|SPURS/Humphrey Program Luncheon Seminar Series
“Essentials for Development: Technology Change, Investment, and Leadership" Fall 2008
Mondays, 12:15-2:00PM, Room 7-338 (Stella Room)
Reservations are required for lunch; please email email@example.com.
September | 8
MIT Director of Planning Emeritus and DUSP Research Associate
"The World of MIT : Perspective of a University Planner"
September | 15
Assistant Professor, Madras Institute of Development Studies
"From Rivalry to Synergy?-The Changing Role of Informal Local Governance Institutions in the Context of Decentralized Governance in India"
September | 29
"Planning for the Unplanned: Recovering from Crises in Megacities"
october | 6
Director, Building Design Partnership Limited (BDP) Khandekar
"Creating a Sense of Place"
October | 27
Research Fellow, School of City and Regional Planning, Cardiff University, UK
"Planning Education in India"
November | 3
Director, Teaching and Learning Laboratory and Senior Lecturer, Sloan School of Management
"Communicating Across Culture"
November | 17
Fellow of the American Institute of Certified Planners (FAICP), Professor Emeritus, University of Tennessee, Knoxville
"National Contexts, Institutional Frameworks and Long Cycles in American Regional Planning Thought and Practice"
November | 24
Barton L Weller Professor of Political Economy, Department of Urban Studies and Planning, MIT
"Why Poverty Alleviation and Not Employment Generation?"
december | 1
Director, Centre for Development Finance, Professor, Institute for Financial and Management Research (IFMR) Chennai, India, and Assistant Professor of Political Economy, University of California, San Diego
"Coordinating Chaos: Contemporary Issues in Urban Planning In India"