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.
Call for speakers - 2021 Earth System Governance Conference
We invite contributions for the Earth System Governance Conference 2021 that focus on one of the three challenges of compound urban crises: unsettlement, unevenness, unbounding.
Restoration of Urban Water Commons
Hita Unnikrishnan and her colleagues have published a new open access article 'Restoration of Urban Water Commons' in Ecological Restoration.
Unsettlements: "Real" estates elsewhere in Europe
We are very pleased to announce the launch of a new collaborative project between Sheffield Urbanism and the National Museum of Denmark.
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