February 01, 2006 // 12:00pm — 2:00pm
Akin L. Mabogunje, Chairman of the Presidential Technical Board of the Federal Mortgage Bank of Nigeria, presents a paper entitled "Global Urban Poverty Research Agenda: The African Case" at a seminar organized by the Comparative Urban Studies Project.
December 15, 2005 // 1:00am — 4:00am
Carole Rakodi Professor of International Urban Development, The University of Birmingham;Jorge Wilheim Former Deputy Secretary General of the UN Habitat II Conference (1996).
December 02, 2005 // 1:00pm — 3:00pm
After fading from the agenda over the past fifteen to twenty years, urban health is recapturing the attention of policy makers and international health advocates worldwide. With rapid rates of urbanization, cities are struggling to provide a host of services and infrastructure for old and new populations alike.
August 31, 2005 // 10:30am — 5:00pm
In this workshop we explore the following: What is a divided or contested city? What are the core sources of conflict? What factors may promote peaceful co existence? What policies or interventions can promote harmony? Featuring presentations by A.C.Hepburn, University of Sunderland; H.V. Savitch, University of Louisville; Scott Bollens, University of California, Irvine; and Peter Marcuse, Columbia University.
June 07, 2005 // 12:00am
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.
May 31, 2005 // 3:30pm — 5:00pm
A book discussion with author Aprodicio A. Laquian, University of British Columbia and Jeff Soule, American Planning Association.
May 17, 2005 // 9:30am — 11:30am
Michael Jones-Correa, Cornell University and Rhacel Parrenas, University of California Davis.
February 18, 2005 // 8:00am — 11:00am
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).
January 28, 2005 // 8:30am — 10:30am
Post-Multiculturalism?David Ley, University of British Columbia.Strange Bedfellows?Performativity, Mixed Households, and the Negotiation of Urban SpaceRichard Wright, Dartmouth College.
December 15, 2004 // 11:00pm
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.