Latest news: DPU-UCL – Summer 2022
The DSA2022 Global Conference on ‘Just Sustainable Futures’ successfully hosted by UCL and the DPU: UCL, in a a joint effort led by the DPU, has hosted the largest ever Development Studies Association Conference on the theme of ‘just sustainable futures in a urbanising and mobile world’ (6-8 July).
DPU PhD student Javier Jileta leads the conceptualisation of a Prosperity Atlas for Mexico: Congratulations to DPU PhD student Javier Jileta who, in his appointment as Head of Investment Promotion at the Mexican Government’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs, led the conceptualisation of a Prosperity Atlas for Mexico with UN Habitat and UN Industrial Development Organisation.
DPU student reaches semi-finals of Mayor’s Entrepreneur Competition 2022 in London: We are delighted that the “People’s Projects” by Urwa Shahid, a DPU MSc Urban Development Planning student, made it to the semi-finals of the Mayor’s Entrepreneur Competition 2022 in London.
DPU research projects selected amongst UCL’s REF 2021 impact case studies: Congratulations to DPU’s Michael Walls, Adriana Allen, Emmanuel Osuteye, Cassidy Johnson and Rita Lambert whose research projects were amongst the twelve REF 2021 impact case studies submitted by The Bartlett that were deemed to be ‘internationally excellent’ and ‘world leading’.
DPU participation at the 11th World Urban Forum: The DPU had a presence at the Eleventh Session of the World Urban Forum (WUF11) in Katowice, Poland, which was held between 26–30 June 2022. Find out about the events in which DPU participated.
Call for Contributions for DPU workshop on COVID-19 and urban transformations
The Urban Transformations Cluster of the DPU is organising a workshop that will instigate critical discussions about the emergent forms of inequality and agency observed and experienced and during the pandemic. We welcome theoretical and empirical contributions.
Dans les villes judéo-arabes d’Israël, « la prochaine explosion n’est qu’une question de temps »: “In Israel’s Jewish-Arab cities, “”the next explosion is only a matter of time”””
Haim Yacobi interviewed for Le Monde article (subscription required).
Lebanese Yawmiyat (diaries): Archiving unfinished stories of spatial violence: By Camillo Boano, Hanadi Samhan, Dina Mneimneh, Hoda Mekkaoui
‘Deserving the city’: Sara’s housing story
By Catalina Marino
From a foundry-laborer in Moradabad to a foundry-owner in Mumbai: The housing journey of Ahmed and his family
By Rohit Lahoti
The Israeli Shikun Story
By Matan Flum
My Grandmother’s Housing Journey: A Tale of Orchards, War, Loss and Generosity
By Louai Kaakani
A Roof of Her (their) Own: Self-Constructing a Home in Lima
By Rosa Paredes Castro
Social Networks and Street Changes: A Lagosian Housing Story
By Yimika Koya
Our home is on fire: climate emergency and the pandemic
A ‘(Post)Pandemic Planning in the South(s)’ event hosted by the Environmental Justice, Urbanisation and Resilience (EJUR) research cluster
Stories of Spatial Violence in Asian Cities
Hosted by Catalina Ortiz
MSc in Environment and Sustainable Development practice engagement student video outputs
No Tenant Left Behind
Work, Not Duty
Shifting Sanitation Realities
Human Waste: Fertile Ground for Change