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Manchester Urban Institute

Our visitors

Over the years the various centres and groups that have come together to form the Manchester Urban Institute have hosted visiting graduate students, post-docs and professors from across a range of disciplines.

Some of these academic visitors have been with us for only a week or two, while others have stayed with us for a few years!  Whether a shorter or longer visit, these colleagues have been important in creating the support intellectual environment that has characterized urban studies at the University.

In recent years, the centres and groups uniting to become the Manchester Urban Institute have hosted the following: 

  • Xiangzheng Deng (Chinese Academy of Sciences)
  • David Imbroscio (University of Louisville)
  • Andrew Jonas (University of Hull)
  • Roger Keil (York University, Toronto)
  • Bruno Latour (Sciences Po, Paris)
  • Loretta Lees (University of Leicester)
  • Ute Lehrer (York University, Toronto)
  • Zhigang Li (Wuhan University, China)
  • Pauline Lipman, (University of Illinois at Chicago)
  • Bin Lu (Peking University)
  • Simon Marvin (University of Sheffield)
  • Ruth Massey (University of the Free State)
  • Eugene McCann (Simon Fraser University)
  • Colin McFarlane (Durham University)
  • Steven A. Moore (University of Texas at Austin)
  • Tim Moss (Humboldt University of Berlin)
  • Takashi Nagazawi (Meiji University)
  • Michael Neuman (University of Westminster)
  • Stephanie Pincetl (UCLA)
  • Jorg Ploger (ILS, Dortmund)
  • Harald Rohracher (Linköping University)
  • Jennifer Robinson  (University College London)
  • AbdouMaliq Simone (Max Planck Institute, Berlin)
  • Nik Theodore (University of Illinois at Chicago)
  • Fran Tonkiss (LSE)
  • Kaiyong Wang (Chinese Academy of Sciences)
  • Pengjun Zhao (Peking University)

For 2018-19 we already have the following exciting collection of visitors confirmed who will be spending time in Manchester, giving talks, speaking to graduate students and talking us through their future research programmes: 

  • Oliver Ilbert (Leibniz Institute for Research on Society and Space, Erkner, Berlin) 
  • Andrew Karvonen (KTH Royal Institute of Technology, Stockholm)
  • Susan Moore (University College, London)
  • Edgar Pieterse (African Centre for Cities, University of Cape Town)
  • Scott Rodgers (Birkbeck University of London)

While there are various schemes to support those intending to visit the Manchester Urban Institute, we are fortunate that our University has a scheme to support senior colleagues, and this has made possible a number of visits over the years.