Walking Places Symposium Report by Anita Strasser

My new year started with the Walking Places Symposium in Lisbon, Portugal which was hosted by DINÂMIA’CET-IUL – the Centre for Socio-economic and Territorial Studies at the University Institute Lisbon – and organised by myself and Carla Duarte, a PhD researcher at DINÂMIA. The event was held at the Centre for Urban Information of Lisbon – … More Walking Places Symposium Report by Anita Strasser

Walking in Lisbon Symposium by Anita Strasser

I’m involved in organising a symposium on Walking in Lisbon in January 2019, an event which is kindly supported by CUCR. The event is held at Centro de Informação Urbana de Lisboa, and is organised by The Research Centre of Socioeconomic and Territorial Studies at the University Institute Lisbon. The programme has been put together by myself and Carla Duarte, … More Walking in Lisbon Symposium by Anita Strasser

How the Nepal earthquake continues to re-shape peoples’ lives by Caroline Knowles

People remember where they were on 25 April 2015 when an earthquake measuring 7.8 on the Richter scale hit Nepal. Followed by hundreds of aftershocks and another major earthquake on 17 May, an estimated 9,000 people died, and many more were injured and traumatised in ways we may never understand. A team of researchers led … More How the Nepal earthquake continues to re-shape peoples’ lives by Caroline Knowles

Cities of Light Symposium on 31.10.18 by Paul Halliday and Peter Coles

Cities of Light is an ongoing collaboration between partners in cities across Europe. Having started out as a conversation around the nature of urban research and visual arts practice, it turned into a series of seminars and workshops, each with its own very distinctive character. Lisbon, October 2018 On 31 October we will be holding … More Cities of Light Symposium on 31.10.18 by Paul Halliday and Peter Coles

Goddard’s Pie & Mash shop has closed after 128 years in Deptford by Anita Strasser

Here is another story from Anita’s PhD which looks at the regeneration of Deptford. This time it concerns A. J. Goddard, a pie & mash shop with a history of 128 years in Deptford. The closure is due to the increased need for maintenance work which Goddard’s cannot afford while receiving a decreasing number of customers. As a result, … More Goddard’s Pie & Mash shop has closed after 128 years in Deptford by Anita Strasser