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Financing Infrastructure in African Cities (Coursera)

The world is urbanizing fast. In less than a century more than 1 billion people have been urbanized. That translates into the fact that more than half of the world’s population is already living in cities. Experts forecast that very soon Africa will become one of the most urbanized [...]

Sharing Cities: Governance and Urban Sustainability (Coursera)

How can we govern the sharing economy in our cities? This course connects the sharing economy, cities, governance and urban sustainability to provide unique knowledge and insights into sharing cities. We utilize a diversity of leading examples of the emerging sharing economy in cities to bring this course to [...]

Urban Nature: Connecting Cities, Nature and Innovation (Coursera)

How can nature help us design and build our cities? Nature-based solutions have the potential to provide multiple benefits across a range of sustainability challenges facing cities. They can help to limit the impacts of climate change, enhance biodiversity and improve environmental quality while contributing to economic activities and [...]

Cities are back in town : sociología urbana para un mundo globalizado (Coursera)

Nov 28th 2022
Cities are back in town : sociología urbana para un mundo globalizado (Coursera)
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Los procesos de globalización y europeización respaldan el rápido desarrollo de las ciudades en distintas partes del mundo. En el mundo contemporáneo, el proceso de urbanización está alcanzando un nuevo pico con el incremento de las megalópolis (más de 15 millones de habitantes) como Calcuta, Los Ángeles, Daca, El [...]

Ciudades en Transición (Coursera)

Bienvenidas y bienvenidos al curso Ciudades en Transición: visiones internacionales de temas de lo urbano. En los 4 módulos analizaremos los procesos emergentes en las ciudades desde un panorama internacional e intercultural. El objetivo de este curso es mejorar la comprensión de los procesos emergentes que experimentan las ciudades [...]

African cities : An Introduction to Urban Planning (Coursera)

This course teached the basics of urban planning in Africa through technical, environmental, social and economical dimensions. It focuses on African cities only. Although, they exemplify well cities in the Global South, and potentially all cities, we will make the African context highly topical.

Migration and Cities (FutureLearn)

Learn about how migration has shaped cities around the world and the particular issues that migrants face in urban contexts. Discover the fundamental links between migration and cities. Migration has always played a fundamental role in urban development. Without some form of inward migration – be it international or [...]

Cities are back in town : sociologie urbaine pour un monde globalisé (Coursera)

Nov 21st 2022
Cities are back in town : sociologie urbaine pour un monde globalisé (Coursera)
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La mondialisation et l'européanisation favorisent le développement rapide des villes à travers le monde. L'urbanisation atteint de nouveaux sommets aujourd’hui avec l'essor des mégacités (plus de 15 millions d'habitants) comme Calcutta, Los Angeles, Dhaka, Le Caire, Tokyo, New York, Shanghai, Mexico ou Séoul. Au-delà de la métropole moderne, [...]

Cities are back in town : urban sociology for a globalizing urban world (Coursera)

Nov 21st 2022
Cities are back in town : urban sociology for a globalizing urban world (Coursera)
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Urbanization is reaching a new peak in the contemporary world with the rise of mega cities. Researchers try to make sense of these large urban areas using a variety of concepts. The class will review debates and present social science models of cities to analyse and compare contemporary developments. [...]

The City and You: Find Your Best Place (Coursera)

Nov 14th 2022
The City and You: Find Your Best Place (Coursera)
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Welcome to The City and You: Find Your Best Place. I'm excited to have you in the class and look forward to your contributions to the other learners in our community. This free course will provide the knowledge and the tools needed to understand what cities do, why they [...]