2016 Archive

  • Join panelists Roger Keil (York U), Matti Siemiatycki (U of T), Chris Harding (U of T), Sara Diamond and Carl Skelton (OCAD), Tian Lin (U of T), Sean Nash and Rakim Mitra (Ryerson), Md. Moniruzzaman and Steven Farber (U of T) as they discuss transit mobility for students and the StudentMoveTO study. Friday, December 2, […]

  • Join us for a discussion with Roger Keil (York U), Matti Siemiatycki (U of T), Chris Harding (U of T), Sara Diamond and Carl Skelton (OCAD), Tian Lin (U of T), Sean Nash and Raktim Mitra (Ryerson), Md. Moniruzzaman and Steven Farber (U of T) about student mobility in the Greater Toronto Area. Friday, December […]

  • The Hellenic Heritage Foundation Chair in Modern Greek History and the Hellenic Studies Program, the Faculty of Liberal Arts & Professional Studies, the Department of History, the City Institute at York University (CITY), and the Urban Studies Program invite you to the talk by Professor Thomas Maloutas, Harokopio University, Athens on: THE SOCIAL GEOGRAPHY OF ATHENS […]

  • The Hellenic Heritage Foundation Chair in Modern Greek History and the Hellenic Studies Program, the Faculty of Liberal Arts & Professional Studies, the Department of History, the City Institute at York University (CITY), and the Urban Studies Program invite you to the talk by Professor Thomas Maloutas, Harokopio University, Athens on: THE SOCIAL GEOGRAPHY OF ATHENS […]

  • The City Seminar: The Ghost Economy Join panelists Tom Slee, Vicki Trottier, Steven Tufts, and Kristyn Wong-Tam as they critically address the impact of short-term rentals or ‘ghost hotels’ in Toronto. Panelists will discuss how platforms facilitating short-term rentals, such as AirBnB, affect housing affordability, decent work in the hospitality sector, and residential living in […]

  • The City Seminar: The Ghost Economy Join panelists Tom Slee, Vicki Trottier, Steven Tufts, and Kristyn Wong-Tam as they critically address the impact of short-term rentals or ‘ghost hotels’ in Toronto. Panelists will discuss how platforms facilitating short-term rentals, such as AirBnB, affect housing affordability, decent work in the hospitality sector, and residential living in […]

  • The City Institute at York University (CITY) presents: THE CITY SEMINAR: An interdisciplinary series of presentations and discussions on urban landscapes, past and present. “Urban Regeneration: Governance and Innovation – The Arts District in Los Angeles and the Lyon Confluences Project (France)” presented by Dr. Sébastien Darchen, Lecturer in Planning, University of Queensland Friday October […]

  • presented by Friederike Landau, Center for Metropolitan Studies, Technical University Berlin Friday September 30, 2016 1:00 -2:00 pm 764 Kaneff Tower The presentation sketches out the changing composition of Berlin’s cultural policymaking community: Since the 2010s, various attempts of the Berlin Senate Chancellery for Cultural Affairs (SKA) to engage with actors from the independent cultural […]

  • presented by Ezgi Dogru, Political Science, York University Wednesday, September 21st, 2016: 2:00pm-3:00pm Room 280A, York Lanes, York University With reference to the field work that she conducted in 2014 and 2015 in Istanbul and Ankara, the presenter will discuss how the Turkish Mass Housing Administration (Toplu Konut Idaresi [TOKI]) was first advertised as an […]

  • Edited by Ian Thomas MacDonald Cornell University Press $ 134.95 CAD Cloth, 272 pages ISBN 9781501706547 $ 44.95 CAD Paper, 272 pages ISBN 9781501706820   Written by a US-Canadian team of labour researchers and labour geographers, Unions and the City: Negotiating Urban Change investigates how and why labour unions are becoming more involved in urban […]

  • The City Seminar: “Open Creative Labs: Critical Reflections on Creativity and Work in Berlin” Date: March 4, 2016 Time: 12:30pm – 2:00pm Location: Room 626, Kaneff Tower   Please look to attend the City Seminar "Open Creative Labs: Critical Reflections on Creativity and Work in Berlin” on March 4th, 2016, Room 626 in the Kaneff Tower York University between […]

  • Please look to attend the exciting Sub / Urbanizing Austerity: Impacts and Alternative event on March 18th, 2016 at York University, 280N York Lanes Sponsored by The City Institute at York University (CITY). Follow the attached link for more information. Four exciting panels have been organized, 1) Spaces of hope in the struggle against authoritarian neoliberalism […]

  • We regret to announce that the below seminar has been cancelled for February 10.  We will attempt to reschedule it for later in the year.    SUBURBSTALK: Urbanizing the regions, Master planned transformation and the change of urban shapes  Date: Wednesday, February 10, 2016 Time: 12:30pm – 1:30pm Location: Room 764, Kaneff Tower, York University   The […]

  • TORONTO – FEB. 2, 2016 - In the fast-growing, complex and diverse Greater Toronto and Hamilton Area, transit discussions rarely focus on improving access for the greatest number of people and addressing the complex needs of the public. As plans are made, money is spent, routes are plotted and fare schedules are set, “transit equity” […]

  • Keynote speakers: Nicholas Blomley (Professor, Simon Fraser University) Nicholas Blomley is Professor of Geography at Simon Fraser University in Vancouver, Canada. He is a geographer, with a general interest in law, and a particular interest in property in land. His work includes the tracing of property in many conflicts and social relations, including gentrification, urban gardening, the […]

  • The City Seminar: Why Don't Chomsky and Zizek Come to a Slut Walk and Announce the Revolution?: The City and the Politics of Protest Date: Friday Feb 5th, 2016 Time: 12:30pm – 2:00pm Location: Room 305, York Lanes, York University    The CITY Institute is pleased to announce its February City Seminar hosting Patricia Wood, a Professor within the Department of […]