Category: Graduate Center for Planning and the Environment Lectures

Tuesday November 24, 8:00PM-9:00PM, Advanced GIS Lecture Series: Mapping Urban Inquiry: Systemic, Procedural & Differential Impacts of COVID-19 in NYC with Lucy Block

Lucy Block is the Research and Policy Associate at the Association for Neighborhood & Housing Development. She is responsible for research and data analysis to support tenant organizers…

Tuesday October 27, 8:00PM-9:00PM, Advanced GIS Lecture Series: Mapping Urban Inquiry: Drones & Photogrammetry for Climate Change Research in Cairo, Egypt with Norhan M. Bayomi

Norhan M. Bayomi  is a PhD student in the Building Technology program at MIT and a research assistant in the Urban Metabolism group. She received her BSc. In…

Wednesday October 7, 2020, 10:00am, Historic Preservation Masters Degree Program Lecture: Documenting and Managing Heritage Conservation: International Perspectives

Moderated by Lisa Ackerman, Visiting Assistant Professor, Pratt Historic Preservation Program. Featuring Dr. George Abungu, Emeritus Director, General National Museums of Kenya and Retired Professor of Heritage Studies,…

Tuesday October 6, 8:00PM-9:00PM, Advanced GIS Lecture Series: Mapping Urban Inquiry: Ecological Services Planning for Equitable Peace Building in Bogotá, Colombia with Marcela Angel

Marcela Angel is a Research Associate at the MIT Environmental Solutions Initiative, where she conducts environmental and community-based planning research. She serves as the manager for the Nature…

Monday September 21, 3pm, Earth Action Week/GCPE: Preserving Activism Between and Beyond Pratt’s Gates: Pratt’s Black Student Union

Featuring Cristina Fontanez Rodriguez,  Pratt Institute Archivist; Rebecca Krucoff, Visiting Assitant Professor, Historic Preservation & Executive Director, Urban Memory Project; Heather Lewis, Professor, Art and Design Education; Connie Harold, Pratt Alumna &…

Friday April 17, 6:00 – 8:00 PM Graduate Center for Planning and the Environment Spring Lecture Series: Lecture 3: Climate Change, Health, and Trauma with Transform Don’t Trash NYC Coalition, Nupur Chaudhury and Nick Sifuentes

The discussion will focus on successes in Waste and Transportation Infrastructure advocacy (the radical overhaul of NYC’s commercial waste management system and the first Congestion Pricing system in…

Friday March 27, 6:00 – 8:00 PM Graduate Center for Planning and the Environment Spring Lecture Series: Lecture 2: Recent Housing and Climate Laws in New York City and State, with Eddie Bautista, Daisy Chung, and Peter Iwanowicz

Recent Housing and Climate Laws in New York City and State, with Eddie Bautista, Daisy Chung, and Peter Iwanowicz Eddie Bautista (NYC Environmental Justice Alliance) Peter Iwanowicz (Environmental…

Friday Mar 6, 6:00 – 8:00 PM Graduate Center for Planning and the Environment Spring Lecture Series: Lecture 1: Community Planning and Rezoning Issues, with UPROSE, Damaris Reyes, Cheryl Pahaham, and City Councilmember Antonio Reynoso

Community Planning and Rezoning Issues, with UPROSE, Damaris Reyes, Cheryl Pahaham, and City Councilmember Antonio Reynoso What traction have communities gained in local land use decision-making? These will…