‘After the flames and the fury’- Learning from the London Riots

The riots of August 2011, which began in Tottenham and spread across London and the UK, were “arguably the worst bout of civil unrest in a generation,” according to the LSE/Guardian study 'Reading the Riots'. After significant Mayoral investment into the hardest-hit areas and a flurry of commentary, research and policy proposals, there is a … [Read more...]

Future of London 3-2-1: Living Legacies

Summer Lecture Series 2013 marks three years since the General Election, two years since the London riots and one year since the Olympic and Paralympic Games. To mark this multiple anniversary, Future of London 3-2-1: Living Legacies looked at how the promise – or threat – implicit in each of these major events is influencing London’s … [Read more...]