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December 2017: Universities and Conflict: The role of higher education in peacebuilding and resistance

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Juliet Millican will present the 5th Urban Talk of 2017, organised by the Urban Management Program in cooperation with Habitat Unit. From the findings of a series of case studies she will discuss what role univesities do or should play, when the environment they are in is involved in conflict or subject to an oppressive regime. The Talk will take place on Wednesday, December 13th, 2017 at 5.30pm in room HBS02, Hardenbergstrasse 16-18, Ground floor, 10623 Berlin

November 2017: Exploring Alternative Urbanisms for Lagos, Nigeria

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For the 4th Urban Talk of 2017, the Urban Management Program and Habitat Unit have invited Taibat Lawanson. From her interest in how formal and informal systems can synthesize in African urban contexts, her lecture interrogates the tensions inherent in the urban trajectory of Lagos from the dual lens of what the government wants vs what the people need. Tuesday, November 7th, 6.30pm, Halle 4, Architecture building - 4th floor, TU Berlin, Strasse des 19. Juni 152, 10623 Berlin.    

October 2017

The 13th urban management course started in October 2017. The 22 students are from the following countries: Brazil, Chile, Colombia, India, Iran, Korea, Mexico, Peru, Spain, Syria, USA.

October 2017: Publication of UM thesis results

Through a competition, the article ‘Urbanisation – Serious shortcomings of India’s ambitious Smart Cities program’ of former UM-student Alokananda Nath was selected for publication in the magazine ‘Development + Cooperation’. This article is based on her Masters thesis at UM:

https://www.dandc.eu/sites/default/files/pdf_files/2017-10-dc.pdf

July 2017: Public Cinema and Food at ZK/U

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At the end of the summer semester, the UM course will organise a public ‚cinema and food-event‘ at ZK/U (Zentrum für Kunst und Urbanistik, Berlin), by curating and showing documentaries on ‘Urban flows’. July 21st 7 pm.

If you want to join for a self-made meal, please would you come between 7 and 7:30 pm and register under:

speisekino(at)zku-berlin.org

The documentaries will start after the meal.

ZK/U - Speisekino

July 2017: Interrogating the New Urban Agenda from the perspective of pressing urban realities in Sub-Saharan Africa

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Marie Huchzermeyer will talk about Interrogating the New Urban Agenda from the perspective of pressing urban realities in Sub-Saharan Africa, using examples primarily from South Africa and Kenya on Monday, July 17th, 6.30 pm (updated!). The Urban Management Program in cooperation with Habitat Unit invites everyone who is interested to the 3rd talk of the SS 2017.

It will take place at A151, Institute for Architecture, TU Berlin, Strasse des 19. Juni 152, 10623 Berlin.

Short Films - City Profiles Course

Urban Management students explore ways to apply the UN Sustainable Development Goals to their home cities by devising indicators and research methodologies in the City Profiles course. These indicators assess urban issues such as: housing affordability, transportation emission rates and connectivity, inclusivity in the planning process, resilience to natural disasters, amount of green public space per capita, and waste management efficiency. Such a process allows for comparison and collaboration in improving sustainable development in cities worldwide.

Films on Youtube

June 2017: Do-It-Yourself Urbanism: Emerging Practices from Paris & Berlin

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On Thursday, June 15th, 6.30 pm, the Urban Management Program in cooperation with Habitat Unit invites to the 2nd Urban Talk of the SS 2017. The topic will be Do-It-Yourself Urbanism: Emerging Practices with Bellastock from Paris as well as Refunc NL and ONOFF from Berlin.

The Talk will take place at the Forum, Institute for Architecture, TU Berlin, Strasse des 19. Juni 152, 10623 Berlin.

May 2017: Field-study-Project 2017: Albania

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From May 2nd to May 12th, the students of the UM course carried out a study project on ‘Sustainable Models of Conservation and Revitalization for the Historic Villages of Vuno & Qeparo, in Himara’, Albania. Project partner was the ‘Integrated Sustainable Development of the Southern Coastal Region’ program, implemented by the ‘Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit GmbH’ (GIZ) Albania, funded by the German Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development.

April 2017: Street Politics in the Arab Revolutions

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On Tuesday, April 18th, 6.30 pm, the Urban Management Program in cooperation with Habitat Unit invites to the 1st Urban Talk of the SS 2017. Asef Bayat will talk about Street Politics in the Arab Revolutions.

The Talk will take place at HBS 05, ground floor, Hardenbergstrasse 16-18, 10623 Berlin.

 

 

February 2017: Report "Solid Waste Management in Kosovo. Assessment of a Waste Bank Model in Dardania, Pristina."

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The 2015/16 class of Urban Management carried out a case study project in Kosovo. In collaboration with Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbH, the University of Pristina and the Municipality of Pristina the students worked on the assessment of a waste bank model in Dardania, Pristina. Only eight years after its independence the young country is confronted by a variety of challenges. Providing services, like solid waste management, is one of them. Hence, the publication contains summaries of Kosovo’s development, its legal framework of the waste management sector and focuses on the student’s work of public budget implications, waste data collection, management systems and more.

report (PDF, 14,3 MB)

January 2017: Urban Talk on Community Led Development and Design in Times of Climate Change

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On Monday, February 13th, 6.30 pm the Urban Management Program in cooperation with Habitat Unit invites to the 1st Urban Talk of the WS 2016/17. Vincent Möller will talk about Community Led Development and Design in Times of Climate Change.

Vincent Möller is an urban geographer actively working as a consultant on renewable energies and climate change in the South Asian context. Among the many organisations he assists is SPARC, established more than 30 years ago to support the urban poor in India in accessing basic urban services as well as their basic rights. His previous work in this area include a desk officer for energy policy and climate change at Misereor in Germany. He completed his studies in Trier, Utrecht and Berlin.

The Talk will take place at HBS 002, Hardenbergstrasse 16-18, 10623 Berlin.

October 2016

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The 12th urban management course started in October 2016. The 22 students are from the following countries: Argentina, Afghanistan, Australia, Brazil, Ecuador, France, India, Indonesia, Jordan, Syria, Colombia, Russia, Turkey, USA, Uganda.

October 2016: UM graduates present their work at the Habitat III conference in Quito

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Former UM students from Colombia, Ecuador, Brazil, Mexico, Malaysia, Argentina and Chile present and discuss their work in the framework of the conference of UN Habitat in Quito. Examples for their work are transport-related projects on municipal level in Mexico or sanitation projects of the German Agency for International Cooperation. Our graduate from Malaysia, Johary Anuar, in his capacity as Deputy Mayor of Petaling Jaya City Council, will receive the award ‘Earth Hour City Challenge’ for the city of Petaling Jaya City as winner on national level, representing Malaysia.

September 2016: UM Video on "The New Urban Agenda"

During the 1st Alumni Conference 'Managing Urban Futures' in May 2016, urban management students produced a video with teachers and alumni of the program. They discussed pertinent challenges for urban management in light of the Habitat III conference ("The New Urban Agenda") and the Sustainable Development Goals.

Watch the video here.

August 2016: UM-students successful in UN-Habitat-competition

The ‘International Design Collaboration for Kenya’ competition was organised by UN-Habitat in collaboration with the Ministry of Land, Housing & Urban Development/ Urban Development Department, Kenya, looking for creative planning and design ideas for sustainable urban development in Kenya. More than a 100 groups composed of undergraduate and graduate students from all around the world elaborated proposals for the nine cities included in the program.

Three UM students (Alokananda Nath – 2015 intake, Adele Vosper and Evandro Holz – 2014 intake) teamed up with three other students from Chile, Kenya and Austria to develop a project for the city of Embu. The proposal was focused on the creation of a pedestrian-friendly environment in the city’s centre, as well as solving the parking problems in the area. The UM student’s project proposal was selected as an overall finalist and received a Special Mention for being the best project proposal for the town of Embu. Details on the competition and winning proposals can be found in this link.

May 2016: 1st Alumni Conference "Managing Urban Futures"

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May 26th – 28th 2016: The UM program organised its first Alumni Conference, on the topic: ‚Managing Urban Futures‘. This event was bringing together approx. 100 alumni and students from 11 intakes and 25 countries, in order to discuss the 21st-century challenges for urban management in light of the Habitat III process and the New Urban Agenda.

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