Friday, February 2, 2018 | 3:00 PM – 5:00 PM Heather Dorries + Susan Blight Sidney Smith Hall – SS5017A (map) What Would a Decolonial City Be Like? Speculations on Sovereignty, Planning Theory, and Indigenist Urbanism At its core, planning is a speculative practice. Imagining alternative futures has long been considered a step towards addressing […]Read more "Heather Dorries"
Friday, January 26, 2018 | 3:00 PM – 5:00 PM Kuni Kamizaki Sidney Smith Hall – SS5017A (map) Struggles over urban land: Organizing the Community Land Trust for equitable development and economic democracy in Parkdale Housing unaffordability, eviction, and displacement are everyday challenges faced by low-income and marginalized communities in gentrifying neighbourhoods, as urban development assumes […]Read more "Kuni Kamizaki"
Friday, December 15, 2017 | 3:00 PM – 5:00 PM Thorben Wieditz + Zachary Spicer + Amy Buitenhuis Sidney Smith Hall – SS5017A (map) AirBnB and Toronto: How Is Short-Term Renting Affecting Our City? This panel will be presenting and discussing how the rise of the platform, short-term rental housing has affected the City of Toronto. Thorben will […]Read more "AirBnB and Toronto"
Friday, December 1, 2017 | 3:00 PM – 5:00 PM Naomi Paik University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign Sidney Smith Hall – SS2125 (map) Rightlessness: Hunger Strikes, Force-feeding, and testimony at Guantánamo Naomi Paik will address themes raised in her new book, Rightlessness: Testimony and Redress in U.S. Prison Camps Since World War II, which grapples with the history […]Read more "Naomi Paik"
Friday, November 24, 2017 | 3:00 PM – 5:00 PM Xinyue Ye Kent State University Sidney Smith Hall – SS2125 (map) Modelling Network and Flow Using Big Data in an Interdisciplinary Context The research agenda in socioeconomic dynamics has been substantially transformed and redefined in light of big data. Aggregate spatial inequality can be examined through […]Read more "Xinyue Ye"
Friday, November 17, 2017 | 3:00 PM – 5:00 PM Stefan Kipfer + Herman Rosenfeld Sidney Smith Hall – SS2125 (map) Free Transit: Demands, Promises, Challenges Transportation harbours more than transportation questions. It alerts us to all sorts of urban problems, connects us to people’s daily rounds, and reminds us of the role of state […]Read more "Stefan Kipfer"
Friday, November 10, 2017 | 3:00 PM – 5:00 PM John Curry Bousfield Distinguished Visiting Scholar Sidney Smith Hall – SS2125 (map) Transformation of Values to Sustainability: Exploring Values in Society, Professional Planning and First Nations Values are principles or standards which humans develop from early childhood and ultimately help mould our actions, opinions and […]Read more "John Curry"
Friday, November 3, 2017 | 3:00 PM – 5:00 PM Engin Isin Queen Mary University of London’s School of Politics and International Relations (SPIR) and University of London Institute in Paris (ULIP) UC179 – University College (map) Brexit: a genealogy The UK’s decision to leave the European Union may well become one of the […]Read more "Engin Isin"
Thursday, October 5, 2017 | 3:00 PM – 5:00 PM Niclas Scott Bentsen University of Copenhagen RW117 – Ramsey Wright Laboratories (map) The burning question: Are there opportunities to supply the World with carbon neutral bioenergy and how do we ensure that intended climate benefits of bioenergy are achieved? Bioenergy is the main contributor […]Read more "Niclas Scott Bentsen"
Friday, September 15, 2017 | 3:00 PM – 5:00 PM Carolin Genz Humboldt-University of Berlin Sid Smith Hall, Room 5017A Reclaiming the Right to the City – Berlin’s Grassroots Movements Strategies and Network Practices of Urban Resistance The right to the city is fare more than a right of individual access to the resources that […]Read more "Carolin Genz"