Spring 2020 Conflict Series—Feminist Urbanism: Designing Cities That Work for Women
Co-presented by the Center for Human Rights and Global Justice at NYU Law School, the Center for Global Affairs at NYU's School for Professional Studies, The Program in International Relations at NYU's GSAS, the Robert L. Bernstein Institute for Human Rights, and the Office of International Programs at NYU Wagner
Date:February 25, 2020
Time:12:30pm - 1:30pm
The Puck Building - 295 Lafayette Street, The Rudin Family Forum for Civic Dialogue, 2nd Floor, New York, NY 10012
Each Tuesday, the Conflict, Security, and Development Series will examine new research, discuss creative policy approaches, and highlight recent innovations in responding to the challenges of security and development in conflict and post-conflict situations.
Sylvia Maier, Clinical Associate Professor, NYUSPS Center for Global Affairs will discuss how feminist urban theorists have demonstrated clearly that “urban planning has a sexism problem” and highlight the impact of the routine exclusion of women and underserved communities from architecture, urban planning and urban design decision-making processes on individuals’ identity, sense of safety, citizenship and belonging.
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