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events eblast oct 13

LSE Cities Public Lectures: Michaelmas Term 2013

Global Migration and Urban Renewal

Philip Kasinitz (Professor of Sociology at City University in New York) and Michael Keith (Director of the Centre on Migration, Policy and Society, University of Oxford) will respectively explore US and British perspectives on global migration, followed by a panel discussion featuring Rob Berkeley (Director of Runnymede), Sharon Zukin (Professor of Sociology at Brooklyn College and the City University Graduate Center) and Tim Finch (Tim Finch is Director of Communications, IPPR). This event brings together leading experts on migration, urban culture, policy and racial justice, to productively engage with migration as a central part of our urban future.

Thursday 10 October 2013 18:30 – 20:00
Sheikh Zayed Theatre, New Academic Building, LSE

Free and open to the public, no registration required.

#LSEmigration

The Metropolitan Revolution: Perspectives from US cities

Bruce Katz (Vice President at the Brookings Institution and founding Director of the Brookings Metropolitan Policy Program) will explain how ground-up innovations at a city level are solving the toughest economic problems in the USA, while Anne Power (Professor with the Centre for Analysis of Social Exclusion, LSE) will reflect on the relevance of these developments for UK cities.

Tuesday 29 October 2013 18:30 20:00
Hong Kong Theatre, Clement House, LSE

Free and open to the public, no registration required.

#LSERevolution
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Going Green: How cities are leading the next economy

This seminar presents research findings from LSE’s work on the UNEP’s Green Economy Report and the Economics of Green Cities Programme, which aim to understand the opportunities and constraints of transitioning to a green urban economy. The discussion will be led by Graham Floater (Director of the Climate Change Centre and Programme Director of the Stern Programme on the Economics of Green Cities), Philipp Rode (Executive Director of LSE Cities and Senior Research Fellow at LSE), and Dimitri Zenghelis (Principal Research Fellow at the Grantham Research Institute on Climate Change and the Environment).

Monday 4 November 2013 18:30-20:00
Wolfson Theatre, New Academic Building, LSE

Free and open to the public, no registration required.

#LSEgreen
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Transformative Design for Social Integration

John McAslan will offer an architect’s perspective on how design can play a critical role in integrating displaced communities, drawing from his practice’s experience in Malawi and Haiti, and in areas affected by the riots in London.

Thursday 28 November 2013 18:30-20:00
Thai Theatre, New Academic Building, LSE

Free and open to the public, no registration required.

#LSEdesign
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Places for all events are allocated on a first come, first served basis. We recommend arriving 10-15 minutes before the scheduled start time.

For full details about all upcoming LSE Cities events, visit our website. 

 
 
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