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 […]Read more "CAGONT PLENARY"
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 […]Read more "Willem Salet"
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 […]Read more "Tom Burgoine"
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 […]Read more "Priyamvada Gopal"
Monday, July 23, 2018 | 12:00 PM – 2:00 PM Andrea Mubi Brighenti + Andrea Pavoni Sidney Smith Hall – SS5016 (map) Urban Animals – Domestic, Stray and Wild In this presentation, we explore ‘domesticity’ as a social territory defined by the relationship it entertains with the conceptual and ecological space of ‘the wild’. The leading research question can be framed […]Read more "Andrea Mubi Brighenti + Andrea Pavoni"
Friday, April 27, 2018 | 3:30 PM – 5:30 PM Wesley Attewell Sidney Smith Hall – SS5017A (map) Just-in-time imperialism: Logistics infrastructures and the Vietnam War In this talk, Attewell argues that an important, yet understudied consequence of the Vietnam War was an imperial turn towards modern logistics management. Drawing on archival documents collected from […]Read more "Wesley Attewell"
Wednesday, May 2, 2018 | 11:00 AM – 1:00 PM Nadia Abu-Zahra 208N, North House, 1 Devonshire Place (map) Please register for the talk here! A new take on Palestine/Israel: The violence of bureaucracy, and the potential of justice Palestine/Israel is often described in a sequence of battles or ‘clashes’ regarding ideology, land, violence, economy and […]Read more "Nadia Abu-Zahra"
Tuesday, April 3, 2018 | 3:30 PM – 5:30 PM Tom Slater Sidney Smith Hall – SS5017A (map) Territorial Stigma and the Production of Ignorance: Vested Interest Urbanism and the UK Housing Crisis This talk explores the history and traces the realisation of a category that was invented by journalists, amplified by free market think […]Read more "Tom Slater"
Monday, April 2, 2018 | 4:00 PM – 6:00 PM Yi-Ling Chen 108N, North House, 1 Devonshire Place (map) Register for this event here! ‘Re-occupying the state’: The social housing movement since 2010 in Taiwan Since the 2008 subprime mortgage crisis, housing has been a topic of much debate. Rising inequality and high housing prices have […]Read more "Yi-Ling Chen"
Friday, April 6, 2018 | 3:00 PM – 5:00 PM Ryan Whitney Sidney Smith Hall – SS5017A (map) Livable streets and global competitiveness: A survey of Mexico City In recent years Mexico City has rapidly implemented a series of livable streets investments including bike lanes, a bike share system, pedestrian streets, pedestrian crosswalk improvements, and […]Read more "Ryan Whitney"