Immigration: Social and Cultural Capital

April 16, 2009 // 12:00pm4:00pm
(This event took place in Barcelona)Kate Brick Master's candidate, School of International and Public Affairs, Columbia University; Lamin Cham Immigration Specialist; Marc Hatzfield sociologist and lecturer, École d'Hautes Études en Sciences Sociales, Paris; Andrei Korobkov Assistant Professor of Political Science, Middle Tennessee State University; Loren Landau Research Coordinator, Forced Migration Studies Programme, University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg; Josep Ramoneda Director, Centre of Contemporary Culture of Barcelona; Gaspar Rivera-Salgado Director of Projects, Institute for Research in Labour and Employment, University of California at Los Angeles; Eunice Romero Political Scientist; Blair Ruble Director, Kennan Institute and the Comparative Urban Studies Project, WWICS; Andrew Selee Director, Mexico Institute, Woodrow Wilson Center; Mostafà S'haimi community organizer; Pep Subirós writer and philospher; José Walter Tejada member of the Arlington County Board (USA)

Tensions, Territory and Terror: Understanding Violence against Foreigners in South Africa

February 19, 2009 // 8:00am10:00am
Loren Landau director, Forced Migration Studies Programme, University of the Witwatersrand, South Africa; Steven McDonald Consulting Program Manager, Africa Program, Consulting Program Director,Project on Leadership and Building State Capacity; Witney Schneidman President, Schneidman & Associates International, Washington, DC

Climate Prosperity: Democratic Capitalism with a Twist

February 04, 2009 // 8:00am10:00am
Shari Garmise vice president for knowledge management and development, International Economic Development Council, Washington, DC; Stephanie McClellan policy director, Office of the Governor, State of Delaware; Graham Richard principal, Graham Richard Associates, Fort Wayne, Indiana; Phillip Singerman senior vice president, B&D Consulting, Washington, DC; Marc Weiss chairman & CEO, Global Urban Development and chairman, Climate Prosperity Project

Socio-Ecological Systems and Urban Environmental Transitions: Comparison between experiences of the Asia Pacific and the developed world

January 15, 2009 // 2:00pm3:30pm
Peter J. Marcotullio Distinguished Lecturer, Hunter College, City University of New York; Senior Fellow, CUNY Institute for Sustainable Cities; Adjunct Associate Professor, Department of Urban Planning, Columbia University; Robert McDonald Vanguard Scientist, The Nature Conservancy

World Urban Forum 4 & 5. From Nanjing to Rio de Janeiro: Bringing the Urban Agenda to the Development Community

January 07, 2009 // 8:00am10:00am
Gerald C. Anderson, Deputy Assistant Secretary, Bureau of International Organizations Affairs, State Department; Judith A. Hermanson, Senior Vice President, CHF International; Jessica R. Tulodo, Acting Team Leader, Urban Programs and Engineering Services, USAID; Christopher W. Williams, Representative, UN-HABITAT, Washington DC Office

Book Launch - Century of the City: No Time to Lose

December 18, 2008 // 2:00pm3:30pm
Neal R. Peirce will present his new publication, Century of the City: No Time to Lose, which is based upon the findings of the Summit. A journalist and speaker, Pierce has written extensively about the national and global roles of cities and metropolitan regions.

Community Resilience: Stories from the Ground

December 09, 2008 // 1:00pm3:30pm
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.

The America's Energy Coast Policy Forum

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

Running on Empty: Pakistan's Water Crisis

November 20, 2008 // 7:45am3:15pm
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.

Culture Meets Development in the "New" India—Book Launch: The Politics of Heritage from Madras to Chennai

November 06, 2008 // 3:00pm4:15pm
Mary E. Hancock, Professor, Departments of Anthropology and History, University of California, Santa Barbara, and Former Wilson Center Fellow (2004-05)


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