Manchester Urban Institute runs a wide variety of different events and activities, and collaborates with a range of local, national and global partners.
PEM Seminar Series -Dr Yimin Zhao, Renmin University of China: Jiehebu or suburb? Towards a translational turn in urban studies
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..
Doctoral researchers serminars
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 Anupam Nanda; Dr Yishuang and Dr Sotirios Thanoms: ‘Health is Wealth’: Dynamics of Global Healthcare Real Estate Market
‘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
Re-examining ANGSt in 2020: green space metrics, perceptions and equity in planning
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
“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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