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An academic community dedicated to creating and sharing inter-disciplinary knowledge of cities, their communities and the opportunities associated with unprecedented global urbanization.

In Dialogue with Angela Glover Blackwell: Exploring Narrative in the Context of Community-based Change

This dialogue explores the role and value of narrative in the context of community-based change.  Visiting Fellow Angela Glover Blackwell will reflect...

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Hotspots of Poverty and Contagion: Supporting Cities to Respond and Recover from COVID-19

The Georgetown Urban Health Collaborative presents Olivia D'Aoust: Hotspots of Poverty and Contagion: Supporting Cities to Respond and Recover from...

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Cities in a Globalized World: In Dialogue with Jeffrey D. Sachs

On November 9th, 2020, the Office of the President and the Georgetown Global Cities Initiative hosted Jeffrey D. Sachs, one of the world’s leading...

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Asian Cities, Urban Settlers Collection Published in City & Society

After two workshops and two years of continued engagement supported by the Georgetown Global Cities Initiative, five articles were published in City...

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In Dialogue with Enrique Peñalosa: Leadership, City Planning & Happiness

Join the conversation with Bogota's former Mayor Enrique Peñalosa on how he leaded and promoted transformative change in a city of more than 8 million...

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