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USF Seminar Series Awards

After a very competitive round of applications, the Urban Studies Foundation is delighted to announce the full list of awards for our 2018 Seminar Series Competition. Given a large increase in the overall number of applications, the USF has also taken the unprecedented decision to fund a total of 11 awards in this cohort—three more […]

USF Symposium 2018

The Urban Studies Foundation will be hosting a morning symposium on the 13th December 2018, where five of our recently appointed Postdoctoral Research Fellows will present their recent and ongoing work. The presentations will be held at the University of Glasgow in the Adam Smith Building (near Hillhead Subway station, Glasgow) and will run from […]

Summer Institute in Urban Studies (SIUS) 2018

Between 16th and 19th July 2018, the Global Urban Studies (GUS) cluster hosted the 4th Summer Institute in Urban Studies (SIUS) at the National University of Singapore. The SIUS brings together early career scholars from around the world for deliberation of professional development and discussion of cutting-edge issues in the transdisciplinary field of urban studies. […]

International Conference on Polarisation, Fragmentation and Resilience: Hong Kong

As part of our seminar series awards, we are pleased to announce the Urban Studies Foundation’s support of the successful staging of the International Conference on Polarisation, Fragmentation and Resilience, during November and December 2017. The USF contributed towards the expenditures of organising and hosting this three day event, as well as towards the facilitation […]

USF Seminar Series CfP: February in Athens, Greece

The final event in the USF-funded seminar series on Reconceptualising Urban Landscapes of Work will be held on the 8-9th February 2018 at the National Centre for Social Research in Athens, Greece. The event is free to attend and the programme will be announced in late January. The 2-day event is titled Work Practices in […]