MetroGrowth Events

‘How Cities Will Save the World’ Book Reception Set for Sept. 8

Georgia State Law’s Center for the Comparative Study of Metropolitan Growth will host a book reading, discussion and reception from 4 to 5:30 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 8, in the Knowles Conference Center to celebrate the launch of assistant professor John Travis Marshall’s book, “How Cities Will Save the World: Urban Innovation in the… more »

Fundamentals of American Planning Law Workshop

Posted On July 25, 2016

Land Use, Environment and Public Health Fundamentals of American Planning Law Date: Monday-Friday, Oct. 10-14 Location: Georgia State University College of Law, 85 Park Place NE, Atlanta

Learn more about urban planning, land use law, environmental law and public health law in the United States during the weeklong Fundamentals in American Planning Law workshop.  Through lectures… more »

‘Atlanta Way’ Focus of First 2015-16 Urban Fellows Lecture

Throughout the 21st century, Atlanta weathered racial unrest and pushed forward major public initiatives largely through a quiet, biracial coalition of business leaders. This biracial cooperation between business elites has come to be known as “The Atlanta Way.”

On Aug. 28, Sam Williams, a professor at Georgia State’s more »

Center Prepares for Next Study Space Program in Warsaw

In June, Georgia State University College of Law’s Center for the Comparative Study for Metropolitan Growth will take a cohort of scholars, planners, attorneys and urbanists to Warsaw, Poland for its eighth Study Space Program.  The program will take place at the University of Warsaw’s Foundation… more »

Study Space VIII: Warsaw

Posted On November 25, 2013

Phoenix Cities:  Urban Recovery and Resilience in the Wake of Conflict, Crisis and Disaster Past Programs Panama’s Explosive Urban Growth (La Ciudad de Panama, Panama 2007) Property, the Environment, and Cultural Diversity in Colombia (Bogota, Colombia 2008) Private and Public Lands in the Post-Colonial North American West (Denver, Colorado 2008) The Use and Control… more »

2013 Events

Posted On October 25, 2013
Categories MetroGrowth Events

Planning for Disaster: Place, Population, Culture and the Environment (March 31-April 5)

This Study Space Program took place in Istanbul,  Study Space is a weeklong intensive workshop, in which scholars from a variety of disciplines come together with government and private sector professionals to develop solutions to legal, social and policy challenges being faced in… more »

2012 Events

Posted On November 25, 2012
Categories MetroGrowth Events

Land Use Law, Housing and Discrimination in European Cities (Nov. 7, 2012)

Dr. Juli Ponce Sole, Professor of Law and Vice Dean at the University of Barcelona, presented to the Urban Fellows students and faculty.  He is an expert on urban law and policy, especially on affordable housing issues.

Doing So Much with So Little:… more »

Study Space VI in Istanbul

The Center for the Comparative Study of Metropolitan Growth at Georgia State University College of Law is co-sponsoring Study Space VI, “Planning for Disaster: Place, Population, Culture and the Environment” from March 31–April 6 in Istanbul.

At the weeklong workshop, scholars and government and private sector professionals work together to develop solutions to the host… more »