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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

GDI Lecture Series: Blood Bricks: Untold Stories of Modern Slavery and Climate Change from Cambodia with Prof Katherine Brickell

17:00 - 18:30 20 February 2019

The Global Development Institute is pleased to host Prof Kate Brickell as part of the GDI Lecture Series, talking about: Blood Bricks: Untold Stories of Modern Slavery and Climate Change from Cambodia Cambodia is in the midst of a construction boom. The building of office blocks, factories, condominiums, housing estates, hotels, and shopping..

MARG 2019 Lecture series "Drawing Parallels: Knowledge Production in Axonometric, Isonometric and Oblique Drawings" by Dr. Ray Lucas

12:30 - 16:30 27 February 2019

MARG 2019 Lecture series "Drawing Parallels: Knowledge Production in Axonometric, Isonometric and Oblique Drawings" by Dr. Ray Lucas

Planetary Urbanization and Architectural Research

13:30 - 18:30 04 March 2019

Research Seminar hosted by the Manchester Architecture Research Group and the Manchester Urban Institute, University of Manchester. (Flyer/poster in the right sidebar.) Speakers: Christian Schmid (ETH Zurich), Pushpa Arabindoo (University College London), Alvaro Sevilla Buitrago (Universidad Politécnica de Madrid), Lukasz Stanek (University..

GDI Lecture Series: Property, institutions, and social stratification in Africa with Franklin Obeng-Odoom

17:00 - 18:30 06 March 2019

The Global Development Institute is pleased to host Associate Professor Franklin Obeng-Odoom as part of the GDI Lecture Series, talking about: Property, institutions, and social stratification in Africa While it is intrinsically important to explain and, ultimately, try to address social stratification in Africa, these aspirations have not ye..

MARG 2019 Lecture series "Do Daycare Centres Offer an Effective Solution to Challenges Faced by Older People Living in Dalian, China?" by Dr. Alan Lewis & Wenting Yu

12:30 - 14:30 27 March 2019

MARG 2019 Lecture series "Do Daycare Centres Offer an Effective Solution to Challenges Faced by Older People Living in Dalian, China?" by Dr. Alan Lewis & Wenting Yu

AHRA PhD Student Symposium

24 - 25 April 2019

The AHRA Research Student Symposium 2019 takes as its starting point a broad and prolonged transition occurring in architectural research during the past decade. New and interdisciplinary approaches emerge as a result of our world’s socio-political and techno-ecological transformations towards relational, processual “architectural research..

MARG 2019 Lecture series "Corporate Sustainability: The Global Cement Industry and Its Approach to Architectural Culture" by Dr. Kim Föster

12:30 - 14:30 24 April 2019

MARG 2019 Lecture series "Corporate Sustainability: The Global Cement Industry and Its Approach to Architectural Culture" by Dr. Kim Föster

Urbanisation, Infrastructures and Everyday Life

01 - 03 May 2019

Keynote speakers: Prof Em Clara Greed (UWE) Dr Christoph Luethi (EAWAG) Prof Nicholas Rose (King's College London) Dr Farhana Sultana (Syracuse) Countries undergoing rapid urban transformations experience shifts in various infrastructural systems. However, there are explicit tensions between the apparent need to develop national infrastructu..

GDI Lecture Series: Ambitious and ambiguous public investments in African cities with Edgar Pieterse

16:30 - 18:00 08 May 2019

The Global Development Institute is pleased to host Edgar Pieterse as part of the GDI Lecture Series, talking about: Ambitious and ambiguous public investments in African cities Urban governance in most African cities is marked by weak regulatory enablement by national governments, limited autonomous fiscal resources, limited managerial capac..

MARG 2019 Lecture series "British Television and the Abolition of Every Possibility of Remoteness" by Dr. Léa-Catherine Szacka

12:30 - 14:30 22 May 2019

MARG 2019 Lecture series "British Television and the Abolition of Every Possibility of Remoteness" by Dr. Léa-Catherine Szacka

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