York's Centre of Asian Research (YCAR) is hosting the 33rd Canadian Council for Southeast Asian Studies (CCSEAS) conference at York University, Oct 26-28, 2017. Everyone is welcome to attend.
We are currently recruiting volunteers for the MCRI Global Suburbanisms (www.yorku.ca/suburbs) final conference After Suburbia: Extended Urbanization and Life on the Planet's Periphery to be held at York University, October 19- 21, 2017. We are seeking volunteers available during the week leading up to the conference and/or during the conference. Tasks will include aiding in […]
On Thursday July 19, property owners, entrepreneurs, community members, academics and city builders will gather at York University in celebration of Toronto’s newest zone: the Residential Apartment Commercial (RAC) (www.raczone.ca). Moderated by Graeme Stewart, Principal of ERA and the Centre for Urban Growth and Renewal, this event hosted by the City of Toronto will centre […]
Retrofitting Suburbia for 21st Century Challenges The “Retrofitting Suburbia Workshop” will be a deep dive into one of the more ambitious suburban retrofits, the White Flint/Pike District in North Bethesda, Maryland. After a presentation of the project, Professor Dunham-Jones will lead participants in a discussion of the diverse impacts of the redevelopment and a comparison […]
Inhabited Futures/ Constructed Pasts The international graduate PhD program “The World in the City,” run by a consortium of universities from Berlin, New York, and Toronto, is having its annual meeting in Toronto November 19-21, 2015. The topic of the meeting […]
This workshop, organized by Professor Pierre Hamel at the Université de Montréal, took place over two days, October 26 and 27, 2015. It was hosted at the Faculty of Social Sciences of the Université de Montréal and brought together international scholars with expertise in urbanism and suburban governance in different parts of the world, and […]
School of Planning, University of Waterloo, June 14-16, 2015 As the world population is becoming increasingly urban, most of the growth is happening in suburbs. It is thus there that infrastructure stress is most acute, would it be because of a lag of infrastructure development relative to population and economic growth, neglect of suburban populations […]
School of Planning, University of Waterloo, June 14-16, 2015 As the world population is becoming increasingly urban, most of the growth is happening in suburbs. It is thus there that infrastructure stress is most acute, would it be because of a lag of infrastructure development relative to population and growth, neglect of suburban populations relative […]
Fudan University, Shanghai, China As a rapidly growing city, Shanghai is exposed to significant challenges with regard to social, economic, environmental, and cultural planning. This forum analyses suburbanization in Shanghai as well as other regions in China from various aspects including land, governance, and infrastructure. Organized by Major Collaborative Research Initiative (MCRI) on Global Suburbanisms, […]
MCRI researcher Markus Moos launches his new project, "Generationed City" with a panel discussion Housing the Future: Challenges and Opportunities Facing the Next Generation. Fellow MCRI researchers Pierre Filion, Roger Keil, and Alan Walks will weigh in on the issue. January 29, 2015 at the University of Waterloo School of Planning. 1pm-2:30pm.