Critical Planning Panel Discussion

Friday, February 1, 2019 | 3:00 PM – 5:00 PM Perspectives from South Asia: Postcoloniality, spatialities, politics of planning and development Sidney Smith Hall, Room SS5017 | 100 St. George Street, Toronto, ON, M5S 3G3 (map) Katharine Rankin (University of Toronto) Kanishka Goonewardena (University of Toronto) Rajyashree Reddy (University of Toronto) Jennifer Hyndman (York University) In […]

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James Reynolds

Friday, January 25, 2019 | 3:00 PM – 5:00 PM James Reynolds Sidney Smith Hall, Room SS5017 | 100 St. George Street, Toronto, ON, M5S 3G3 (map) Public transport priority, politics and legitimacy: strategic frameworks for pragmatic implementation in car centric cities Transit priority measures allocate road space or intersection time to streetcars and buses to […]

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Sarah Turner

Friday, February 8, 2019 | 3:00 PM – 5:00 PM Sarah Turner Sidney Smith Hall, Room SS5017 | 100 St. George Street, Toronto, ON, M5S 3G3 (map) Contesting Vietnam’s modernity plans: Slow mobilities and informal strategies on Hanoi’s streets. The Socialist Republic of Vietnam’s central government and Hanoi’s municipal authorities are currently conceiving a capital city replete […]

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Geoff Mann

Friday, January 18, 2019 | 3:00 PM – 5:00 PM Geoff Mann Sidney Smith Hall, Room SS5017 | 100 St. George Street, Toronto, ON, M5S 3G3 (map) Permanent Emergency Arendt once wrote that “all rulership has its original and its most legitimate source in man’s wish to emancipate himself from life’s necessity, and men achieved such liberation […]

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Nancy Worth

Friday, November 23, 2018 | 3:00 PM – 5:00 PM Nancy Worth Sidney Smith Hall, Room SS5017 | 100 St. George Street, Toronto, ON, M5S 3G3 (map) Boomeranging home: understanding why millennials live with parents in Toronto, Canada This talk examines young adults’ experiences of living at home with their parents in the Greater Toronto Area (GTA). […]

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Ted Rutland

Friday, November 16, 2018 | 3:00 PM – 5:00 PM Ted Rutland Sidney Smith Hall, Room SS5017 | 100 St. George Street, Toronto, ON, M5S 3G3 (map) Displacing Blackness: Planning, Power, and Race in Twentieth-Century Halifax Urban planning has long been seen as a way of improving human life through spatial means. But what if planning’s […]

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Damaris Rose

Friday, November 2, 2018 | 3:00 PM – 5:00 PM Damaris Rose Sidney Smith Hall, Room SS5017 | 100 St. George Street, Toronto, ON, M5S 3G3 (map) Finding housing for refugee newcomers in Canadian cities: the experiences of Resettlement Assistance Program workers during the 2015-16 Syrian resettlement operation The federal government’s Syrian refugee resettlement initiative was […]

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Junfeng Jiao

Wednesday, October 24, 2018 | 10:30 AM – 11:30 AM Junfeng Jiao Sidney Smith Hall, Room SS5017 | 100 St. George Street, Toronto, ON, M5S 3G3 (map) Transit Deserts USA—Lessons from 52 Major Cities Transit Deserts (originated by the Dr. Jiao) describe urban neighborhoods where there are gaps in transit demand and supply. Using publicly available […]

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