Urban planning & governance in Barranquilla, Colombia: Lecture with prof. Florian Koch
Jun 26, 2012, 2pm-3pm
Urban planning and governance processes at the city fringe: The case of Barranquilla, Colombia
This presentation will report on recent developments in the metropolitan region of Barranquilla, Colombia, and seeks to explain the driving forces behind the dynamic urban expansion process which took place in the last decade. The interplay between the different actors, the policy framework, the politics and policies of urban planning and its spatial outcomes will be emphasized.
Koch is professor for European studies and regional development at the Institute for European Studies, Universidad del Norte in Barranquilla, Colombia, and holds a long-term lectureship with the DAAD – German Academic Exchange Service. He studied spatial planning in Dortmund and Rome, and completed his doctorate in social sciences at Humboldt University, Berlin. He was coordinator of the spatial planning program at Erfurt University of Applied Sciences. His main research areas include: Multi-level-governance, urban and regional studies, EU-Latin-American relations and local economic development. He is currently visiting scholar at the Centre for German and European Studies at York University.
|Location:||626 York Research Tower|
|Sponsor:||CITY, CGES, CERLAC|
|Posted by:||Sarah Khan|