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New licentiate thesis on urban food

We are facing increasing urbanisation and heightened challenges around food security. As a response to this there is a rising movement to make food more accessible in cities. The new licentiate thesis Organoleptic Interfaces: Exploring Embodied Methods in Foodscapes, written by Anna Maria Orrú, Department of Architecture, Chalmers University of Technology explores this.
Date: 19 Oct

Mistra Urban Futures at Habitat III

Welcome to Habitat III Mistra Urban Futures at Habitat III ‘If you want to go fast, go alone, if you want to go far, go together’ Mistra Urban Futures takes part in the Habitat III in Quito, Ecuador this week, until 20 October, as partners in the Swedish Pavilion organised by...
Date: 15 Oct

The importance of Mistra Urban Futures in the Gothenburg region

The Göteborg Region Association of Local Authorities (GR) is one of Mistra Urban Futures Consortium members and founders, but what are the benefits from being a part of the Centre? The yearly report Sustainable Development Collaboration within Mistra Urban Futures (Samverkan kring hållbar stadsutveckling inom Mistra Urban Futures) answers that question.
Date: 11 Oct


Time: 08:00
Location: Slagthuset

Time: 11:30
Location: Länsstyrelsen, Göteborg

Time: 17:00
Location: Göteborgs Stadsmuseum

Time: 13:00
Location: School of Business, Economics and Law, University of Gothenburg

Rethinking Urban Citizenship

Citiscope reports from Urban Thinkers Forum in Mannheim, Germany, and about a meeting in Nigeria to find a common vision for African cities. Photo: Rotsee2/Wikimedia

Open Access

Mistra Urban Futures promote the open access formats for all its publications: books, book chapters, articles and reports.




























































































































































































































































































































Funders and Consortium
Mistra Urban Futures is financed by Mistra, the Swedish Foundation for Strategic Environmental Research, Sida, the Swedish International Development Cooperation Agency, and a consortium constituted by several organisations in the Gothenburg region, combined with key international partners.