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Both Spectacular and Mundane: The Greening of Urban China, 1990-2010

Oct 25, 2012, 12pm-2pm

Alana Boland will deliver the first in a series of talks on Urban Asia. Boland is a professor in the Department of Geography and Program in Planning at the University of Toronto. Her research examines the changing relationship between the urban political economy and environment in Chinese cities. Her current work focuses on state regulatory initiatives aimed at improving urban environmental conditions, particularly at the community-level. She is also interested in the economic-environment nexus that influenced of the development of Chinese cities during the 1950s and 1960s. For more information, contact the York Centre for Asian Research at ycar@york.ca.


Location:626 York Research Tower
Sponsor:York Centre for Asian Research and the City Institute
Posted by:Marion Thompson
Web Sitehttp://www.yorku.ca/ycar/Events/urban_asia.html
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