Category: Events

Dr. Jacqueline M. Klopp speaks at the Africa Transport Policy Program in Abuja, July 6, 2018

by | July 21, 2018

Associate Research Scholar Jacqueline Klopp spoke at the Africa Transport Policy Program (SSATP) annual meeting in Abuja, Nigeria July 2-6, 2018. The meeting on “Africa’s Rapid Urbanization and the Response to Urban Mobility in the Digital Age” brought 230 participants from across Africa to focus on regional integration, road safety and urban mobility. Dr. Klopp […]

CSUD’s Anna Rubbo at WUF9 KUALA LUMPUR 2018

by | February 9, 2018

CSUD’s Anna Rubbo is at WUF9 KUALA LUMPUR 2018 and will be hosting a Networking Event, Sunday February 11, 3.00-5.00, Room 305 on GOOD DESIGN, GOOD PLANNING: Aligning practice, communities and education in the implementation of Agenda 2030.   Representatives from professional design firms, academia and research, NGOs and the grass roots will showcase practices that support or […]

Panel Discussion on Evidence Building for Preservation Feb 8 2018

by | February 6, 2018

How can historic preservation in an era of urban data address the challenges of 21st Century cities? Join us for “Evidence Building for Preservation”,  panel discussion exploring how institutional actors and new avenues of research inform public and private investment in preservation. This panel includes Meenakshi Srinivasan, Chair New York City Landmarks Preservation Committee ,Eduardo […]

Join CSUD and GSAPP for the Habitat 3 Side Event “Pedagogy and Practice: Innovating for the New Urban Agenda”

by | October 17, 2016 | 1 Comment

Pedagogy and Practice: Innovating for the New Urban Agenda Wednesday October 19, 2016 02:00 PM – 02:45 PM Urban Future Venue: Urban Future   Organization:CSUD And GSAPP Columbia University, New York We invite teachers, learners, researchers, practitioners, NGOs and grass roots activists to join us in a conversation on participatory and collaborative approaches to design and planning […]

Jeff Paller presents “Who really governs urban Ghana?”

by | February 8, 2016

On 28 January 2016 EI Post Doctoral Fellow Jeffrey Paller presented a new publication called “Who really governs urban Ghana?” co-authored with Mohammed Awal. The publication was released at an event hosted by the Africa Research Institute, called “Slum politics in Accra: Understanding urban Ghana.”

Matts-Ake Belin, Vision Zero Expert- to Speak 1 October 2015

by | September 25, 2015

The Center for Sustainable Urban Development, the Planning Students Organization, and the Center for Injury Epidemiology and Prevention have the pleasure of inviting you to the following talk: Vision Zero: Using Data and Design to Eliminate Traffic Deaths Matts-Ake Belin, Director of the Vision Zero Academy at Trafikverket (Sweden’s transportation agency), will explain how data-driven policy and design […]

CSUD releases first public opinion poll results on transportation for Nairobi

by | July 24, 2015

The Center for Sustainable Urban Development located at Columbia University, New York City, in collaboration with the Kenya Alliance of Resident Associations and the polling firm Ipsos Ltd, released in June 17, 2015, the very first public opinion poll on transportation in Nairobi. The poll revealed that safety in public transportation and on the roads is […]

Calvin Kangara visit to CSUD

by | June 8, 2015

Calvin Kangara the Resident Leadership Coordinator of the East Scarborough Storefront in Toronto, Canada visited CSUD last month. Calvin came to learn about local community activism  and revitalization in New York and share experiences from the Storefront’s work in the inner suburban neighbourhood of Kingston Galloway/Orton Park in Toronto. Calvin was awarded a Vital People grant from […]

Klopp delivers talk at KU Leuven, Belgium

by | December 4, 2014 | 1 Comment

CSUD Associate Research Scholar, Jacqueline Klopp, has delivered an invited talk as part of the fall seminar series at the Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, (KU Leuven), in Leuven, Flanders, Belgium.  Her talk entitled, “Ifrastructure Power: road building, politics and the future of African cities”, is described below. “A flurry of road building and other transportation infrastructure investment is […]

Visiting Scholar Klaus Renoldner will present his “Triple Benefit Principle for a Low Carbon Society”

by | December 2, 2014

The Center will host visiting lecturer Klaus Renoldner, senior researcher at MODUL University, Vienna on Thursday, December 4th    Renoldner will present his “Triple Benefit Principle“, an Austrian approach to a low carbon society , asking the question “Can Behavioral Change in Housing, Eating and Transport foster Energy Transition?”. Industrialized societies are highly dependent on […]