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Paul Chatterton

Paul Chatterton is a writer, researcher and social activist. He is currently Professor of Urban Futures in the School of Geography at the University of Leeds where he co-founded the Cities and Social Justice Research Cluster and MA in Activism and Social Change. He has written extensively on urban change, civic renewal, co-production and social action. He is currently director of the university’s Sustainable Cities Group and is also taking a lead on a new initiative in Leeds called Centre for Future Cities. He is co-director of the N8 universities Urban Living research programme and director of a cross-research council Urban Living Pilot programme in Leeds called TRUE (Transformational Routemapping for Urban Environments). He is co-founder of the public charity Antipode, dedicated to research and scholarship in radical geography and an associate editor of the journal City. He is also co-founder and resident of the award winning low impact cohousing co-operative Lilac.

Events featuring this speaker

We Can Make: Affordable Citizen-Led Housing

Paul Chatterton, Owen Hatherley, Melissa Mean, Jess Steele, Craig White

How do we build affordable housing that has citizens at the centre throughout the process? This session provides an introduction to We Can Make, a live R&D programme that explores ways in which citizens can have a greater role in making new homes.

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20 October 2017 10:50am - 11:50am Watershed

New Approaches to Urban Living

Rachel Cooper, Alistair Boxall, John Bryson, Paul Chatterton, William Clayton, Graham Gill, Gary Grubb, Eli Hatleskog, Annabel Jenkins, Jasmine Ketibuah-Foley, Helen Manchester, Graham Parkhurst, Mike Pitts, David Relph, Darien Simon, Colin Taylor, Mark Tewdwr-Jones, Sarah Toy, Paul Vallance

This session brings together researchers, their partners and funders with the public to identify what has been learned about cities; identify strategies and programmes of work that will see cities transformed in the future; and identify where research is needed next.

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19 October 2017 2:00pm - 5:00pm Watershed