Events

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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Dani Arribas-Bel

Friday, November 9, 2018 | 3:00 PM – 5:00 PM Dani Arribas-Bel Sidney Smith Hall, Room SS5017 | 100 St. George Street, Toronto, ON, M5S 3G3 (map) Infusing Urban and Regional analysis with Geographic Data Science The recent explosion of availability of new forms of data poses significant opportunities to how we perform urban and regional […]

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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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CAGONT PLENARY

Friday, October 19, 2018 | 6:00 PM – 7:30 PM Urbanism in a Time of Turmoil Alumni Hall, Victoria College | 91 Charles St W, Toronto, ON M5S 1K5 (map) Alexandra Flynn (University of Toronto) Kanishka Goonewardena (University of Toronto) Suzanne Narain (University of Toronto / Jane Finch Action Against Poverty) Alan Walks (University of […]

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Willem Salet

Tuesday, October 23, 2018 | 3:00 PM – 5:00 PM Willem Salet Sidney Smith Hall, Room SS5016 | 100 St. George Street, Toronto, ON, M5S 3G3 (map) The Turn to Institutions in Action The ignorance of institutions is one of the larger problems today. The aspirations of individuals, organizations and states, their perceptions of problems […]

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Tom Burgoine

Friday, September 28, 2018 | 4:00 PM – 5:00 PM Tom Burgoine Sidney Smith Hall, Room SS2125 | 100 St. George Street, Toronto, ON, M5S 3G3(map) Obesogenic neighbourhood food environments: building the case for neighbourhood effects and translating this evidence into public health action Poor diet and excess weight are leading causes of preventable non-communicable disease […]

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Priyamvada Gopal

Friday, September 21, 2018 | 3:00 PM – 5:00 PM Priyamvada Gopal Jackman Humanities Building, Room 616 170 St. George Street, Toronto, ON M5R 2M8 (map) Co-sponsors:Asian Institute, Centre for South Asian Civilizations at UTM, Department of English Interpreting Insurgency: Anticolonial Resistance and British Dissent This lecture is drawn from the introduction to my forthcoming […]

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