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

Shake, Rattle and Roll: Communicating Lethal Risks

13:00 - 14:00 26 January 2021

The Centre for Crisis Studies and Mitigation presents Dr. Carina Fearnley, Associate Professor in Science and Technology Studies, and the Director of the UCL Warning Research Centre. The 2009 L’Aquila 6.3 magnitude earthquake sent a ‘shockwave’ through the hazard scientific community, causing scientists to become increasingly concerned..

Webinar: An introduction to the African Cities Research Consortium

15:00 - 16:00 28 January 2021

Professors Diana Mitlin and Sam Hickey (University of Manchester), Martin Atela (Partnership for African Social and Governance Research, Nairobi). Chaired by Dr. Admos Chimhowu With over 40% of people in African already living in towns and cities, providing decent housing, services and jobs was a huge challenge – even before Covid-19 hit...

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..

PEM Seminar Series -Prof Mark J Nieuwenhuijsen, Barcelona Institute for Global Health

12:00 - 14:00 21 April 2021

Abstract: TBC

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