Thursday, November 14, 2013

Applications open for GSU's Study Space VII: Barcelona: Beyond Affordable Housing: An Interdisciplinary Multinational Approach to Adequate Housing Options

The Center for the Comparative Study of Metropolitan Growth at Georgia State University College of Law in cooperation with Tulane University Law School’s Payson Center for International Development is pleased to announce our upcoming Study Space program, Beyond Affordable Housing:  An Interdisciplinary Multinational Approach to Adequate Housing Options.  This program is being offered at the University of Barcelona in Barcelona, Spain May 5-9, 2014. 

Study Space is a weeklong intensive workshop in which scholars, government representatives, and private sector professionals develop solutions to legal, social and policy challenges in urban areas.  Using Barcelona as a case study, participants will explore:  barriers to affordable housing such as zoning and land use laws; optimal siting of affordable housing; habitability and creating healthy environments; protection from forced eviction; housing discrimination; right to housing, and; homelessness.

Applications are currently being accepted online; the deadline to apply is February 7, 2014.  Please visit our website for more information and the online application:  http://law.gsu.edu/metrogrowth/3240.html

If you have any questions, please contact Karen Johnston at kjohnston3@gsu.edu.

Download Study Space Barcelona Brochure

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/land_use/2013/11/applications-open-for-gsus-study-space-vii-barcelona-beyond-affordable-housing-an-interdisciplinary-.html

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