Events

Find out about the latest Global Urbanism Research Group events.

Upcoming events

Dr. Chika Watanabe: Playing through the Apocalypse: Preparing Children for Mass Disasters in Japan and Chile

13:00 - 14:00 11 May 2021

There is currently a growing trend to prepare children for future disasters. A Japanese non-profit organization has developed an event called Iza! Kaeru Caravan, which includes games that teach children and their families how to survive disasters, from earthquakes to floods. Many disaster experts and government officials from other countries h..

INFRA+ Infrastructure for Fragmented Cities: Intersections

14:30 - 11 May 2021

Speakers: Giulia Maci, Cities Alliance Dr Beatriz Mella Lira, Pontificia Universidad Catolica de Chile Dr Anna Plyushteva, University of Oxford Chair: Dr Debapriya Chakrabarti, Commonwealth Local Government Forum/University of Cardiff Find out more about the webinar series here: https://padlet.com/susinfra/PLUS Register here: https://w..

Digital Futures - Digital Trust and Security Seminar with Guest Speaker Prof. Ajitha Rajan, School of Informatics, University of Edinburgh

12:45 - 14:00 12 May 2021

We are delighted to announce Prof. Ajitha Rajan, School of Informatics, University of Edinburgh as a guest speaker for the upcoming Digital Trust & Security Seminar Series, taking place on Wednesday 12th May. The Digital Trust & Security Seminar Series are designed to highlight key insights into developments, challenges and identify areas for..

INFRA+ Infrastructure for Fragmented Cities: Southeast Asia

14:30 - 18 May 2021

Speakers: Prof Amita Bhide, Tata Institute of Social Sciences Shubhagato Dasgupta, Centre for Policy Research Arif Hasan Dr Kavita Wankhade, Indian Institute for Human Settlements (IIHS) Sasanka Velindadla, WASH institute Chair: Ms Purva Dewoolkar, University of Manchester Find out more about the webinar series here: https://padlet..

Digital Futures - Digital Trust and Security Seminar with Guest Speaker Neil Jones, Head of Cybersecurity and Innovation, Greater Manchester Police

12:45 - 26 May 2021

We are delighted to announce Neil Jones, Head of Cybersecurity and Innovation, Greater Manchester Police as a guest speaker for the upcoming Digital Trust & Security Seminar Series, taking place on Wednesday 12th May. The Digital Trust & Security Seminar Series are designed to highlight key insights into developments, challenges and identify..

MUI Reconfiguring Future Urban Infrastructures Series: Green Infrastructure

21:00 - 22:30 27 May 2021

Reconfiguring Future Urban Infrastructures Webinar Series. Webinar four: Green 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 and..

INFRA+ Infrastructure for Fragmented Cities: Fictions

14:30 - 01 June 2021

Speakers: Dr Bodhisattwa Chattopadhyay, University of Oslo Speculative Futures of Global South Infrastructures Dr Paul Graham Raven, Lund University Practices, politics, prestidigitation: exploring the infrastructural Big Dumb Object with tools from (science) fiction Chair: Mr Mark Shtanov, University of Manchester Find out more about t..

INFRA+ Infrastructure for Fragmented Cities: South America

14:30 - 08 June 2021

Speakers Part-I Dr Patricia Iglesias, Environmental Company of São Paulo State (CETESB) Dr Denise Lozano Lazo, University of Tokyo Dr Christine Diniz Santiago, Federal University of São Carlos Chair: Dr Juliano Costa Gonçalves, Federal University of Sao Carlos Discussant: Sidnei Furtado, Director of Civil Defence of Campinas city Par..

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..

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