Is it Safe to Reside in Cities Nowadays?

Is it Safe to Reside in Cities Nowadays? Eduardo Almeida is the CEO at INDRA and Minsait Brazil. He manages more than 8,500 specialists and has more than 25 years of professional experience in companies such as Alcatel, Cisco Systems and Unisys. Previously, he served as Vice President and...

Dr. Jerome Krase. Looking below “Gentrification”

Dr. Jerome Krase – Emeritus Professor, Murray Koppelman Professor, School of Humanities and Social Sciences. Expert in Sociology, Gentrification, Gentrification in Brooklyn, Brooklyn Neighborhoods, Brooklyn Ethnic Groups, Italians in Brooklyn, Italian-American Politics, Italian-American Culture, Race, Class, Urban Life, Urban Culture, Race and Ethnicity in New York City. One...

Dr. Spiro Pollalis. Cities and sustainable urban infrastructure

Professor of Design, Technology and Management at the Harvard Design School. Since 2008, he is the Director of the Zofnass Program for the Sustainability of Infrastructure that has led to the Envision Rating System. He is also the Principal Investigator of the project “Gulf Sustainable Urbanism” for 10...

Prof. Peter Nas. Urban Symbolism

Professor Peter Nas – an emeritus professor of cultural anthropology at Leiden University (Netherlands), he used to work at the institutes of Cultural Anthropology and Development Sociology, and Languages and Cultures of Southeast Asia and Oceania (Leiden University). Prof. Nas was a President of the International Union of Anthropological...

City Kyiv as a space of interreligious dialogue

Liudmyla Fylypovych and Oksana Horkusha: City Kyiv as a space of interreligious dialogue. Prof. Liudmyla Fylypovych is a religious scholar, head of the Department of Philosophy and History of Religion in Institute of Philosophy by G.S. Skovoroda, National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine. Professor of National University of “Kyiv-Mohyla...

American architecture over 100 years. Carol Highsmith

Carol Highsmith is an American photographer, author, and publisher who has photographed in all the states of the United States, as well as the District of Columbia, and Puerto Rico. She photographs the entire American vista (including landscapes, architecture, urban and rural life, and people in their work environments)...

Avi Nardia. Can city life survive Coronavirus

Avi Nardia is a martial artist, founder of the defence martial art KAPAP. In the course of 24 years as a reserve officer, he (Major, IDF Res.) has served as an official hand-to-hand instructor, safety officer and served in the Special Counter Terror Unit. He has also trained Police...

Charles Landry. Urban literacy and creative bureaucracy

Charles Landry is an author, speaker and international authority on the use of imagination and creativity in urban change. His book The Creative City: A Toolkit for Urban Innovators became a movement to rethink the planning, development and management of cities. He is currently a fellow at the Robert...