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City of Hope - Lessons from Cape Town for the future of South Africa and African cities 

Tuesday 23 January, 6.30pm to 8pm

Speaker: Geordin Hill-Lewis, Mayor of Cape Town
Discussant: Desné Masie, Visiting Senior Fellow, Firoz Lalji Institute for Africa, LSE

Chair: Suzanne Hall, Professor of Sociology and Head of Department, LSE

Hosted by LSE Cities and the LSE School of Public Policy 

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2023

From childhood needs to urban reality: strategies to engage kids in urban design
Thursday 12 October 2023 6.30pm to 8.00pm

Speakers: Francisca Benitez, Program Manager, Streets for Kids; Silvia Amoros, Architect and Urban Planner; Joana Dabaj, co-founder, CatalyticAction.

Chair: Savvas Verdis, Co-Director, Executive Masters’ in Cities, LSE Cities

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Mobilities of Care: transport, cities and gender

Thursday 13 July 2023, 6.30-8.00pm

Speakers: Alex Baum, Programs and Systems Manager, BYCS; Tiffany Lam, Strategy Lead - EDI, Sustrans; Camila Herrero, Policy and Cycling Inclusion Manager, BYCS

Chair: Philipp Rode, Executive Director, LSE Cities

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Old Cities New Ambitions: the future of urban Europe
Wednesday 05 July 2023, 6.30-8.00pm

Speakers: James Anderson, Head of the Government Innovation program, Bloomberg Philanthropies; Anna Lisa Boni, Deputy Mayor of Bologna; Mohamed Ridouani, Mayor of Leuven; Ben Rogers, Bloomberg Distinguished Fellow in Government Innovationm LSE Cities

Chair: Ricky Burdett, Director, LSE Cities

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The Slow Lane: why quick fixes fails and how to achieve real change

Tuesday 20 June 2023, 6.30-8.00pm

Speakers: Sascha Haselmayer, Architect, Author and Social Entrepreneur; Ellie Cosgrave, Director, Publica and Co-Director, UCL Urban Lab; Tessy Britton, Founder of Participatory City.

Chair: Ricky Burdett, Professor of Urban Studies and Director of LSE Cities at the London School of Economics and Political Science 

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Growing Apart: cities, nations and the future of Europe

Tuesday 23 May 2023, 6.30-8.00pm

Speakers: Aziza Akhmouch, Head of cities, Urban Policies and Sustainable Development Divison, OECD; Neil Lee, Professor of Economic Geography, LSE; Ben Rogers, Bloomberg Distinguished Fellow in Government Innovationm LSE Cities

Chair: Simon Glendinning, Head of the European Institute and Professor in European Philosophy, LSE

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Abu Dhabi (Dis)connected: an evening of art and research

Friday 10 March 2023, 5:00-8:00pm

Speakers: Alexandra Gomes, Research Fellow at LSE Cities; Apostolos Kyriazis, Associate Professor of Architecture and Urbanism at Abu Dhabi University; Clémence Montagne, Director of Care Design Lab based at the L'École de Design; Peter Schwinger, transport economist, planning expert and a consultant for the 'Roads as Tools for (Dis)connecting Cities and Neighbourhoods' project.

Chair: Philipp Rode, Executive Director of LSE Cities

Hosted by the Middle East Centre

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2022

Politics and the Urban Frontier
Tuesday 29 November 2022, 6:00-7:30pm

Speakers: Tom Goodfellow, Professor of Urban Studies and International Development, University of Sheffield; Claire Mercer, Professor of Urban Geography, LSE; James Putzel, Professor of Development Studies, LSE
Chair: Jo Beall, Emeritus Professor and Distinguished Research Fellow, LSE Cities

Hosted by LSE Cities and the Department of International Development

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Policy and Social Change

Tuesday 31 May 2022, 6:30-8:00pm

Speakers: Ricky Burdett, Professor of Urban Studies and Director of LSE Cities; Amara Enyia, Manager of Policy and Research with the Movement for Black Lives and founder of Global Black; Tracy Jooste, Senior Atlantic Fellow for Social and Economic Equity; Robtel Neajai Pailey, Assistant Professor, Department of Social Policy at LSE

Chair: Armine Ishkanian, Executive Director of the Atlantic Fellows for Social and Economic Equity programme, International Inequalities Institute 

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Architecture: the infrastructure of society

Thursday 26 May 2022, 1:00-2:15pm

Speakers: Yvonne Farrell, co-founder of Grafton Architects, Dublin, winner of the 2020 Pritzker Architecture Prize and designer of LSE's Marshall Building; Diébédo Francis Kéré, founder of Kéré Architecture, Burkina Faso/Germany and winner of the 2022 Pritzker Architecture Prize; Anne Lacaton, co-founder of Lacaton and Vassal Architects, Paris and winner of the 2021 Pritzker Architecture Prize; Shelley McNamara, co-founder of Grafton Architects, Dublin, winner of the 2020 Pritzker Architecture Prize and designer of LSE's Marshall Building; Jeanne-Philippe Vassal, co-founder of Lacaton and Vassal Architects, Paris and winner of the 2021 Pritzker Architecture Prize; Ricky Burdett, Professor of Urban Studies and Director of LSE Cities

Chair: Minouche Shafik, Director of the London School of Economics and Political Science.

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Planning and designing cities for the early years

Thursday 12 May 2022, 6:30-8:00pm

Speakers: Cecilia Vaca Jones, Executive Director at the Bernard van Leer Foundation; Sean Maguire, Director of Strategic Partnerships at the Clean Air Fund; Selva Gürdoğan, Architect and Partner at Superpool
Chair: Ricky Burdett, Professor of Urban Studies and Director of LSE Cities

Public lecture hosted by LSE Cities and the Bernard van Leer Foundation

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The 15-minute City: a new urban model

Tuesday 26 April 2022, 6:30-8:00pm

Speaker: Carlos Moreno, Scientific Director of the ETI Chair (Entrepreneurship Territory Innovation) and Associate Professor at University Panthéon Sorbonne – IAE Paris
Chair: Ricky Burdett, Professor of Urban Studies and Director of LSE Cities

Public lecture hosted by LSE Cities and the Obel Award

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Urban Age Debates: Cities in the 2020s

Rationalising Shopping: Are new patterns of consumption an opportunity for reinventing urbanity? 

Wednesday 26 January 2022, 1.00-2.00pm

Speakers: Andrew Murphy, Executive Director of Operations at The John Lewis Partnership; Ewa Westermark, Architect and a Partner and Director at Gehl; Thomas Heatherwick, Designer and Founder of Heatherwick Studio; Jonathan De Mello, Equity Partner at CWM.

Chair: Philipp Rode, Executive Director of LSE Cities 

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Blog post by Thomas Heatherwick on emotion in place making

2021

Cities at the Crossroads: public event to launch the Council on Urban Initiatives
Wednesday 3 November, 12.30-2.40pm

Speakers include a diverse group of internationally prominent urban leaders and practitioners: António Guterres, Secretary General, United Nations; Tedros Ghebreyesus, Director-General, WHO; Maimunah Mohd Sharif, Executive Director, UN-Habitat; Ada Colau, Mayor of Barcelona; LaToya Cantrell, Mayor of New Orleans; Claudia López, Mayor of Bogotá; Mariana Mazzucato, Director, IIPP, UCL; Richard Sennett, Visiting Professor of Urban Studies, MIT; and Ricky Burdett, Director, LSE Cities.

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Urban Age Debates: Cities in the 2020s

Changing Cultures: how are cultural institutions reframing their relationships with audiences, the community and the city?

13 October 2021, 5.00-6.00pm

Speakers: Elaine Bedell, Chief Executive of the Southbank Centre; Gabriella Gomez-Mont, founder of Experimentalista; Andreas Gorgen, head of the German Foreign Office's Culture and Communication Department
Moderator: Adrian Ellis, Director of AEA Consulting and Chair of the Global Cultural Districts Network

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Survival of the City: living and thriving in an age of isolation

23 September 2021, 12.45pm - 1.45pm

Speakers: Professor David Cutler, Otto Ekstein Professor of Applied Economics, Harvard University; Professor Edward Glaeser, Fred and Eleanor Glimp Professor of Economics in the Faculty of Arts and Sciences, Harvard University
Chair: Professor Jo Beall, Emeritus Professor and Distinguished Research Fellow at LSE Cities

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The Response of Major Cities to the Challenges of the 21st Century

08 June 2021

Speaker: Ada Colau, Mayor of Barcelona
Chair: Ricky Burdett, Professor of Urban Studies and Director of LSE Cities and Urban Age at LSE

Hosted by the LSE European Institute and LSE Cities

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Urban Age Debates: Cities in the 2020s

Localising Transport: Towards the 15-minute city or the one-hour metropolis?

20 May 2021

Speakers: Edward Glaeser, Fred and Eleanor Glimp Professor of Economics in the Faculty of Arts and Sciences at Harvard University; Sir Peter Hendy, Chair of Network Rail; Yolisa Kani, Chief Business Development Officer (CBDO) of Transnet

Co-chairs: Isabel Dedring, Global Transport Leader and Group Board Member at Arup; Philipp Rode, Executive Director of LSE Cities and Associate Professorial Research Fellow at LSE

Hosted by LSE Cities, the Alfred Herrhausen Gesellschaft and the LSE School of Public Policy

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Urban Age Debates: Cities in the 2020s

Humanising the City: Can the design of urban space promote cohesion and healthier lifestyles?

27 April 2021

Speakers: Elizabeth Diller, architech and partner at Diller Scofidio + Renfro (DS+R);  Rozana Montiel, founder and director of Rozana Montiel | Estudio de Arquitectura; Amanda Levete, founder and principal of Amanda Levete Architects (AL_A); Suketa Mehta, writer, critic and urbanist
Chair: Ricky Burdett, professor of Urban Studies, Director of LSE Cities, co-founder of the Urban Age.

Hosted by LSE Cities, the Alfred Herrhausen Gesellschaft and the LSE School of Public Policy

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Shaping the Post-COVID City: imagining futures to improve urban health

6 March 2021

Speakers: Kieron Boyle, Chief Executive of Guy's and St Thomas' Charity; Professor Tony Travers, Associate Dean of the School of Public Policy and Director of LSE London at LSE.
Chair: Dr Suzanne Hall, Associate Professor in Sociology and Director of the Cities Programme at LSE.

Hosted by LSE Festival: Shaping the Post-COVID World

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Urban Age Debates: Cities in the 2020s

Socialising Remote Work: Will changing patterns in knowledge work reduce or amplify the human need to meet in cities?

19 January 2021

Speakers: Richard Florida, urbanist and Professor of Economic Analysis and Policy at the University of Toronto; Ayesha Khanna, artificial intelligence strategist and co-Founder and CEO of ADDO AI; Janina Kugel, senior human iresources advisor and Former member of the Managing Board of Siemens AG

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2020

Experiencing Density: Report Launch

Tuesday 10 March 2020

Speakers: Kath Scanlon, Distinguished Policy Fellow, LSE London; Loretta Lees, Professor of Human Geography, University of Leicester; Sripriya Sudhakar, Head of Regeneration, London Borough of Tower Hamlets;  Bob Allies, Architect and Founding Partner, Allies and Morrison

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Shaping London

Tuesday 3 March 2020

Speakers: Ricky Burdett, Professor of Urban Studies at LSE and Director of the Urban Age and LSE Cities; Muhammed Butt, Leader of Brent Council; Amica Dall, one of the directors of Assemble; Georgia Gould, Leader of Camden Council and Deputy Leader of London Councils; Tony Travers, Associate Dean of the School of Public Policy and Director of LSE London, LSE.

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(Re)imagining synAthina for the 2020s

Tuesday 11 February 2020

Speaker: Amalia Zepou, former Vice Mayor for Civil Society and Innovation, Athens, and Bloomberg Visiting Fellow in Government Innovation, LSE Cities
Respondent: Geof Mulgan, Proefessor of Collective Intelligence, Public Policy and Social Innovation, UCL

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Smarter London: the role of city government for a digital future

Tuesday 10 December 2019

Speaker: Theo Blackwell, Chief Digital Officer, Mayor of London's Office
Respondent: Léan Doody, Associate Director & Europe Digital Property and Smart Cities Leader, Arup

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Making Connections for Climate Action: Urban transport and renewable energy

Thursday 14 November 2019

Speakers: Florian Bieberbach, Chief Executive Officer of Stadtwerke München; 
Juliet Davenport, Founder and Chief Executive Officer of Good Energy 
Respondents: Rasita Chudasama, Principal Transport Planner at Nottingham City Council; Keith Townsend, Corporate Director of Environment and Regeneration at Islington Council

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2019

Led by Children: Designing an Inclusive City
Wednesday 18 September 2019

Speaker: Erion Veliaj, Mayor of Tirana, Albania

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Athens' Grassroots Regeneration: Reflections from Mayor Georgios Kamini
Tuesday 02 April 2019

Speaker: Georgios Kaminis, Mayor of Athens, Greece

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Contradictions in Contemporary Urbanisation: Cities of the Arabian Peninsula
Monday 11 March 2019

Speakers: Harvey Molotch, Davide Ponzini

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Developing Urban Futures
Thursday 28 February 2019

Speakers: Jo Beall; Ricky Burdett; Alcinda Honwana; Philipp Rode

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The Role of Cities in a Global Economy
Tuesday 19 February 2019

Speaker: Rahm Emanuel, Mayor of Chicago, USA

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Political Strategies and Tactics for Transformative Urban Change
Tuesday 12 February 2019

Speakers: Diane E Davis, Alejandro Echeverri

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2018

City Planning in the Digital Age
Tuesday 11 December 2018

Speaker: Peter Madden

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Palaces for the People 
Wednesday 10 October 2018

Speaker: Eric Klinenberg

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Shaping Cities in an Urban Age (London)
Wednesday 26 September 2018 | 18:30-20:00

Speakers: Eduarda La Rocque; Saskia Sassen; Nicholas Stern

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Kengo Kuma on architecture and identity
Saturday 23 June 2019

Speaker: Kengo Kuma

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Governing Compact Cities
Monday 18 June 2018
Book launch hosted by LSE Cities

Speaker: Philipp Rode

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India's Smart Cities Agenda
Tuesday 5 June 2018

Speakers: Jagan Shah; Ricky Burdett

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Transforming Nigeria’s urban agenda
Tuesday 17 April 2018

Speakers: Babatunde Fashola; Ricky Burdett

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Democratic lives in the 21st century
Monday 16 April 2018

Speakers: Helen Clark; Yves Leterme; Darrell Bradley; Tony Travers; Helena Zaum; Michael McQuarrie

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Too Big: Rebuild by Design’s Transformative Response to Climate Change
Tuesday 10 April 2018

Speaker: Henk Ovink; Jo da Silva; Philipp Rode

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City ambition: Why we need it, what it looks like, how we get there
Monday 9 April 2018

Speakers: James Anderson; Ricky Burdett

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Building and Dwelling: ethics for the city
Tuesday 20 March 2018

Speakers: Richard Sennett; Edwin Heathcote, Ricky Burdett

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Migration and the city
Tuesday 6 March 2018

Speakers: Ash Amin; Victoria Redclift; Ricky Burdett

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Getting Ahead of the Curve: addressing housing needs in rapidly growing cities
Friday 23 February 2018

Speakers: Rubbina Carruna; Paul Collier; Paida Hlambelo; Priya Manwaring

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At the Limits of Urban Theory: Racial Banishment in the Contemporary City
Tuesday 13 February 2018

Speakers: Ananya Roy; Ricky Burdett

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Resource Urbanisms London report launch
Tuesday 23 January 2018

Speakers: Philipp Rode; Roby Dodge; Roudaina Al Khani; David Green

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2017

Citymakers: The Culture and Craft of Practical Urbanism
Tuesday 5 December 2017

Speaker: Cassim Shepard

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The New Urban Crisis
Monday 9 October 2017

Speaker: Richard Florida

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High Streets for All
Thursday 28 September 2017

Speakers: Jules Pipe; Ricky Burdett; Dan Ebanks; Suzanne Hall; Jim Hubbard; Debbie Jackson; Holly Lewis

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Innovation, Governance, Technology – are they connected?
Wednesday 13 September 2017

Speakers: Rohan Silva; Ricky Burdett

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A Place for All People
Wednesday 6 September 2017

Speakers: Richard Rogers; Amanda Levete; Alan Yentob; Ricky Burdett

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Good Growth by Design – A Vision for London
Monday 10 July 2017

Speakers: Sadiq Khan; Tony Travers; Ricky Burdett; Sadie Morgan; Jackie Sadek

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Radical Technologies: The design of everyday life
Tuesday 6 June 2017

Speakers: Adam Greenfield; Philipp Rode

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London 2050: Rethinking Long-Term Planning
Tuesday 4 April 2017

Speakers: Isabel Dedring; Tony Travers

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The Well-Tempered City
Tuesday 28 March 2017

Speakers: Jonathan F.P. Rose; Richard Sennett

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Vienna: An Open City in Divisive Times
Tuesday 14 March 2017

Speakers: Maria Vassilakou; Suzanne Hall; Savvas Verdis

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London: Bike city? LSE Literary Festival discussion
Saturday 25 February 2017

Speakers: Rachel Aldred; Emily Chappell; Michael Hutchinson; James Spackman

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Urban Governance and the New Urban Agenda: Implications for Governments
Tuesday 14 February 2017

Speakers: Philipp Rode; Tony Travers; Henk Ovink; Sue Parnell; Clare Short

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The Quito Papers: towards the open city (London)
Tuesday 31 January 2017

Speakers: Ricky Burdett; Saskia Sassen; Richard Sennett; Wendy Pullan

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Building Knowledge
Tuesday 24 January 2017

Speakers: Anupama Kundoo; Shumi Bose; Ricky Burdett

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2016

Violence and the City in the Modern Middle East
Wednesday 5 October 2016

Speaker: Nelida Fuccaro

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The Emergence of the Urban Entrepreneur
Tuesday 6 September 2016

Speaker: Boyd Cohen

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Tania Bruguera and Saskia Sassen: In Conversation
Thursday 18 August 2016

Speakers: Tania Bruguera, Saskia Sassen

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Queering the African City: Johannesburg and Nairobi 
Thursday 2 June 2016

Speaker: Mark Gevisser

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Protect and Develop
Thursday 5 May 2016

Speaker: David Chipperfield

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The World’s Climate Capital? COP21 and the Greening of Paris
Tuesday 15 March 2016

Speaker: Célia Blauel

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The Future City: cruel or consoling Utopia? LSE Cities Literary Festival discussion
Saturday 27 February 2016

Speakers: Darran Anderson, Matthew Beaumont, Rachel Cooper. Richard Sennett

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Detroit Rising? Crisis, Bankruptcy, and Reinvention
Tuesday 12 January 2016

Speaker: Thomas Sugrue

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2015

Narratives of Inclusion: Can cities help us live together?
Thursday 3 December 2015
An event of the Urban Age Global Debates series hosted by Alfred Herrhausen Gesellschaft and LSE Cities

Speakers: Suketu Mehta; Richard Sennett

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Designing Urban Infrastructure: Investing for now or tomorrow?
Thursday 26 November 2015

Speaker; Norman Foster

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The Politics of Equity: Who owns the city?
Wednesday 25 November 2015

Speaker: Saskia Sassen

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Steering Urban Growth: Can planning and architecture manage?
Monday 23 November 2015

Speakers: Alejandro Aravena, Joan Clos

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Confronting Climate Change: Can cities be the solution?
Thursday 19 November 2015

Speakers: Karen C. Seto, Nicholas Stern

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New Urban Diversities: London perspectives
Thursday 22 October 2015

Speakers: Suzanne Hall, Emma Jackson, Susanne Wessendorf

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Ordinary Streets - film launch
Tuesday 6 October 2015
Film screening and discussion hosted by LSE Cities

Speakers: Suzanne Hall, Myfanwy Taylor, Sophie Yetton

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The Happiness of Cities
Wednesday 20 May 2015

Speaker: Ed Glaeser

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Designing the Urban Commons: Lessons from the Field
Wednesday 25 March 2015

Speakers: Assembly SE8 , Atelier d'architecture autogérée , Public Works Group

Theatrum Mundi launches ideas competition Designing the Urban Commons, with an evening of provocations and discussion

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An urbanising world: triumph or tragedy?
Wednesday 25 February 2015

Speaker: Herbert Girardet

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Better Growth, Better Climate: cities and the new climate economy
Thursday 29 January 2015

Speaker: Philipp Rode

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Managing Disruption, Avoiding Disaster and Growing Stronger in an Unpredictable World 
Monday 19 January 2015

Speaker: Judith Rodin

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2014

Extrastatecraft: The Power of Infrastructure Space
Thursday 11 December 2014

Speaker: Keller Easterling

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Democracy, decency and devolution
Monday 8 December 2014

Speaker: Tessa Jowell

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Melbourne Unplugged
Wednesday 5 November 2014

Speaker: Rob Adams

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Peripheral Urbanisation
Thursday 23 October 2014

Speaker: Teresa Caldeira

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A City Worth Fighting For
Tuesday 16 September 2014

Speakers: Adam Greenfield; Leo Hollis; Judy Wajcman

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Space for Architecture
Monday 16 June 2014

Speakers: Sheila O’Donnell; John Tuomey; Ricky Burdett

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Saskia Sassen: Expulsions: Brutality and Complexity in the Global Economy
Tuesday 13 May 2014

Speaker: Saskia Sassen

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City Religion Capitalism  
Thursday 3 April 2014 to Saturday 5 April 2014

Speakers: José Casanova, David Chipperfield, Alexander Kluge, Angelika Neuwirth, Saskia Sassen, Richard Sennett, Joseph Vogl

An event hosted by Haus der Kulturen der Welt in partnership with Alfred Herrhausen Gesellschaft and LSE Cities

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2013

The Metropolitan Revolution: Perspectives from US cities
Tuesday 29 October 2013

Speaker: Bruce Katz

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Global migration and urban renewal
Thursday 10 October 2013

Speakers: Philip Kasinitz, Michael Keith;; Rob Berkeley; Tim Finch; Sharon Zukin; Mike Savage

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From Response to Resilience: the role of the engineer in disaster risk reduction 
Tuesday 4 June 2013

Respondent: Jo da Silva

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Healthy African Cities
Thursday 7 March 2013

Speakers: Gora Mboup; Vanessa Watson; Ama de Graft Aikins

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Land of the Seven Rivers: A brief history of India's geography
Thursday 17 January 2013 to Tuesday 15 January 2013
Book launch of the LSE Cities public lectures series hosted by Asia Research Centre, India Observatory and LSE Cities

Speaker: Sanjeev Sanyal; Anshu Jain

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2012

City, street and citizen: the measure of the ordinary
Tuesday 12 June 2012
Book launch hosted by LSE Cities and LSE Sociology Forum

Speakers: Suzanne Hall; Caroline Knowles; Claire Alexander

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The architecture of the Olympics
Tuesday 15 May 2012

Speakers: Andy Altman, Ricky Burdett, Jim Eyre, Jim Heverin, Michael Taylor

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Rebel Cities: the urbanisation of class struggle
Thursday 10 May 2012

Speaker: David Harvey

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The return of the subject
Monday 30 April 2012

Speakers: Ash Amin, Michel Wieviorka

Book launch hosted by LSE Cities

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Under the cranes: literature, film and the city
3 March 2012

Speakers: Michael Rosen; Emma-Louise

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2011

Urban regeneration and social sustainability
Wednesday 29 June 2011

Speakers: Andrea Colantonio; Tim Dixon; Brian Field, Jan Olbrycht 

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Living in the endless city
Monday 6 June 2011

Speakers: Ricky Burdett, Joan Clos, Gareth Jones, Çağlar Keyder, Saskia Sassen, Richard Sennett, Deyan Sudjic When

Book launch hosted by LSE Cities

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The architecture of social investment
Friday 20 May 2011

Public lecture hosted by LSE Cities and LSE Venezuelan Society

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Distance and cities: where do we stand?
Thursday 19 May 2011

Speakers: Gerald Frug, Asher Ghertner, Patrik Schumacher, Richard Sennett, Fran Tonkiss, Larry

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Cities and climate change
Monday 28 March 2011

Speaker: Joan Clos,  Under Secretary General of the United Nations and Executive Director of UN Habitat

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A vision for the next urban economy: from macro to metro
Thursday 24 March 2011

Speakers: Ricky Burdett, Bruce Katz

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African urbanism 
Wednesday 26 January 2011

Speaker: Edgar Pieterse

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The Naked City
Monday 17 January 2011

Speaker: Sharon Zukin

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Politics, power, cities
Tuesday 11 January 2011

Speaker: Enrique Peñalosa, Mayor of  Bogotá, Colombia

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2010

Lagos: confronting change in a global megacity
Friday 19 November 2010

Speaker: Babatunde Fashola

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Cities under siege: the new military urbanism
Monday 7 June 2010

Speaker: Stephen Graham

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Mexico City: inclusive actions towards sustainability
Wednesday 2 June 2010

Speaker: Marcelo Ebrard

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Climate change: the city solution
Tuesday 1 June 2010

Speaker: Ritt Bjerregaard, Mayor of Copenhagen, Denmark

Venue: Sheikh Zayed Theatre, New Academic Building, LSE

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Beirut normal
Tuesday 25 May 2010

Speaker: Hashim Sarkis

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Kinetic city: designing for informality in Mumbai
Tuesday 18 May 2010

Speaker: Rahul Mehrotra

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2009

Cities, design and climate change
Tuesday 17 November 2009

Speakers: Saskia Sassen, Richard Sennett

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Urban technologies and the environment
Wednesday 14 October 2009

Speaker: Peter Head

Public lecture of the Cities and the environment series hosted by Urban Age in partnership with Ove Arup Foundation

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Architecture as investment: New forms of social equity
Monday 27 April 2009

Speaker: Alejandro Aravena 

Public lecture hosted by Urban Age in partnership with Monocle

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2008

The politics of mobility
Tuesday 18 November 2008

Speaker: Peter Hendy, Commissioner of Transport for London

Public lecture of the Understanding cities series hosted by Urban Age.

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London in a global context
Tuesday 21 October 2008

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