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Seminars and Events

We host an exciting and engaging research seminar programme throughout the year.

Research seminars provide the opportunity to hear about cutting edge research from across a wide range of topics and our seminars are open to all.

Research Seminars

All seminars are at 3.30 - 5.00pm and held in Teaching Room 1, D floor, Geography and Planning building unless otherwise stated.

Wednesday 31 October 2018, 16.30 - 18:00

Jack Makau (Slum Dwellers International)

'Whose knowledge matters? A social movement perspective on co-production'

Tuesday 06 November 2018, 12.00 - 13.00, Teaching Room 1

Associate Professor Andy Karvonen (KTH Royal Institute of Technology, Sweden)

'Inside Smart Cities: place, politics and urban innovation'

Wednesday 14 November 2018

Professor Alex Lord (University of Liverpool)

‘A thought experiment on the value(s) of planning’

Wednesday 12 December 2018

Francesco Chiodelli (Gran Sasso Science Institute)

'Housing informality in Italy: marginality, criminality, activism or speculation?'

Wednesday 13 February 2019

Dr Geoff DeVerteuil (Cardiff University)

Title TBC

Wednesday 20 March 2019

Professor Loretta Lees (University of Leicester)

Title TBC

Wednesday 03 April 2019

Siegrid Siderius (Arup, Netherlands)

Title TBC

Wednesday 15 May 2019

Idalina Baptista (University of Oxford)

'Electric urbanism in Africa: infrastructures always in the making'