Archives for June, 2014

3 Posts

Cities and People: Civic Initiatives talk in Yakutsk, Russia

Thomas International conference “Cities and People: civic initiatives – the formula of mutual trust”, which will be held on June 27, 2014 in the city of Yakutsk.

The purpose of the International conference is to study the experience in developing a new model for a modern city having citizens’ active participation. The International conference will be attended by honorary guests, heads of international organizations, delegations from cities of the Russian Federation and the Republic of Sakha (Yakutia), representatives of cities-members of the United Cities and Local Governments (UCLG) and sister cities of Yakutsk from other countries as well.

Reality Bites, IUSD Monday Lecture

Thomas presents „reality bites“ taken from his work experience in different cultural contexts – from Iraq to Russia at the University of Stuttgart as part of the Monday lecture series at IUSD. You can also see the video.

The MSc Integrated Urbanism and Sustainable Design (IUSD) offered in Cairo and Stuttgart aims to train a new generation of urban practitioners to face the tremendous environmental, cultural and social challenges resulting from the rapid urbanization and ongoing societal transformation currently taking place in the Middle East, North Africa (MENA) and elsewhere.