How Cities Will Save the World

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    • Thursday September 8, 2016
      4:00 pm - 5:30 pm
  • Location: Marjorie and Ralph Knowles Conference Center • Georgia State Law • 85 Park Place NE, Atlanta, GA 30303
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Summary Sentence: A book event with Assistant Professor and Author John T. Marshall

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Georgia State Law's Center for the Comparative Study of Metropolitan Growth will host a book reading, discussion and reception from 4 to 5:30 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 8, in the Knowles Conference Center to celebrate the launch of assistant professor John Travis Marshall's book, "How Cities Will Save the World: Urban Innovation in the Face of Population Flows, Climate Change and Economic Inequality."

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Georgia State Law'sCenter for the Comparative Study of Metropolitan Growth will host a book reading, discussion and reception from 4 to 5:30 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 8, in the Knowles Conference Center to celebrate the launch of assistant professor John Travis Marshall's book, "How Cities Will Save the World: Urban Innovation in the Face of Population Flows, Climate Change and Economic Inequality."

"How Cities Will Save the World" examines threats to communities such as climate change, population shifts and economic inequality and provides specific recommendations to cities to respond to these critical problems. Each of the 13 chapters are written by experts with front line experience in the fields of city redevelopment, urban infrastructure, health care, planning, immigration, historic preservation and local government administration.

Ray Brescia, co-author and associate professor at Albany Law School in Albany, New York, also will take part in the celebration.

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Marjorie and Ralph Knowles Conference Center • Georgia State Law • 85 Park Place NE, Atlanta, GA 30303

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School of City & Regional Planning

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Undergraduate students, Faculty/Staff, Public, Graduate students
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  • Created By: Jessie Brandon
  • Workflow Status: Published
  • Created On: Aug 23, 2016 - 4:44am
  • Last Updated: Apr 13, 2017 - 5:15pm