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Overlooking is a multi-faceted process, reflecting different power relations, political economies, knowledge networks and resource allocations unique to each individual city. Processes of overlooking therefore strike at the very heart of what we understand to be “the urban” throughout many parts of the world.

We invite urban scholars into our collective to broaden the scope of this project and to deepen our understanding of the urban from the perspective of overlooked cities.

Join us. These cities matter to our collective urban future.

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Ongoing- Seminar series 

Overlooked Cities: Thinking and doing global urban studies differently

Past events

RGS-IGB Annual International Conference - 2nd September 2022

RDI Authors Meet Readers Indonesia - 17th March 2022

University of Twente - 9th September 2021

University of the Free State - 30th March 2021

The Bartlett Development Planning Unit, UCL - 17th June 2021 

URBinLAB, Universidade de Lisboa - 14th July 2021

Watch recordings

'Overlooked cities: Shifting the gaze in environmental justice debates'. 

Webinar organised by The Bartlett Development Planning Unit - 17th June 2021

You can watch the full recording here.

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