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Contested Urbanism - Learning from London, Stockholm and Jerusalem

Contested Urbanism - Learning from London, Stockholm and Jerusalem

17 March 2015

This presentation will address some recent thoughts around present and future research projects; starting with current UCL Bartlett Grand Challenges research into immigrants and minorities well-being in Barking, East London. The intention of the lecture is to place the London case within a general theoretical interest considering the comparative value ...
UCL Colloquium on Indefensible Space: Sanitation and Gender-Based Violence in Dharavi, Mumbai

UCL Colloquium on Indefensible Space: Sanitation and Gender-Based Violence in Dharavi, Mumbai

24 March 2015

The aim of this UCL IGH/DPU event is to highlight the problems and strategies related to gender-based violence faced by women in slums because of lack of secure and dignified access to toilets, focusing on the experience of communities in Dharavi in Mumbai, India.
Street trading in the Global South: Practical and theoretical challenges

Street trading in the Global South: Practical and theoretical challenges

25 March 2015

Street trading, a widespread practice in Global South cities, is a growing phenomenon. City authorities are confronted with practical difficulties due to the contradictions that street trading generates in the context of 'modernising ...
7th International i-Rec Conference and Student Competition: Reconstruction and Recovery in Urban Contexts

7th International i-Rec Conference and Student Competition: Reconstruction and Recovery in Urban Contexts

06 - 08 July 2015

Disasters and crises are occurring more frequently and with greater intensity in urban areas. Crises occurring in the urban context pose particular challenges for recovery and reconstruction.