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AIA NY Book Talk – Why Public Space Matters to New York

AIA NY: Join us for a discussion to mark the occasion of Setha Low's new publication, Why Public Space Matters (Oxford University Press, 2022), in conversation with Ya-Ting Liu, Matthew Clarke, and Quilian Riano. This program presents powerful, recent findings about the importance of public space in the creation of a more just city. The discussion will focus on the contributions of […]

The Future of Public Space in NYC

The Graduate Center, CUNY 365 5th Avenue, New York

Join us, in person or virtually, on April 26th at 6:30 pm when we will hear from both Commissioners of Parks and Recreation for New York State (Erik Kulleseid) and New York City (Susan Donoghue) and the issues that they are facing.  This is an event for Setha Low's new book, Why Public Space Matters, and highlights ethnographic research-based responses […]


*CANCELLED** Clare Rishbeth presents, Refugee inclusion in urban greenspace: strategies for inclusive practice

The PUBLIC SPACE RESEARCH GROUP welcomes, Clare Rishbeth presenting, Refugee inclusion in urban greenspace: strategies for inclusive practice   This presentation examines how asylum seekers and refugees experience urban greenspaces. Whilst often overlooked in a focus on support services and integration, I argue that critically exploring the importance of urban greenspaces has wider implications for understanding how asylum seekers and […]

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