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Ricky Burdett joined fellow LSE professors Craig Calhoun, Danny Quah, Sir Chris Pissarides, Tim Besley and Arne Westad in a Graduation Ceremony and one-day conference on Building Asian Futures organised as part of this year’s LSE Asia Forum held in Kuala Lumpur on 3 April 2014. Burdett coordinated a session on ‘Cities and Urbanisation’, chaired […]

LSE Cities convened a session on “Cities and the New Climate Economy: Infrastructure, Innovation and the Spatial Fix” at the World Urban Forum (WUF7) in Medellin, Colombia on 10 April 2014. Attended by a diverse group of urban practitioners, researchers and policy makers, the session was structured around ongoing work for the Global Commission on […]

In partnership with the Alfred Herrhausen Society and the Haus der Kulturen der Welt, Theatrum Mundi hosted a public screening of new films by Alexander Kluge on cities, religion and capitalism, along with a post-film programme in Berlin. A group of early career scholars and practitioners met along side the public programme to discuss the […]