STUDY PROG MSc Regional and Urban Planning Studies. London School of Economics, London, UK.

Link to the program The MSc Regional & Urban Planning Studies is a strongly focused and internationally based planning programme that has a long tradition in training both people seeking careers in urban and regional planning policy and mid-career professionals.  Founded in 1966 by the departments of Economics, Geography and Government, the programme (now housed […]

Conference, CfP Within th Limits of Scarcity: Rethinking Space, City and Practices. University of Westminster, London. 27.2.-1.3.2013. Deadline: 1.11.2012

WITHIN THE LIMITS OF SCARCITY Rethinking Space, City and Practices www.scibe.eu 27th February – 1st March 2013 University of Westminster, London submissions of abstracts until 1st November 2012 to: scibephdconference@gmail.com Notification of acceptance: 21st of November 2012 Paper submission: 15th January 2013 CfP (pdf) Scarcity is often considered as a fundamental condition of human societies. On […]

ONLINE, MEDIA Comments on the Olympics in London and their impact on communities

Vice Magazine’s ‘Guide to the Olympics,’ a 30-minute documentary (in four parts, starting here: http://www.vice.com/rule-britannia/the-vice-guide-to-the-olympics-part-1 ), offers, among other more sensationalist bits, interviews with residents of Carpenter’s Estate in the Borough of Newham, living on the ‘doorstep’ of the Games. The documentary also features author Iain Sinclair ( http://www.iainsinclair.org.uk/tag/2012-olympics/ ), who argues that the Olympics […]

CONF UCL Urban Laboratory Cities Methodologies 2012. London, UK. 4.-7.7.2012

UCL URBAN LABORATORY CITIES METHODOLOGIES 2012 UCL Slade Research Centre Woburn Square, London 4-7 July, 2012 http://www.ucl.ac.uk/urbanlab/en2/index.php?page=3.0.0 Inaugurated in 2009, Cities Methodologies is an initiative to showcase innovative methods of urban research from across UCL and the wider urban research community. Through peer-reviewed exhibits and events, it draws together undergraduate, masters, and doctoral research, alongside […]

CONF Research Conference: Mega-Events, Regional Development and Regeneration Regional Studies Association Research Network on Mega-Events Workshop Mega-Event Evaluation and Measuring Impacts. LMU, London, UK. 25.6.2012

Research Conference: Mega-Events, Regional Development and Regeneration Regional Studies Association Research Network on Mega-Events Workshop Mega-Event Evaluation and Measuring Impacts 25 June 2012 10 a.m. – 4.30 p.m. London Metropolitan University Graduate Centre, Holloway Road, London N7 8DB [nearest tube station: Holloway Road, Piccadilly line, or Highbury & Islington, Victoria line] Regional Studies Mega-Events Panel: […]

CfP: Going Underground: Travel Beneath the Metropolis 1863-2013. London, UK. 17.-18.1.2013. Deadline: 13.7.2012

Going Underground: Travel Beneath the Metropolis 1863-2013 A Conference to Mark the 150th Anniversary of the London Underground 17-18 January 2013 http://www.history.ac.uk/events/london-underground Deadline for abstracts: 13 July 2012 10 January 2013 will mark the 150th Anniversary of the public opening of the Metropolitan Railway in London. It was the world’s first urban rapid transport system […]

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 […]

CfP Korea’s Place in the World: Now and Twenty Years Hence, Workshop. London. Deadline: 01.09.12

Korea’s Place in the World: Now and Twenty Years Hence CALL FOR PAPERS BRITISH ASSOCIATION FOR KOREAN STUDIES What is the future for the Korean peninsula, north and south, in the world of 2032? What are some major drivers of change that will create the Korea of 2032? What are possible scenarios for urbanisation and […]

EVENT: Vertical Space: “Man on Wire” plus shorts and discussion, London, 22.02.12, 7.30pm

Roxy Bar and Screen, 128-132 Borough High St, London, SE1 1LB, entry £4 UCL Urban Laboratory and Passengerfilms present the third event in a season of screenings on urban architectures. Join us for an evening of film and conversation on ‘Vertical Space’, featuring ‘Man on Wire’ (2008), and shorts ‘City of Cranes’ (2007) and ‘Vertical […]

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 […]