Ricky Burdett, Director of LSE Cities, will be participating in the ‘Designing Environmentally Sustainable Cities’ panel at the Chicago Forum on Global Cities taking place in Chicago on Thursday 28 May at 10.30am.
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Catarina Heeckt’s photograph ‘Playing with Light’ won ‘best in show’ for the LSE Research Festival Exhibition 2015 photography category.
The photograph below shows a young girl who lives on the estate trying out some of the lighting fixtures – an activity that was part of the workshop concept.
Ed Glaeser, Fred and Eleanor Glimp Professor of Economics in the Faculty of Arts and Sciences at Harvard University and Visiting Professor at LSE Cities, talks to Guardian columnist and vocal London campaigner Simon Jenkins in his piece on ‘The trials and triumphs of the city: Edward Glaeser in conversation’.
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LSE Cities Graham Floater and Helia Costa chaired a session on ‘Economic Costs and Benefits of Climate Adaptation in Cities’ at the European Climate Change Adaptation Conference 2015 , which took place on the 13 May in Copenhagen, Denmark.
The second European Climate Change Adaptation conference (ECCA), is an initiative of the European Commission and focused on ‘Integrating climate adaptation action in science, policy, practitioners, and business’. It was co-organised by the RAMSES, BASE and TopDad projects.
Now in its fifth year, this multimedia exhibition showcases films, photographs and posters by researchers at all levels across LSE and beyond. The LSE Research Festival Exhibition took place on Thursday 21 May 2015 at 5.30pm on the Lower Ground Floor, New Academic Building, LSE.
This year’s exhibition featured contributions from Mona Sloane and Catarina Heeckt at LSE Cities. You can find out more about the full programme of LSE Research Festival 2015 events here.
Austin Zeiderman, Sobia Ahmad Kaker, Jonathan Silver and Astrid Wood have published an essay on Uncertainty and Urban Life in the current issue of Public Culture.
This essay examines the influence of uncertainty on how contemporary cities are planned, built, governed, and inhabited. Please click here to read the essay in full.
The Department of Sociology Inaugural Lecture with Fran Tonkiss, Professor of Sociology at LSE and Director of the Cities Programme, takes place on Wednesday 6 May 2015 from 6.30-8pm in the New Theatre, East Building. The lecture will be chaired by Ricky Burdett, who is Professor of Urban Studies and Director of LSE Cities.
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