Events

Divided Cities

August 31, 2005 // 10:30am5:00pm
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.

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

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.

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

May 31, 2005 // 3:30pm5:00pm
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
Michael Jones-Correa, Cornell University and Rhacel Parrenas, University of California Davis.

New Dreams/Old Cities: The Presence of the Past in India and the United States

March 14, 2005 // 2:30pm4:30pm
Mary Hancock, fellow, Woodrow Wilson Center and associate professor of history and anthropology, University of California at Santa Barbara; Edward Linenthal, professor of Religion and American Culture, University of Wisconsin, Oshkosh; Veena Oldenburg, professor of history, Baruch College.

Urban Governance and Institution Building in Post-Rose Revolution Tbilisi

March 08, 2005 // 2:30pm4:30pm
Zurab Tchiaberashvili, Mayor, Tbilisi (Georgia)

American Localities and the Challenges of Globalism: What Can Russia Borrow?

February 22, 2005 // 11:00am12:00pm
Alexei Stukanov, Associate Professor and Chair, Department of World Politics, Tomsk State University, and Fulbright-Kennan Institute Research Scholar, Kennan Institute

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

February 18, 2005 // 8:00am11:00am
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).

Concepts of Immigration and Integration in Urban Areas

January 28, 2005 // 8:30am10:30am
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
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.

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