Montreal: Today and Tomorrow

IPAM Bilingual Roundtable

Co-chaired by Phyllis Lambert, architect, IPAM president and Dinu Bumbaru, Policy Director for Heritage Montreal, member of the Board of Directors of IPAM.

[1] Environment with Alex Aylett, Trudeau Scholar, Urban Geographer, UBC and senior research associate, Sustainable Cities International (A Critical Overview of what has been achieved in going green, and what  more should be done now. A multi- issued approach dealing with building codes, transport,climate change…)

[2] The Housing Question with Edith Cyr, executive director, Batire son Quartier
(An overview of housing needs, particularly social housing and the homeless, and what new goals are needed)

[3] Social Justice and the City with Winnie Frohn, urban studies, UQAM
(An critical overview of outstaning issues  like poverty, food security, unemployment, prostitution, drugs and human rights…)

[4] Democracy with Dimitri Roussopoulos,vice-president, IPAM
(An overview of the democratic tools in place, their use, the problems of governance, and what needs to be done)

13h30
Palais des Congres
1001 Place Jean Paul Riopelle
Room 517 D
Montreal
Friday 26 August 2011
This session takes place within the Ecocity World Summit 2011
TableRonde-RoundTable

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Social Justice in the City – talk by Peter Marcuse

“Social Justice in the City: What is it? Who really wants it?” Thursday, September 16, 2010 / 7 p.m

1515 Ste-Catherine W.
Concordia University, EV Building
Amphiteatre (EV 1.605)
Metro Guy-Concordia 
 

About Peter Marcuse:

Peter Marcuse, a planner and lawyer, is Professor Emeritus of Urban Planning at Columbia University in New York City.  His fields of research include city planning, housing, homelessness, the use of public space, the right to the city, social justice in the city, globalization, urban history, the relation between cultural activities and urban development, and most recently, solutions to the mortgage foreclosure crisis. His most recent co-edited books include Globalizing Cities: A new spatial order? (Blackwell 1999), Of States and Cities: The partioning of urban space (Oxford University Press 2002) and Searching for the Just City (Routledge 2009).

Also see short bio from Progressive Planning Magazine:
http://www.plannersnetwork.org/2010/01/peter-marcuse-his-extraordinary-contributions-to-progressive-planning/

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Watch the full lecture online:
Part 1
Part 2