Suzi Hall gave a presentation on the Super-diverse street: a ‘trans-ethnography’ across migrant localities, at Kings College London on Thursday 26 February. In the seminar Suzi Hall shared the findings of ethnographic research into the economic and cultural life of Rye Lane, an intensely multi-ethnic street in Peckham, South London.
Mona Sloane presented at an event on Public Interest Design, which took place on Tuesday 24 February from 6.30-8pm and was organised by New London Architecture.
This NLA event powered by pechakucha sought to highlight key projects and it’s London based practitioners to illustrate the impact of these interventions – what are the successes of this movement as a new approach to poverty alleviation and sustainable development?
LSE Cities data on growth, transport and density is compared across four world cities: London, Delhi, Tokyo and Bogota.
Configuring Light / Staging the Social research is featured on the LSE Impact Blog. The blog piece also includes two videos which further explore the aims and outcomes of the recent Urban Lightscapes/Social Nightscapes project.
The Lent term issue of the Cities Programme newsletter is now available online.
The Innovation in Europe’s Cities report was launched in London on the 4 February. Throughout 2014, researchers from LSE Cities provided input to Bloomberg Philanthropies on the political and demographic make-up of selected European cities, and carried out an objective assessment of the level of innovation shown by the shortlisted proposals.
The report gives an overview of the key themes facing European cities today and provides an independent analysis of the 155 submissions to the award and a detailed review of the five winning proposals from Barcelona, Athens, Kirklees, Stockholm and Warsaw.
Suzi Hall edits a special issue of Discover Society, focusing on immigration in the UK within broader realities of increased global migration.
Professor Ricky Burdett gave a presentation at the Bartlett Development Planning Unit, UCL, on Tuesday 3 February at 5.30pm. The presentation reviewed the interdisciplinary work of the LSE’s Urban Age programme, focusing on the interactions between space and society in some of the world’s most rapidly changing cities.