Program 2014-2015

Fall 2014
Environmental Justice and the City


September 18: Ecological Citizenship? Aspiring to a Good Green Life in the City
Dayna Scott
York University


October 16: Does Environmental Justice Work for Urban Health Inequities in Canada?
Jeff Masuda
Queen's University


November 20: Fantasy Islands: Environmental Justice in China and Beyond
Julie Sze
University of California, Davis




Spring 2015

Racism, Memory, and Politics in the European City


January 22: Can One Small Street in Vienna Change the Memory of the Holocaust?
Barbara Kintaert
Documentarian and Community Activist

February 19: Film Screening: "Welcome," a film by Philippe Lioret

March 26: Contested Places, Contested Pasts: Race, Place and the Politics of Memory in Contemporary Budapest
Ken Foote
Professor and Department Head, Department of Geography, University of Connecticut

April 16: How Can the European Left Deal with the Threat Posed by Xenophobia?
Glyn Ford
Steering Committee of Unite Against Fascism and former member of the European Parliament