Moises Gonzales, Resource Center for Raza Planning, Community and Regional Planning, University of New Mexico
Tahir Square, Cairo and Making of the Egyptian Revolution of 2011
Atef Said, Department of Sociology, University of Illinois at Chicago
Frontiers of Mining, Governance and Community in Western Australia
Clare Mouat, Human Geography and Planning, University of Western Australia
The Concept of Commons in the Rio Grande Watershed
José Rivera, Resource Center for Raza Planning, Community and Regional Planning, University of New Mexico
Contemporary Urban Design in Chinese Cities
Tingwei Zhang, Senior Fellow, UIC Great Cities Institute, Urban Planning and Policy, University of Illinois at Chicago
Tower Blocks, Modern Suburbs, and 21st Century Urbanism in Toronto
Graeme Stewart discusses recent developments in Toronto’s Tower Neighbourhood Renewal initiative.
Building Local Economies Through World Trade
Maria Belen Loor, advisor to the Ecuadorian Minister of International Trade, discusses Ecuador's alternative growth strategies. Her talk is followed by a discussion on the relationship between poverty, economic growth strategies, urban development, the environment and international trade at this event hosted by the UIC’s Great Cities Institute.
The Fragmented City: Politics of Historic Preservation
Yue Zhang, Assistant Professor of Political Science, presents the central arguments of her recent book, "The Fragmented City: Politics of Urban Preservation in Beijing, Paris, and Chicago."
Oil Shale Fracking: Implications for Community Planning & Safety
Teresa Córdova and Susan Christopherson discuss the Bakken Formation, gas and oil extraction, and planning issues around fracking.
Pursuing Fairness, Prosperity and Localism in a Superdiverse, Supercomplex, and Disassembled City
Cities Across the Globe: People and Places Across Borders Symposium: Session III.