Beyond physical infrastructure and good decision-making, having a strong social compact is critical for cities to manage disruptions such as COVID-19 and climate change. With safe distancing now the norm, how can interventions such as Singapore’s Emerging Stronger Conversations and other international examples help cities maintain social ties and build resilience amongst its people? Professor Daniel P. Aldrich will join the panel of speakers discussing these important topics and questions.
About the Speaker
Daniel P. Aldrich is a professor of Political Science, Public Policy and Urban Affairs and Director of the Security and Resilience Studies Program at Northeastern University. He researches post-disaster recovery, countering violent extremism, the siting of controversial facilities and the interaction between civil society and the state.
An award-winning author of five books and more than 60 peer-reviewed articles, he contributes to a variety of news outlets including The New York Times, The Atlantic, NPR, and MSNBC and speaks regularly to NGOs and governments around the world on the importance of social ties in crises.
This event will take place on Thursday, March 25, at 8:00 AM ET. To register, click here.