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PRESS RELEASE: THE HARVARD MELLON URBAN INITIATIVE ANNOUNCES 27 GRANTS TO ADVANCE STUDENT RESEARCH IN URBAN STUDIES

March 8, 2022

THE HARVARD MELLON URBAN INITIATIVE ANNOUNCES 27 GRANTS TO ADVANCE STUDENT RESEARCH IN URBAN STUDIES

For further information, contact: Andrea Davies at andreadavies@fas.harvard.edu

The Harvard Mellon Urban Initiative is pleased to announce the award of...

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2021 Feb 10

Urban Power: Democracy and Inequality in São Paulo and Johannesburg

12:00pm to 1:20pm

Location: 

https://harvard.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_awuAEUoxSkGxbD9Ml2XCAg

This event is virtual, to register click here.

Speaker: Ben Bradlow, Postdoctoral Fellow, Weatherhead Scholars Program, Harvard University
Moderator: Bruno Carvalho, Professor of Romance Languages and Literatures and African and African American Studies
Discussant: Alisha Holland, Associate Professor of Government, Harvard University

The divergent trajectories of São Paulo and Johannesburg’s distribution of...

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2022 Jun 20

SAVE THE DATE: The Public Health Disparities Geocoding Project 2.0

Mon Jun 20 (All day) to Mon Jun 27 (All day)

In June 2022, the Public Health Disparities Geocoding Project, based at the Harvard TH Chan School of Public Health (Boston, MA), will host a new, thoroughly updated and revised FREE 4-day virtual training on why & how to analyze population health and health inequities in relation to census tract, county, and other georeferenced societal and environmental data.

Topics to be covered include:...

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2022 Apr 22

Street Smarts + Smart Cities: a conversation about urban life and data science

2:00pm to 3:30pm

Location: 

Livestreamed, in-person for a Harvard ID holders only - Plimpton Room, Barker Center.

Street Smarts + Smart Cities: a conversation about urban life and data science

New technologies can renew our capacity to envision and pursue more sustainable, vibrant, and democratic cities. At the same time, many of our current challenges result from unintended consequences of innovations once hailed as solutions. This event aims to address how urbanists today should make sense of the potentials and limits of computational approaches. Instead of prepared remarks, two panelists will respond to questions pre-submitted by the audience at registration.

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