CISAR / IAR Conference: Challenges of Urbanization

By: Dr. Pratap Bhanu Mehta (President, Center for Policy Research, New Delhi), Dr. Amartya Lahiri (UBC), additional speakers TBA
Type: Conference

University of British Columbia

Center for India and South Asia Research and Institute for Asian Research

Conference: Challenges of Urbanization

Friday, April 29, 2016

Venue: Choi 120, IAR


9.30 am:          Welcome and opening remarks

9.45 am:          Amartya Lahiri, University of British Columbia

Urbanization and Structural Transformation in China and India

10.45 am:        Coffee break

11.00 am:        John Harriss, Simon Fraser University

Civil Society and Governance of Indian Cities

Noon:              Lunch

1.15 pm:          Keynote talk

Pratap Bhanu Mehta, Center for Policy Research

Imagining the Urban: What do we think cities are about?

2.30 pm:          Coffee break

2.45 pm:          Naresh Devineni, City University of New York

Title: TBA

3.45 pm           Coffee break

4.00 pm:          Milind Kandlikar, University of British Columbia

Beyond Odd/Even : Understanding the Drivers of Poor Air Quality in Indian Cities

5.00 pm:          Thanks and adjourn