Our understanding of the urban, whether in theory or practice, stands at a turning point. Cities over the world face complex and rapidly evolving challenges.

Flexible City - Oxford Future of Citites

Addressing these challenges requires ingenuity and versatility, whether in policymaking, investment decisions or everyday livelihoods.

The Oxford Programme for the Future of Cities seeks to re-think the city, in theory and practice, as a flexible and evolving space that better responds to contemporary urban challenges.

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This multi-year, multi-sponsor initiative brings together experts from the fields of urban studies, real estate, climate change, transportation, migration and ageing.

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