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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 […]

Vernacular Regeneration by Aidan Mosselson

USF International Fellow Aidan Mosselson has published a new book with Routledge. Vernacular Regeneration is the culmination of several years’ work, beginning with Aidan’s PhD, and was completed during his USF fellowship at the London School of Economics and Political Science under the mentorship of Professor Suzanne Hall. Through examining urban regeneration in inner-city Johannesburg, […]

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. […]

USF International Fellows 2018

After a competitive round of applications—with more than double the number of applicants as in 2017—the Urban Studies Foundation is delighted to announce that five candidates were successful in 2018’s International Fellowship awards. Dr. Siân Butcher from the School of Geography at the University of the Witwatersrand, South Africa, will spend four months visiting University […]