19.04.18

The geopolitics of African urban transformation

Politics around the urban transformations in African cities and how this has changed in recent years.

18.09.17

Podcast: Urban Change and Gender in the Global South

Dr Paula Meth

16.03.17

How Women and Men Experience the City. Gender in an Informal Urban Context

What does it mean to be male or female in society? How do gender relations shift?

09.02.17

The contested terrain of urban citizenship

In 2009 more than 50% of the world’s population lived in urban areas

15.01.16

How changing urban diets are linked to poor health and climate change

SIID and Grantham Centre researchers attended the UN Conference on Climate Change (COP21) in December 2015. In this blog, ScHARR Professor, Michelle Holdsworth, discusses how unhealthy diets globally are both a cause and an effect of climate change.

16.12.15

Public participation in ‘Smart City’ planning for Kalyan-Dombivli: critical reflections

Vidya Sagar explores the expectation and exclusion of India’s urban poor during the Smart City planning process in Kalyan-Dombivli, India