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Brown Bag Lecture Series

Academic Year 2017-18    

· Fall 2017 · 
Pánek  ·  Harper-Anderson  ·  Dewar  ·  Bartsch

"Can Participatory Mapping Platforms Change the Way We Work with Urban Perceptions?"

Jiří Pánek, PhD

Friday, November 3rd, 2017 • Noon to 1:15pm, 3911 Posvar Hall

Assistant professor at the Department of development a environmental studies, Palacky University Olomouc, Czech Republic Ruth Crawford Mitchell Fellow at Urban Studies Programme at the University of Pittsburgh.

"Are Entrepreneurial Ecosystems Exacerbating Urban Inequality?  Evidence from Four Cities"

Elsie Harper-Anderson, PhD
Elise Harper-Anderson, PhD
Friday, November 10th, 2017 • Noon to 1:15pm, 3911 Posvar Hall

Assistant Professor, L. Douglas Wilder School of Government and Public Affairs, Virginia Commonwealth University

"What Helps and Hinders Green Infrastructure on Vacant Land in Legacy Cities?"

Margaret Dewar, PhD & Moria Egler
Margaret Dewar, PhD
Friday, December 1st, 2017 • Noon to 1:15pm, 3911 Posvar Hall

Emerita Professor of Urban and Regional Planning, Taubman College of Architecture and Urban Planning, University of Michigan

"Looking Ahead — What the Trump Administration Means for Brownfield Redevelopment"

Charlie Bartsch
Charlie Bartsch
Friday, December 8th, 2017 • Noon to 1:15pm, 3911 Posvar Hall

Senior Fellow, Northeast-Midwest Institute



Brown Bag Lecture Series

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Bring your lunch and join us for presentations that highlight neighborhood, community, economic, and other social research by our esteemed colleagues. Presenters include local, national, and international social research experts. Lectures are Noon – 1:15pm, 3911 Posvar Hall, 230 S. Bouquet St. Posvar Hall is next to the Hillman Library on the Schenley Oval. On-street metered parking is available, as well as a metered parking lot at Semple and Bouquet Streets. Other parking is available at the Soldiers and Sailors Parking Garage.

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University Center for Social & Urban Research
3343 Forbes Ave
Pittsburgh, PA 15260   ·   412-624-5442