focus: The social perspective on the production of habitat. Lessons
and challenges from Latin American experiences.
Tuesday February 12, 2013, 3-5pm
100 St. George Street, Sidney Smith Hall, room SS5017B
The Right to the
City, more than a slogan: From the international movement to the Mexico City
Friday February 15, 2013, 12-2pm
100 St. George Street, Sidney Smith Hall, room SS2124a
Lorena Zárate, John Bousfield
Distinguished Visitor in Planning at the University of Toronto (2013), is
President of Habitat International Coalition (HIC). Before joining HIC in
Mexico City in 2000, she worked in Argentina for the Centre for Environmental
Studies and Projects Foundation, the Latin American Forum for Environmental
Studies and the journal Environment. Throughout her
career, she has administrated numerous international development projects in
addition to publishing and speaking widely on many planning issues, including
housing, the environment and the right to the city.
Refreshments will be served.
Sponsored by the John Bousfield Distinguished Visitorship in Planning
Program in Planning
Department of Geography
University of Toronto
100 St. George Street, Toronto, M5S 3G3
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