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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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Tales of the city

  • January 24, 2019
  • Robert Nilsson Mohammadi

This workshop has a number of mutually strengthening aims and contributions. The first aim is to apply and adjust the popular memory approach to the study of narrative formations around cities more generally. Thus, the workshop will enrich the studies of urbanity at IUR with approaches from cultural studies and the humanities. The second aim […]

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New book on housing inequality

Carina Listerborn has published a new book (in Swedish) about housing inequality in Sweden, based on housing stories from various people who find themselves in a precarious position on the housing market.

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