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Wednesday Evenings, 6:00pm to 8:00pm
January 14 through April 22
West Village F, Room 20

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DateTopic

Featured Lecturers

 January
14

The Urban Experience:  The Wonder and Paradox of Urban Life

Barry Bluestone, Northeastern University School of Public Policy and Urban Affairs

Setti Warren, Mayor, Town of Newton

21

Urban Centers:  The City from the 17th Century to the 21st

Barry Bluestone, Northeastern University School of Public Policy and Urban Affairs

Lisa Wong, Mayor of Fitchburg

28

The Roots of Urban Prosperity: The Role of Trade and Labor

CANCELLED – WEATHER

Barry Bluestone, Northeastern University School of Public Policy and Urban Affairs

Joe Curtatone, Mayor of Somerville

February
4

Urban Education:  What’s to be Done?

 
11

Urban Physical Infrastructure and Transportation

 
18

Urban Social Structure: Public Health and Policing

 
25

Demographic Revolution and Urban/Suburban Housing Markets

 
March
4

Urban Economic Development

 
11

Spring Break

 
18

The Role of Arts and Culture in the Urban Landscape

 
25

Urban Sports and the Boston Olympic Bid

 
April
1

Urban Ecology, Climate Change and the Economy

 

8

Global Cities: Sao Paulo and Shanghai

 

15

Global Cities: Manila and Mumbai

 

22

Urban Well-Being and Civic Engagement

 

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