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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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Sep 25

African Cities: Questioning marriage, childbirth and gender norms in Lomé

First conference of the series: African cities through the lens of family, local dynamics and societal transformation.

In a context where permanent…

Book Launch: The Immaculate Conception of Data
Sep 12

Book Launch: The Immaculate Conception of Data

Dr. Kelly Bronson‘s will offer a look into the struggle to control the food system and the role big data holds in this power play. 

Melissa Marschke
Oct 19

Seafarers in Industrial Fishing: Examining migrant worker precarity

As part of the "Urban and Anthropocene Approaches" seminar, the uOttawa-ULyon Joint Research Chair on the Urban Anthropocene and l'École urbaine de Ly…

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!
Insight Development Grants
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Insight Development Grants

2021 Recipients of Insight Development Grants

Congratulations to members of our research community who were awarded an Insight Development Grant!
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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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