2022 News

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 […]
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 Ip featured on Chinese book podcast

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

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 […]

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 30, 2018

Workshop on Urban Feminist Methodologies – Mumbai, India – 28-29 September 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

2017 News