Sunday, January 27, 2008

Event on Tuesday

Critical Interpretations of Sustainable Development
Tuesday, January 29th
Roone Arledge Cinema

Interested in alternative perspectives on sustainable development?
We invite you to come hear speakers expand the discussion on current research and practice. Our panelists approach the field from expertise in human rights, anthropology, economics, and sociology.

Mary Robinson has served as United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights and as President of Ireland and is now the Executive Director of the Ethical Globalization Initiative, which promotes a more ethical and equitable globalization process.

David Harvey is a leading theorist in the field of urban studies who teaches in the departments of geography and anthropology at the Graduate Center of the City University of New York.

Sanjay G. Reddy teaches economics at Barnard College and at SIPA at Columbia University. He focuses on the economics of development, and is best known for his work on global poverty estimates.

Saskia Sassen is a professor in the Department of Sociology and a member of the Committee on Global Thought at Columbia University. Her research and writing focus on globalization, immigration, global cities, and new networked technologies.

Sponsored by Global Solutions, the Undergraduate Human Rights Program, the Roosevelt Institution, Burma 88 Coalition, and the CU Democrats

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