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Three or four things you might want to know about European urbanization since 1850

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Tuesday, May 31, 2016 - 5:00pm to 7:00pm

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EEEL Foyer

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The lecture sketches the outline of central developments still relevant today: urban growth and development, social segregation and housing, urban planning and the city as central site of political contest. Friedrich Lenger is the recipient of the prestigious Leibniz Prize of the German Research Foundation (DFG) in 2015. Reception to follow.

Opening Remarks: Hubertus Liebrecht, Honorary Consul of the Federal Republic of Germany, Annette Doll-Sellen, Director, New York Office, German Research Foundation (DFG), Florentine Strzelczyk, Vice Dean, Faculty of Arts, University of Calgary

Speaker: Friedrich Lenger, Professor of Modern History at the Justus-Liebig-Universität Gießen, Gottfried Wilhelm Leibniz Prize 2015

Sponsored by the German Research Foundation (DFG) and the University of Calgary International.

In English