LSE Cities has launched a new free online resource, supported by the Higher Education Innovation Fund, which shows the impact of economic recession and recovery in over 150 of Europe’s largest metropolitan areas.
A new report from LSE Cities looks in depth at what makes Stockholm a leader for green economic growth – and what this means for other cities.
LSE Cities is an international centre at the London School of Economics and Political Science that carries out research, education and outreach activities in London and abroad. Its mission is to study how people and cities interact in a rapidly urbanising world, focussing on how the design of cities impacts on society, culture and the environment. Through research, conferences, teaching and projects, the centre aims to shape new thinking and practice on how to make cities fairer and more sustainable for the next generation of urban dwellers, who will make up some 70 per cent of the global population by 2050.
This workshop examines concerns about health and illness and the role they play in shaping the governance of urban spaces, populations and bodies.Jun5
LSE Cities and the London Festival of Architecture hosted a lecture by Suzanne Hall on 'Multilingual Streets: London's litmus strips of change', followed by discussion and drinks.
On Thursday 13 June, Sobia Ahmed Kaker of LSE Cities Urban Uncertainty research project, was invited to join a group of researchers working on a wide spectrum of issues linked to government and politics in India, Pakistan and Afghanistan to brief specific country research analysts. Sobia presented her work on conflict and governance in Karachi to [...]
Sharon Zukin of the City University of New York has reviewed Suzanne Hall’s ‘City, Street and Citizen’ in the British Journal of Sociology (volume 64, issue 1, p. 370-71). In the review, Zukin says: “The city street is the most taken-for-granted space in the social imagination. But as both backstage and foreground, social space and [...]
Kavita Ramakrishnan, PhD Candidate, Geography, University of Cambridge and Research Affiliate, LSE Cities, reflects on the recent ‘Fluid Uncertainty: Prospects of Urban Water’ workshop held at LSE Cities on 30 April. You can download a PDF summary here.
- 12 Jun 2013 | Public lecture: Urban Stories, Learning from Mistakes
- 10 Jun 2013 | Richard Sennett in Zum Magazine: Thomas Struth’s City
- 7 Jun 2013 | Karl Baker at Plymouth University’s “Re-industrialisation and progressive urbanism” conference
- 6 Jun 2013 | Living in the Endless City named one of Independent’s 10 Best Architecture books
- 4 Jun 2013 | LSE Cities launches new green economy report in partnership with City of Stockholm
- 31 May 2013 | LSE Cities at the 2013 Zamyn Cultural Forum
- 23 May 2013 | Richard Sennett in conversation with Charles Correa at RIBA