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Cities After Great Disasters: Robert B. Olshansky

Please join us for a dialogue with Robert B. Olshansky, Ph.D., FAICP, is Professor Emeritus of Urban and Regional Planning, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, where he taught for 28 years.  Professor Olshansky has studied recovery planning and management after numerous major disasters around the world, including ones in the U.S., Japan, China, Taiwan, India, Indonesia, New Zealand, and Haiti. His recently release book is entitled: After Great Disasters (Island Press, 2019) and has been funded by the National Science Foundation and Lincoln Institute of Land Policy.  Prof. Olshansky will discuss his book in dialogue with Prof. Uwe Brandes, Faculty Director of the Urban & Regional Planning Program. 

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