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Welcome to eight new USF International Fellows!

The USF has awarded a further eight USF International Fellowships this summer, to begin in 2021. These awards provide full funding for short visiting sabbaticals based at any institution worldwide, and are intended to support early-to-mid career academics from the Global South. This year the USF awardees include researchers based in Brazil, India, Indonesia, Nigeria […]

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 […]

Recruiting: two new Trustees

The deadline for applications to these positions is Friday 1st November 2019. The Urban Studies Foundation (USF) is looking to recruit up to two new Members (also known as Trustees) to sit on its Board, one to commence from Spring 2020 and one for ‘standby start’ until January 2022. The USF is an increasingly well-known […]

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 […]