2023 News

October 20, 2023

Delhi CRT Presents on Feminist Citywriting

Join GenUrb and the Delhi City Research Team on October 31, 2023 at York University for a talk on citywriting. Anindita Datta (S.S.V. College, Hapur) and […]
September 19, 2023

New Paper by Penn Tsz Ting Ip Explores Socio-spatial Dynamics of Grassrootscapes in Shanghai

Shanghai CRT researcher Penn Tsz Ting Ip’s new paper, published in the Journal of Urban Affairs, draws from fieldwork conducted between 2017 and 2021 and explores […]
June 21, 2023

HEResearch Series Engages Insights on Eco-feminism

On June 8, 2023, Dr. Penn Tsz Ting Ip (Shanghai CRT) moderated a HEResearch session on eco-feminism, presented by Professor Eva Wah Man. Dr. Wah Man […]
June 9, 2023

HEResearch Scholars Analyze Cultural Policy in the U.K.

The HEResearch Lecture Series, held in collaboration with the Shanghai CRT, unpacked the precarity of cultural work in the U.K. on May 26, 2023. Professor Hye-Kyung […]
May 31, 2023

Shanghai CRT Co-Hosts HEResearch Session on Class and Gender

The Shanghai City Research Team, in collaboration with the Shanghai Jiao Tong University, hosted a hybrid session presented by Dr. Fran Martin, on class and gender […]
April 21, 2023

Linda Peake Honoured with York President’s Research Award

GenUrb Principal Investigator, Linda Peake, has been recognized with the President’s Research Excellence Award (PREA) as part of the 2023 York University Research Awards Celebration. The […]
April 3, 2023

Join Red Thread for “Who Feels It Knows It”, Talk on the Politics of Oil in Guyana

Join Red Thread for “Who Feels It Knows It”, a panel discussion on grassroots women’s activism on oil extraction, on April 19, 2023. This talk will […]
March 29, 2023

Shanghai CRT Co-hosts HEResearch lecture on Female Labour Participation

The Shanghai City Research Team, in collaboration with the Shanghai Jiao Tong University, will host a lecture on April 3rd, 2023 with Dr. Deepshikha Batheja, on […]
March 21, 2023

Anindita Datta celebrated by Feminist Geographies Specialty Group

Anindita Datta, lead researcher of GenUrb’s Delhi city research team, has been awarded the 2023 Jan Monk Service Award by the Feminist Geographies Specialty Group (FGSG) […]
January 22, 2023

Dr. Linda Peake Honored by American Association of Geographers

Dr. Linda Peake, Principal Investigator of Urbanization, gender and the Global South, has been celebrated with a 2023 AAG Lifetime Achievement Honor by the American Association […]

2022 News

September 15, 2022

Linda Peake Elected as a Fellow of the Royal Canadian Society

GenUrb P.I., Professor Linda Peake, has been elected as a 2022 Royal Canadian Society Fellow. She was recognized for her work on anti-racism and theorizing about […]
August 9, 2022

GenUrb Authors New Article on Covid-19 and Gendered Urbanisms

The GenUrb network recently published an article based on the intersections of space, mobility and social reproduction during the Covid-19 pandemic, based on research conducted across […]
July 19, 2022

Dr. Penn Tsz Ting Ip featured on Chinese book podcast

Last month, Penn Tsz Ting Ip and other members of the Shanghai research team spoke about their research on the Chinese podcast Badass Women. Listen to […]
June 29, 2022

Job Posting – GenUrb Feminist Comparative Urban Research Post-Doctoral Visitor

Also available as a PDF. The Post-doc position is funded through the SSHRC Partnership Project Urbanization, Gender, and the Global South: A Transformative Knowledge Network (GenUrb) […]
May 5, 2022

Linda Peake Honoured with Dean’s Research Excellence Award

Linda Peake, Principal Investigator for GenUrb, was recently recognized for a York University Dean’s Research Excellence Award, under the Environmental and Urban Change Faculty. The award […]
April 6, 2022

Dr. Penn Ip Authors New Article on Shanghai’s Workers’ New Villages and Covid-19

Dr. Penn Ip (Shanghai CRT) recently published an article on the pandemic and Shanghai’s Workers’ New Villages in Sixth Tone. This article highlights the Shanghai CRT’s […]
March 10, 2022

Dr. Penn Ip Co-Authors New Book on Workers’ New Villages in Shanghai

Dr. Penn Tsz Ting Ip (Shanghai CRT), Dr. Zhang Yu and Dr. Liu Xi co-authored The Ordinary Women: Qualitative Research on Workers’ New Villages in Shanghai […]
March 9, 2022

Job Posting – Feminist Comparative Urban Research Associate

Click here to view the following as PDF. Purpose: The Research Associate position is funded through the SSHRC Partnership Project Urbanization, Gender, and the Global South: […]
March 2, 2022

Dr. Araby Smyth Awarded a 2022 AAG Economic Geography Specialty Group Student Prize

Dr. Araby Smyth, a Post-Doctoral Visitor with GenUrb, recently received an honourable mention for Best Dissertation under the 2022 AAG Economic Geography Specialty Group Student Awards. […]
February 19, 2022

GenUrb Team Presents on Knowledge Production Techniques at the 2022 AAG Annual Meeting (virtual)

A team from GenUrb, led by PI.I Linda Peake and Dr. Aninditta Datta, will present on GenUrb’s knowledge production methods at the virtual 2022 AAG Annual […]
February 19, 2022

GenUrb Team Presents on Feminist Comparative Urban Research at 2022 AAG Annual Meeting (virtual)

A team from GenUrb, led by P.I. Linda Peake, will present on feminist comparative urban research at the virtual 2022 AAG Annual Meeting, on 28th February, […]
February 19, 2022

Dr. Nasya Razavi Presents at CITY Institute’s 2021-22 Seminar Series

Dr. Nasya Razavi (Cochabamba CRT) explores research conducted by GenUrb concerning the “the impact of Covid-19 on gendered and racialized experiences of everyday urbanisms” at an […]

2021 News

December 15, 2021

GenUrb’s Principal Investigator Awarded 2022 AAG Award

GenUrb’s Principal Investigator, Linda Peake, was among three Canadian geographers awarded an American Association of Geographers (AAG) Diversity and Inclusion award. Given to geographers “who have […]
November 25, 2021

Webinar: Building digital technologies for comparison

The CITY Insitutue and GenUrb will hold a webinar titled “Building digital technologies for comparison: Ethnographic reflections from transnational feminist urban research” on 6th December, 2021. […]
October 4, 2021

Call for papers for AAG 2022 NYC Annual Meeting (Virtual Paper Session)

Title: Affective geographies of care in the neoliberal city Abstract  Urban spaces around the world have been crucial sites for unfolding processes of neoliberalization (Theodore 2020). […]
September 30, 2021

CFP AAG February 2022, NYC (virtual and in-person)

COVID-19, Mental Health and Lessons from the Pandemic  Isolation, financial loss, debt, bereavement, uncertainty, lack of control, anxiety, stress. These are some of the emotions and […]
September 10, 2021

Statement of Solidarity with Afghanistan

We, the GenUrb network, stand in solidarity with the people of Afghanistan. For decades, international actors have enabled the systematic plundering of Afghanistan, violence against its […]
August 31, 2021

Three GenUrb Members Co-Edit New Book on Feminist Urban Theory

Linda Peake, Elsa Koleth and darren patrick have co-edited a new book published by Wiley, with Gökbörü Sarp Tanyildiz (Brock University) and Rajyashree N. Reddy (University […]
August 30, 2021

“Relatos en voz alta”, Cochabamba CRT latest storytelling KMb intiative

GenUrb’s Cochabamba City Research Team led by Dr. Nasya Razavi has launched its latest knowledge transfer initiative relatos en voz alta. Conducting research on Covid-19 in Cochabamba, […]
July 27, 2021

Online Research Workshop on Feminist Research to be held by Delhi CRT

The Delhi CRT, in collaboration with SSV College, Hapur (Department of Geography, and Research and Development Committee) will host an online research workshop on July 28, […]
June 20, 2021

Online Research Workshop held by Delhi CRT

The Dellhi CRT, together with the Institute of Eminence at the University of Delhi and the SSV College, Hapur, held an online research workshop titled Conducting […]
May 25, 2021

Dr. Nasya Razavi to Teach Urbanization, Gender and the Global South (SOSC 4606) course

Dr. Nasya Razavi, GenUrb’s post-doctoral researcher, will teach Urbanization, Gender and the Global South (SOSC 4606) during York University’s S2 term. Running between 28th June and […]
April 27, 2021

New Publication: Elsa Koleth and Cristina Temenos

Elsa Koleth and Cristina Temenos co-authored “Let them sing!” The paradoxes of gender mainstreaming in urban policy and urban scholarship, published in Urban Geography in March. […]
April 20, 2021

Job Advertisement – Post-Doctoral Fellow

Click here for PDF. The GenUrb project is looking for a Post-Doctoral Fellow (PDF) to join our SSHRC funded project, Urbanization, Gender, and the Global south: […]
April 6, 2021

AAG Annual Meeting: COVID-19 and Circulations of Care in the City

Catch members of our City Research Teams and academic collaborations at the American Association of Geographer’s Annual Meeting. Presenting under the theme “Geographers and COVID-19: Setting […]
March 25, 2021

Job Advertisement – Nvivo Specialist

PDF version available here and below text. The SSHRC Partnership Project, Urbanization, Gender, and the Global South: a transformative knowledge network (GenUrb), calls for applicants for […]
March 5, 2021

Webinar Event: Ending the Acceptance of Gender-Based Discrimination and Gender-Based Violence in Society

The University of Delhi, GenUrb’s Delhi CRT and Breakthrough are hosting a webinar on 8th March, 2021 in commemoration of International Women’s Day. This event will […]
January 18, 2021

Delhi CRT Secures Additional Funding for Research during COVID-19 Pandemic

Dr. Anindita Datta, Delhi CRT team lead and Dr. Swagata Basu, Delhi CRT researcher, have secured additional funding for the team. This will go towards investigating […]

2020 News

December 11, 2020

Storytelling as Research Method: New Post and Activity Guide Available

Dr. Nasya Razavi (York University) and Sonia Pardo Burgoa (CETM – Centro de estudios y trabajo de la mujer) from the Cochabamba CRT led the Mandala […]
November 30, 2020

Dr. Nasya Razavi Awarded SSHRC Grant for Research on Gendered Impacts of COVID-19

GenUrb’s post-doctoral researcher Dr. Nasya Razavi (link to bio) has been awarded the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council (SSHRC) Partnership Engage Grant COVID-19 Special Initiative […]
November 25, 2020

National Webinar on Women and Legal Spaces: Dr. Swagata Basu (speaker)

Dr. Swagata Basu, researcher with the Delhi CRT, will speak on the role of Mahila Panchayats in expanding legal spaces in low-income communities in Delhi on […]
August 10, 2020

Now available: Dr. Nasya Razavi’s Encyclopedia Entry on SDGs 5 and 11

Dr. Nasya Razavi’s – GenUrb’s Post-doctoral Visitor and Cochabamba CRT’s lead researcher – entry on SDGs 5 and 11, titled “Women in Cities: The Nexus Between […]
June 23, 2020

Linda Peake Awarded CAG Award for Scholarly Distinction in Geography

From the Canadian Association of Geographers (PDF available here): Linda Peake has been at the forefront of research in feminist geography for three decades. She has […]
June 9, 2020

Introducing the Shanghai CRT’s Lens in Bloom Photo Diary (2019)

The Lens In Bloom exhibition is now available online! Click here to explore the photographic stories from the Shanghai City Research Team.
May 30, 2020

Coming Soon…GenUrb’s Research Training Modules

March 5, 2020

Linda Peake and GenUrb’s Shanghai CRT Awarded YCAR-CCIF Fund

Dr. Penn Tsz Ting Ip, from GenUrb’s Shanghai CRT, and Linda Peake – the Director of the City Institute, a faculty member in the Department of […]

2019 News

November 21, 2019

Videos Out Now! – Feminist Explorations of Urban Futures Keynote Speakers and Roundtable Discussion

August 8, 2019

Keynote Speakers at the Feminist Explorations of Urban Future International Conference

July 20, 2019

Lens in Bloom: Community X Women’s Art Exhibition and Cultural Events – Shanghai, China – 8-13 June 2019

April 29, 2019

International Conference of Critical Geography – Athens, Greece – 19-23 April 2019

March 20, 2019

Summer Course on Urbanization, Gender, and the Global South by GenUrb’s Post-Doctoral Fellow, Dr. Elsa Koleth

March 20, 2019

GenUrb Online Research Workshop Day – 15 March 2019

March 15, 2019

Comparative Urbanisms: Global Perspectives Conference – Atlanta, USA – 7-8 March 2019

2018 News

November 7, 2018

York-Waterloo Early Career Professional Training Workshop In Urban Studies – Toronto, ON – 15-16 November 2018

September 5, 2018

China and the World: The Mapping of Exchange – Glasgow, Scotland – 29 August-1 September 2018

August 20, 2018

Crossroads in Cultural Studies Conference – Shanghai, China – 12-15 August 2018

August 10, 2018

Feminist Geographies 2018 Pre-Conference – Montreal, QC – 4-6 August 2018

July 28, 2018

Roundtable on Women’s Urban Placemaking and Workshop in Urban Feminist Research – Ramallah, Palestine – 28-30 July 2018

July 21, 2018

Summer Institute of Urban Studies – Singapore – 15-19 July 2018

April 30, 2018

Migrant Narratives and the City – Budapest, Hungary – 27-28 April 2018

April 25, 2018

American Association of Geographers Annual Meeting – New Orleans, USA – 10-14 April 2018

April 20, 2018

48th Annual Meeting of the Urban Affairs Association – Toronto, ON – 4-7 April 2018

February 16, 2018

UN-Habitat World Urban Forum – Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia – 7-13 February 2018

February 2, 2018

Grant Writing Workshops at the City Institute – Toronto, ON – 26 January-16 March 2018

January 16, 2018

The City Seminar: Migrant Women Walking Down the Cheap Road – Toronto, ON – 5 January 2018

January 10, 2018

The City Institute’s Feminist Urban Studies Reading Group – Toronto, ON – 5 January-23 March 2018

2017 News