Urban Studies Events

Community Resilience: Stories from the Ground

December 09, 2008 // 1:00pm3:30pm
Urban Sustainability Laboratory
What is the underlying meaning of a community? Challenges have risen globally on the surrounding focus of how communities can nurture meaning and opportunities around the world.
Webcast

The America's Energy Coast Policy Forum

December 02, 2008 // 8:00am10:30am
Urban Sustainability Laboratory
Moderator R. King Milling, Chairman, America's WETLAND Foundation

Місто як середовище – взаємодія політичних, економічних, етнічних, культурологічних та особистісних факторів

November 28, 2008 // 10:00am1:00pm
Kennan Institute in Ukraine
Київське представництво Інституту Кеннана та Центр буковинознавста при Чернівецькому національному університеті провели 28 листопада в приміщені Чернівецької муніципальної бібліотеки імені Анатолія Добрянського круглий стіл на тему: «Місто як середовище – взаємодія політичних, економічних, етнічних, культурологічних та особистісних факторів».

Running on Empty: Pakistan's Water Crisis

November 20, 2008 // 7:45am3:15pm
Asia Program
Pakistan's water situation is extremely precarious. Conference participants highlight the different facets of Pakistan's water crisis, examine the rural and urban dimensions of the crisis, and consider possible responses.

The Business of Urban Transformation

October 29, 2008 // 3:00pm5:00pm
Urban Sustainability Laboratory
David Fulton, Director of Business Liason, Office of the U.S. Executive Director, The World Bank; Judith Hermanson, Senior Vice President, CHF International; David Painter, Vice President, TCG International, LLC; J.P. Solomon, CEO, MAYA Organic Private Ltd.
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Launch of WorldWatch Magazine's Population Issue

September 30, 2008 // 3:00pm5:00pm
Environmental Change and Security Program
In a recent nationwide poll studying the U.S. public's attitudes toward population, barely 50 percent of respondents believed there is a strong link between global population growth and climate change, reports Thomas Prugh of World Watch magazine at the launch of their population issue
Webcast

Cities and Fundamentalisms

August 15, 2008 // 9:30am11:00am
Urban Sustainability Laboratory
Nezar AlSayyad, Professor and Chair, Center for Middle Eastern Studies, University of California at Berkeley; Inger Furseth, Research Associate, Center for Religion and Civic Culture, University of Southern California, Professor and Research Associate, KIFO Centre for Church Research, Oslo, Norway; Rhys H. Williams, Professor, Department of Sociology, University of Cincinnati
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Book Launch - The New Urban Renewal: The Economic Transformation of Harlem and Bronzeville

July 11, 2008 // 1:00pm3:30pm
Urban Sustainability Laboratory
Author: Derek S. Hyra, Adjunct Professor, Department of Sociology, George Washington University; Panelists: Honorable Keith L.T. Wright, New York State Assemblyman; Mary Pattillo, Chair and Professor, Department of Sociology, Northwestern University, Margery Turner, Director, Metropolitan Housing and Communities Policy Center, The Urban Institute
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Innovative Approaches to Developing Sustainable Urban Infrastructure

July 10, 2008 // 3:00pm5:00pm
Urban Sustainability Laboratory
Robert Hudnall, Infrastructure Advisor, ICMA International; Alain Streicher, Vice President, International Resources Group; Mauricio Posada, Managing Associate, Nathan Associates, Inc.; Michael Tetelman, Director, dot-ORG, DOT-COM Alliance, Academy for Educational Development; Tom A. Pedersen, Senior Vice President, Director of Sustainability, Camp Dresser & McKee Inc.

Lessons in Governance from Urban Brazil

June 17, 2008 // 3:00pm5:00pm
Urban Sustainability Laboratory
Tim Campbell, Chairman, Urban Age Institute; Eduardo Rojas, Principal Housing and Urban Development Specialist, Inter-American Development Bank; Ivani Vassoler, Assistant Professor, Department of Political Science, State University of New York, Fredonia

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