About the Summer School

The Centre for Urban Research on Austerity Urban Methodologies Summer School is a two-day event aimed at PhD researchers, early-career academics and advanced postgraduate students. It will be held at De Montfort University, Leicester, on 12-13 June 2019. The UMSS will feature four masterclass sessions led by David Bailey (Birmingham), Sarah Marie Hall (Manchester), Cristina Temenos (Manchester) and Michael Hoyler (Loughborough). These sessions will cover novel and innovative approaches to researching disruption and urban resistance, the everyday of austerity, urban policy mobilities and the global urban of world city networks. Two Doctoral Student Plenaries will also feature, where selected participants will deliver short fifteen minute presentations on their own research methodology to receive feedback from participants and a panel of CURA researchers.

Details of masterclass sessions can be found here.

The provisional programme is available to view here.

The UMSS is open to applicants from any higher education institution, or without a current affiliation, working on areas related to urban politics, policy, political economy, sociology and geography. The UMSS is free to attend and a limited number of bursaries are available for one night’s accommodation only. Please note on your application if this will be required.

Deadline for applications is Friday 26 April. You can apply here and successful applicants will be notified by early May.

If you have any queries please contact Adam Fishwick here.

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