The future of urban epistemics lecture and responses available on YouTube

The final session of Sheffield Urbanism 2022 explored ‘The Future of Urban Epistemics’ and took place on Wednesday 14 December 2022 3pm-5pm. It was and is divided in two parts. Part 1 is now available to watch on the UI YouTube Channel.

The Future of Urban Epistemics

In Part 1 Professor Beth Perry proposed an agenda around ‘urban epistemics’, key issues for future study and how these connect across the Urban Institute’s research themes. Three responses were then given by Professor Michele Lancione, Dr Linda Westman and Aïcha Diallo who connected their own work to the theme of urban epistemics and suggest new topics for enquiry.

You can watch Part 1 here

In Part 2 the participants worked collectively in two spaces – in-person and online – to generate collective propositions and questions for the field of urban epistemics.

The Sheffield Urbanism Lecture series is an initiative of the Urban Institute to stimulate dialogue, discussion and understanding of processes of urbanization and urban life. It is intended as a space to reimagine both the conceptualizations and narratives of urban studies. The 2022 lecture series will build from the UI’s theme on ‘Co-producing Urbanisms’, with lectures from Professor Beth Perry (University of Sheffield), Professor Kavita Philip (University of British Colombia). 

Co-production and the Future of Urban Epistemics comprises two lectures and one agenda-setting workshop. It builds on the success of our first two Sheffield Urbanism Lecture Series in 2020 and 2021 on the Urban Institute’s Youtube Channel.

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