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From critical urbanities to sustainable foodscapes

Our ever-growing urban areas are both responsible for the sustainability problems we face as a global community, as well as powerhouses for change. The conference ’Getting our cities right’ arranged by SLU Urban Futures in June 2022, brought together local and international researchers and practitioners presenting projects aiming at urban transformation, with an extra focus on the relationship between urban planning and sustainable food systems.


SDG11 in SLU publications

SLU’s publication database includes more than 500 publications tied to the 11th Sustainable Development Goal – Sustainable cities and communities. Over 200 are available with Open Access. When you visit the database, use the search function in the bottom left corner to search for specific keywords.

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From your perspective and background, what would be three key ways to get our cities right?

Four keynote speakers at the conference ’Getting our Cities Right’ in June 2022, answer this question in a short interview.

Urban Voices

Developing an Urban Prototype for a Walkable City

A life on the margins? Living and making a living in an African slum

Spatial injustice, urban segregation, and violence in a Central American capital

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