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Seminar Series Competition 2018

The USF is delighted to announce that its bi-annual funding scheme for urban studies seminar series is now open. The 2018 scheme will provide between 6 and 8 awards of up to £20,000 each, in order to fund proposals of at least two separate events in one or more different institutions. The deadline for applications […]

New Book: Doing Global Urban Research

USF Seminar Series award recipients Dr John Harrison and Dr Michael Hoyler will publish a book this year based on their seminar series on global urban research. The book is titled Doing Global Urban Research and will be published by SAGE. It includes chapter contributions from a range of participants in the seminar series, all […]

USF PDRF Awards 2017

The Urban Studies Foundation is delighted to announce five successful candidates for our 2017 round of applications to our Postdoctoral Research Fellowship schemes. Dr Pablo Arboleda will be based at the University of Glasgow under the mentorship of Professor Hayden Lorimer. Pablo’s research proposal is titled ‘Utility After Abandonment: the modern urban ruin as cultural […]

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 […]