Assistant Professor of Urban Studies Dr Ryan Centner has organised the fortnightly Seminar Series in Urbanisation, Planning & Development for Lent Term 2022.  The events, which are open to all, take place on Thursdays at 1pm-2:30pm in 32L.G.24, but are also streamed online, zoom link available here. The talks this term are:

20 January

Dr Camilla Royle (LSE, Fellow in Geography & Environment) 
‘Is nature good for our mental health? Cultivating wellbeing during the Covid-19 pandemic’

3 February

Dr Deen Shariff Sharp (LSE, Fellow in Human Geography)
‘The contested futures of Arab climate urbanism’

17 February

Dr Matthew Richmond (LSE, Latin America and Caribbean Centre)
‘Peripheries in motion: Transformation and crisis at Brazil’s urban margins’

3 March

Dr Callum Ward (LSE, Fellow in Urban Planning and Geography)
‘Asset class war: Land and property in the UK’s rentier economy’

17 March

Dr Tanja Bastia (University of Manchester, Global Development Institute)
‘Left-behind, by whom? Ageing, migration and diverse transnational care practices’

Contact Ryan Centner at with any questions, and find more about the series here.