Skip Navigation Skip to Content Skip to Footer

Urban Futures: A Conversation with Timothy Dixon and Mark Tewdwr-Jones

DateThursday 30 May 2024


LocationThe Hub, Kellogg College

In an era of polarised opinions on net zero policies and how best to tackle climate change in our towns and cities, bringing people and organisations together to agree on the best pathway(s) to the future is essential. Co-produced city visions represent shared, and often desirable, expectations about our urban futures.

Join authors Timothy J Dixon and Mark Tewdwr-Jones in partnership with the University of Oxford’s Global Centre on Healthcare and Urbanisation (GCHU) for a discussion of their book Urban Futures: Planning for City Foresight and City Visions.

The book highlights and critically reviews examples of city visions from around the world, contrasting their development and outlining the key benefits and challenges in planning such visions. The authors show how important it is to think about the future of cities in objective and strategic ways, engaging with a range of stakeholders – something more important than ever as we look to visions of a sustainable future that takes us beyond the COVID-19 crisis, and net zero culture wars.

Refreshments provided from 5:00pm

For more detail on Urban Futures and to purchase the book, please visit:

Open to: Members of Kellogg College, the public,