Past Events

Alison Post - Infrastructure Networks and Urban Inequality: The Political Geography of Water Flows in Bangalore

water pump
4:00pm - 5:30pm, 126 Barrows Hall
126 Barrows Hall, UC Berkeley

Infrastructure services such as water, electricity, and mass transit are central to urban livelihoods. Yet large populations in the developing world receive poor quality services, or lack access entirely.

2019 Martin Wachs Lecture

havana
5:30 - 7:30 PM
112 Wurster Hall

 

GMS is pleased to co-sponsor the 2019 Martin Wachs Lecture. Now in its twelfth year, the annual Wachs Lecture draws innovative thinkers to the University of California to address today's most pressing issues in transportation.

Keeanga-Yamhatta Taylor | Race for Profit How Banks and the Real Estate Industry Undermined Black Homeownership

race for profit
12pm-1:30pm
Social Science Matrix | 820 Barrows Hall

A Matrix Lecture by Keeanga-Yamhatta Taylor, author of Race for Profit. Race for Profit uncovers how exploitative real estate practices continued well after housing discrimination was banned.

Clara Irazábal-Zurita | Venezuela’s Grand Housing Mission: Janus-Faced, Reversed Gentrification in Caracas

clara
12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
305 Wurster Hall

In conventional processes of gentrification, upper class residents start populating traditionally lower-income neighborhoods eventually causing an economic and spatial transformation that starts displacing the original residents.

(To be rescheduled) Karen Smilowitz | Modeling access and equity in the design of school districts and related transportation decisions

Smilowitz
Lecture 4pm (cookies 3:30pm)
290 Hearst Memorial Mining Building

This event has been cancelled due to the campus closure for large events and classes due to COVID-19. We hope to reschedule for the fall.

Co-Sponsored by the Institute for Transportation Studies, Dept. of Civil Engineering.