Events

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.

The Role of the City in State Stability

September 27, 2004 // 12:00am

The Conflict-Development Nexus: Exploring the Potential of Youth in Regions Emerging from Conflict

May 26, 2004 // 12:00pm2:00pm
Neema Mgana, Founder, African Regional Youth Initiative and Program Director of the youth component, American Friends Service Committee's Africa Initiative; Patricia Langan, Program Director, International Youth Foundation's employment center; and Michael Shipler, Children and Youth Division Coordinator, Search for Common Ground.

Book Launch - Culture and Public Action

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

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Experts & Staff

  • Blair A. Ruble // Vice President for Programs; Director, Urban Sustainability Laboratory; and Senior Advisor, Kennan Institute
  • Allison Garland // Program Associate, Urban Sustainability Laboratory
  • Thea Cooke // Program Assistant
  • Gabor Demszky // Global Fellow