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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 […]

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 […]