The City Seminar: “Urban Regeneration: Governance and Innovation – The Arts District in Los Angeles and the Lyon Confluences Project (France)”

The City Institute at York University (CITY) presents: THE CITY SEMINAR: An interdisciplinary series of presentations and discussions on urban landscapes, past and present.

“Urban Regeneration: Governance and Innovation – The Arts District in Los Angeles and the Lyon Confluences Project (France)”

presented by Dr. Sébastien Darchen, Lecturer in Planning, University of Queensland

Friday October 7, 2016
12:30 - 2:00 pm
Room 305, York Lanes, York University

Dr. Sébastien Darchen joined the School of GPEM (University of Queensland) in 2011 after being affiliated with the Faculty of Environmental Studies (York University, Toronto) from 2009 to 2011. Previously, he was a post-doctoral fellow at the Canada Research Chair on the Socio-Organizational Challenges of the Knowledge Economy (Teluq-UQAM, Montreal) from 2007 to 2009. He holds a PhD in Urban Studies (INRS-UCS, Montreal) obtained in 2008.

Dr. Darchen’s main research focus is on the governance of urban regeneration using Australian, American and French cities as case studies. In a similar vein, he has particular interests in globalisation and comparative urbanism. Another major research interest centres on the localisation patterns of creative industries in Australian cities focusing on the video game industry and recently on the music industry. Dr. Darchen is an Adjunct Faculty at the Faculty of Environmental Studies (FES) YorkU and a Faculty member of the City Institute (YorkU) in Toronto.

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