Considering the ecological challenges of urban planning projects, contemporary societies must invent new ways of coexisting with non-human life forms and improving the living conditions of humans, integrating them more harmoniously into natural environments. While establishing a dialogue with the medical sciences, the natural sciences and engineering sciences, the humanities and social sciences provide fundamental insights into the technical and social dynamics at work in the way cities are built and inhabited.
By inviting researchers engaged in a reflection on the multiple scales of relations between Life and Cities, the “Living City” seminar aims to identify the main problems which need to be solved to learn how to better inhabit our planet.

Wednesday 25 January 2023 (2nd Week, Hilary Term)