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Annual General Meeting, Graduate Student Conference and training activities

Annual General Meeting, Graduate Student Conference and training activities

On April 20th, 2022, the City Institute held its Annual General Meeting (AGM).  The City Director, Prof. Linda Peake, reported to the Council of Affiliates on the successful fundraising activities in which the City Institute had engaged to support the new annual Graduate Professional Training Program, which includes the City Institute Fortnight Fridays (CIFF) in which faculty members present on a topic of professional […]

City Institute Executive member Prof. Luisa Sotomayor receives 2022 EUC Dean's Service Award

City Institute Executive member Prof. Luisa Sotomayor receives 2022 EUC Dean's Service Award

Dean Alice J. Hovorka presented five awards to members of the Faculty of Environmental & Urban Change (EUC), recognizing their significant contributions within the Faculty. City Institute Executive member Prof. Luisa Sotomayor received the Dean’s Service Award. Prof. Sotomayor's nomination notes her invaluable role in serving the York University community and beyond. Prof. Sotomayor’s breadth […]

CITY Visiting Scholar Jessica Parish awarded Marie Skłodowska-Curie Actions Post-Doctoral Fellowship

CITY Visiting Scholar Jessica Parish awarded Marie Skłodowska-Curie Actions Post-Doctoral Fellowship

Repost from YFile Jessica Parish, a master’s and PhD graduate of Political Science at York University, is a recipient of the European Union’s Marie Skłodowska-Curie Actions (MSCA) Postdoctoral Fellowship.  Nearly 12,000 proposals from researchers around the world were assessed in the competition. Parish was one of 1,638 scholars to receive an award. Commencing in March 2022, this project will be based at the Centre for […]

CITY Job Posting: Research Administrator

CITY Job Posting: Research Administrator

YORK UNIVERSITY Position Description -YUSA 2 Position Title: Research Administrator Department: The City Institute at York University (CITY) Term of Employment: Contract — one year Band Level / Rate of Pay: $19.87/hour Hours of Work: 23 hours per week (schedule to be determined once hired), 4 days per week Reports to: Anna Gordon, HR Business […]

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The impact of high-rise revitalization on suburban public spaces in Canada and France Researchers: Dr. Roza Tchoukaleyska (York University), Prof. Theresa Enright (University of Toronto), Prof. Ute Lehrer (York University)   In both Canada and France suburban high-rise social housing districts built in the post-war period now pose increasing physical, environmental and socio- economic challenges […]

City Seminar: Building Cities, Building Theory

City Seminar: Building Cities, Building Theory

We would like to thank all participants who came to today's seminar on migrant workers and building cities and theory.   Michelle Buckley Department of Human Geography, University of Toronto Scarborough   “Building cities, building theory: border-crossing perspectives on migrant construction work and employment”   Michelle Buckley is an Assistant Professor of Human Geography at […]