LSE Cities hosts a wide range of free events in London and internationally. Sign up to our newsletter or follow us on Twitter for regular updates.
6 June | Radical Technologies: The design of everyday life
Book launch hosted by LSE Cities
Everywhere we turn, our everyday experience of the world is being transfigured by the advent of startling new technologies. But at what cost? Leading technology thinker Adam Greenfield forces us to rethink our relationship with the Silicon Valley consensus that is determining the shape of our future.
8 June | Urban Uncertainty report launch
Report launch hosted by LSE Cities
With future projections and calculations increasingly shaping our urban world, there is a political imperative to plan for and manage uncertainty. But with what effects, and for whom? The Urban Uncertainty report explores the environment, security, infrastructure and transportation in Latin America, Africa and Asia to understand how urban uncertainty shapes urban life.
13 June | Experiences from the front lines in de Blasio’s New York City
Public lecture hosted by LSE Cities
Carl Weisbrod, in conversation with Tony Travers, will speak on guiding principles of urban economic development, inclusive planning, affordable housing, and equitable growth. Carl will reflect on his experience pioneering New York City Mayor de Blasio’s ambitious affordable housing programme, and transforming New York City neighborhoods, such as Times Square in the late 1970s and Lower Manhattan after 9/11.
Missed an event or didn’t get a ticket? Podcasts are available for most talks.