Adriana Allen is Professor of Development Planning and Urban Sustainability at the Bartlett Development Planning Unit at University College London, where she leads the research cluster on Environmental Justice, Urbanization and Resilience (EJUR). She is also the Bartlett’s Vice-Dean International and is actively engaged in various initiatives promoting trans-local learning and enhanced advocacy and actionresearch capacity, both within UCL and internationally
Originally trained as an urban planner in Argentina, she specialized over the years in the fields of housing, public health, urban environmental governance and political ecology. Adriana has over 30 years of international experience in research, postgraduate teaching, advisory and training services undertakings in over 25 countries across the Global South.
HIC President Blog
One Day is not Enough to advance women & girls’ rights in all spheres of life
As in every year, on the 8th of March, we celebrate International Women’s Day. However, one day is not Enough to advance women’s and girls’ rights in all spheres of [...]
The HIC journey 2022
Dear HIC community, friends, and allies, This year we have celebrated our return to face-to-face interactions since the beginning of the pandemic. It has been a pleasure and an honour [...]
The UCLG GOLD report on global urban equality calls for transformative action and real change
This blog post by Alexandre Apsan Frediani HIC Board Representative in Europe and reseracher in IIED and Camila Cociña (researcher in IIED’s Human Settlements research group) has been originally published [...]
New paper explores cases studies that build urban equality through grassroots critical pedagogies
What pedagogic practices enable social movements, ordinary citizens, activists & urban practitioners to become agents of change for a socially and environmentally just habitat? A collective reflexion led by our [...]
Why are collaborative housing models needed today?
Our President Adriana Allen joined the opening of the Collaborative Housing Day at the Third International Social Housing Festival that took place in Helsinki between 14–17 June 2022. “Why are collaborative housing [...]