The Center for Global Studies at George Mason University 11th Annual Spring Conference

CGS, in collaboration with Woodrow Wilson Center for International Scholars & the Cities & Globalization Working Group, presents:

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Cities at the Center of the World

Worldwide urbanization presents many challenges, but also offers new opportunities to address persistent global problems. The Center for Global Studies spring conference Cities at the Center of the World will bring together leading scholars, policymakers and practitioners to discuss the social, spatial and political terrain of cities as critical global centers.

Keynote

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Paul Amar

University of California, Santa Barbara

Featured Speakers

Beth Chitekwe-Biti, Slum Dwellers International
Ellen Hamilton, World Bank
Gilberto Chona, Inter-American Development Bank
Andrew Rudd, UN Habitat
Malini Ranganathan, American University
Martin Murray, University of Michigan
Xuefei Ren, Michigan State University
Tony Samara, George Mason University
Desmond Arias, George Mason University
Rashmi Sadana, George Mason University
Kristin Scott, George Mason University

Jo-Marie Burt, Co-Director, Center for Global Studies
Desmond Dinan, Co-Director, Center for Global Studies
Allison Garland, Woodrow Wilson Center for International Scholars
Blair Ruble, Woodrow Wilson Center for International Scholars

April 21, 2014
7:30pm to 9:30pm

Johnson Center Room A
George Mason University
4400 University Drive
Fairfax, VA 22030

April 22, 2014
9:00am to 3:45pm

5th Floor Conference Room
Woodrow Wilson Center
1300 Pennsylvania Ave NW
Washington, DC 20004

Free and open to the public.
RSVP to cgs@nullgmu.edu.
For a printable flyer, click here.

For a full agenda for Tuesday’s conference, click here.

Co-sponsored by the Woodrow Wilson Center for International Scholars.

 

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