Cities research cluster | Department of Geography and Environment | LSE

Post Image

Cluster news roundup – summer 2014

It has been a busy few months for the Cluster, with academics sharing their expertise at a variety of events across three continents and enjoying considerable research funding success. Catch up with all the latest news below. Invited talks Professor Sylvia Chant ran a short course entitled ‘Cities, Poverty and Gender’ at the University of Fribourg, […]

More here 
Post Image

Research: why London needs to follow Berlin and New York and make renting more socially acceptable

Why is the cost of renting sky high in London and less socially acceptable for middle-income families than in New York and Europe? Housing expert Kathleen Scanlon of the Cities Research Cluster explains her latest research findings. The median rental price for a furnished 3-bedroom property in London will set you back around £1500 a month […]

More here 
Post Image

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 […]

More here 

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 […]

More here 
Post Image

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 […]

More here 
Post Image

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 […]

More here