Sumayya Kassamali

Friday, March 22, 2018 | 5:00 PM – 7:00 PM Sumayya Kassamali Jackman Humanities Building – Room 318 (170 St. George Street) The City of Exiles: Reimagining Beirut This talk discusses the recent growth of an urban underground in Beirut composed of escaped female domestic workers of Asian and African origin, and male Syrian refugees. It examines new […]

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Rachel Weber

Friday, March 23, 2018 | 3:00 PM – 5:00 PM Rachel Weber Sidney Smith Hall – SS5017A (100 St. George Street)   Real Estate Speculations: How Fast Money Overbuilt Chicago Looking at the case of Chicago’s downtown during the 2000s, I show how novel financial instruments, such as commercial mortgage backed securities, boosted liquidity in global […]

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The Right to Move

Friday, March 16, 2018 | 3:00 PM – 5:00 PM   Shelagh Pizey-Allen (TTC Riders),  Jared Colb (Cycle Toronto),  Dylan Reid (Walk Toronto),  Tim Ross (University of Toronto),  Ben Spurr (The Toronto Star)   Sidney Smith Hall – SS5017A (100 St. George Street) The Right to Move : Mobilizing for Change Across Transport Modes     In a […]

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Elizabeth Delmelle

Differentiating pathways of neighborhood change in 50 U.S. Metropolitan Areas Transportation Cluster’s Invited Speaker: Elizabeth Delmelle, Department of Geography and Earth Sciences, University of North Carolina – Charlotte Friday.  10.Mar.2017. 3:00-5:00pm. SS2125. 100 St. George Street Tea. Coffee. Cookies. ABSTRACT: Empirical studies on the pathways of neighborhood change are making great strides with advancements in methodologies and the […]

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