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Events eblast header May 2013

Upcoming Events at LSE Cities

From Response to Resilience: the role of the engineer in disaster risk reduction
Speaker: Jo da Silva
Tuesday 4 June 2013 | 18:30-20:00
London: Sheikh Zayed Theatre, New Academic Building, LSE
Free and open to the public, no RSVP necessary.

Jo da Silva, Director, Arup International Development, explores how engineers and built environment professionals need to shift from responding to natural disasters to building everyday resilience within homes, communities and cities.

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Multilingual Streets: London’s litmus strips of change
Speaker: Dr Suzanne Hall
Wednesday 5 June 2013 | 18:30-20:00
London: Alumni Theatre, New Academic Building, LSE
Free and open to the public, no RSVP necessary.

LSE Cities and the London Festival of Architecture are delighted to host a lecture by LSE Cities Research Fellow Suzanne Hall on ‘Multilingual Streets: London’s litmus strips of change’, followed by discussion and drinks. Suzanne will discuss how accelerated change is expressed in the cultural and economic life of London’s streets. Focusing on Peckham Rye Lane and the Walworth Road, the urban dimensions of spatial and social exchange will be explored. Suzanne leads the ‘Ordinary Streets‘ research project at LSE Cities, and is author of City, Street and Citizen: The measure of the ordinary (Routledge, 2012).

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