The Urban Era: Comparing Challenges in the World's Cities
The Urban Era will explore issues of peace and conflict as they unfold on a city level. Saskia Sassen will deliver a keynote address tackling the importance of cities on the international stage to introduce the conference on February 1st. On February 2nd we will host six panels, each examining a different challenge through a comparative approach. The importance of cities in modern life and politics will be made evident by a host of captivating speakers.