Urban Studies Events

The Role of the City in State Development: Maputo, Mozambique

June 07, 2005 // 12:00am
Urban Sustainability Laboratory
Richard Stren, University of Toronto;JM Lusugga Kironde, University of Dar es Salaam (Tanzania);Davinder Lanba, Mazingira Institute (Kenya);Nansozie Muwanga, Makerere University (Uganda);Bernhard Weimer; German Technical Cooperation Agency (Mozambique);Mohamed Halfani, UN Habitat;Owen Crankshaw, South Africa;Robert Cameron, University of Cape Town.

Book Discussion--Beyond Metropolis: The Planning and Governance of Asia's Mega-Urban Regions

May 31, 2005 // 3:30pm5:00pm
Urban Sustainability Laboratory
A book discussion with author Aprodicio A. Laquian, University of British Columbia and Jeff Soule, American Planning Association.

Concepts of Immigration and Integration in Urban Areas

May 17, 2005 // 9:30am11:30am
Urban Sustainability Laboratory
Michael Jones-Correa, Cornell University and Rhacel Parrenas, University of California Davis.

New Orleans: Successful Models of Consensus Building in Coastal Restoration

April 14, 2005 // 8:30am11:00am
Environmental Change and Security Program

Separate Cities: Poverty, Growth, and Inequality in Urban Areas

February 18, 2005 // 8:00am11:00am
Urban Sustainability Laboratory
Steven Friedman, Centre for Policy Studies (South Africa); Aprodicio Laquian, University of British Columbia; Caroline Moser, Brookings Institution; Simon Schwartzman, Institute for Studies of Labor and Society (Brazil).

Concepts of Immigration and Integration in Urban Areas

January 28, 2005 // 8:30am10:30am
Urban Sustainability Laboratory
Post-Multiculturalism?David Ley, University of British Columbia.Strange Bedfellows?Performativity, Mixed Households, and the Negotiation of Urban SpaceRichard Wright, Dartmouth College.

Towards a Stable State: Urban Revitilization in the Americas, Quito, Ecuador

December 15, 2004 // 11:00pm
Urban Sustainability Laboratory
Fernando Carrion, Coordinator of the Program of Urban Studies at FLACSO (Ecuador); Hector Rivera, Sr. of ARD3 (Ecuador); Blair Ruble, Co-Director of the Comparative Urban Studies Project WWICS (USA); Ana Maria Goetschel, of FLACSO (Ecuador); Joseph Subiros, of GAO, Idees i Proyectes (Spain); Xavier Andrade, of The New School University; Paulo Ormindo de Azevedo, Universidade Federal da Bahia (Brazil); Lisa Hanley and Meg Ruthenburg Woodrow Wilson Center; Alejandra Valdes, Hexagrama Consultores; Hector Rivera, Sr. of ARD3 (Ecuador); Monica Moreira, Secretaría de la Fundación Marcha Blanca por la Seguridad y la Vida; Deputy Mayor Andres Vallejo; FLASCO Academic Sub-director Felipe Burbano de Lara; Joseph S. Tulchin Director of Latin American Program at WWICS; Gabriel Murillo, Universidad de los Andes, Bogotá-Colombia; Alfredo Rodriguez, SUR Corporación de Estudios Sociales y Educación Chile; Silvia Fajre, Assistant Secretary of Patrimony and Secretary of Culture, Buenos Aires City Government; Diego Carrion, of Municipality of the Metropolitan District of Quito.

The Role of the City in State Stability

September 27, 2004 // 12:00am
Urban Sustainability Laboratory

Book Launch - Culture and Public Action

May 20, 2004 // 3:00pm5:00pm
Urban Sustainability Laboratory
With Editors Vijayendra Rao, World Bank and Michael Walton, World Bank

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