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.
November 16, 2005 // 11:00am — 12:00pm
Emily Gunzburger Makas, PhD Candidate in History of Architecture and Urbanism, Cornell University
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.
March 14, 2005 // 2:30pm — 4:30pm
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.
March 08, 2005 // 2:30pm — 4:30pm
Zurab Tchiaberashvili, Mayor, Tbilisi (Georgia)
February 22, 2005 // 11:00am — 12:00pm
Alexei Stukanov, Associate Professor and Chair, Department of World Politics, Tomsk State University, and Fulbright-Kennan Institute Research Scholar, Kennan Institute
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).