Urbanism, Territoriality, and Political Conflict: Israel/Palestine and Northern Ireland since 1994
When: Wednesday, May 3, 2017, from 12:30 to 2:00 pm
Where: SBSG room 3260
Who: Scott A. Bollens, Interim Chair of Planning, Policy, and Design, Warmington Chair in the Social Ecology of Peace and International Cooperation
Lunch will be served.
Professor Scott Bollens studies ethnicity and urban policy, development strategies, and regional and intergovernmental approaches to planning. Over the past 23 years, Dr. Bollens has interviewed over 360 urban professionals and community advocates in Jerusalem, Belfast, Johannesburg, Nicosia (Cyprus), Sarajevo and Mostar (Bosnia), Barcelona and Basque cities (Spain), and Beirut about the role of urban policy and city building amidst nationalistic ethnic conflict and political transitions.