UGoveRN organizes annual keynote lectures, featuring key thinkers specializing in urban governance issues. Invited keynote speakers present their research findings and insights on urban governance, and discuss their perspectives with UGoveRN members and the wider academic community of the event’s host institution. 

UGoveRN Keynote Lecture 2023

Professor Mike Raco, Chair of Urban Governance and Development at The Bartlett School of Planning (University College London)
The London Model – The Privatised City


On May 16th, 2023, Prof. Mike Raco delivered the first annual UGoveRN Keynote Lecture, hosted by Amsterdam Planning School (University of Amsterdam). 


* The recording of the keynote lecture will be uploaded soon. In the meantime, you can read more about it on our blog.*