Part of the International Perspectives on Urban Law & Policy course, this program allows graduate students to experience first-hand how metropolitan areas tackle urban issues. This spring break study-abroad program in Barcelona, Spain, will focus on urban growth and land use planning and its… more »
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 »
Friday, Oct. 2 Knowles Conference Center • 85 Park Place NE • Atlanta, GA 30303
This summer marked the 10th anniversary of Hurricane Katrina, a catastrophic storm that reshaped the way cities across the United States and internationally talk about urban vulnerability and plan for resilience. Katrina’s Legacy conference will examine critical issues in the… more »
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 »
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 »
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.
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 »