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2021

The Response of Major Cities to the Challenges of the 21st Century
08 June 2021, 5.00-6.00pm

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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Localising Transport: Towards the 15-minute city or the one-hour metropolis?
20 May 2021, 1.00-2.00pm

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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Humanising the City
27 April 2021, 5.30-7.00pm 

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, 12.30-1.30pm

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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Socialising Remote Work
19 January 2021, 1.00-2.15pm

Speakers: Richard Florida, urbanist, author and journalist, Professor of Economic Analysis and Policy, University of Toronto; Ayesha Khanna, strategic advisor on artificial intelligence, CEO of AI solutions and incubator ADDO AI, Singapore; Janina Kugel, independant strategic advisor, member of the Managing Board, Siemens AG (2015-2020) 
Chair: Camilla Cavendish, author and contributing editor, Financial Times.

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

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Blog post by Richard Florida on Remote work, Peloton and online education.
Richard Florida in conversation with Ricky Burdett.

2020

 

Experiencing Density: Report Launch
Tuesday 10 March 2020, 6:30-8:00pm
Sheikh Zayed Theatre, New Academic Building, 54 Lincoln's Inn Fields, WC2A 3LJ

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
Chair: Ricky Burdett, Director, LSE Cities

Public lecture hosted by LSE Cities and LSE London

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Shaping London
Tuesday 3 March 2020, 6:00-7:00pm
Sheikh Zayed Theatre, New Academic Building, 54 Lincoln's Inn Fields, WC2A 3LJ

Speakers: Ricky Burdett, Director, LSE Cities; Muhammed Butt, Leader, Brent Council; Amica Dall, Founding Director, Assemble;  Georgia Gould, Leader, Camden Council
Chair: Tony Travers, Director, LSE London

Public lecture hosted by LSE Cities and LSE Festival: Shape the World

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(Re)imagining synAthina for the 2020s
Tuesday 11 February 2020, 6:30-8:00pm
Summet Valrani Lecture Theatre, Centre Building, Houghton Street, WC2A 2AE

Speakers: Amalia Zepou, Former Vice Mayor for Civil Society and Innovation, Municipality of Athens, and Bloomberg Visiting Fellow in Government Innovation at LSE Cities.

Public lecture hosted by LSE Cities

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2019

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

Tuesday 10 December 2019 | 18:30-20:00
Wolfson Theatre, LSE New Academic Building, 54 Lincoln's Inn Fields, WC2A 3LJ

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

Public lecture hosted by LSE Cities

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Making Connections for Climate Action: urban transport and renewable energy

Thursday 14 November 2019 | 18:30-20:00
LSE Shaw Library, Old Building, Houghton Street, WC2A 2AE

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

Chair: Philipp Rode, Executive Director, LSE Cities

Public lecture hosted by LSE Cities and the Urban Transport Group

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Planning New York

Tuesday 5 November 2019 | 18:30-20:00
LSE Saw Swee Hock Student Centre, 1 Sheffield St, WC2A 2AP

Speaker: Marisa Lago, Director NYC Planning Department
Respondent: Tony Travers, Director, LSE London
Chair: Peter Trubowitz, Director, US Centre, LSE

Public lecture hosted by LSE Cities, LSE School of Public Policy and LSE US Centre

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Led by children: designing an inclusive city

Wednesday 18 September 2019 | -Auditorium, LSE Centre Buildings, Houghton St, WC2A 2AE

Speaker: Erion Vellaj, Mayor of Tirana, Albania
Respondent: Amica Dall
Chair: Ricky Burdett

Public lecture hosted by LSE Cities

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Athens’ Grassroots Regeneration: Reflections from Mayor Georgios Kaminis
Tuesday 2 April 2019 | 18:30-20:00

Speaker: Georgios Kaminis, Mayor of Athens
Respondents: Kevin Featherstone, Myria Georgiou
Chair: Ricky Burdett

Public lecture hosted by Hellenic Observatory and LSE Cities

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Developing Urban Futures
Thursday 28 February 2019 | 19:00-20:00

Speakers: Jo Beall, Ricky Burdett, Alcinda Honwana, Philipp Rode
Chair: Sue Parnell

Public lecture hosted by LSE Cities and LSE Festival: New World (Dis)Orders

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

Speaker: Rahm Emanuel, Mayor of Chicago, USA
Moderator: Caroline Daniel

Public lecture hosted by Chicago Council on Global Affairs and LSE Cities

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Political Strategies and Tactics for Transformative Urban Change
Tuesday 12 February 2019 | 18:30-20:00
New Academic Building, LSE

Spearker:  Diane E Davis, Alejandro Echeverri
Chair: Philipp Rode

Public lecture hosted by LSE Cities

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2018  

City Planning in the Digital Age
Tuesday 11 December 2018

Speaker: Peter Madden

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Ponte City-as-Archive of Loss
Thursday 29 November 2018

Speaker: Ed Charlton

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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 

Speakers: Eduarda La Rocque; Saskia Sassen; Nicholas Stern

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Turning data into design
Tuesday 18 September 2018

Speakers: Alexandra Gomes; Peter Griffiths; Zung Nguyen Vu; Camilla Siggaard Andersen

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Shaping Cities in an Urban Age | Venice Biennale Meetings on Architecture
Saturday 15 September 2018

Speakers: Jose Castillo; Shelley McNamara; Jean-Louis Missika

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Kengo Kuma on architecture and identity
Saturday 23 June 2018

Speaker: Kengo Kuma

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

Speaker: Dr 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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Efficiency by Design: Urban growth in Kuwait, Abu Dhabi, Hong Kong and Singapore
Tuesday 7 November 2017

Speaker: Philipp Rode
Chair: Amani Albedah

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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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Experiences from the front lines in de Blasio’s New York City
Tuesday 13 June 2017

Speaker: Carl Weisbrod

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Urban Uncertainty report launch
Thursday 8 June 2017

Speakers: Sobia Ahmad Kaker; Jonathan Silver; Austin Zeidermann

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

Speakers: Adam Greenfield; Philipp Rode

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Capacity building for city leadership: The role of universities
Tuesday 23 May 2017

Speakers: Michele Acuto; Ricky Burdett; Tessa Jowell; Philipp Misselwitz; Eddie Ng; Sue Parnell; Aromar Revi; Philipp Rode; Jagan Shah; Savvas Verdis

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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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Resource Urbanisms Project Workshop - London
Wednesday 22 March to Thursday 23 March 2017

Speakers: Muhammad Adeel; Sharifa Alshalfan; Alexandra Gomes; Andreas Koch; Christiane Lange; Syed Monjur; Fizzah Sajjad; Peter Schwinger; Devisari Tunas
Chair: Philipp Rode

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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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The Quito Papers: towards the open city (Beijing)
Saturday 25 February 2017

Speakers: Shi Nan; Saskia Sassen; Richard Sennet; Zhang Yonghe

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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

Roger Madelin in Conversation with Ricky Burdett
Tuesday 13 December 2016

Speakers: Ricky Burdett; Roger Madelin

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The Quito Papers: towards the open city (Paris)
Wednesday 7 December 2016

Speakers: Ricky Burdett; Jean-Louis Missika; Saskia Sassen; Richard Sennett

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State of European Cities
Tuesday 29 November 2016

Speakers: Richard Brown; Ricky Burdett; Alexandra Jones; Tony Travers

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Urbanisation Trends in South Asia: The Case of Karachi
Thursday 17 November 2016

Speakers: Arif Hasan; Philipp Rode

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Kuwait Transformed: A History of Oil and Urban Life
Thursday 3 November 2016

Speaker: Farah Al-Nakib
Respondent: Philipp Rode
Chair: Courtney Freer

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

Speaker: Nelida Fuccaro

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LSE Cities at Habitat III
Monday 17 October 2016

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Next Steps for the Northern Powerhouse ***cancelled***
Wednesday 12 October 2016

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City Planning and Health: a Global Challenge
Thursday 6 October 2016 

Speaker: Billie Giles-Corti

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Violence and the City in the Modern Middle East

Speaker: Nelida Fuccaro

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Designing Respect Exhibition
Tuesday 4 October 2016

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Resource Urbanisms Project Workshop - Kuwait
Wednesday 28 September 2016

Speakers: Muhammad Adeel, Amani Al-Bedah, Sharifa Alshalfan, Alexandra Gomes, Jenny McArthur, Syed Monjur, Peter Schwinger

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Cities and the new climate economy: on the role of urban form and transport
Tuesday 27 September 2016

Speaker: Philipp Rode

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Resource Urbanisms Project Workshop - Abu Dhabi
Monday 26 September 2016

Speakers: Muhammad Adeel, Hadrian Dubucs, Eric Fouache, Alexandra Gomes, Jenny McArthur, Syed Monjur, Peter Schwinger

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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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Johannesburg: A City Between
Monday 13 June 2016 to Friday 8 July 2016

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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

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Pipe Politics, Contested Waters: Embedded Infrastructures of Millennial Mumbai
Thursday 21 January 2016

Speaker: Lisa Björkman

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Detroit Rising?: Crisis, Bankruptcy, and Reinvention
Thursday 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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Disrupting Mobility Summit
Wednesday 11 November 2015 to Friday 13 November 2015 

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London Launch of Towards New Urban Mobility Report
Monday 2 November 2015

Speakers: Christian Hoffman, Lilli Matson, Ben Plowden, Philipp Rode, Tony Travers

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New Urban Diversities: London perspectives
Thursday 22 October 2015 

Speakers: Suzanne Hall, Emma Jackson, Susanne Wessendorf

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Event Cancelled: Architecture and Urbanism 
Monday 19 October 2015

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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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Berlin Launch of Towards New Urban Mobility Report
Monday 21 September 2015

Speakers: Christian Hoffmann, Philipp Rode

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Migrant Streets: exploring radical visualisation
Monday 21 September 2015

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Spaces for Literacy
Thursday 20 August 2015 to Friday 21 August 2015

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Erasure and displacement: urban memoryscapes workshop #2 
Tuesday 16 June 2015

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Designing the Urban Commons
Monday 15 June 2015

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Designing Commons, Defining Commons
Thursday 11 June 2015

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Double Vision exhibition 
Monday 8 June 2015 to Thursday 11 June 2015

Hosted by the Mellon Fellowship Programme in Cities and Humanities at LSE Cities

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The Happiness of Cities
Wednesday 20 May 2015

Speaker: Ed Glaeser

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Moving In and Around the City: Mobilities, Circulation, and Uncertainty
Tuesday 12 May 2015

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Ash Amin: Lively Infrastructures
21 April 2015 

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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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Ideas Competition: Designing the Urban Commons
Wednesday 25 March 2015

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Configuring Light/Staging the Social events in Australia
Monday 16 March 2015 to Friday 27 March 2015

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Theatrum Mundi LSE Literary Festival discussion
Saturday 28 February 2015

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

Speaker: Herbert Girardet

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Configuring Light's 3rd ESRC Seminar: Lighting Futures
Thursday 19 February 2015

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Urban memoryscapes: space and memory in the post-conflict city
17 February 2015

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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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Energy Transitions: Implications for City Governments
Wednesday 28 January 2015

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Exhibition: Urban Lightscapes/Social Nightscapes
Tuesday 27 January 2015

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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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Public lecture to celebrate Haworth Tompkins RIBA Stirling Prize 2014
Thursday 27 November 2014

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Urban Age Governing Urban Futures conference
Friday 14 November to Saturday 15 November 2014

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Urban Futures in the 'Asian Century': Uncertainty, Speculation, Experimentation
Thursday 13 November 2014

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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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Moving Kiruna: A community reinventing its city
Tuesday 21 October 2014

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Symposium: Urban Lightscapes / Social Nightscapes
Friday 17 October 2014

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Workshop: Urban Lightscapes / Social Nightscapes
Monday 13 October 2014 to Friday 17 October 2014

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Lighting the Local
22 September 2014

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A City Worth Fighting For
Tuesday 16 September 2014

Speakers: Adam Greenfield; Leo Hollis; Judy Wajcman

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Mediating Uncertainty: Information and the Urban
Thursday 11 September 2014

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City, Religion, Capitalism: Turning points for civilisation
Sunday 10 August 2014 to Monday 11 August 2014

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Petro-urbanisms: Urban futures on the oil frontier
Tuesday 8 July 2014

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Kapital Architecture: Commodity
Thursday 19 June 2014

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Space for Architecture
Monday 16 June 2014

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

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Elephant and Castle Walkshop
Monday 16 June 2014

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Urban Governance Futures: Scenarios for London
Monday 16 June 2014

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Cities, Fragility and Conflict in an Uncertain World
Wednesday 11 June 2014

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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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Configuring Light night walk
Wednesday 7 May 2014

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Configuring Light/ Staging the Social: Lighting London
Thursday 24 April 2014

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Configuring the Urban Night 
Thursday 10 April 2014

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Cities and the New Climate Economy 
Thursday 10 April 2014

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Transforming Indian Cities: Challenges and Opportunities 
Thursday 3 April 2014

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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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Caught in the Crossfire: Urban Violence, Inside and Out 
Thursday 3 April 2014

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Urban data: From fetish object to social object 
Friday 14 March 2014

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Policing the Possible: Governing Potential Criminality 
Friday 28 February 2014

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Broken Edges: Cities and Other Ruins 
Wednesday 12 February 2014

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Between life and death in Kinshasa: Film screening + discussion
Thursday 30 January 2014

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Shifting Ground: The Precarity of Land on the Urban Periphery 
Thursday 30 January 2014

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2013

Transformative Design for Social Integration
Thursday 28 November 2013

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Renewing Indian Cities: Challenges of Urbanisation and Development
Monday 25 November 2013

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Going Green: How cities are leading the next economy
Monday 4 November 2013

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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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Word on the Street: City vocabularies of migration and diversity
Thursday 10 October 2013

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Negotiating spaces: design for knowing 
Thursday 3 October 2013

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Networked Futures: The Politics of Urban Infrastructure 
Tuesday 27 August 2013

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The Pandemic City: Governing Urban Health and Disease
Wednesday 26 June 2013

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Theatrum Mundi launches Negotiating Spaces: Time, Knowledge, Place, Material 
Tuesday 25 June 2013

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RAMSES workshop: progress on EU cities and climate change adaptation project 
Monday 24 June 2013

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Multilingual Streets: London's litmus strips of change 
Wednesday 5 June 2013

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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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Catastrophic Urbanism: Disaster, Emergency, Cities
Tuesday 28 May 2013

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Embodied City – Mit Kunst Stadt entwickeln 
Saturday 25 May 2013

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NightSeeing™ 
Thursday 23 May 2013

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Fluid Uncertainty: Prospects of Urban Water 
Tuesday 30 April 2013

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Interdisciplinary action for urban health 
Friday 26 April 2013

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Spaces-in-Between: The City Becoming Ideas Camp 
Saturday 20 April to Thursday 25 April 2013

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London Going East 
Monday 18 March to Thursday 21 March 2013

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Healthy African Cities
Thursday 7 March 2013

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

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Between Curatorial and Urban Practice 
Saturday 2 March 2013

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Globalization, Fear and Insecurity 
Monday 11 February 2013

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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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High speed rail and urban space
Tuesday 1 May 2012

Speaker: Terry Farrell

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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
Saturday 3 March 2012

Speakers: Michael Rosen; Emma-Louise

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A public health approach to suicide prevention in Hong Kong
Wednesday 29 February 2012

Speaker: Paul S.F. Yip

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The World Bank-supported "Urbanization Knowledge Platform"
Tuesday 7 February 2012

Speakers: Sumila Gulyani, Abha Joshi-Ghani, Antoni Vives

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2011

The tale of two regions
Thursday 1 September 2011

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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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The architecture of governance: the structure of democracy
Tuesday 17 May 2011

Speaker: Gerald Frug

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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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Ecological Urbanism 
Tuesday 15 March 2011

Speaker: Mohsen Mostafavi

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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

Cities and buildings
Monday 29 November 2010

Speaker: Richard Rogers

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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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2008-2018

2008-2018 podcast and event details, including speaker biographies, can be found on LSE Cites' former website