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Jan
19

LSE Cities to develop database for 50 metropolises around the globe

Metropolis, a world association of major metropolises, has partnered with LSE Cities to develop a system of comparative indicators and collect the corresponding data for a range of major cities and metropolitan areas. The growth of large metropolitan areas like megacities, urban regions and corridors presents new challenges for the management of territories, however, there is a substantial lack […]
Jan
15

Julia King to chair public event on gentrification in Istanbul and London

Julia King, Research Fellow at LSE Cities, will chair “ Transforming Cities? Gentrification and Urban Contestation in Istanbul and London ” on 7 February at the London School of Economics. The talk will draw on examples from two or Europe’s biggest cities to reflect on the consequences of urban regeneration and gentrification on social justice and public spaces. The panel is organised by Centre for Policy […]