Hong Kong Conference Marathon

Was in Hong Kong for two urban conferences co-organized by GSU and Hong Kong Baptist University: The International Conference on Polarisation, Fragmentation and Resilience: Four Urban Contexts  Compared (link here) and Global Partnership for Better Cities – Hong Kong Sandpit (link here). Comparative is the way to go for urban research!

Welcoming Cities in a Snapshot

Our new report on welcoming cities provides a comprehensive view of their geographic location, timeline, sociodemographic characteristics and policy areas. Please check out our report for the Center for State and Local Finance here . There are also great work on immigrants and community development done by researchers at other Atlanta based universities like GaTech and Kennesaw State. More infoContinue reading “Welcoming Cities in a Snapshot”

Global Partnership for Better Cities

This is a GSU-led efforts that convene partners from South Africa and Hong Kong to discuss common urban challenges facing cities around the world. A three day conference and site visits brought many perspectives and ideas for future dialogue. See here for more information and here for the great pictures of comparison cities our libraryContinue reading “Global Partnership for Better Cities”