Application for Summer Institute in Urban Studies 2018


Date: 15-19 July 2018

The Summer Institute in Urban Studies (SIUS) 2018 will be hosted by the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences in July, in collaboration with the Manchester Urban Institute and with co-funding from the Urban Studies Foundation. Following the three previous institutes that were held in Manchester, SIUS 2018 will provide early career scholars from around the world with an opportunity to investigate leading-edge theoretical and methodological questions, along with a range of associated career development issues, in the field of urban studies.

Confirmed speakers to date include:

  • Tim Bunnell (National University of Singapore)
  • Jamie Gillen (National University of Singapore)
  • Kamalini Ramdas (National University of Singapore)
  • Daniel P S Goh (National University of Singapore)
  • Lee Kah Wee (National University of Singapore)
  • Michelle A Miller (National University of Singapore)
  • C P Pow (National University of Singapore)
  • James D Sidaway (National University of Singapore)
  • Kevin Ward (University of Manchester)
  • Cecilia Wong (University of Manchester)
  • Charlotte Lemanski (Cambridge University)
  • Shenjing He (Hong Kong University)
  • Anant Maringanti (Hyderabad Urban Lab, India)
  • Jane M Jacobs (Yale-NUS Liberal Arts College)
  • Nick Smith (Yale-NUS Liberal Arts College)
  • Linda Peake (York University, Toronto)

The closing date for application is Friday 5pm GMT on 16 February 2018. Application forms can be downloaded from the Manchester Urban Institute website:

Manchester Urban Institute: Summer Institute in Urban Studies