Oct 25 - Urban Asia Series - Alana Boland presents "Both Spectacular and Mundane: The Greening of Urban China, 1990-2010".

The CITY Institute and the York Centre for Asian Research jointly present "Both Spectacular and Mundane: The Greening of Urban China, 1990-2010" with Prof. Alana Boland (Department of Geography, Program of Planning, University of Toronto). This event will be held on Thursday, October 25, 2012 from 12:00-2:00pm in 626 York Research Tower.

Alana Boland is an associate professor in the Department of Geography and Program in Planning at the University of Toronto. Her research examines the changing relationship between the urban political economy and environment in Chinese cities.  Her current work focuses on state regulatory initiatives aimed at improving urban environmental conditions, particularly at the community-level.  She is also interested in the economic-environment nexus that influenced of the development of Chinese cities during the 1950s and 1960s.

This talk is the first in a series of talks on Urban Asia at York University.
The series is organized by the York Centre for Asian Research and the City Institute at York University.

Everyone is Welcome.