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British Academy Research Project on Inclusive, Smart and Sustainable Cities (2015-18)

Dr PB Anand at the Division of Peace Studies and International Development in the Faculty of Social Sciences (FSS), University of Bradford, and Professor Sudhir Chella Rajan in the Department of Humanities and Social Sciences at the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Madras, Chennai, India have been jointly awarded the International Partnership and Mobility Award of the British Academy for a three year research project on Inclusive, Smart and Sustainable cities. The programme aims to promote dialogue and debate amongst scholars and policy makers through five research workshops to be organised between 2015 and 2018.

Call for papers - DSA 2017 conference panel: The Intrigue of Sustainable Cities

Date and time: Wed 6 Sep 2017, 09:00 - Fri 8 Sep 2017, 16:00

The aim of this panel is to invite a dialogue between academics and practitioners. We welcome theoretical, conceptual ideas and discussions on city-wide strategies, policies and plans for sustainable cities, measuring and ranking cities using multi-dimensional indicators, and case studies.

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Workshop on Healthy, Inclusive and Sustainable Cities

Date and time: Thu 13 Jul 2017, 08:30 - Fri 14 Jul 2017, 19:00

This is the fourth workshop in a three year (2015-2018) research project on ‘Inclusive, smart and sustainable cities’ funded by the British Academy.

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Workshop on Smart, Inclusive and Sustainable Cities in Africa

Workshop on Smart, Inclusive and Sustainable Cities in Africa

Date and time: Thu 6 Jul 2017, 09:00 - 18:00

Workshop on Smart, inclusive and sustainable cities in Africa in collaboration with KNUST and funded by JEFCAS is being held in Kumasi on 6th July co-organised by Prof Kwasi Adarkwa of KNUST, Mr Ben Boateng of Kumasi Metropolitan Assembly and Dr PB Anand of University of Bradford.

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Workshop on Inclusive Growth and Sustainable Cities: an International Perspective

Date and time: Tue 7 Mar 2017, 09:00 - 13:00

This Workshop is part of a series of activities under the British Academy funded research project on Governance for Inclusive, smart and sustainable cities. The keynote address is given by Sir Richard Jolly.

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Cities, Corporates and Communities: Social Responsibility and Sustainable Cities?

Date and time: Thu 24 Nov 2016, 09:00 - Fri 25 Nov 2016, 17:00

This is the second workshop in a British Academy funded three year (2015-18) research project jointly between University of Bradford and IIT Madras on ‘Infrastructure for sustainability’. The first workshop on inclusive, smart and sustainable cities was held on 24- 25 March in Chennai. This present workshop is being organised jointly by Dr PB Anand of University of Bradford and Dr Anjula Gurtoo of IISc Bengaluru.

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DSA conference panel on 'Inclusive cities, publicness and Sustainable Development Goals'

DSA conference panel on 'Inclusive cities, publicness and Sustainable Development Goals'

Date and time: Mon 12 Sep 2016, 13:00 - 15:30

Under the conference theme of "Politics in Development" and in line with his research on urban development Dr. Anand co-convened a panel at the 2016 DSA conference in Oxford.

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Symposium on 'Smart and Compassionate Cities'

Date and time: Tue 5 Jul 2016

This one day Symposium brings together several internationally renowned experts on smart cities, inclusive cities and compassionate cities. The aim of this symposium to engage in a critical discussion on smart cities as a concept, its usefulness and pitfalls and to explore the possibilities to develop common frontiers of interest between smart cities ideas and compassionate cities concepts.

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'Infrastructure Governance for Inclusive, Smart and Sustainable Cities'

Date and time: Thu 24 Mar 2016, 09:00 - Fri 25 Mar 2016, 17:00

This First British Academy workshop took place on 24th and 25th of March 2016 at IIT Madras, Chennai, India (with whom the University of Bradford already has a Memorandum of Understanding signed in November 2014 during the visit of Vice Chancellor Brian Cantor and Prof Donna Lee, Dean of FSS.)

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