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Latest news from the Institute.

Positive mid-term evaluation for IUR!

October 25, 2021

We are happy to announce that IUR has received the highest score on the mid-term evaluation of our multidisciplinary research program.

INSPIRE network meeting at IUR

October 25, 2021

IUR hosted a network meeting with the feminist collective INSPIRE – International Space and Power Relations. Thanks to all the participants for visiting the IUR!

Lecture Series by the University of Basel- Critical Urbanisms: Current Debates

October 15, 2021

The Department of Social Science of the University of Basel offers an engaging lecture series titled Critical Urbanisms: Current Debates.

Karin Grundström and Stig Westerdahl newly appointed Professors

October 15, 2021

We are happy to congratulate IUR members Stig Westerdahl and Karin Grundström for their newly awarded title of Professor. 

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Upcoming Events

27 October

Rent, debt, and the perfect act of housing dispossession in Athens.

  • 12:00 - 13:00

Brown Bag Seminar Georgia Alexandri. Rent, Debt, and the perfect act of Housing Dispossession in Athens. This seminar is part of the IUR Brown Bag Seminar Series, check out the rest of the program. If you would like to participate in the webinar, please contact Defne Kadioglu to obtain the Zoom link.

3 November

Women in power: engagement and leadership in solar energy community projects in Japan

  • 12:00 - 00:00

Brown Bag Seminar  Daniela Lazoroska. Women in power: engagement and leadership in solar energy community projects in Japan This seminar is part of the IUR Brown Bag Seminar Series, check out the rest of the program. If you would like to participate in the webinar, please contact Defne Kadioglu to obtain the Zoom link.

11 November

Spaces and practices of self-organised reception: The case of the City Plaza hotel in Athens

  • 14:15 - 16:00
  • MIM’s seminar room- 9th floor of Niagara.

Valeria Raimondi, PhD, Gran Sasso Science Institute L’Aquila, guest researcher at the IUR. This seminar is part of the Malmö Institute for Studies of Migration, Diversity and Welfare (MIM) seminar series.

17 November

The Mayan Train: Infrastructure and Racial Capitalism in Southern Mexico

  • 12:00 - 13:00

Brown Bag Seminar Claudia Fonseca Alfaro. The Mayan Train: Infrastructure and Racial Capitalism in Southern Mexico. This seminar is part of the IUR Brown Bag Seminar Series, check out the rest of the program. If you would like to participate in the webinar, please contact Defne Kadioglu to obtain the Zoom link.

19 November

Interrupting the Anthropo-obscene: The Political Ecology of Immuno-biopolitics or Traversing the Fantasy of “Fixing” the Climate

  • 13:15 - 15:00
  • Niagara, NIC0826.

Research seminar with Henrik Ernstson, University of Manchester / KTH Royal Institute of Technology In this seminar we will try to understand the depoliticising nature of “the Anthropocene.” This will be done by viewing how the climate crisis has thrown up a set of narratives, what we will be referring to as ‘AnthropoScenes’, which broadly share the […]

Welcome to the Institute for Urban Research

The Institute for Urban Research is a university-wide research centre that brings together all urban research at Malmö University.

Seeking to shape a collective identity for urban research at Malmö University, the IUR aims to create a research environment that clearly meets urban challenges across the globe.

The IUR is open to all research within the broad field of urban studies but has a specific focus on seven themes: housing and urban renewal, urban economics, mobilities, urban ecology, migration, social sustainability and smart cities.