GCI on the Road

This last week, members of GCI staff traveled to Ecuador and to Arizona to share the work of the Great Cities Institute. Besides spreading the great work happening at the University of Illinois at Chicago, we learned a great deal that adds to our work here.

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Teresa Córdova, Director

Email: tcordova@uic.edu Phone: 312.355.3803 Twitter: @TeresaLCordova Curriculum Vitae (pdf) » Two-Page Bio (pdf) » Teresa Córdova is the Director of the Great Cities Institute (GCI) at the University of Illinois at Chicago. She is also Professor of Urban Planning and Policy in the College of Urban Planning and Public Affairs (CUPPA).  […]

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Cities Across the Globe: People and Places Across Borders

This interdisciplinary symposium on cities across the globe launches the Great Cities Institute research cluster: Dynamics of Global Mobility. Spatial planning, public space, urban landscapes, economic restructuring, displacement and mobility, everyday insurgencies, youth engagement, safety and security, and the politics of neoliberalism are just some of the topics to be discussed in a roundtable format.

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Join us for the Cities Across the Globe Symposium, April 29-30

UIC’s Great Cities Institute’s presents its 2nd Annual Cities Across the Globe: People and Places Across Borders symposium on April 29th and 30th to address key questions around economic vitality, poverty, space and place, urban development and international trade, transnational migration and settlement, borders, and an array of issues related to the contemporary urbanization dynamics.

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