Monday, March 29, 2010

Talk on Thursday on Post-Socialist Cities


Directions Lecturer Sasha Tsenkova: Informality, Inequality and Transformation in the Post-Socialist City

Sasha Tsenkova holds PhDs in Architecture and Planning. Over the last 25 years she has taught at universities in Toronto, York and Calgary and has been a visiting professor in Sweden, Scotland, Latvia, the Netherlands, Austria and Bulgaria. Tsenkova specializes in urban planning, housing policy and comparative urban development. Her research and professional activities in these areas for the World Bank, Council of Europe and the United Nations include a range of housing and urban projects in more than 20 countries in Central and Eastern Europe, Latin America and Central Asia. She is internationally recognized by the Killam Fellowship, Urban Studies Fellowship, Sasakawa Scholarship, International Peace Scholarship, and British Council Award.

4:00 pm, 101 International Studies Building

Note: Dr. Tsenkova and former former faculty member Zorica Nedovic-Budic recently co-edited a book on post-Socialist cities

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