Globalization and Major Cities: March 21

An Invitation to Members of the Standing Faculty:

Provost Stanley Chodorow and The Provost's Council on International Programs cordially invite you to participate in the third Annual Provost's Conference on International Education and Research, The Urban Agenda: The Effects of Globalization of Major Cities. It will be held on Friday, March 21, 8:45 a.m.-1 p.m., followed by lunch (1-2 p.m.), at the Faculty Club. Guest speakers include:

-- William Alonso, Saltonstall Professor of Population Policy, Harvard University: Cities, Regions and International Communities;
-- Stephen Mayo, Principal Economist and Co-Director for the Housing Indicators Program, Infrastructure and Urban Development Department at the World Bank: Housing Policy and Housing Market Performance in the World's Great Cities: Quantifying the effects of "Market Enabling" Strategies;
-- Saskia Sassen, Professor of Urban Planning, Columbia University: Cities and the Global Economy: Opportunities and Challenges;

Speakers from the University are:

-- Gary Hack, Dean, Graduate School of Fine Arts
-- Marja Hoek-Smit, Director, International Housing Finance Program, Wharton Real Estate Center
-- Robert P. Inman, Professor of Finance and Economics
-- Loretta Sweet Jemmott, Associate Professor of Nursing; Director, Center for Urban Health Research
- Michael B. Katz, Sheldon and Lucy Hackney Professor of History; Co-Director, Urban Studies Program
-- Douglas S. Massey, Dorothy S. Thomas Professor of Sociology; Chair, Department of Sociology
-- Martin Meyerson, President Emeritus and University Professor
-- Julia Paley, Assistant Professor of Anthropology; Assistant Professor, Urban Studies Program
-- Susan M. Wachter, Professor of Real Estate and Finance

Because of space limitations, particularly at lunch, advance registration is required. RSVP: Elva Power, by March 14, Ext. 8-1640, or e-mail: Please inform Mrs. Power of dietary restrictions.

-- Joyce M. Randolph, Director, Office of International Programs


Volume 43 Number 25
March 11, 1997

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