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Research Centre on the Future of Cities

The Centre offers a unique interdisciplinary research environment in Canada, to address the pressing challenges of the 21st century by tackling the relationship between the transformation of cities, the climate and social crisis, and the Anthropocene.
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Apr 24 to Apr 25

Retrospection and Renewal: Reflections on the Social Studies of Health in Contemporary Life

Event organized by the Sociology and Anthropology Graduate Students Association, the Research Centre on the Future of Cities and the School Sociologic…

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Feb 28

Opening Greener Futures: Contemporary Challenges of Urban Sustainability

Sociology and Anthropology Week! Event organized by the Sociology and Anthropology Graduate Students Association, the School Sociological and Anthropo…

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Dec 8

Ethical and Epistemological Challenges in Urban Ethnography: Exploring the Dynamics of Venezuelan Migrants Street-based Sex Work in Lima

Event organized by the Research Centre on the Future of Cities and the Laboratory for Engaged Research.

Book release
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Book release

Imaginer l’après, Vulnérabilité environnementale et décision publique en contex…

The Centre is pleased to announce the publication of Imaginer l’après, Vulnérabilité environnementale et décision publique en contexte post-catastrophe, a collective work edited by Pierre Gras, Michel Lussault and Vincent Mirza.
Academic Matters
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Academic Matters

The pitfalls of virtual learning and the challenges of post-pandemic education

Cases of students so completely and utterly lost in a virtual haze have become commonplace during the pandemic.
The Smartification of Everything
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The Smartification of Everything

The Smartification of Everything panels

Talks and art pieces from The Smartification of Everything are now available online!
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Research Centre on the Future of Cities

Faculty of Social Sciences
120 University Private
Ottawa, Ontario, Canada K1N 6N5

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