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Are cities are emerging as a new kind of geopolitical actor?

Ben Rogers, Bloomberg Distinguished Fellow in Government Innovation and Director of the European Cities Programme at LSE Cities moderates a panel at the Munich Security Conference 2024 – City Catalysts: overcoming divides – Cities as strengtheners of democracy.

17 February 2024

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Leading Transport Transitions Executive Programme Kicks Off

At a time where urgent action for transformative sustainable mobility is needed, an innovative executive education programme Leading Transport Transitions (LTT) kicks off. This week 21 mayors and high-level transport leaders from emerging economies around the globe will start a transformative journey.

17 January 2024

Read more about the programme

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New Research Partnership

The European Cities Programme and Eurocities are collaborating on a new joint research initiative that will explore how cities are tackling twenty first century challenges through government innovation. The research will build on data gathered in a new survey of innovation capacity in European city governments.

13 December 2023

Read more about the partnership and survey

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Designing with Youth

Julia King speaks at COP28 with Claudia López as part of the Bloomberg Philanthropies Mayors Innovation Studio. 

02 December 2023

Read more and explore Julia's work

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Hundreds more city leaders will benefit from LSE leadership programme

The Urban95 Academy a "benchmark for training programmes targeted at Municipalities" continues for a further three years. 

30 November 2023

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Find out more about the Urban95 Academy

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Reimagining Public Space in Kuwait

New article published about Kuwaitscapes, a card game to engage young people in conversations about public space provision in Kuwait. The game was created by LSE Cities research fellow Alexandra Gomes, with Sharifa Alshalfan, Asseel Al-Ragam, and Tanushree Agarwal as part of their reserach project supported by the Kuwait programme Academic Collaborations Grant funded by the LSE Middle East Centre Kuwait Programme and KFAS.

Read the article in English or Arabic
Explore the Project
Download, Print and play the game

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Housing and the City: case studies of integrated urban design publication launch

On 16 and 17 October Ricky Burdett, Co-chair of the Council on Urban Initiatives, launched a new case study report – Housing and the City – at the Healthy City Design 2023 (HCD 2023) International Congress in Liverpool.

18 October 2023

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New network of global research institutions to investigate urban spaces through linguistic dynamics

LSE Cities has joined a new network of global research institutions bringing together geospatial analysis and linguistics under the novel umbrella of Geolingual Studies.

26 September 2023

Read more about the network and its members


Governing, Designing and Educating Urban Futures symposium at the Venice Biennale

This public symposium brought together mayors, social scientists, designers and educators. The event recording is available to watch on YouTube and key discussion points have been summaried in a new blog. You can also read published interviews with some of the speakers.

31 August 2023

Learn more and find links to video, blog and articles

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24 Hours in Brussels

New blog by two of the young people who joined the Seen and Heard project and the first LSE Cities Apprenticeship in City Design.

Keshav Harivardhan and Loshini Subendran tell us about their day in inthe Belgian capital when they collected a Eurocities award for ‘Young people co-creating public spaces’.

14 August 2023

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Explore the Seen and Heard Project
Learn more about the Apprenticeship in City Design and Samovar Space

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Council on Urban Initiatives symposium at La Biennale di Venezia

The Council on Urban Initiatives  will be co-hosting a half-day symposium on 31 August 2023 at the 18th International Architecture Exhibition of La Biennale di Venezia. Bringing together mayors, social scientists, designers, and educators, the session Governing, Designing and Educating Urban Futures will examine how innovations in urban governance, planning, and education can bring about transformative change, with a focus on new, inclusive, and socially progressive narratives.  

The symposium is free to attend and open to all 

10 July 2023

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Old Cities New Ambitions: the future of urban Europe

Our new publication captures our research, presenting new data and case-studies, and drawing together viewpoints from cities experts and urban leaders. It will discuss the needs, capacity challenges, and priorities faced by cities leaders; the development of post-growth agendas in many European cities and the challenges and opportunities these represent; developments in housing, transport, and climate policy; and the (slowly) changing demographic profile of European Mayors.

05 July 2023

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Watch the event
Listen to the podcast 

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What keeps us driving? Exploring sociodemographic patterns and underlying motives of mode choice in cities 

Despite existing policy interventions increasing the cost of car ownership and the attractiveness of alternative modes of transport, car use remains high in many cities. This new working paper research explores the application of methodologies traditionally used in consumer research to assess underlying factors influencing transport decisions, and perceptions of transport modes.

20 June 2023

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Seen and Heard research and engagement project wins at Eurocities Awards 2023

LSE Cities' Seen and Heard research and engagement project has been adjudged the 2023 winner in the 'Young people co-creating public spaces' category at the 2023 Eurocities Awards. Led by LSE Cities' Policy Fellow, Julia King, Seen and Heard is a research and engagement project with Brent Youth Parliament and the Blueprint Collective commissioned by Brent London Borough of Culture. The annual Eurocities Awards recognise cities’ outstanding achievements in improving quality of life for local people, addressing Europe’s challenges at every level.

08 June 2023 

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Research cited in Homes England Local Government Capacity Centre Learning Programme session on Inclusive Spaces for Girls and Young People

Research from LSE Cities' Making Space for Girls project was cited in a Homes England publication designed to help local authorities understand the key elements of considering teenage girls in planning and where to access further information and support. 

06 June 2023

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Learn more about Making Space for Girls

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Ricky Burdett delivers keynote for High level session on Housing at United Nations Habitat Assembly in Nairobi

LSE Cities' Director and co-chair of Council on Urban  Initiatives keynote titled 'Inclusive and Integrated Housing: the building blocks of cities' at the second session of the UNHABITAT Assembly. 

06 June 2023

Watch the keynote

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The Right to Housing: A Mission-Oriented and Human Rights Based Approach

This new Council on Urban Initiatives (CUI) working paper, authored by Co-Chair Mariana Mazzucato and Council Member Leilani Farha, brings together human rights and missions to equip all levels of governments to deliver secure, affordable, dignified and sustainable housing for all. The CUI is a collaboration between UN Habitat, UCL Institute for Innovation and Public Purpose and LSE Cities positioning urban issues at the heart of global debates.

01 June 2023

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Seen and Heard project nominated for Eurocities Awards 2023

The annual Eurocities Awards recognise cities’ outstanding achievements in improving quality of life for local people, addressing Europe’s challenges at every level. LSE Cities' Seen and Heard research project has been nominated in the Young people co-creating public spaces category. Led by LSE Cities' Policy Fellow, Julia King, Seen and Heard is a research and engagement project with Brent Youth Parliament and the Blueprint Collective commissioned by Brent London Borough of Culture.

01 June 2023 

Explore the Seen and Heard nomination page
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Calling all Mayors and transport leaders from emerging economies eager to transform urban mobility

Leading Transport Transitions, an executive education programme for city leaders transforming urban mobility launched on today at the ITF 2023 Summit. This new tailored leadership programme will support city leaders to transform urban mobility. The programme is organised and delivered by a strategic partnership between the Transformative Urban Mobility Initiative (TUMI), the C40 Cities Climate Leadership Group, and LSE Cities at the London School of Economics and Political Science. 

25 May 2023

Find out more and nominate (yourself or others) to take part

16.05.23 Journal Article

New paper on post-growth published in Journal of City Climate Policy and Economy

LSE Cities’ Ben Rogers, Nuno F. da Cruz, Francesco Ripa and Imogen Hamilton-Jones publish a paper that investigates the dissemination of post-growth ideas and policies across European cities. The article shows that, while these concepts and approaches have only recently begun to be linked to cities, interest in urban post-growth is rising steeply. It concludes with a discussion on what an urban post-growth agenda might look like.

16 May 2023

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Mapping Urban Sustainability Initiatives

A team of LSE Cities staff working with two undergraduate student researchers is developing a set of three complementary maps to help LSE students and staff exploit all of the urban sustainability initiatives on campus and with a 15-minute walk. The maps aim to raise awareness of all the local initiatives related to waste, food, green spaces and active travel and are being put together as part of the LSE's Green Impact Project 2023. 

04 May 2023

Explore the first map

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Is Paris Shrinking?

Paris lost 75,000 inhabitants between 2014 and 2020. How can we interpret this decline in the population of Paris? Should we be worried? No, argues Jean-Louis Missika, Visiting Senior Fellow at LSE Cities and deputy mayor of Paris in charge of urban planning and Greater Paris from 2014 to 2020 in a new article for La Grande Conversation online journal.

28 April 2023

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Analytics Note #06 | Local Democracy During Complex Emergencies

The Analytics Note #06 released as part of LSE Cities' Emergency Governance Initiative focuses on how responses to complex emergencies by cities and regions are rooted in democratic practices. It presents insights on the democracy pillars of participation, deliberation and good governance and the degree to which these are underpinned by digital era governance. 

27 April 2023

Read Analytics Note #06
Learn more about the Emergency Governance Initiative Research

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Opinion Piece | Partnerships as an Urban Response to the Global Polycrisis

"Governance renewal for the coming decades will require adjusting our institutional structures to emergency mode, activating strategic partnership across and within territories, while dealing with live crises."

In an opinion piece for the April issue of Urban Solutions published by the Centre for Livable Cities Singapore, Philipp Rode, Executive Director of LSE Cities argues that domestic and international partnerships operating on multiple levels are what is needed for solving today’s complex crises.  

12 April 2023

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Learn more about the Emergency Governance Initiative Research

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Research Roundtable: Creating a Sense of Place: How Inclusive and Green Design Can Build Stronger Communities

Part of LSE's series of levelling up events, this roundtable focused on how policymakers can create a ‘Sense of Place’. Hosted at the Brent Civic Centre, LSE Cities' Policy Fellow Dr Julia King shared research, ideas and best practice with councillors, planning officers, think tankers and community charities in a discussion led by LSE Cities' Ben Rogers, founder of Centre for London.

April 30 2023

Hear from the researchers and attendees in this video
Learn more about the roundtable and its conclusions

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Young Researchers-in-Residence project shortlisted for Community-led Placemaking Award

The YRIR project, led by LSE Cities in collaboration with advocacy group Make Space for Girls and Countryside Partnerships, explores public realm experiences and spatial peer-research methodologies in sites across London. Working with young people, in particular young women, it is a new model for participation engaging a constituency normally excluded from planning and development processes.

The winner will be announced at the Planning Awards 2023 award ceremony on 8 June.

05 April 2023

Learn more about the Young Researchers-in-Residence Project
Explore the Planning Awards 2023 Shortlist


Public spaced designed by young people in Brent nomintated for an award

Samovar Space, the first of the four spaces to receive input from the young people involved in the LSE Cities Apprenticeship Programme, has been nominated for a Brent Design Award.

Led by Julia King, the programme is a new model for citzen participation where young adults are hired as researchers and learn through practice at the LSE.

14 March 2023

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Young people investigate and design urban spaces across London

The Young Researchers-in-Residence (YRIR) is a multi-series peer-research project run by LSE Cities in collaboration with advocacy group Make Space for Girls and Countryside. It aims to further develop an inclusive peer-research methodology for young people across higher education and the built environment; to foster and teach skills in the social sciences and architectural fields to youths; and to collaboratively compile an evidence base on young people and young women’s experiences of and desires for the public realm.

08 March 2023

Learn more about Young Researchers-in-Residence 

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Abu Dhabi (Dis)connected Exhibition

The visual output of a two-year research project investigating how road infrastructure affects urban life in Abu Dhabi. The photographs, all taken by the research team including Alexandra Gomes (LSE Cities), Apostolos Kyriazis (Abu Dhabi University), Clémence Montagne (consultant) and Peter Schwinger (consultant), show the fragmentation of the landscape and reveal the impact that roads have on local communities and neighbourhoods.

27 February–24 March 2023

Read about the exhibition

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Council on Urban Initiatives (CUI) celebrates first anniversary

The CUI was set up by UN-Habitat, UCL IIPP, and LSE Cities to advocate for the power of cities to promote systemic change and progressive policymaking in order to achieve the goal of green, just, and healthy cities.

Read about its work and a new knowledge partnership with Impact on Urban Health.

03 November 2022

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LSE Apprentices in City Design create a new public space in Brent

Five young adults from the LSE Apprenticeship in City Design programme have designed a new purpose-built public space situated on the iconic Olympic Way in Wembley Park.

Samovar Space, launched as part of a community event on Saturday 22 October, was delivered in partnership with and funded by Quintain, the developer behind Wembley Park. The space is expressly designed by and for young people in recognition of the value of their role in inclusive urban design.

28 October 2022

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Learn more about the LSE Apprenticeship Programme
Explore Samovar Space


Reimagining Public Space Through Cards in Kuwait

New blog by Alexandra Gomes, Sharifa Alshalfan, Asseel Al-Ragam & Tanushree Agarwal about the ‘Kuwaitscapes’ card game developed from the LSE Kuwait Programme research project ‘Public Space in Kuwait: From user behaviour to policy-making‘ that aims at promoting a fun and engaged reflection and conversation about public space in Kuwait and those using it. 

19 October 2022

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The importance of Metropolitan Indicators 

Today Nuno F. da Cruz speaks at MetroSolutions International Congress in Barcelona about LSE Cities research carried out in collaboration with Metropolis to develop a system of comparative indicators and collect the corresponding data for a range of major cities and metropolitan areas.

17 October 2022

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How to build sustainable knowledge legacies

This new blog reflects on the knowledge legacy potential of major infrastructure reconstruction programmes. It reviews the experience of the Executive Programme on Sustainable Urban & Regional Infrastructure Planning (LSE-PS) designed and delivered by LSE Cities. The programme trained 350 Peruvian public officials involved in Peru’s national reconstruction programme, which was initiated after the El Niño floods of 2017.

11 October 2022

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Governance Renewal for Emergency Mode

As local and regional leaders from around the world convene at the UCLG 7th World Congress in Daejeon, the strong, collective sense of global crisis will be impossible to ignore. A new blog by Philipp Rode discusses the vital role of city and regional governments in governing complex emergencies.

10 October 2022

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Learn more about the Emergency Governance Initiative Research

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LSE Cities research presented at Bloomberg CityLab 2022

Ricky Burdett and Ben Rogers attended the Mayors Innovation Studio at Bloomberg CityLab 2022 in Amsterdam with 40 Mayors from cities around the world. Research from our European Cities Programme on the effects of digital economy on city centres was presented and discussed with city leaders.

09 October 2022

Learn more about the European Cities Programme

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The street as a barrier to better health in Middle Eastern Cities

Alexandra Gomes speaks at the 58th Isocarp World Planning Congress on her research with the LSE Middle East Centre investigating the impact of road infrastructure on urban life in Abu Dhabi.

05 October 2022

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Kids teach city leaders a lesson at the London School of Economics 

This month 44 cities complete the third cohort of the Urban95 Academy to analyse how their cities measure up when it comes to support for their youngest and sometime most vulnerable citizens.

04 October 2022

Read the news update

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Ricky Burdett Speaks at Singapore University of Technology and Design

Ricky Burdett, Director of LSE Cities is appointed Distinguished Fellow and Visiting Professor at the Lee Kuan Yew Centre for Innovative Cities (LKYCIC) in Singapore and gives two public lectures.

21 September 2022

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Watch the Inaugral Lecture

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New paper on networked urban governance published in Urban Affairs Review

LSE Cities’ Nuno F. da Cruz and Philipp Rode publish paper that investigates urban governance empirically by applying social network analysis methods to data gathered through structured interviews in London and New York.

05 September 2022

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16 December 2020: Urban Age Debates: a new series of virtual events and short films exploring how cities are responding to profound global change

4 December 2020: Explore the Situating Urban Atmospheres GIS StoryMap of Johannesburg

1 December 2020: Ricky Burdett to speak at the German Bauwelt Kongress 2020

24 November 2020: LSE Cities launch Scenarios for Lambeth and Southwark research project

23 November 2020: Seen and Heard project featured in Icon Magazine

21 November 2020: Philipp Rode to speak at Barcelona Innovation Day

19 November 2020: Philipp Rode quoted in Reuters article on Londoners leaving the city

17 November 2020: New Policy Brief from the Emergency Governance Initiative presents a preliminary framework for governing complex emergencies

13 November 2020: Researcher Akil Scafe-Smith interviewed by the Architectural Association School

13 November 2020: Philipp Rode to address the UCLG World Council 2020 with insights from the Emergency Governance Initiative

10 November 2020: Philipp Rode to deliver keynote presentation at the International Rail Forum for North America hosted by UITP

10 November 2020: Ricky Burdett to speak on a panel as part of ProBogota's annual event

6 November 2020: Apprenticeship in City Design at LSE Cities featured at Open House Worldwide

6 November 2020: Research Officer Alexandra Gomes introduces new research on Abu Dhabi's urban development

5 November 2020: Research Officer Alexandra Gomes authors blog post on walkability for the LSE COVID-19 Blog

3 November 2020: Ricky Burdett to speak at The Royal Institute of the Architects of Ireland Conference 2020

29 October 2020: Ricky Burdett to participate in a panel discussing new book Cities at War

28 October 2020: New Urban Age survey launched on the future of knowledge work and cities

28 October 2020: Research Fellow Julia King speaks on BBC Radio 3 discussing city life amid COVID-19

26 October 2020: LSE Cities Director Ricky Burdett and Mayor of Santander Gema Igual Ortiz interviewed by the Centre for the Future of Cities

19 October 2020: LSE Cities Director Ricky Burdett discusses the future of cities on a panel hosted by E.ON

13 October 2020: 'Car-centricity kills cities,' says Policy Fellow Catarina Heeckt in Business World

8 October 2020: Research Fellow Julia King to speak at Guiding Rapid Urbanisation in Ethiopia Seminar

28 September 2020: New blog by Graduate Researcher Bethany Mickleburgh reviews Joseph Hillel's film City Dreamers

23 September 2020: September Newsletter spotlights our new Apprenticeship Programme in City Design and our Executive MSc in Cities Programme

21 September 2020: LSE Cities and Quintain launch new Apprenticeship Programme in City Design

17 September 2020: LSE Cities and the Institute for Customer Insights at the University of St. Gallen launch Beyond Car Ownership research project

15 September 2020: Ricky Burdett to take part in a panel discussion on mobility and climate change with Yvonne Aki-Sawyerr and Jean-Louis Missika

14 September 2020: New Report from the Coalition for Urban Transitions, co-authored by Philipp Rode, presents the economic case for greening the global recovery through cities

6 August 2020: August Newsletter announces Michaelmas Term Research Seminars, shares emergency governance innovations, and spotlights two new blogs

30 July 2020: New Policy Brief from the Emergency Governance Initiative highlights innovative governance responses to COVID-19

27 July 2020: Ricky Burdett to speak at Global cooperation against COVID-19 International Conference, organised by Regional Plan Association and ProBogotá

22 July 2020: New Blog by Research Fellow Ed Charlton reviews Martin Murray's Panic City

14 July 2020: New blog from LSE Cities Director Ricky Burdett, "Contested Powers in City Hall"

9 July 2020: LSE Cities Research Fellow Ed Charlton publishes Article in GeoHumanities, The Zero-Hour City: Writing London in the End Times

8 July 2020: Ricky Burdett speaks to Peter Murray, curator-in-chief of NLA, on "Fifteen Years of New London Architecture"

18 June 2020: June Newsletter includes the Emergency Governance Initiative, new research on Roads in Abu Dhabi, and an upcoming research seminar

14 June 2020: La Nación interviews Ricky Burdett on urban design, inequalities, and COVID-19

5 June 2020: Emergency Governance Initiative COVID-19 Analytics Note #01 Launched

5 June 2020: LSE Cities, UCLG and Metropolis to monitor impact of COVID-19 on city and regional governance

31 May 2020: EMc in Cities co-directors reflect on the online transition in "Virtual Executive Education: A week together at home"

27 May 2020: May Newsletter highlights Ethiopian Transport Interfaces article, upcoming research seminar series, and new blog posts

7 May 2020: Governing Transport Interfaces in Ethiopian Cities: New article and policy brief

9 April 2020: April Newsletter: COVID-19 update, new blog and podcast, research updates, good reads

24 March 2020: New Blog, Lessons from London's high-density residents

18 March 2020: Public Events postponed until further notice; podcasts still available

11 March 2020: Living in a Denser London report launched

11 March 2020: March Newsletter: Urban Age Athens, Density Report, upcoming events, and good reads

4 March 2020: New article titled 'The Metropolitan Scale' published in Cities

3 March 2020: LSE Athens Urban Age Task Force launched

11 February 2020: February Newsletter: exciting events, conference news, and opportunities to join us

11 February 2020: Urban Age Addis Ababa Task Force Week 17-21 February

10 February 2020: LSE Cities Executive MSc Students to Present Strategies for the Climate Emergency at C40 Cities

31 January 2020: Ricky Burdett to speak at World Urban Forum 2020

29 January 2020: Philipp Rode speaking at City Makers' Forum -- How is London responding to the Climate Emergency?

17 January 2020: LSE Cities newsletter is out, including project updates, research highlights, and upcoming events

4 January 2020: Philipp Rode in WIRED article on cities and climate change


20 December 2019: New fully-funded scholarships for Executive MSc in Cities applicants

19 December 2019: Jo Beall awarded British Academy funding for waste and well-being research in Ethiopia and Pakistan

9 December 2019: Alexandra Gomes on urban planning, legacy making in Kuwait

5 December 2019: Philipp Rode speaking at Bauwelt Kongress 2019

28 November 2019: Nuno F. da Cruz co-authors El País article on Metropolitan Indicators

21 November 2019: Jo Beall speaks on future of African cities at innovation report launch

19 November 2019: New report on African metropolises based on LSE Cities research

11 November 2019: Julia King gives TEDx talk on 'Poo, Power, and Participation'

8 November 2019: LSE Cities data, Executive Masters in Cities displayed at the London Conference

1 November 2019: Ricky Burdett featured in 'Architecture & Anthropocene' podcast

26 October 2019: Philipp Rode speaks on the future of mobility in Milan conference and new podcast

16 October 2019: 'Governing Infrastructure Interfaces' project heads to Addis Ababa University

16 October 2019: Philipp Rode featured in new ‘Urban Humans’ investigative series

14 October 2019: Climate Emergency and Cities: An urban-led mobilisation?

9 October 2019: Catarina Heeckt to moderate session at C40 World Mayors Summit in Copenhagen

7 October 2019: Making Addis Ababa greener, more connected, and more equitable

25 September 2019: Transforming Peripheries: Philipp Rode to speak at first Urban Land Conference

24 September 2019Coalition for Urban Transitions launches new report ahead of UN Climate Action Summit

19 September 2019: Transforming Transport | Philip Rode speaks at 2019 IIEA/ESB conference

4 September 2019: Urban Next features Ricky Burdett and Philipp Rode in new video

21 August 2019: Efficiency by Design: Comparing 4 Cities

18 August 2019: LSE Cities publishes new paper in the Journal of the British Academy

12 August 2019: Executive MSc in Cities Graduate: Ciarán Cuffe’s Story

7 August 2019: LSE Cities welcomes two new visiting colleagues, Hannes Taubenböck and Tau Tavengwa

31 July 2019: Where people live

24 July 2019: Africa’s Core Challenges

8 July 2019: Short film: High density living in London

1 July 2019: Philipp Rode to speak at Global Cities event organised by the Alfred Herrhausen Gesellschaft

1 July 2019: Launch of Metropolitan indicator Database

26 June 2019: LSE Cities to present Metropolitan Indicators project at International Seminar in Barcelona on 27 June

14 June 2019: Delivering Housing for All: Sessions from 2018 Urban Age Conference

12 June 2019: Reflections on the 2019 International Transport Forum 

22 May 2019: Transportation and Technology: Urban Age Conference 2018

21 May 2019: Ricky Burdett joins panel discussion for, Behind the Prize: Jurying the Mies Crown Hall Americas Prize

21 May 2019: Ricky Burdett to speak at Milano Arch Week May 2019

13 May 2019: El País Semanal reviews LSE Cities’ book, ‘Shaping Cities in an Urban Age

13 May 2019: Spanish newspaper El País Semanal interviews Ricky Burdett on urban planning

6 May 2019: LSE Cities to launch paper at International Transport Forum Summit in Leipzig on 23 May

12 April 2019: LSE Cities publishes new paper for NCE Coalition for Urban Transitions

8 April 2019: Professor Maciej Kowalewski joins LSE Cities as a Visiting Associate

28 March 2019: Alfred Herrhausen Gesellschaft hosts second Urban Africa roundtable event

19 March 2019: Nuno da Cruz to speak at research seminar on the quality of local democracy

22 February 2019: Ed Charlton speaks at Early Career Research Collaboration Workshop on Urban Lives

21 February 2019: Ricky Burdett delivers talk in Madrid on ‘Shaping Cities in an Urban Age’

18 February 2019: Mayor of Chicago, Rahm Emanuel, delivers public lecture at LSE

13 February 2019: Executive MSc in Cities participant presents Amaravati Taskforce Report at Happy Cities Summit

23 January 2019: New special issue of the Journal of Urban Affairs

15 January 2019:  Lent Term LSE Cities Seminars: The Emotional Life of the City