UIC Great Cities Institute invites you to the Second Annual 'Cities Across the Globe: People and Places Across Borders' symposium.
This two-day symposium is free and open to the entire UIC community and general public. To RSVP and for more information on the full symposium, please visit http://go.uic.edu/globalcities.
April 29, 9:30am to 11:00am, Thompson Room, Student Center West: Keynote featuring Diego Aulestia, Minister of International Trade, Republic of Ecuador: -'Global Exchange: Building Local Economies Through World Trade'
Panel discussion following keynote: -'The Pivotal Impact of International Trade on Our Neighborhoods'
April 30, 8:30am to 4:30pm, Resident's Dining Hall, Jane Addams Hull-House:
Symposium sessions featuring distinguished scholars from Africa, Asia, Europe, the Americas and UIC are as varied as: -'The Evolution of Irrigation Urban Landscapes of the American Southwest'
-'Welfare Assemblage: Politics, Methodology, Analytics'
-'Red Earth Realities and Blue Sky Thinking: Frontiers of Mining, Governance and Community in Western Australia' -'Responsible City: Corporate Social Responsibility and Cities in Turkey, Europe, Middle East and West Asia'
-'The Concept of Commons in the Rio Grande Watershed'
-'Disassembledge in Russia: How Buryats Reconstruct Through Time and Space'
-'Cities of Outraged: A Proposal to Analyze the Metropolises in the Early Twenty-First Century'
-'Contemporary Urban Design in Chinese Cities'
-'Trans-Urban Imaginaries in Asia: Mumbai Taxis/Singapore Style'
-'Out of Mogadishu: Post-Cold War Diasporas, 'Second Life' and Community in Chicago'
Please RSVP at http://go.uic.edu/globalcities for this free symposium.
To learn more about UIC Great Cities Institute, visit our website at https://greatcities.uic.edu/.