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2014 Urban Studies Certificate Program Graduates

2014 Urban Studies Thesis Prize Winners

Monday, May 12 from 10:00am-2:00pm – Urban Studies Senior Thesis Colloquium, 300 Wallace Hall. Please come and Bring a friend!

"Panama Canal" Opens at the Lewis Center
Interactive multimedia exhibition by senior Cara Michell
What: Interactive multimedia exhibition that explores acts of exclusivity and privatization in urban public spaces.
Who: Created by senior in the Lewis Center's Program in Visual Arts Cara Michell
When: April 7 through 11, opening reception April 10 from 7:00 to 9:00 p.m.
Where: Lucas Gallery at 185 Nassau St.
Free and open to the public

Call for Applicants History, Memory, and the Urban Future Shanghai, China July 24-31, 2104. 
Review of applications will begin March 31, 2014.
Princeton University students are invited to apply to participate in a Princeton-sponsored summer seminar entitled History, Memory and the Urban Future to be held in Shanghai, China, July 24-31, 2014. In collaboration with a group of Chinese scholars exploring Public History and Urban Memory, we will consider how history is made manifest in urban spaces. In tandem with classroom seminars, most of our investigations will take place at historic sites, museums, archives and neighborhoods in China’s largest city. Click here for details.

Monday, February 10 – Breakout Princeton Spring Trip Applications Open
Info Session: 6:30-8:30pm in the Pace Center
Applications: Trip applications are due next Wednesday, February 12 at 1pm. For full trip descriptions, click here.

Spring 2014 GIS Workshops. The classes will be held in the Lewis Library Electronic Classroom 225 from 1:30 to 3:00pm. Click on the link in the attachment to register for a workshop.  A Geographic Information System (GIS) combines software and digital geographic data to generate maps, tables and interactive analyses of spatial information. Princeton faculty, students and staff use GIS technology to manage resources, explore spatial relationships, and visualize change.

Friday, February 14, 2014 – Become an Environment America Fellow: Fight for a green future. Learn what it takes to win.  Look for us at the Nonprofit Career Fair on Friday, 10am to 2pm at Dillon Gym. For further details, click here.

2014 Spring Colloquium Series of the Center for Migration and Development, directed by Eddie Telles. Thursdays, beginning March 6, 2014 at noon, 165 Wallace Hall.  Click here for series schedule and details.

Monday, March 10, 2014 – Urban Studies, Urban Planning and Public Policy Sixth Annual Krueckeberg Doctoral Conference at Edward J. Bloustein School of Planning and Public Policy, Rutgers University. The conference is open to doctoral students in urban studies, urban planning, and public policy, throughout the NJ-NY-PA metropolitan region, at any stage of the PhD process. For full description click here.


call for papers:

METROPOLITICS The Seventh Biennial Conference of the Urban History Association, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. October 9-12, 2014. Please submit your abstract e-mail submissions by March 1, 2014.

2014 Urban Affairs Association (UAA) Annual Conference, San Antonio, Texas March 19-22, 2014.


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