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Cities research cluster colleagues take centre stage at Teaching Excellence Awards

Two of the Cities Research Cluster at the Department of Geography and Environment have been recognised for their outstanding contributions at the annual LSE Student Led Teaching Excellence Awards. Managed by the Students’ Union, the Teaching Excellence Awards enable students to define the meaning of excellent teaching and show how it’s possible for everyone at LSE to […]

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Department of Geography and Environment (@LSEGeography) hosted Professor David Harvey’s public lecture on 17 Contradictions of Capitalism

Professor David Harvey, Distinguished Professor of Anthropology and Geography at the Graduate Center of the City University of New York, gave a public lecture at the LSE, marking the publication of Professor Harvey’s new book, Seventeen Contradictions and the End of Capitalism. The event was co-hosted by the Department of Geography and Environment and the Department of […]

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Recent PhD successes

It is the great pleasure of the Department and the cities research cluster to see a spate of recent PhD successes in the last few months. Heartfelt congratulations to Drs Sin Yee Koh, Alice Evans, Claire Brickell, Simon Uribe and Cynthia Goytia! The list is joined by Jayaraj Sundaresan who has passed his viva with minor […]

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LSE London public conference: How is London being transformed by migration?

LSE London is hosting a public conference, How is London being transformed by migration? The speakers includes some of the colleagues from the cities cluster including Ian Gordon and Antoine Paccoud. This event is free and open to all but pre-registration is required. Entry is on a first come, first served basis. To register and for any queries contact Dr Melissa […]

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CSD seminar on Religious transnationalism and suburban change in London and Vancouver

Event Summary Religious transnationalism and suburban change in London and Vancouver Speaker: Dr Claire Dwyer, Department of Geography, University College London Date: 12 November 2013 Summarised by Dr Alan Mace Claire’s talk was structured around a book project which looks to focus on the presence of diverse religious spaces in the suburbs. Claire’s overarching focus was […]

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New Urban Asia and China course for LSE-PKU Summer School

Dr Hyun Bang Shin has introduced a new course on ’Urban Asia and China: Cities, Society and Development‘ to be taught at the annual LSE-PKU Summer School (click here to visit the course outline on the School web site). Please click here to download the outline syllabus. Informed by interdisciplinary and comparative perspectives, the course explores the […]

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