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Utopia and Globalism Forum

Posted in Events by Devin Maeztri on September 17th, 2008

The Global Cities Institute and Globalism Research Centre present a forum focusing on the local and global utopias.

What: Forum “Utopia and Globalism”
When: Wednesday, 17 September 2008/4:30-6:00pm
Where: Research Lounge, Building 28, Level 5, City Campus, RMIT University (entrance is via Building 8 from Swanston St, to level 5 where it connects to Building 28)

Speaker: Professor Lyman Tower Sargent, Fellow, Stout Research Centre, Victoria University of Wellington; Professor Emeritus of Political Science, University of Missouri-St. Louis

The RMIT Global Cities Research Institute was inaugurated in 2006 to bring together key researchers at RMIT University, Australia, working on understanding the complexity of globalizing urban settings from provincial centres to mega-cities. The research is highly collaborative, linking with institutions and people around the world in long-term partnerships.

Founded in 2002, the Globalism Research Centre undertakes engaged research into globalisation, transnationalism, nationalism and cultural diversity. It seeks to understand and critically evaluate current directions of global change, with an emphasis on the cultural implications of political and economic transformation.

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