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Apr 10 • 4:30 pm - 6:00 pm

Between Fear and Hope: How Resilient Can Cities Be?

909 Renaissance Park, 1135 Tremont Street, Boston, MA 02115

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“Contemporary Issues in Security and Resilience Studies” Speaker Series Event

Josef Konvitz is an historian, authority on urban and economic governance, and former diplomat.  A graduate of Cornell and Princeton Universities, he taught at Michigan State University (1973-92) before joining the OECD in a second career as an international civil servant.  As Head of Urban Affairs (1995-2003) and Regulatory Policy (2003-11), he supported several member countries to implement reforms, and  helped to construct partnerships between the OECD and  countries in Eastern Europe, South America, the Middle East, and South East Asia .  He is the author of Cities and Crisis (Manchester University Press, 2016).

Please RSVP here: www.northeastern.edu/cssh/internationalcenter/event/between-fear-and-hope-how-resilient-can-cities-be/