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2022 News

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 […]

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 […]

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