Realising Just Cities - Learning Through Comparison 

The rapidly growing number of people moving into cities all over the world also present a challenge of unprecedented size. It is crucial to find ways to make urbanisation a source for wealth, health and sustainability – which is shared. Mistra Urban Futures arranges annual conferences about Realising Just Cities, which are hosted at our research platforms.

This year’s conference focuses on learning through comparison. Mistra Urban Futures works through comparative projects concerning the themes of transportation, urban food, waste management, migration, participatory cities, neighbourhood transformation and cultural heritage. 

Register for the conference

Please note: to view all the information about the conference, use the blue menu bar in the top left corner of the page that says "Annual Conference".


Main conference
The main conference days open to all delegates are the 13th–14th of November, ending after lunch on the 14th.

Main Programme

Internal conference (including workshops)
The internal conference, only available for participants involved in Mistra Urban Futures', begins after lunch on the 14th and ends on the 15th.

Internal Programme


For questions about Kisumu and local arrangements, please contact Alfred Otom, Coordinator, Mistra Urban Futures Local Interaction Platform, Kisumu, alfredotom209@gmail.com.

For other questions, please contact Ulrica Gustafsson, Event Manager, Mistra Urban Futures, ulrica.gustafsson@chalmers.se

Social media

Follow updates about the conference from our Twitter @MistraUrbanFut and the hashtag #JustCities2017.