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City Seminar - 1 December 2014 - Relocating Urban Asylum

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Relocating Urban Asylum: Forced Migration and the Revanchist Production of Marginality

Jonny Darling (University of Manchester)

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In 2010, the UK Home Office...

Collection: City Seminar

Institution: Centre for Research in the Arts, Social Sciences and Humanities

Created: Thu 4 Dec 2014


City Seminar - 11 February 2014 - Performance, Power and Place of the Hustle Economy in Nairobi, Kenya

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Tatiana Thieme (University of Cambridge)


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Conceptualizations of small-scale, self-employed work in low-income urban economies tend to offer apolitical,...

Collection: City Seminar

Institution: Centre for Research in the Arts, Social Sciences and Humanities

Created: Thu 27 Feb 2014


City Seminar - 11 March 2014 - Mapping Urban Spatial Practices and Cultures of Dissent in Lahore and London

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Nishat Awan (University of Sheffield)



What role do dissenting practices have in the making of urban space? Using two diverse examples, from London and Lahore, I will focus...

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Institution: Centre for Research in the Arts, Social Sciences and Humanities

Created: Thu 13 Mar 2014


City Seminar - 12 February 2013 - Ordinary Topologies: Everyday Life in and out of Ramallah

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Dr Christopher Harker (Lecturer in the Department of Geography, Durham University)

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This talk seeks to conceptualise and value some of the quotidian geographies...

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Institution: Centre for Research in the Arts, Social Sciences and Humanities

Created: Mon 25 Feb 2013


City Seminar - 12 March 2013 - Urban Politics, Learning, and Inequality: Informal Sanitation in Mumbai

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Dr Colin McFarlane (Reader in the Department of Geography, Durham University)

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The global sanitation crisis is rapidly urbanising, but how is sanitation produced...

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Institution: Centre for Research in the Arts, Social Sciences and Humanities

Created: Thu 14 Mar 2013


City Seminar - 12 November 2013 - Mobilising Shack Dwellers in Post-Apartheid South Africa

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S’bu Zikode (Founder of Abahlali baseMjondolo)


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Abahlali baseMjondolo – the largest social movement in South Africa – brings together shack dwellers across the...

Collection: City Seminar

Institution: Centre for Research in the Arts, Social Sciences and Humanities

Created: Fri 15 Nov 2013


City Seminar - 14 January 2014 - The New Urban Question

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Andy Merrifield (University of Cambridge)

Based on the forthcoming book of the same title, the talk will trace the connections between radical urban theory and political...

Collection: City Seminar

Institution: Centre for Research in the Arts, Social Sciences and Humanities

Created: Mon 20 Jan 2014


City Seminar - 16 October 2012 - An Infrastructure for Freedom?: Common Things and Res Publica in a Contemporary...

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Dr Oleg Kharkhordin (Rector, Professor, Department of Political Science and Sociology, European University at St.Petersburg)

Collection: City Seminar

Institution: Centre for Research in the Arts, Social Sciences and Humanities

Created: Fri 19 Oct 2012


City Seminar - 18 May 2015 - Welfare, Neighbourhood and New Geographies of Diversity

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Welfare, neighbourhood and new geographies of diversity: rethinking the ethnography of super-diversity at the margins of the city

Mette Louise Berg & Ben Gidley (Oxford)

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Institution: Centre for Research in the Arts, Social Sciences and Humanities

Created: Tue 16 Jun 2015


City Seminar - 20 May 2014 - Living the Security City: Navigating Karachi’s Enclaves

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Sobia A. Kaker (London School of Economics/Newcastle University)

Followed by Cities at Cambridge: Post-Graduate Networking Mixer


Abstract

In an environment of...

Collection: City Seminar

Institution: Centre for Research in the Arts, Social Sciences and Humanities

Created: Tue 3 Jun 2014


City Seminar - 21 February 2012 - Urban Reflections - Filmic Narratives of Place, Planning and Change

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Mark Tewdwr-Jones is Professor of Spatial Planning and Governance at University College London Bartlett School. His work is multi-disciplinary, spanning planning, politics and...

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Institution: Centre for Research in the Arts, Social Sciences and Humanities

Created: Mon 5 Mar 2012


City Seminar - 21 May 2013 - A Tale of Four Cities: Does Ethnic Diversity Lead to Urban Conflicts?

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Radu Carciumaru (Lecturer, South Asia Institute, University of Heidelberg)

Sherrill Stroschein (Senior Lecturer in Politics, UCL)

Collection: City Seminar

Institution: Centre for Research in the Arts, Social Sciences and Humanities

Created: Thu 6 Jun 2013


City Seminar - 22 April 2014 - Intimate City: Violence,Gender,Ordinary Life in Delhi Slums

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Intimate City: Violence, Gender, and Ordinary Life in Delhi Slums

Ayona Datta (University of Leeds)


Abstract

In this paper I use the notion of the intimate city to...

Collection: City Seminar

Institution: Centre for Research in the Arts, Social Sciences and Humanities

Created: Fri 9 May 2014


City Seminar - 22 November 2011 - How Cities Cope with Obduracy and Vulnerability

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City planning initiatives and redesign of urban structures often become mired in debate and delay. Despite the fact that cities are considered to be dynamic, innovative and...

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Institution: Centre for Research in the Arts, Social Sciences and Humanities

Created: Mon 28 Nov 2011


City Seminar - 22 October 2013 - Public Health Work in African Cities

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Sustaining the Life of the Polis: Pasts and Futures of Public Health Work in African Cities


Ruth Prince (Social Anthropology, University of Cambridge)

Dr Noemi...

Collection: City Seminar

Institution: Centre for Research in the Arts, Social Sciences and Humanities

Created: Mon 28 Oct 2013


City Seminar - 25 February 2014 - Informal Urban Citizenship in Buenos Aires: Migration, Informality and Visions for a...

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Tanja Bastia (University of Manchester)


In a number of cities in the Global South, cross-border migrants have played a major role in shaping the urban landscape. This is...

Collection: City Seminar

Institution: Centre for Research in the Arts, Social Sciences and Humanities

Created: Fri 28 Feb 2014


City Seminar - 26 February 2013 - Fluid Cities: Circulation and the Politics of Mobility

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David Pinder (Lecturer in Department of Geography, Queen Mary, University of London)

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Cities are profoundly mobile. Yet they are also in many ways fixed, solid and...

Collection: City Seminar

Institution: Centre for Research in the Arts, Social Sciences and Humanities

Created: Tue 5 Mar 2013


City Seminar - 26 November 2013 - Gated/Gating Community: The Settlements Complex in the West Bank

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Ariel Handel (Tel Aviv University)

Abstract
The claim that the settlements in the West Bank are gated communities might seem trivial. Those are an explicit example of a...

Collection: City Seminar

Institution: Centre for Research in the Arts, Social Sciences and Humanities

Created: Mon 9 Dec 2013


City Seminar - 27 November 2012 - The Urbanism of Exception: Not-To-Design and the Paradoxes of Informalities

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Dr Camillo Boano (Senior Lecturer and Course Director of MSc Building and Urban Design in Development, Co-Director of the UCL Urban Lab, The Bartlett Development Planning Unit,...

Collection: City Seminar

Institution: Centre for Research in the Arts, Social Sciences and Humanities

Created: Tue 18 Dec 2012


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