Urban Etiquette, a research postcard, by Alex Rhys Taylor

When I first decided to look at urban etiquette as a research object in early 2019, it was largely because academics and serious public commentators hadn’t really paid urban etiquette the attention it deserved. At no point in living memory had urban etiquette been rightfully recognised as the fulcrum upon which global urbanised society rests. … More Urban Etiquette, a research postcard, by Alex Rhys Taylor

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Sick Cities, Ill Manners by Alex Rhys-Taylor

“London is deeply uncivilised now and public space has become uncouth. There has been a universal outbreak of incivility.”   Boris Johnson, Shadow (When Education Secretary, before becoming the Mayor of London, and later Prime Minister.)  From blogs, through tabloids to broadsheet op-eds, popular discourse about cities has long been strewn with treatise bemoaning the rudeness of twenty-first century cities life. We all know the complaints. Commuters pushing onto the train without letting that little … More Sick Cities, Ill Manners by Alex Rhys-Taylor

International Urban Photography Summer School

Designed for photographers, artists and researchers whose work address notions of urban space and culture, the international Urban Photography Summer School provides a highly intensive two-week practical and theoretical training in key aspects of urban visual practice and research. The course aims to offer participants a wide range of relevant skills resulting in the production … More International Urban Photography Summer School

Engaging in Urban Image-Making – A Symposium

WHAT: one-day symposium entitled Engaging in Urban Image-making WHEN: Friday 28 April 2017, 9:30 – 17:00 WHERE: RHB 137a, Goldsmiths College, University of London COST: Free but booking is essential. To book, email Anita on: so302as@gold.ac.uk Engaging in Urban Image-making is a one-day symposium hosted by the Centre for Urban and Community Research (CUCR) at Goldsmiths, … More Engaging in Urban Image-Making – A Symposium

Streetsigns Latin American Edition Launch

Sociology Department and the Centre for Urban and Community Research present: Streetsigns Latin American Edition Launch Date : Friday 22 May 2015 Time : 18.00 – 20.30 hrs Location : Small Hall Cinema, Richard Hoggart Building, Goldsmiths, University of London, SE14 6NW With special guest: Ana Rosas Mantecón, Universidad Autónoma Metropolitana, Mexico, speaking on : ‘Going to the Movies today: Diversity and … More Streetsigns Latin American Edition Launch

CUCR Research Consultancy Projects by Alison Rooke and Imogen Slater

CUCR continues to deliver research consultancy with the public, private and third sector. This is a summary of our current projects located in London, the UK and throughout Europe. Provoking new thinking around diversity and inclusion? Capital People Programme – LLfHP Equalities and Diversity have become an integral part of our public sector over recent decades. … More CUCR Research Consultancy Projects by Alison Rooke and Imogen Slater