[H-verkko] Helsinki, Cities in a Globalising World

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Cities in a Globalising World
Helsinki 20.05.2010 klo 10:00 - 20.05.2010 klo 16:15

Cities in a Globalising World:  Economic Growth, Social Problems, and
20th May 2010 Swedish School of Social Science, University of
Helsinki, Snellmaninkatu 12

10.00 Peter Clark (University of Helsinki) 	Introduction

10.10 Lynn Lees (University of Pennsylvania), Bridging Divides:
Institutions and the Integration of Immigrants into European Towns
10.50 Alan Gilbert (University College, London), Neoliberalism and
the Urban Poor: a view from Latin America
Commentator : Leo Lucassen ( University of Leiden)

11.30 break

12.20  Paul Knox (Virginia Tech), What does Globalisation mean for

13.00 Lunch

14.00  Marjatta Hietala (University of Tampere), Innovation and
Economic Development in Finnish Cities
Commentator:  Marjaana Niemi (University of Tampere)

14.50 Jussi Jauhiainen   (University of Turku), Urban Space and
Regional Planning: Finnish Trends in Comparative Perspective
15.30    Paul Waley (University of Leeds),	Economic Growth and
Failure of Planning  in Japanese Cities
Commentator:  Arto Haapala (University of Helsinki)

16.15 End of Workshop.

Speakers: Prof. Lynn Lees is the leading US historian of European
cities; Alan Gilbert, Professor of Geography in London, has written
extensively on Latin American cities; Prof. Paul Knox recently
published Cities and Design; Dr Paul Waley is a well known expert on
modern Japanese cities. Professor Marjatta Hietala is the acclaimed
Finnish urban historian; Jussi Jauhiainen is the prominent Finnish
urban geographer.

Sponsored by:  the University of Helsinki;  the City of Helsinki; the
Embassy of the Kingdom of the Netherlands; the Federation of Finnish
Learned Societies; Ella and Georg Ehrnrooth Foundation; the
Department of Philosophy, History, Culture and Art Studies,
University of Helsinki; CEREN, Swedish School of Social Science.

For participation please confirm your participation by the 10th May
2010 to 
Matti Hannikainen at mzhannik at mappi.helsinki.fi 
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Registration is 15 euros (to cover coffee, buffet lunch and
conference costs). For students (undergraduate and postgraduate) it
is free. Payment should be made by 10th May 2010 to University of
Helsinki Nordea 166030-77738 (Iban = FI22 1660 3000 0777 38 Swift =
Reference: 99112268

Matti Hannikainen <mzhannik at mappi.helsinki.fi> 

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