The geopolitics of African urban transformation
This blog post discusses politics around the urban transformations currently going on in African cities and how this has changed in recent years.
Podcast: Urban Change and Gender in the Global South
Dr Paula Meth
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?
The contested terrain of urban citizenship
In 2009 more than 50% of the world’s population lived in urban areas
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.
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