In less than a year, the Journal of Comparative Urban Law and Policy, which is published by Georgia State Law’s Center for the Comparative Study of Metropolitan Growth, has developed a readership that spans 112 countries. Launched in May 2017, the journal is an open access online publication that brings a… more »
City Redevelopment, Infrastructure and Heritage in the Era of Climate Change
Sunday, June 17 – Friday, June 22 • Singapore
Since independence from Malaysia 52 years ago, the city-state has transformed itself into the leading financial and technology hub of Southeast Asia, home to one of the world’s greatest ports, and an international model for… more »
Transforming Marseille: Balancing Urban Redevelopment, Economic Growth, Social Equity and Environmental Protection in the Building of Metropolitan Area Recent Programs Inclusive and Sustainable Rio: Cultural Diversity, Property and the Environment (Rio de Janeiro, Brazil 2010) Planning for Disaster: Place, Population, Culture and the Environment (Istanbul, 2013) Beyond Affordable Housing: An Interdisciplinary Multinational Approach to Adequate Housing… more »
International Perspectives on Urban Law & Policy
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 »
Revaluing the City: Land, Infrastructure and the Environment as a Catalyst for Change 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 of… more »
The Center for the Comparative Study of Metropolitan Growth is excited to announce an opportunity for students to study abroad over spring break in two cities in Brazil – Rio de Janeiro and Curitiba. This program is offered in connection with the spring… more »
Georgia State University College of Law’s moot court team advanced to the eight-team “elimination” round at the inaugural Consensual Dispute Resolution Competition in Vienna on July 4. There, the Georgia State Law team of Omenka Uchendu (J.D./M.P.H. ’16), David Pierce (J.D.’17, MBA ’13), Sasan Nemat (J.D./MBA ’16) and Kori Eskridge (J.D. ’15) was… more »
Georgia State University College of Law is one of 16 teams – and one of two U.S. universities – selected to compete in the international student competition for Consensual Dispute Resolution, the CDRC Vienna.
This is the first year for the competition, founded by the International Bar Association, the Vienna International Arbitral Centre… more »
Seven students in the International Perspectives on Urban Law and Policy course spent their spring break week in Istanbul attending lectures and experiencing site visits, designed to teach land use planning, historic preservation, diaster preparedness, environmental law and policy and growth management.
The course attracts graduate students from across the university interested… more »
The Center for the Comparative Study of Metropolitan Growth was awarded the Comparative Urban Research Partnership Initiation Grant from Georgia State University’s Office of the Provost.
As part of Georgia State’s initiative to collaborate with similarly situated urban universities around the world, the $10,000 grant will fund… more »