Monthly Archives: October 2015

LSE Cities Mellon Research Fellow for 2014-2015 Naomi Roux selected for Ray Pahl Urban Studies Fellowship

29 October 2015

Dr Naomi Roux, LSE Cities Mellon Research Fellow for 2014-2015, has been selected as holder of the Ray Pahl Urban Studies Fellowship for 2016. The Fellowship is based at the African Centre for Cities at the University of Cape Town.

Dr Roux will use the year to develop her PhD (Birkbeck, London) into a book about memory and urban spatial transformation. Her case study is Nelson Mandela Bay Municipality (Port Elizabeth), South Africa. Her work there examined links between post-apartheid urban transformation and the accompanying official and unofficial constructions of public memory and heritage.


LSE Cities Ricky Burdett speaks at CityLab Summit in London

20 October 2015

Ricky Burdett gave a presentation on ‘Cities in an Urban Age’ at the CityLab Summit, which took place on Monday 19 October at the St Pancras Renaissance Hotel in London.  The event explored income inequality, safety, mobility, infrastructure and other dynamics of modern metropolises to create more liveable and sustainable cities.  Videos from the Summit are available to watch here.