Pandemics and the City

Articles from the Manchester Urban Institute related to how people in our urban areas have been affected by COVID-19 and how they might best manage future pandemics.

Next COVID casualty: Cities hit hard by the pandemic face bankruptcy
Mark Davidson, Kevin Ward - 30 July 2020

Beyond the rainbows: the missing voices of children and young people in this pandemic
Deborah Ralls, 10 July 2020

COVID-19 and the future of urban mobility
Mike Hodson and Andrew McMeekin, 12 June 2020

COVID-19 and the challenge of crisis urbanism
James Evans and Karen Lucas, 5 June 2020

COVID-19: What should transport and mobility responses be now and beyond?
Ransford Acheampong, 3 June 2020

Not enough beds, not enough care: putting New York City’s COVID-19 crisis in context
Caitlin Henry, 1 June 2020

The COVID-19 lockdown has forced us to decentralise work: let’s not go back
Matthew Harrison, 27 May 2020

Build in haste, repent at leisure? Post-pandemic planning at the precipice
Iain White, Graham Haughton, Nuno Pinto, 27 May 2020

Inflammatory Bowel Disease and COVID-19: experiences of those well versed in social distancing
Poppy Budworth, 20 May 2020

Pandemic-3.0 and the Cities Game – from crisis to transformation
Joe Ravetz, 13 May 2020

A tale of cities: Local diasporas hold a key to strengthening international outreach
Yaron Matras, 5 May 2020 

All in this together? How a decade of austerity cleared the way for Covid-19 in deprived urban areas
Tom Gillespie, Kate Hardy, 5 May 2020

How has coronavirus changed cities? Using urban data to understand lockdown
James Evans, Dave Topping, Tom Bannan, Joe Rees, Ettore Murabito, Ann Gledson, Matthew Harrison, 21 April 2020

How modelling can become a debate-support tool, not just a decision-support tool
Graham Haughton, Nuno Pinto, Iain White, 20 April 2020

Whose park is it anyway? Social distancing and park users during the Covid-19 pandemic
Ian Mell, 20 April 2020 

Temporary urban solutions help us deal with crisis – and can lead to radical shifts in city space
Michael Martin, Iain Deas, Stephen Hincks, 15 April 2020 

Dealing with COVID-19 in the towns and cities of the global South.
Diana Mitlin, 25 March 2020 

Radical uncertainty, sociology and the social impacts of pandemic response on Citizens. Discover Society. March 2020 Issue
Elisa Pieri, 21 March 2020

Cities in lockdown over the 2019n-CoV outbreak: the social impacts of pandemic preparedness on citizens.
Elisa Pieri, 5 February 2020

Mitigating against the threat of global pandemics. Discover Society. Aug 2019 Issue
Elisa Pieri, 7 August 2019