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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 […]

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 […]