2010 Events Archive

December 7th - Marilena Liguori (The National Institute for Scientific Research, Montreal) will be presenting "Exploring Everyday Urban Imaginaries in the Multicultural Competitive City: A Case Study of Visible Minority Newcomers in Toronto" as part of our CITYTALKS series.  The talk will be held in Room 626, York Research Tower, 11:00 am to 12:00 pm. Poster

Roger Keil (Director, City Institute) and Marilena Liguori (The National Institute for Scientific Research, Montreal)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

To listen to a streaming version of Marilena Liguori's presentation, click here.

December 3rd - Sebastian Darchen (Faculty of Environmental Studies, York University) will be presenting "The Creative-City Approach and the Production of Urban Designscapes: A Comparison of Redevelopment Processes in Toronto and Vancouver” as part of our City Seminar Series. The seminar will be held in 305 York Lanes, 12:30 to 2:00 pm. Poster

Sebastian Darchen (Faculty of Environmental Studies)

Roger Keil (Director, City Institute), Sebastian Darchen (Faculty of Environmental Studies) and Ute Lehrer (Faculty of Environmental Studies)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

To listen to a streaming version of Sebastian Darchen's presentation, click here.

November 30th - Together with the CITY Institute at York, The Canadian Centre for German and European Studies (CCGES) will host a talk by Tino Petzold and Sebastian Schipper (Human Geography, University of Frankfurt) considering the transformation of the University of Frankfurt on Tuesday, November 30th from 12:30 to 2:00 pm in room 626 York Research Tower. Poster

Peter McIsaac (Director, Canadian Centre for German and European Studies), Tino Petzold, Sebastian Schipper and Roger Keil (Director, City Institute)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

To listen to a streaming version of Tino Petzold and Sebastian Schipper's presentation, click here.

November 23rd - Tino Petzold (Junior Research Fellow Masters Candidate, Goethe-University, Frankfurt am Main, Germany) will be presenting "Rescaling Europe through Law: The European Project in the 1960s and 1970s" as part of our CITYTALKS seminar series.  The talk will be held in Room 764, York Research Tower, 11:00 am to 12:00 pm. Poster

To listen to a streaming version of Tino Petzold's presentation, click here.

November 9th - Deborah Middleton (College of Architecture, Georgia Institute of Technology) will be presenting "Outcome Oriented Urban Spatial Plans & Policy: Insights into the practice of new spatial planning in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia" as part of our CITYTALKS seminar series. The talk will be held in Room 626, York Research Tower, 10:30 to 11:30am. Poster

Roger Keil (CITY Institute) and Deborah Middleton (Georgia Institute of Technology)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

To listen to a streaming version of Deborah Middleton's presentation, click here.

November 5th - Harvey Low (Social Development Finance & Administration Division, City of Toronto) will be presenting “Applied Social Research in Municipal Government: Conflicts Between Theory and Practice” as part of our City Seminar Series. The seminar will be held in 142 HNES Building, 12:30 to 2:00 pm. Poster

Roger Keil (CITY Institute) and Harvey Low (City of Toronto)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

To listen to a streaming version of Harvey Low's presentation, click here.

November 3rd - The City Institute staff and students participated in Research Month, which celebrates the achievements and diversity of York University’s research community.  This event was put on by the Office of the Vice President Research and Innovation at York University.

Sara Macdonald (CITY Institute Coordinator)

Judy Patla (CITY Institute Research Administrator) and Nishanthan Balasubramaniam (CITY Institute Graduate Student)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

October 27th - Sylvie Tissot (Sociology, University of Strasbourg, France) will be presenting "Upper middle class residents for diversity: Civic engagement and power relations in a gentrifying neighborhood". This talk will be held in 142 HNES Building, 12:30 to 2:00 pm. It is co-sponsored by the Faculty of Environmental Studies and the City Institute. Poster

October 22nd - Miriam Alfie Cohen (Visiting Scholar, City Institute and Department of Social Sciences, UAM-Cuajimalpa) will be presenting "Environmental Governance in the Netherlands" as part of our CITYTALKS seminar series. The talk will be held in 764, York Research Tower, 12:30 to 1:30 pm. Poster

Miriam Alfie Cohen (UAM-Cuajimalpa)

Adian de Garay, Miriam Alfie Cohen, Roger Keil and Sara Macdonald

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

To listen to a streaming version of Miriam Alfie Cohen's presentation, click here.

October 1st - Richard Harris (School of Geography & Earth Sciences, McMaster University) will be presenting "Meaningful Types in a World of Suburbs" as part of our City Seminar Series. The seminar will be held in 305 York Lanes, 12:30 - 2:00pm. Poster

Richard Harris (McMaster University)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

To listen to a streaming version of Richard Harris' presentation, click here.

Fall 2010
- Click here for a list of the fall seminars offered by the CITY Institute.

June 18th - Transport Futures 2010. Road Pricing and Leadership Summit. Metropolitan Hotel, Toronto. For more details visit: http://www.transportfutures.ca/summit-2010

April 9th - Karl Schmid will be presenting "The Vast Suburbs of Cairo: Slums, Desert Studios and Tarnished Dreamlands" as part of our City Seminar Series. The seminar will be held in 142 HNES Building, 12:30 - 2:00pm. Poster

Karl Schmid (Anthropology)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

March 31st - Shelley Hornstein presents "Losing Site: Architecture, Memory and Place", The Walter L. Gordon Fellowship Lecture, York University, at the Joan & Martin Goldfarb Centre for Fine Arts, Room 214, York University, 4700 Keele St, 12:30 - 2:00pm. Click here for more information.  

March 25th - The City Institute presents "Suburbia in Transition: Infrastructure and Planning in the In-Between City" from 12:30 - 2:00pm in the 7th Floor Lounge, York Research Tower. If attending, please RSVP to city@yorku.ca by Monday March 22. Poster

Roger Keil (Director, CITY Institute)

Douglas Young (Social Science, York University)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Patricia Wood (Geography, York University)

John Saunders (CITY Institute)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Leigh McGrath (Urban Strategies)

Lucia Lo (Geography, York University)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

To listen to a streaming version of Roger Keil's presentation, click here.
To listen to a streaming version of Young, Wood, Saunders, McGrath and Lo's presentations, click here.

March 23rd - Roger Keil will be presenting "Transnational urban political ecology: health and infrastructure in the unbounded city" at the FES RESEARCH TUESDAYS Speaker Series from 12:30 to 2:00 in HNES 140.

March 5th - Alan Walks will be presenting "From Urban Social Polarization to Civic Secession? Gated Communities, Discourses of Privatism, and the Ascendance of Neoliberalism" as part of our City Seminar Series. The seminar will be held in 305 York Lanes, 12:30 - 2:00pm. Poster

Roger Keil (CITY Institute) and Alan Walks (University of Toronto)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

To listen to a streaming version of Alan Walks' presentation, click here.
To view
Alan Walk's presentation slides, click here.

February 26-28th - Professor Shelley Hornstein will be a discussant at the Health Care Design Conference: "Architecture Therapeutics Aesthetics: Technologically Enhanced Environments and the Human Sensorium" at the John F. Daniels Faculty of Architecture, Landscape, and Design at the University of Toronto, 230 College Street. For more information about the conference you may follow this link.

February 11th - Professor Don Dippo will be participating in the Faculty of Education's Research Speakers Series "Researching and Building Community in Education: A Panel Discussion on Community Work, Research and Schooling". Professor Dippo will talk about the Jane-Finch community masters of education project Masters in Malls. The panel will be held in the Renaissance Room, 001 Vanier College, 2:00 - 4:00pm. Y-File

February 5th - Adriana Premat will be presenting "Plotting Change: The Politics of Growing Environmental Consciousness in Toronto's Community Gardens" as part of our City Seminar Series. The seminar will be held in 305 York Lanes, 12:30 - 2:00pm. Poster

February 2nd - Gail Fraser will be presenting "The management of offshore oil and gas in eastern Canada: how policy hinders ecological understanding of the realized impacts" at the FES RESEARCH TUESDAYS Speaker Series from 12:30 to 2:00 in HNES 140.

January 12th - L. Anders Sandberg will be presenting "Looking Back, Going Forward: Swedish Lessons in Sustainability" at the FES RESEARCH TUESDAYS Speaker Series from 12:30 to 2:00 in HNES 140.

January 8th - Laura Taylor will be presenting "No Boundaries: Exurbia and the Study of Contemporary Urban Dispersion" as part of our City Seminar Series. The seminar will be held in 305 York Lanes, 12:30 - 2:00pm. Poster

Laura Taylor (Environmental Studies)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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