Tuesday, February 24, 2009

EPIIC Wrapped Up Sunday

Here's an article from "The Tufts Daily". Tuft's student newspaper.

Symposium tackles global cities
Michael Del Moro and Alexandra Bogus
Published: Monday, February 23, 2009
Updated: Monday, February 23, 2009

The annual Norris and Margery Bendetson Education for Public Inquiry and International Citizenship (EPIIC) symposium concluded yesterday after five days of panels on topics ranging from finance to terrorism.

Entitled “Cities: Forging an Urban Future,” the symposium brought together experts from around the globe.

Institute for Global Leadership (IGL) Director Sherman Teichman called the programming a “slam-dunk victory.”

“The content has been just galvanizing,” he told the Daily. “The interactions have been extraordinary.”

In the symposium’s first lecture, Columbia University Professor of Sociology Saskia Sassen spoke about the state of the world’s cities in a time of financial crisis and evolving power structures.
Read the rest here........still bumming I didn't make it.

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