, and Community: Ph.D. in Sociology, Urban Studies, Social Work, Tulane University

I am pleased to announce that Tulane University has awarded funding for a new Ph.D. Program in Sociology, Urban Studies, and Social Work titled City, Culture and Community (CCC) (website: http://tulane.edu/ccc/). The newly formed CCC Ph.D. Program is a broad-based and integrative graduate education-research program that addresses interrelationships between the physical environment, the built environment, […]