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

INFRA+ Infrastructure for Fragmented Cities: Violations

16:00 - 22 June 2021

Speakers: Prof Swati Chattopadhyay, University of California, Santa Barbara Infrastructure as violence, insurgency as infrastructure: notes on the biospatial Dr Deljana Iossifova, University of Manchester Infrastructuring the city: trajectories of violence Dr Yaffa Truelove, University of Colorado at Boulder TBC Chair: Dr Fadi Shayya,..

MUI Reconfiguring Future Urban Infrastructures Series: Digital Infrastructure

21:00 - 22:30 24 June 2021

Reconfiguring Future Urban Infrastructures Webinar Series. Webinar five: Digital Infrastructure The COVID-19 crisis has put urban infrastructure under the spotlight. New questions on the ways we build (and build back) infrastructure in cities are now front and centre globally. Faced with a combination of economic, environmental, health a..

INFRA+ Infrastructure for Fragmented Cities: Africa

14:30 - 29 June 2021

Speakers: Dr Abubakari Ahmed, University for Development Studies Heterogeneous infrastructure and informality: filling the gap or a governance failure? Dr Mtafu Manda, Mzuzu University Formalising the informal through the formal: Kabaza taxis and other informals in Mzuzu, Malawi Dr Maria Rusca, Uppsala University Lilongwe water works? Th..

How to Build a Resilient World Post-Pandemic

13:00 - 14:00 06 July 2021

The University of Manchester Centre for Crisis Studies and Mitigation Webinar Series How to Build a Resilient World Post-Pandemic Professor Neil Bourne Professor of Matter in Extreme Environments, Co-director of the Thomas Ashton Institute, University of Manchester COVID-19 has presented the most challenging healthcare and societal challenge..

INFRA+ Infrastructure for Fragmented Cities: Fictions

14:30 - 13 July 2021

Speakers: Dr Christine Mady, Notre Dame University Informal mobility, instability and differentiated spatial experiences: the case of Beirut Prof Heba Khalil, Cairo University Enhancing circularity for better livability in formal/informal areas: Urban metabolism as an approach Dr Rita Nasr, Henley Business School The institutional role o..

INFRA+ Infrastructure for Fragmented Cities: Interrelations

14:30 - 27 July 2021

How can infrastructure improve life in fragmented cities, now and in the future? Speakers Prof Alison Brown, Cardiff University Prof José Antônio Puppim de Oliveira, Fundação Getulio Vargas Prof Lyla Mehta, Institute of Development Studies Chair: Dr Deljana Iossifova, University of Manchester Talks Prof Alison Brown Infrastructure..

MUI Reconfiguring Future Urban Infrastructures Series: Transport/Transit Infrastructure

21:00 - 22:30 30 September 2021

Reconfiguring Future Urban Infrastructures Webinar Series. Webinar six: Transport/Transit Infrastructure The COVID-19 crisis has put urban infrastructure under the spotlight. New questions on the ways we build (and build back) infrastructure in cities are now front and centre globally. Faced with a combination of economic, environmental,..

MUI Reconfiguring Future Urban Infrastructures Series: Graduate Symposium

21:00 - 22:30 28 October 2021

Reconfiguring Future Urban Infrastructures Webinar Series. Graduate Symposium. The COVID-19 crisis has put urban infrastructure under the spotlight. New questions on the ways we build (and build back) infrastructure in cities are now front and centre globally. Faced with a combination of economic, environmental, health and social challenge..

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