Wednesday, July 16, 2014
Study Space VIII Theme: Phoenix Cities: Urban Recovery and Resilience in the Wake of Conflict, Crisis, and Disaster
The Center for the Comparative Study for Metropolitan Growth at the Georgia State University College of Law is again offering a unique opportunity for travel and learning in June 2015. The eighth iteration of Study Space—a weeklong intensive workshop in which scholars, government and private sector professionals develop solutions to legal, social and policy challenges in urban areas—will take place in Warsaw, Poland at the University of Warsaw’s Foundation Centre of Disputes and Conflicts Resolution at the Faculty of Law.
Study Space Poland will feature the incredible reconstruction of Warsaw, Poland in the post-war era. The program will provide historical and political context to the reconstruction of the city, and use the past as a guide to understanding today’s planning goals from a socio-economic perspective.
Study Space Poland will feature a number of lectures and site visits. For example, participants will visit the Old Town and learn about how paintings by Canaletto aided in the reconstruction of the city to its near original form. Tours outside the Old City will demonstrate to participants how areas were redesigned during reconstruction to accommodate the growing city’s needs. Whereas lectures about housing issues and squatters and reprivitization will demonstrate the challenges of reconstruction.
Participants are sure to leave the experience with a new perspective on creating resilient cities informed by the past and present while looking towards the future.
This program is open to professionals and scholars around the world. Space is limited so early application is encouraged.
Please feel free to share this announcement with your colleagues or others who may be interested.
Want more info? Contact Karen Johnston at firstname.lastname@example.org or 404-413-9175.
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