On December the 7th 1988, an earthquake measuring 6.8 on the Richter scale struck Armenia, killing an estimated 25,000 people, injuring 15,000, and devastating the cities of Spitak and Leninakan (Gyumri). The scale of destruction, and the extensive humanitarian need that followed, stunned the international community. In response, this earthqu..
Research Seminar hosted by the Manchester Architecture Research Group and the Manchester Urban Institute, University of Manchester Invited speakers: Christian Schmid (ETH Zurich), Pushpa Arabindoo (University College London), Lukasz Stanek (University of Manchester) Organiser: David Mountain (University of Manchester) The concept of Planet..
HCRI celebrates its 10 year anniversary with a rich programme of events. Join us for our research seminar series featuring current and alumni colleagues, and current and alumni postgraduate research students. Full seminar details to be confirmed soon. For more information about the Institute, our anniversary, events, and more, visit: https:/..
Keynote speakers: Prof Em Clara Greed (UWE) Dr Christoph Luethi (EAWAG) Prof Nicholas Rose (King's College London) Dr Farhana Sultana (Syracuse) Countries undergoing rapid urban transformations experience shifts in various infrastructural systems. However, there are explicit tensions between the apparent need to develop national infrastructu..
The Global Development Institute will host a mini-conference to understand the opportunities and constraints on scaling up participation in towns and cities of the global South with a range of academics and practitioners. The purpose is to develop and share experiences of participation that is taking place, analyse outcomes from efforts to dat..
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