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Lina Olsson wins IJURR’s Best Article Prize for 2018

  • April 5, 2019
  • Claudia Fonseca

Lina Olsson has won IJURR’s Best Article Prize for 2018 for her contribution “The Neoliberalization of Municipal Land Policy in Sweden.”

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2019 IUR Brown Bag Seminars

  • April 1, 2019
  • Claudia Fonseca

The IUR is organizing a seminar series during 2019. The first seminar will be hosted by Guy Baeten who will present “How not to build a smart city and the role of urban research.”

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Come meet us! IUR launch

  • April 1, 2019
  • Claudia Fonseca

We are launching the IUR with a public event where you can learn about what we do. Everybody is welcome!

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Two fully funded guest researcher positions at the IUR, autumn 2019

The IUR is currently looking for two visiting urban researchers for a 4-week research stay at Malmö University from the 1st of September 2019 onwards.

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IUR visits Istanbul

  • March 14, 2019
  • Claudia Fonseca

The IUR had its kick-off meeting at the Swedish Research Institute in Istanbul (SRII) 6-9 March.

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Carina Listerborn presents new book at think tank Arena Idé

Carina Listerborn presented her latest book in Swedish, Bostadsojämlikhet – Röster om bostadsnöden at ABF Stockholm.

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IUR Workshops and Seed Grants 2019

The IUR will finance two workshops and two larger seed grants to initiate research projects in 2019.

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The Öresund urban social atlas

Most homepages of research institutes are boring and risk appearing irrelevant to people without academic affiliation. In addition, accessibility to research results is limited since many articles are not open access. Also, many of the increasingly used image-based formats are excluded in traditional journals and presentations of research. In order to create a digital space […]

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Sustainable Planning Amidst Precarity: Lessons from Urban Africa

The seed grant will finance a weeklong workshop in Malawi from 30 June – 5 July 2019.The project seeks to generate socially relevant research and catalyze relationships between educational institutions, civic organizations, and society. First, we aim to bring African researchers, city planners, civil society representatives, and practitioners into discussion on the practical and political […]

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Application for funding for the interdisciplinary workshop: creating synergies between research and practice on planning for urban diversity Applicants

This workshop sets focus on urban diversity from the perspective of politicians, civil servants (including urban planners), architects, activists and researchers. It asks questions about how the main challenges, as well as ways forward, are understood from these different positions. The aim is to enhance exchange of knowledge and experiences, and collaboration between such different […]

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