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Announcing five new Postdoctoral Research Fellows!

The Urban Studies Foundation is excited to report that five new USF Postdoctoral Research Fellows will begin their positions in 2020. After the most popular call in the history of the scheme, a very competitive assessment process has resulted in five awards for fellows spread around the world, from the Americas to Europe and Australia. […]

Urban Studies Foundation in Delhi for RC21

The Urban Studies Foundation is proud to be hosting a panel event and refreshments at RC21 in Delhi next week on Friday 20th September at 7pm. We warmly welcome anyone attending or local to the event to come along and join us for a short panel discussion about USF funding schemes and opportunities for the […]

USF Global Urban Debates: Shanghai 2019

The first USF-led Global Urban Debates event (GUD) was held at Shanghai Jiao Tong University on May 29th 2019. The theme of GUD Shanghai was focused on the “Future of Urban Studies: The China Perspective”, and stimulated in-depth discussions on the future trends of urban studies from the China perspective. This included topics that covered […]

USF International Fellows 2019

The USF is excited to announce that a record-breaking eight USF International Fellowships have been awarded this July. The awards are specifically targeted towards early-to-mid career academics from the Global South, and offer full funding for visiting fellowships based at any institution worldwide. The fellowships are designed to function as writing sabbaticals under the guidance […]

USF Global Urban Debates in Shanghai

The USF will be holding its first Global Urban Debates panel discussion in Shanghai Jiao Tong University on Wednesday 29th May 2019. This panel debate will aim to discuss the future trends of urban studies from the Chinese perspective, as well as identifying key research questions and gaps for the coming decades. How will the […]