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2 July 2014

DPU’s 60th anniversary conference - thinking across boundaries


Darwin Lecture Theatre | Darwin Building (link Map)
access via Malet Place | London | WC1E 6BT | United Kingdom

Open to: Academic | Alumni | Public | Student
Ticketing: Pre-booking essential

The event will be the highlight of a year of celebrations marking the DPU’s 60 years of education, training, research, consultancy and knowledge sharing in urban and regional development policy and planning in Africa, Asia, Latin America and the Middle East. The conference will bring together up to 200 DPU current and past staff, students, alumni, external participants and a range of speakers drawn from academia, practice and community organisation, to deliberate on critical issues at the core of DPU’s work. The themes of the conference are:

  • A future for urban development planning?
  • Re-imagining socio-environmental trajectories of change
  • Forging new relationships in governance and planning
  • Participation and contested practices in urban design and planning
  • Gender, intersectionality and socially just futures
  • Positioning planning learning in an urbanizing world


Julia Wesely


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