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FUNDING FOR URBAN RESEARCH GRANTS AVAILABLE

October 1, 2021

FUNDING FOR URBAN RESEARCH GRANTS AVAILABLE

DEADLINE: December 1st, 2021

The Harvard Mellon Urban Initiative (HMUI) invites applications for grants to support research projects with an urban focus, ideally with an interdisciplinary approach. Projects might include but are not limited to such issues as inequality, diversity, and climate change. We seek proposals in two broad areas:

1. Research in archives and online data sets that will lead to publication and/or course-related projects and programming...

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The Intergenerational Humanities (I-HUM) Project, Co-Director Bruno Carvalho to be part of the first faculty leadership cohort

May 13, 2021

The Intergenerational Humanities (I-HUM) and the Undergraduate Scholars Initiative (USI) were announced today in the Gazette and Crimson. The full articles can be accessed here:

https://news.harvard.edu/gazette/story/2021/05/harvards-fall-2021-humanities-curriculum-gets-a-refresh/

https://www.thecrimson.com/article/2021/5/11/two-new-humanities-programs-fall-21/ 

 

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HMUI Co-director Eve Blau and HMUI Executive Committee Member Diane Davis moderated GSD Event, Small Town Urbanism in the 21st Century

April 5, 2021

 

HMUI Co-director Eve Blau and HMUI Executive Committee Member Diane Davis moderated GSD Event, Small Town Urbanism in the 21st Century: Andrew Freear, Faranak Miraftab, and Todd Okolichany.

You can view the recording here: 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_lK1BtuERBg

 

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PRESS RELEASE: THE HARVARD MELLON URBAN INITIATIVE ANNOUNCES 29 GRANTS TO ADVANCE STUDENT RESEARCH IN URBAN STUDIES

March 15, 2021

PRESS RELEASE 3/15/21

THE HARVARD MELLON URBAN INITIATIVE ANNOUNCES 29 GRANTS TO ADVANCE STUDENT RESEARCH IN URBAN STUDIES

For further information, contact: Andrea Davies at andreadavies@fas.harvard.edu

Harvard Mellon Urban Initiative is pleased to announce the award of 29 grants for undergraduate and graduate students, faculty, and fellows...

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HMUI CO-DIRECTOR EVE BLAU PUBLISHES new article “Pedagogy and Politics: Making Place and Learning from Las Vegas,” in Eyes that Saw

October 20, 2020

HMUI Co-director Eve Blau publishes new article “Pedagogy and Politics: Making Place and Learning from Las Vegas,” in Eyes that Saw, Stanislaus von Moos and Martino Stierli, editors. Zurich: Scheidegger & Spiess, 2020.

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FUNDING FOR URBAN RESEARCH GRANTS AVAILABLE

October 19, 2020

FUNDING FOR URBAN RESEARCH GRANTS AVAILABLE

DEADLINE: January 4, 2021

The Harvard Mellon Urban Initiative (HMUI) invites applications for grants to support research projects with an urban focus, ideally with an interdisciplinary approach. Projects might include but are not limited to such issues as inequality, diversity, and climate change. We seek proposals in three broad areas:

1. development of course-related materials

2. research in...

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HMUI CO-DIRECTOR EVE BLAU PUBLISHES “Urban Intermedia: City, Archive, Narrative,” in Ways of Knowing Cities

December 1, 2019

HMUI Co-Director Eve Blau publishes article on the Urban Intermedia project:  “Urban Intermedia: City, Archive, Narrative,” in Ways of Knowing Cities, Laura Kurgan and Dare Brawley, editors, New York: Columbia Books on Architecture and the City (CBAC), 2019, pp. 207-235. 

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Upcoming Events

2022 Jun 20

SAVE THE DATE: The Public Health Disparities Geocoding Project 2.0

Mon Jun 20 (All day) to Mon Jun 27 (All day)

In June 2022, the Public Health Disparities Geocoding Project, based at the Harvard TH Chan School of Public Health (Boston, MA), will host a new, thoroughly updated and revised FREE 4-day virtual training on why & how to analyze population health and health inequities in relation to census tract, county, and other georeferenced societal and environmental data.

Topics to be covered include:...

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Past Events

2021 Feb 10

Urban Power: Democracy and Inequality in São Paulo and Johannesburg

12:00pm to 1:20pm

Location: 

https://harvard.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_awuAEUoxSkGxbD9Ml2XCAg

This event is virtual, to register click here.

Speaker: Ben Bradlow, Postdoctoral Fellow, Weatherhead Scholars Program, Harvard University
Moderator: Bruno Carvalho, Professor of Romance Languages and Literatures and African and African American Studies
Discussant: Alisha Holland, Associate Professor of Government, Harvard University

The divergent trajectories of São Paulo and Johannesburg’s distribution of...

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2021 Oct 01

Building Equity into Federal Investments for Housing Resilience

12:15pm to 1:15pm

Location: 

Zoom (Registration Required)

The offical event page with registration link can be found here.

Growing federal efforts to make housing and communities more resilient to disasters, especially climate-related hazards, often devalue people and undervalue and/or overlook the possessions of people of low wealth and communities of color. In...

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2021 Sep 24

Hack-A-House

(All day)

Location: 

Zoom (Registration Required)

The offical event page with registration link can be found here.

Hack-A-House 2021 is an online, 24-hour “hackathon”-style competition that will start on Friday, September 24 and continue through...

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