2011 Events Archive

Shelley Hornstein’s Recent Book Feature in Y-File Article

Shelley Hornstein’s (Faculty of Fine Arts) recent publication entitled “Losing Site: Architecture, Memory and Place” was featured in an article in today’s Y-File.


City Institute Part of a Winning Proposal for a New International Graduate Student Training Program

York University, through the City Institute (CITY) and the Canadian Centre for German and European Studies (CCGES), is part of a winning proposal for a major new international graduate…

Anders Sandberg quoted in Globe and Mail article, “The need for aggregate puts the GTA between a rock and a hard place”

Anders Sandberg (Faculty of Environmental Studies) was quoted in a December 10th Globe and Mail article, “The need for aggregate puts the GTA between a rock and a hard place”.…

Shelley Hornstein presents new book, Losing Site: Architecture, Memory and Place.


Shelley Hornstein, a faculty member with CITY, will be promoting her new book Losing Site: Architecture, Memory and Place. The launch will be held on Sunday, December 18th from …

Wolfgang Andexlinger wins “Österreichischer Baupreis 2011″ prize as part of YEAN_Network for Spatial Research Studies.

Wolfgang Andexlinger, a visiting scholar with CITY from the Institute for Urban Design and Spatial Planning, University Innsbruck, Austria, is one of the winners of the ‘Österreichischer…

CITY Talks: Christian Mettke To Speak on Public Transit in Toronto


On Wednesday, November 30, please join us to hear Christian Mettke, PhD candidate at the Darmstadt University of Technology and current Visiting Scholar at the CITY Institute, present…

The CITY Institute at York Presents “Getting Published: A Primer for Faculty and Graduate Students”


On November 29, 2011, join us for a special session on the ins and outs of publishing in both scholarly and popular formats. Speakers will include publishers’ representatives…

CITY Pleased to Announce New Global Suburbanisms Website

The City Institute is pleased to announce the launch of the new website for the Global Suburbanisms project. Visit Global Suburbanisms to keep up with our ongoing research, find out…

November 15, 2011: Marianna Valverde presents “Exclusion, Expulsion and Extraction.”


Marianna Valverde (Director, Centre for Criminology and Sociolegal Studies, University of Toronto) presents ”Exclusion, Expulsion and Extraction: The death of planning?…

Roger Keil quoted in YorkRegion.com article “Urban sprawl same as Ponzi scam: Blogger.”

Roger Keil (Faculty of Environmental Studies) was recently quoted in a YorkRegion.com article by David Fleishcer that compares urban sprawl to a complicated Ponzi scheme.