Events

Manchester Urban Institute runs a wide variety of different events and activities, and collaborates with a range of local, national and global partners.

Upcoming events

PEM Seminar Series -Dr Yimin Zhao, Renmin University of China: Jiehebu or suburb? Towards a translational turn in urban studies

12:00 - 14:00 04 November 2020

Abstract: Engaging with reflections on improper urban vocabularies, this talk proposes a translational turn to foreground dialogues – rather than equivalences – between languages. Drawing on the philosophies of language and hermeneutics, I adopt “the fusion of horizons” as an alternative perspective to redefine translation where differ..

PEM Seminar Series -PEM Doctoral Researchers

12:00 - 14:00 18 November 2020

Doctoral researchers serminars

Food 3.0

13:00 - 14:30 20 November 2020

The global food system is the greatest single disruptor of climate and ecosystems, with growing gaps between the under-fed and over-fed. The principles of collective food intelligence can help to design global-local agri-food systems, which combine new technology with ancient wisdom, with new kinds of socio-eco-enterprises. The principles of..

PEM Seminar Series - Prof Shenjing He: The University of Hong Kong

12:00 - 02 December 2020

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PEM Seminar Series -Prof Anupam Nanda; Dr Yishuang and Dr Sotirios Thanoms: ‘Health is Wealth’: Dynamics of Global Healthcare Real Estate Market

12:00 - 14:00 16 December 2020

‘Health is Wealth’: Dynamics of Global Healthcare Real Estate Market

PEM Seminar Series-Dr Ian Mell (University of Manchester)-Re-examining ANGSt in 2020: green space metrics, perceptions and equity in planning

12:00 - 14:00 17 February 2021

Re-examining ANGSt in 2020: green space metrics, perceptions and equity in planning

PEM Seminar Series -Prof Stan Geertman, Utrecht University

12:00 - 03 March 2021

Planning Support Systems

PEM Seminar Series-Prof Claire Colomb (UCL) “Our city is not for sale”. The politics of regulation of platform-mediated short-term holiday rentals in European cities

12:00 - 14:00 17 March 2021

“Our city is not for sale”. The politics of regulation of platform-mediated short-term holiday rentals in European cities In the space of a few years, short-term (“holiday”) rentals have become a contentious issue in many cities around the world. Their proliferation was facilitated by the emergence of new forms of ‘platform capitali..

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