Shaping the city, present and future
The Urban Institute is an international research centre which examines how cities are responding to the challenges and opportunities of intensified urbanisation, technological innovation and resource constraint. With critical social science expertise, we are recognised for the imaginative, generative, and propositional nature of our research agenda focussed on the socio-technical, political, cultural and ecological dynamics of contemporary urban life. We are committed to interdisciplinary comparative research in the Global south and north, working with urban labs around the world in equitable partnerships.
Fantastic opportunity - funded PhD studentship
This PhD studentship - Schools as Sites for Integrated Community Food Action - will investigate the potential of schools as sites for integrated community food action. It's fully funded for 3.5 year covering UK fees and a basic rate stipend.
Dialogues on Citizens of Worlds
Jennifer Gabrys is Chair in Media, Culture and Environment in the Department of Sociology at the University of Cambridge. She will present her new book Citizens of Worlds: Open-Air Toolkits for Environmental Struggle, University of Minnesota Press.
Join us for the UI free live music gig in Sheffield
As part of the program for the Inhabitation in the Anthropocene conference, the Urban Institute is organizing a gig at the Shakespeare Pub. The event will take place on Tuesday April 25 2023 from 8pm till late.
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