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.
Urban Memoryscapes examines the means by which collective and public memory is inscribed and contested in urban space.
The workshops introduce a varied group of London Sixth Formers to some of the methodological challenges opened up by LSE Cities research project European Metromonitor . The project investigates the way in which European cities have responded to the 2008 recession. The workshops are structured around a number of computer-based exercises that explore the difficulties encountered in finding […]
Watch Philipp Rode interviewed by The Economist on the challenges facing urban transport: http://bit.ly/1DaP1K5
Nikolas Thomopoulos to publish report on the Regional Studies Association workshop, ‘Theory and practice of using ICT to facilitate smart and green regional development’, held in Thessaloniki, Greece on 5-6 June 2014. The report will be published in Regions Magazine. For more information click here.
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- 5 Dec 2014 | LSE Cities Ricky Burdett contributes to Uneven Growth book
- 1 Dec 2014 | LSE Cities’ Mona Sloane to talk at Werkstatt London
- 28 Nov 2014 | LSE Cities’ Mona Sloane publishes new paper in ‘Interiors: Design, Architecture and Culture’
- 27 Nov 2014 | Thought Leadership: India’s Infrastructure Democracy
- 25 Nov 2014 | LSE Cities launches research studies on the New Climate Economy