The project is now launching a Call for Evidence process, inviting contributions from cities, research institutes, think tanks, business organisations, consultancies, academics and civil society organisations. Click here for details on how to participate.Feb28This workshop examines the problem of crime in cities, focusing particularly on the role of public and private security forces in controlling potential criminality. The discussion will highlight the cultural and political processes of imagining and predicting the emergence of future crimes and criminals, and the various technologies used for prevention.
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, focusing 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.
Feb12This public lecture explored the role of ruins in the remaking of cultural as well as urban heritage, with a special focus on the restoration of Astley Castle.
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.
LSE Cities’ Suzi Hall has published an article on ‘World Wide Street’ in COMPAS’s Anthology of Migration. For more information, visit the COMPAS website here: http://compasanthology.co.uk/world-wide-street /
LSE Cities is pleased to announce details of an Executive Summer School short course, London and Global Cities: an intensive exploration and analysis of the governance, planning and design of London. The course will be led by LSE Cities’ Directors Professor Ricky Burdett and Philipp Rode, together with Professor Tony Travers of LSE London. Since […]
- 20 Feb 2014 | London lectures by Ricky Burdett at Harvard GSD
- 19 Feb 2014 | LSE Cities’ Suzi Hall presents on ‘Migration and the transformation of London’
- 17 Feb 2014 | LSE Cities’ Fran Tonkiss contributes to ‘Americas Quarterly’ publication
- 10 Feb 2014 | Urban Age Rio podcast by LSE Review of Books
- 7 Feb 2014 | Ricky Burdett interview in Wall Street Journal
- 6 Feb 2014 | Theatrum Mundi launches “Designing for Free Speech” challenge
- 5 Feb 2014 | LSE Cities leading New Climate Economy Research on Cities