Dr Juliet Carpenter

Reader in Housing and Urban Regeneration

School of the Built Environment


Juliet Carpenter is a Reader with research interests in:

  • urban regeneration,
  • community engagement,
  • participation in planning,
  • arts-based methods in planning,
  • sustainable urban development,
  • the French banlieue and European urban policy.


Research grants and awards

  • 2012-2014, Marie Curie Research Fellow, based at L’Institut d’Urbanisme de Lyon "Urban Regeneration Governance for Smart, Sustainable and Inclusive Cities: An International Comparison of France and the UK"
  • 2012-2014, Co-investigator (with Dr Christina Horvath, University of Bath) on AHRC Research Network related to the social inclusion and cultural expression in the French suburbs - funded by AHRC (www.banlieuenetwork.org)



  • Co-Creation
  • Social Sustainability and Urban Regeneration Governance: An International Perspective (SURGE)
  • Exploring lessons from COVID for the role of the voluntary sector in Integrated Care Systems
  • Integration of fast track home modification services in health and social care services


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Professional information


  • Carpenter J (2019) Invited presentation “L’impact social des projets artistiques dans les quartiers défavorisés” Université de Cergy-Pontoise, Paris. Journée d’Etude, "Mesurer l’empreinte d’un lieu culturel sur un territoire: observer, représenter, évaluer", 15th November 2019
  • Carpenter J (2019) Invited panellist “Performing arts in the city: socio-spatial impacts, hospitality and community building” Association of American Geographers, Washington DC, 4th April 2019
  • Carpenter J (2019) Vancouver Street Beats: Community-based arts practice as catalyst for social change?, Association of American Geographers, Washington DC, 3rd April 2019
  • Carpenter J (2018) Social sustainability and urban governance through Co-Creation, Research Symposium, Tongji Shanghai University, College of Architecture and Urban Planning, 9th – 11th May 2018
  • Carpenter J and Horvath C (2018) Co-Creation: Addressing Urban Stigmatization, Building Inclusive Cities, Urban Affairs Association, University of Toronto, 4th - 7th April 2018
  • Dlabac O, Carpenter J, Zwicky R and Pereira P (2018) Towards the Just City? SPSA (Swiss Political Science Association) Annual Conference, University of Geneva, 5th-6th Feb 2018
  • Carpenter J (2017) Addressing territorial stigmatization: Building inclusive cities, UBC SCARP-Tongji University Symposium “Globalizing Cities and the Reshaping of Space, Place and Territory”, Vancouver, 5th – 6th Oct 2017
  • Gonzalez Medina M, De Gregorio Hurtado S, Huete Garcia M and Carpenter J (2017) Europeanisation and urban policy in the EU: The impact on national urban agendas in Spain, France, Italy and the UK, AECP XIII Annual Congress, Santiago de Compostela, 20-22 September 2017
  • Carpenter J and Horvath C (2017) Co-Creation : Conceptualising a methodology addressing urban stigmatisation, AHRC/Connected Communities/Urban Living Conference, Bristol, 12th -13th July 2017
  • Carpenter J and Horvath C (2016) “Voices and Images from the Banlieue: Towards co-creation of knowledge”, PoLIS Seminar, Bath University, 5th May 2016
  • Carpenter J (2016) “Urban policy, the EU and the UK: future perspectives?”, Cities of Tomorrow, 2nd international Seminar, “After the Riga Declaration, Towards an EU Urban Agenda”, Milan 16th January 2016
  • Carpenter J, Dlabac O and Zwicky R (2015) “The democratic foundations of the Just City: Comparing urban planning politics in Lyon and Zurich”, AESOP International Congress, 13-16 July 2015, Prague
  • Carpenter J (2015) “Urban Policy and Regeneration: A UK (and French and EU) Perspective”, Cities of Tomorrow, 1st International Seminar, Seville, 4th December 2015
  • Carpenter J (2014) « La représentation de la banlieue à travers la co-création des images : L’expérience de Banlieue Network », Journée d’Etudes « Les médiations visuelles de la ville : la photographie comme image, archive, média », Lyon 12 December 2014
  • Carpenter J (2014) Listening for ‘unheard voices’?: Urban regeneration governance in France and England, IPSA International conference, Montreal, July 2014
  • Carpenter J (2014) Multilevel governance and the relationship between neighbourhood and city governance mechanisms: An international comparison bertween France and the UK, Triangle International Conference, Lyon, November 2014