A one-day event gathering scholars and artists who study the politics and affects of human-made infrastructures. Sunday, 22 February, 2015 12-8pm, Daniels School of Architecture, University of Toronto, Room 103 230 College Street (Please use Huron Street entrance) This symposium and screening event will bring together artists and scholars to examine the political, aesthetic and […]


Peter Love

Thoughts on the Future of Energy Conservation in Ontario Friday, 27 March ** 4 to 6 pm ** in SS 2125 This lecture will be based on Peter’s more than 30 years of experience in energy policy with a focus on energy efficiency.  This has included managing voluntary high performance programs, advocacy for legislation/regulations, leading the province’s Conservation […]

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Weiqiang Lin

Moving to a Different Beat? Imitations, Improvisations and Institutions ** Thursday, 2 April ** ** 4.30 pm ** SS 2125 (Sidney Smith Hall, 100 St. George Street) This talk approaches mobilities as a multi-faceted cultural and political field that is yet to be fully exhausted. Drawing examples from research on aviation outside the ‘West’, the […]

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Planners Unplugged

Panel conversations with emerging planners and their research Wednesday 8 April 5.30 to 8.30 pm Centre for Social Innovation Annex – 720 Bathurst Street  (between Bloor and Harbord) Join us for an exciting conversation about current planning issues! As soon-to-be graduates of the University of Toronto’s Master of Science in Planning Program, we have each completed unique […]

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Brian Doucet

Why Detroit Matters: the story of Detroit in ten buildings Friday, 10 April 3 to 5 pm in Sid Smith 2125 Detroit has been regularly in the news for several years. It is the most intensely scrutinised city in America today. We all know about its bankruptcy, abandonment, arson and the small-scale creative revival of […]

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