Our Events

The Mansueto Institute hosts a colloquium series during the academic year on Tuesdays, as well as symposium and other events, to support the exchange of new ideas and developments related to urban innovation and the science behind cities. We invite you to explore our calendar of upcoming events. Watch past events on our YouTube channel, and subscribe to our newsletter to receive updates about upcoming events.

Events Calendar

  Check back in the Autumn quarter, 2024, for details about upcoming events at the Mansueto Institute.  

Note that our Colloquium series will be held on Mondays for the academic year 2024-2025.

 

May 21, 2024
12:30 – 1:30 pm
Mansueto Colloquium Talk: The Socio-Ecological Psychology of Upward Social Mobility
Shige Oishi, Marshall Field IV Professor in the Department of Psychology, University of Chicago
Hybrid: 1155 E. 60th Street, Mansueto Lounge
Video
May 14, 2024
12:30 – 1:30 pm
Mansueto Colloquium Talk: Exploring Spatio-Temporal Mobility Patterns Within the City Structure
Riccardo Di Clemente, Associate Professor in the Network Science Institute at Northeastern University London
Hybrid: 1155 E. 60th Street, Mansueto Lounge
Video
May 10, 2024
12:00 – 1:00 pm
Trauma Interest Working Group: What Does Safety Mean to You? A Community Perspectives on Safety Talk Series Community Perspectives on the Role of Tech in Public Safety Robert Vargas, Associate Professor of Sociology; Deputy Dean at the University of Chicago; Navi Heer, Organizer, Chicago’s Stop ShotSpotter Coalition; Jasson Perez, Community, Labor, and Social Movement Organizer Hybrid: 1155 E. 60th Street, Room 140C
May 10, 2024
10:00 – 11:15 am
Syracuse-Chicago Webinar Series on Property Tax Administration and Design Tax Flights
Koleman Strumpf, Wake Forest University; discussion with Christopher Berry, William J. and Alicia Townsend Friedman Professor at the Harris School of Public Policy and the College; Director, Mansueto Institute for Urban Innovation
Webinar
May 7, 2024
12:30 – 1:30 pm
Mansueto Colloquium Talk Barriers and Facilitators of Public Safety Innovation
Robert Vargas, Associate Professor of Sociology; Deputy Dean at the University of Chicago
Hybrid: 1155 E. 60th Street, Mansueto Lounge
Video
May 3, 2024
10:00 – 11:15 am
Syracuse-Chicago Webinar Series on Property Tax Administration and Design Assessment Regressivity and the Homestead Exemption
Ruchi Singh, University of Georgia; discussion with Luke Rodgers, Florida State University
Webinar
May 4, 2024
11:45 am – 12:20 pm
Harris School Reunion Weekend Faculty Talk: Reassessing the Property Tax
Christopher Berry, William J. and Alicia Townsend Friedman Professor at the Harris School of Public Policy and the College; Director, Mansueto Institute for Urban Innovation
Hybrid: The Forum at the Keller Center, 1307 E. 60th Street
May 2, 2024
8:00 am – 4:30 pm
Kreisman Initiative Annual Housing Symposium: Housing and Climate Change In Person: David Rubenstein Forum, 1201 E. 60th St., 3rd floor
April 25, 2024
12:30 – 1:30 pm
Campus Environmental Lunch & Learn – EF Campus Earth Month Student Showcase
Environmental Frontiers Campus
Hybrid: 1155 E. 60th Street, Mansueto Lounge
April 20, 2024
10:00am – 12:00 pm
Powering the Future: Energy Efficiency & More Housing Expo & Workshops
In-Person: South Shore International College Preparatory High School, 1955 East 75th Street, Chicago
April 19, 2024
12:00 – 1:00 pm
Trauma Interest Working Group: What Does Safety Mean to You? A Community Perspectives on Safety Talk Series Beyond the Clinic: Behavioral Health Innovation in Local Government Matt Richards, Deputy Commissioner of Behavioral Health, Chicago Department of Public Health Hybrid: 1155 E. 60th Street, Mansueto Lounge
April 16, 2024
12:30 – 1:30 pm
Mansueto Colloquium Talk Bicycling in Low- and Middle-Income Countries’ Cities: Exploratory Research on Use, Experiences, Access, and Barriers in India, Bangladesh, and Ghana
Smruthi Bala Kannan, Postdoctoral Scholar, Department of Public Health Sciences, BSD, University of Chicago
Hybrid: 1155 E. 60th Street, Mansueto Lounge
Video
April 12, 2024
10:00 – 11:15 am
Syracuse-Chicago Webinar Series on Property Tax Administration and Design Optimal Property Taxes
Arpit Gupta, New York University; discussion with Kasper Kragh-Sorensen, University of Oslo
Webinar
April 2, 2024
12:30 – 1:30 pm
Mansueto Colloquium Talk The 15-Minute City Quantified Using Human Mobility Data
Arianna Salazar-Miranda, Mansueto Institute Postdoctoral Fellow
Hybrid: 1155 E. 60th Street, Mansueto Lounge
March 29, 2024
10:00 – 11:15 am
Syracuse-Chicago Webinar Series on Property Tax Administration and Design Real Estate Investors and Property Taxation
Serena Xiao, Texas Tech University; discussion with Daniel McMillen, University of Illinois at Chicago
Webinar
March 22, 2024
10:00 – 11:15 am
Syracuse-Chicago Webinar Series on Property Tax Administration and Design County Property Tax Capitalization in U.S. Cities
Kyle Kopplin, Black Hills State University; discussion with John Yinger, Syracuse University
Webinar
March 21, 2024
3:00 – 5:00 pm
Crown School & Mansueto Institute Urban Innovators Colloquium: Inclusionary Zoning in New York City: Trojan Horse or Antidote to Gentrification?: Lance Freeman, Penn Integrates Knowledge Professor of City and Regional Planning, and Sociology, University of Pennsylvania Hybrid: 1155 E. 60th Street, Room 142
Video
March 21, 2024
5:30 pm
Trauma Interest Working Group: PSY DEI Committee Film Screening Series Presents: Shame of Chicago
Producer and Co-Writer, Chris Jenkins
Lobby of the Knapp Center for Biomedical Discovery (KCBD)
March 19, 2024
12:30 – 1:30 pm
Building Inspectors and Aging Housing Stock
Robin Bartram, Assistant Prof. Crown Family School of Social Work, Policy, and Practice
Hybrid: 1155 E. 60th Street, Mansueto Lounge
March 5, 2024
12:30 – 1:30 pm
Mansueto Colloquium Talk Personal Exposure to Particulate Matter: A Focus on Cooking Fuels in Rwandan Homes and What That Teaches us About Exposure in Cities
Cheryl Weyant, Mansueto Postdoctoral Fellow and Department of Geophysical Sciences in the Physical Sciences Division Postdoctoral Scholar
Hybrid: 1155 E. 60th Street, Mansueto Lounge
Video
March 1, 2024
10:00 – 11:15 am
Syracuse-Chicago Webinar Series on Property Tax Administration and Design: Property Tax Assessment Over the Real Estate Cycle
Christopher Berry, William J. and Alicia Townsend Friedman Professor at the Harris School of Public Policy and the College and Director, Mansueto Institute for Urban Innovationr; discussion with Lei Ding, Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia
Webinar
February 23, 2024
12:00 – 1:00 pm
Trauma Interest Working Group: What Does Safety Mean to You? A Community Perspectives on Safety Talk Series
Co-sponsored with the Center for the Study of Race, Politics, & Culture
Adam Green, Associate Professor, Departments of Race, Diaspora and Indigeneity, History and Co-Chair, Council on University Community Relations, University of Chicago; Jamie Kalven, Author and Journalist and Founder, Invisible Institute; Tre Nowaczynski, Pediatric Violence Recovery Specialist, Urban Health Initiative, University of Chicago

Hybrid: 1155 E. 60th Street, Mansueto Lounge

Video

February 20, 2024
12:00 – 1:00 pm
Mansueto Institute Black History Month Event: Film Screening and Q&A with Producer Nedra Sims Fears: The Making of Mahalia Jackson Court In-Person: 1155 E. 60th Street, Mansueto Lounge
February 6, 2024
12:30 – 1:30 pm
Mansueto Colloquium: Learning from The Chicago Neighborhood Project: Preliminary Insights from a Crowdsourced Mapping Effort
Lydia Wileden, Mansueto Institute and Division of Social Sciences Postdoctoral Fellow
Hybrid: 1155 E. 60th Street, Mansueto Lounge
Video
February 2, 2024
10:00 – 11:15 am
Syracuse-Chicago Webinar Series on Property Tax Administration and Design: Implicit Land Taxes and Their Effect on the Real Economy
Nathan Seegert, University of Utah; discussion with John Anderson, University of Nebraska-Lincoln
Webinar
January 30, 2024
12:30 – 1:30 pm
Mansueto Urban Innovators Colloquium: The Future of High-Speed Rail in the Midwest & Beyond
Rick Harnish, Executive Director, High Speed Rail Alliance
Hybrid: 1155 E. 60th Street, Mansueto Lounge
Video
January 26, 2024
12:00 pm
TIWG: What Does Safety Mean to You? A Community Perspectives on Safety Talk Series
Emerging Public Health Violence Prevention
Franklin N. Cosey-Gay, Executive Director, Community & External Affairs and Director, Urban Health Initiative, University of Chicago Medicine
Online
Video
January 23, 2024
12:30 – 1:30 pm
Mansueto Colloquium: Can Chicago Gangs be Studied Through Crowd Sourced Social Media Data?
Riley Tucker, Mansueto Institute, Data Science Institute, and Department of Psychology Postdoctoral Fellow
Hybrid: 1155 E. 60th Street, Mansueto Lounge
Video
January 9, 2024
12:30 – 1:30 pm
Mansueto Colloquium: Urbanism and Agriculture: Epistemology and Anthropogenic Landscapes
Adrian Chase, Mansueto Postdoctoral Fellow & Department of Anthropology Postdoctoral Scholar
Hybrid: 1155 E. 60th Street, Mansueto Lounge
December 15, 2023
10-11:15am
A Roof for Rent: Shared Occupancy and Property Tax Compliance Syracuse-Chicago Webinar Series on Property Tax Administration and Design Webinar
December 1, 2023
10-11:15am
Do Appraisers Adjust to Market Syracuse-Chicago Webinar Series on Property Tax Administration and Design Webinar
November 28, 2023
12:30 – 1:30 pm
Mansueto Colloquium: A Cognitive View of Policing
Oeindrila Dube, Philip K. Pearson Professor, University of Chicago – Harris School of Public Policy
Hybrid: 1155 E. 60th Street, Mansueto Lounge
Video
October 31, 2023
12:30 – 1:30 pm
Mansueto Colloquium: Making Communities Relevant to Climate Science, and Climate Science Relevant to Communities: The Case of CROCUS
Cristina Negri, Director, Environmental Science Division, Argonne National Laboratory

Hybrid: 1155 E. 60th Street, Mansueto Lounge

Video

October 27, 2023
10-11:15am
Tax Subsidies and Housing Affordability Syracuse-Chicago Webinar Series on Property Tax Administration and Design Webinar
October 24, 2023
12:30-1:30 pm
Mansueto Urban Innovators Colloquium: Data Analytics for Community Planning, Joseph Minicozzi, AICP, Founder and Principal of Urban3
Video
October 17, 2023
12:30 – 1:30 pm
Mansueto Colloquium: Blockbusting and the Challenges Faced by Black Families in Building Wealth through Housing in the Postwar United States
Dan Hartley, Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago

Hybrid: 1155 E. 60th Street, Mansueto Lounge

Video

October 13, 2023
Data, Ethics, & Policy: A Community-Centered Approach  
October 13, 2023
10-11:15am
Understanding Racial Differences in Property Tax Appeals: Evidence from a Field Experiment Syracuse-Chicago Webinar Series on Property Tax Administration and Design Webinar
September 28, 2023
3:30 – 6:00 pm
Mansueto Colloquium, co-hosted with the Department of Psychology: Why Social Mobilization Is Essential For Confronting the Climate Crisis And What Academic Psychologists Can Do
Adam R. Aron, Professor of Psychology, UC San Diego
Hybrid: 1155 E. 60th Street, Room 142
Video
September 22, 2023
10-11:15am
Identifying Tax-Setting Responses from Local Fiscal Policy Programs Syracuse-Chicago Webinar Series on Property Tax Administration and Design Webinar
September 19, 2023
11-12:30pm
Updating Middle Neighborhood Housing Stock for Energy Efficiency and Climate Resiliency National Community Stabilization Trust’s “Middle Neighborhoods Webinar” Webinar
September 8, 2023
10-11:15am
Wealth and Property Taxation in the United States Syracuse-Chicago Webinar Series on Property Tax Administration and Design Webinar
September 8, 2023
12:30-1:30pm
Mansueto Lunch Discussion with Allison Laskey, Associate Editor of Nature Cities In Person: 1155 E. 60th Street, Mansueto Lounge
August 30, 2023
11-12:30pm
Unveiling and Addressing Property Tax Inequities National Community Stabilization Trust’s “Middle Neighborhoods Webinar” Webinar
August 16, 2023
11am-12:30pm CT
Environmental Frontiers Campus Summer Quarter Student Presentations & Lunch

Hybrid Event

Video

May 31, 2023
12:30-1:30 pm CT
Mansueto Colloquium – The City as a Place for Just and Sustainable Transformation: Learnings from the Case of AmsterdamCharlotte Cator, PhD Fellow, Department of Business Humanities and Law, Copenhagen Business School

Hybrid Event

Video

May 18, 2023
12:00-1:00 pm CT
Trauma Interest Working Group Brown Bag – Violence as a Social Risk Factor for Cardiometabolic DiseasesElizabeth L. Tung, MD, MS, Assistant Professor of Medicine
Section of General Internal Medicine, University of Chicago

Hybrid Event

Video

May 17, 2023
12:30-1:30pm CT
Mansueto Colloquium – What if? Mining for Equitable Development​ and the Building of Mutualist MarketsShawn Rickenbacker, Director, J. Max Bond Center; Associate Professor, Bernard and Anne Spitzer School of Architecture at City University of New York (CUNY)

Hybrid Event

Video

May 5, 2023
12:00-1:00 pm CT
Trauma Interest Working Group Brown Bag – Trauma-Informed Housing Julianna Stuart
Vice President of Community Impact, Preservation of Affordable Housing (POAH) 

Video
May 3, 2023
12:30-1:30pm CT
Mansueto Colloquium – Adapting to the Urban Environment: Studies of Social Deprivation in the UKUrban Cognition Series – Daniel Nettle, Professor of Behavioural Science at Newcastle University and Researcher in the Evolution and Social Cognition team at the Ecole Normale Supérieure-PSL
Video
May 1, 2023
8:15am-6:30pm CT
Missing Middle Housing: The Key to Scaling Affordability? Kreisman Housing Initiative on Law and Policy Symposium
David Rubenstein Forum, 1201 E. 60th St., 3rd floor
April 19, 2023
12:30-1:30pm CT
Mansueto Colloquium – Unleashing the Transformative Potential for Energy Transitions in Cities – Lessons from Los Angeles, Patricia Romero-Lankao, Researcher V-Behavioral and Decision Support Science, National Renewable Energy Laboratory
Video
April 12, 2023
12-1 pm CT
EF Campus – Campus Environmental Lunch and Learn
Video
April 5, 2023
12:30-1:30pm CT
Mansueto Colloquium – Developmental Adaptations to Adverse ConditionsUrban Cognition Series – Willem Frankenhuis, Associate Professor, Department of Psychology, Faculty of Social & Behavioural Sciences, Utrecht University
Video
March 29, 2023
12:30-1:30pm CT
Mansueto Colloquium – Making Sense of ‘A Sense of Place’: Examining the Collective and Relational Nature of Neighborhood KnowledgeLydia Wileden, Mansueto Institute and Social Sciences Division Postdoctoral Fellow, University of Chicago
Video
March 22, 2023
12:30-1:30pm CT
Mansueto Colloquium – A Socio-Ecological Perspective on Decision-Making in Low-Income Contexts – – Urban Cognition Series – Jennifer Sheehy-Skeffington, Assistant Professor of Social Psychology,
London School of Economics and Political Science
Video
March 20, 2023
12:00-1:00pm CT
Postdoctoral Candidate Talk – Distributive Economic Impacts of the Bipartisan Infrastructure Law: A Case Study of Texas Applying the Computable General Equilibrium (CGE) Model – Ziqi Liu,
PhD Candidate in Community and Regional Planning, The University of Texas at Austin
Hybrid Event
1155 E. 60th St., Room 101 (Mansueto Lounge)
February 22, 2023
12:00 – 1:00pm CT
Mansueto Colloquium – Spatial Network Characteristics of CrimeAlexandra Ciomek, Mansueto Institute Postdoctoral Fellow and Crown Family School of Social Work, Policy, and Practice Postdoctoral Scholar, University of Chicago

Hybrid Event

1155 E. 60th St., Room 101 (Mansueto Lounge)

February 16, 2023
11:00am-12:00pm CT
Postdoctoral Candidate Talk – The Clean Cooking Transition Observed in Sub-Saharan Africa – Cheryl Weyant, Postdoctoral Researcher, University of Michigan School for Environment and Sustainability

Hybrid Event

1155 E. 60th St., Room 101 (Mansueto Lounge)

February 15, 2023
12:00-1:00pm CT
Mansueto Colloquium – Can Chicago Gangs be Studied Through Crowd-Sourced Online Data? – Riley Tucker, Mansueto Institute and Data Science Institute Postdoctoral Fellow, University of Chicago Video

February 8, 2023

12:00 – 1:00pm CT

Mansueto Colloquium – Age, Death, and the Nucleus of InventionChristopher Esposito, Mansueto Institute and Knowledge Lab Postdoctoral Fellow, University of Chicago Video

February 3, 2023

12:00 – 1:00pm CT

TIWG Forced Migration Speaker Series – Medicine and Human Rights: Screening for Torture and Trauma in Refugees, International and Local at-risk Populations in the Medical SettingDr. Irene Martinez, Attending Physician at John H. Stroger, Jr. Hospital Virtual Event

February 1, 2023

12:00 – 1:00pm CT

 

Postdoctoral Candidate Colloquium – Which Streets are Complete? Mapping Pedestrian and Transit Infrastructure at Scale in San Francisco, CA – Marcel Moran, Postdoctoral Candidate, University of California, Berkeley

Hybrid Event

1155 E. 60th St., Room 101 (Mansueto Lounge)

 

January 27, 2023

12:00-1:00pm CT

 

Postdoctoral Candidate Colloquium – Integrating Uncertainty into Urban Simulation: Potential Land Use Implications of Automated Vehicles – Daniel Engelberg, PhD Candidate in the MIT Department of Urban Studies and Planning

Hybrid Event

1155 E. 60th St., Room 101 (Mansueto Lounge)

January 26, 2023

11:00am – 12:00pm CT

 

Postdoctoral Candidate Colloquium – Social Networks in the Segregated City: Understanding Social Processes in the Emergence of Segregation – Laura Fürsich, Doctoral Candidate in Analytical Sociology, Institute for Analytical Sociology, Linköping University, Sweden

Hybrid Event

1155 E. 60th St., Room 101 (Mansueto Lounge)

 

January 24, 2023
12:00-1:00pm CT
Postdoctoral Candidate Colloquium – Urban Science for Sustainable Cities: How to Shape the Environmental and Social Performance of Cities Using Digital Tools – Arianna Salazar-Miranda, Doctoral Candidate in Computational Urban Science and Planning, Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Hybrid Event

1155 E. 60th St., Room 101 (Mansueto Lounge)

 

 

January 18, 2023

12:00-1:00pm CT

 

“NOVA: Ancient Maya Metropolis” viewing, Q&A with Adrian Chase, Mansueto Institute Postdoctoral Fellow and Department of Anthropology Postdoctoral Scholar, University of Chicago

 

1155 E. 60th St., Room 101 Mansueto Lounge

 

January 13, 2023

12:00 – 1:00pm CT

TIWG Forced Migration Speaker Series – Violence Here, Violence There: The Impacts of Compound Violence on Undocumented Mexicans’ Migration and US SettlementAngela Garcia, Assistant Professor in the Crown Family School of Social Work, Policy, and Practice Video

January 11, 2023

12:00 – 1:00pm CT

Mansueto Colloquium – Indigenous Urban Structure in the Garden City of Caracol, BelizeAdrian Chase, Mansueto Institute Postdoctoral Fellow and Department of Anthropology Postdoctoral Scholar, University of Chicago

Video

 

December 2, 2022

12:00-1:00pm CT

 

TIWG Forced Migration Speaker Series: Jeannie Annan, Senior Research Associate at the University of Chicago Harris School of Public Policy and Chief Research and Innovation Officer for the International Rescue Committee Video
11/30/2022 Mansueto Colloquium – Remote Work and City StructureEsteban Rossi-Hansberg, Glen A. Lloyd Distinguished Service Professor, Kenneth C. Griffin Department of Economics at the University of Chicago

 

Video

 

11/9/2022 Mansueto Colloquium – A Decision-Making Quandary: Intergenerational Trauma and the Criminal Justice SystemMicere Keels, Associate Professor in Comparative Human Development at the University of Chicago

 

Video

 

11/4/2022

 

TIWG Forced Migration Speaker Series – The Forced Migration from Chicago Public HousingBen Austen, Lecturer, Division of the Humanities in Creative Writing at the University of Chicago

 

Video

 

10/26/2022 Mansueto Colloquium – Teasing Apart Among and within City Variation in Urban Biodiversity Through a Large-scale, Multi-city CollaborationMason Fidino, Quantitative Ecologist at Urban Wildlife Institute at the Lincoln Park Zoo Video
10/25/2022 The Impact of Urban Development on Human Health

 

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10/7/2022

 

TIWG Forced Migration Speaker Series – Aimee Hilado, Assistant Professor Crown Family School of Social Work, Policy, and Practice Event Recording 
10/6/2022
Forced Migration & the Mental Health & Wellbeing of Children, Youth, & Families Ida Noyes, 3rd Floor Theater, 1212 E. 59th Street
7/19/2022 – 7/22/2022 IC2S2 Conference – 8th International Conference on Computational Social Science Harper Center of the Booth School of Business, University of Chicago
6/16/2022
Breakfast Colloquium – “Spatial Restructuring: Urbanization and Urban Systems in China” – Ming Lu, Professor of Economics at Shanghai Jiao Tong University
1155 E. 60th Street, Mansueto Institute Lounge, or via Zoom
6/1/2022-6/3/2022
MetroLab Summit

 

David Rubenstein Forum, University of Chicago, 1201 E. 60th Street

 

5/19/2022  Trauma Interest Work Group Film Festival Minding the Gap – by Bing Liu

 

1155 E. 60th St., Room 142

 

5/16/2022
Kreisman for Housing Law and Policy Symposium – “Beyond the Single-Family Home: Zoning, Equity, and Access”  David Rubenstein Forum, University of Chicago, 1201 E. 60th Street
5/13/22
Ecopod @ DuSable Museum for Green City Day
 
5/12/22  Trauma Interest Work Group Film Festival Deej, Speaker: Ralph Savarese – by Robert Rooy  
5/5/22  Trauma Interest Work Group Film Festival Any Given Day – by Margaret Byrne  
4/28/22  Trauma Interest Work Group Film Festival It Shoudda Been Meby Doriane Miller  
4/22/22
Trauma Interest Work Group Brown Bag: “Capitalizing on Crisis: Chicago Policy Responses to Homicide Waves” – Robert Vargas, Associate Professor of Sociology, University of Chicago
Event Recording
4/20/2022  Mansueto Lunch Colloquium: “Strategic COVID-19 Vaccine Distribution Can Simultaneously Elevate Social Utility and Equity” – Fengli Xu, Institute Postdoctoral Fellow & Knowledge Lab Postdoctoral Scholar

 

Event Recording

 

4/15/2022
Trauma Interest Working Group Brown Bag: “Listening to Community: The Origins of the Wellness Resilience Arts Program (WRAP)” – Doriane C. Miller, Director, Center for Community Health and Vitality and Professor of Medicine at University of Chicago
Event Recording
4/8/2022
Environmental Data Science Lunch Colloquium (Hosted by Data Science for Energy and Environmental Research Program) – “Mapping Informal Settlements in Sub-Saharan Africa” – Nico Marchio, Research Data Scientist, Mansueto Institute for Urban Innovation
Event Recording
4/6/2022  Mansueto Lunch Colloquium – “Divergent Definitions? How Social Network Analysis Detects ‘Gangs’ and What It Means for Policing” – Alex Ciomek, Institute Postdoctoral Fellow & Crown Family School of Social Work, Policy, and Practice Postdoctoral Scholar

 

 

3/25/2022  Distinguished Speaker Colloquiumon Biological Sciences and Climate Change – “Managing Landscapes to Reduce the Triple Anthropocene Threat” – Claire Kremen, Professor and President’s Excellence Chair in Biodiversity at University of British Columbia
Event Recording
3/23/2022  Mansueto Lunch Colloquium – “How Racial Heterogeneity in Contextual Frames Subvert Choice-Based Policies: The Case of Community Crime and School Enrollment in Los Angeles County” – Jared Schachner, Institute Postdoctoral Fellow & Sociology Postdoctoral Scholar
Event Recording
 
3/11/2022  Distinguished Speaker Colloquiumon Biological Sciences and Climate Change – “Adaptation Response to Climate Change: Evidence for Public Health,” Sari Kovats, Associate Professor in the Department of Public Health, Environments and Society at the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine Event Recording
3/9/2022
Mansueto Lunch Colloquium – “The Creation of Urban Hinterlands: An Archaeological Perspective from Turkey, 3000 BCE-1900 CE,”
Michele Massa – Institute Postdoctoral Fellow & Oriental Institute Postdoctoral Scholar
Event Recording
2/25/2022 
Trauma Interest Working Group Brown Bag Session with Dr. Candice Norcott – “Mental Health & Reproductive Justice: Binding our Liberation Together”
Event Recording
2/23/2022
Mansueto Lunch Colloquium – “Where did Redlining Matter?: Regional Heterogeneity and the Uneven Distribution of Advantage” – Wenfei Xu, Institute Postdoctoral Fellow & Center for Spatial Data Science Postdoctoral Scholar Event Recording
2/18/2022  Distinguished Speaker Colloquium on Biological Sciences and Climate Change – Actions on the Climate Crisis offer Major and Immediate Health Gains Virtual Event Event Recording
2/9/2022 
Mansueto Lunch Colloquium – Chris Esposito, Institute & Knowledge Lab Postdoctoral Fellow Online
2/4/2022 
EFCampus Student Information Session – Research Assistant Positions Summer 2022 Event Recording
1/20/2022 
Chicago’s Array of Things: Pioneering Intelligent Urban Sensing Online
12/1/2021  Mansueto Lunch Colloquium: Stuart Lynn and Dylan Halpern – A New Forever Open Platform for Spatial Data Analysis Event Recording
11/10/2021  Mansueto Lunch Colloquium: Madeleine Daepp – The Design and Deployment of a Chicago Air Quality Sensing Network Event Recording
10/28/21  Luis Bettencourt Book Talk – Introduction to Urban Science Online
10/27/2021  Mansueto Lunch Colloquium: Lav Varshney – Graph Augmentation for Equitable Access via Reinforcement Learning Event Recording
10/13/2021  Mansueto Lunch Colloquium: Francis “Alvin” Pearman – Gentrification, Educational Inequality, and the Future of Urban Schooling

Event Recording

 

5/18/2021 
Chicago Futures: The Data-Driven City with Luis Bettencourt
Online
5/17/2021 
Occupations: A Collective, A Pedagogy, A Politics
Online
5/13/2021 
The Formation of Fin de Siècle Vienna
Online
5/7/2021 
Trauma Interest Working Group Speaker Series featuring Tynisha Jointer from CPS on the Power of Space in the Midst of Harm
View event recording here
4/20/2021 
 
Online
4/9/2021 
 
Trauma Interest Working Group Speaker Series featuring Dr. Emiliana Vegas, Co-Director of the Center for Universal Education at the Brookings Institution, on the Unequal Impact of COVID-19 School Closures Globally
Online
3/30/2021 
 
Research Center for Computing Mind Bytes From AI to Quantum Computing: Towards a Transformative Research Ecosystem
 
Online
3/22/2021 
 
Global Urban Network Seminar Series: Building Sustainable Cities at the Neighbourhood Scale featuring Luis Bettencourt
 
Online
3/17/2021  Lunch Colloqium: “Ancient Cities in their Ecological and Socio-Political Landscapes: a Case Study from Turkey” featuring Michele Massa, Mansueto Fellow and Oriental Institute Postdoctoral Scholar, University of Chicago Online
3/10/2021  Lunch Colloqium: “Neighborhood Effects in the 21st Century: Disadvantage, Density and the Spatial Distribution of Institutional Resources” featuring Jared Schachner, Mansueto Fellow and Sociology Postdoctoral Scholar, University of Chicago Online
3/8/2021  EFCampus Undergrad Summer RA Info Session Online
3/5/2021  Trauma Interest Working Group Speaker Series: Rebecca Winthrop, Center for Universal Education, Brookings Institution Online
2/24/2021  Brunch Colloquium: “COVID-19 Risks in Urban Space: A Human Mobility Perspective” featuring Fengli Xu, Mansueto Fellow & Knowledge Lab Postdoctoral Scholar, University of Chicago Online
2/12/2021  Trauma Interest Working Group Speaker Series: Dr. Valerie Adams-Bass, University of Virginia Curry School of Education Online
2/10/2021 Art of Captivity Book Launch with Jon Lee Anderson of The New Yorker Online
2/8/2021  CDAC Distinguished Speaker Series: Brian Christian, “The Alignment Problem: Machine Learning and Human Values” Online
1/22/2021  “Reopening K-12 Schools during the COVID-19 Pandemic: Equity, Ethical and Policy Considerations” Trauma Interest Workgroup Speaker Series: Lainie Friedman Ross, MD, PhD Online
1/11/2020 CDAC Rising Stars in Data Science Workshop: Interdisciplinary Data Science Panel with Luis Bettencourt Online
12/9/2020  Brunch Colloquium: Shenjing He, The University of Hong Kong Online
11/18/2020  Storytelling with Urban Data Visualizations: A Chicago Studies Data in Dialogue session with Nicholas Marchio Online
11/18/2020  Lunch Colloquium: Geoff Boeing, USC Urban Data Lab Online
11/04/2020  “The effect of urban environmental features on mental and physical health,” by The Centre for Urban Mental Health, featuring Prof. Marc Berman Online
10/30/2020  Local Innovations, SDGs and COVID-19: World Cities Day 2020 presented by the UN-Habitat New York Liaison Office, featuring Prof. Luis Bettencourt Online
10/28/2020  Lunch Colloquium: Nico Marchio, Research Data Scientist, Mansueto Institute Online
10/21/2020  Lunch Colloquium: Dr. Hannes Taubenböck, German Aerospace Center Online
10/19/2020  UN World Data Forum: The Million Neighborhoods Map and OpenReblock: Spatial data-driven processes and tools to accelerate sustainable and equitable human development in fast-growing cities Online
10/14/2020 Design and the Post-Pandemic City: A conversation with Bruce Mau Online
9/16/2020  Becoming Urban: Complexities in Contemporary Developing Cities Online
9/9/2020  Student Q&A: Certificate Program in Urban Science and Sustainable Development Online
7/21/2020  US COVID Atlas: Exploring Data to Move to Action Online
7/15/2020  AESS 2020 Conference: “Environmental Frontiers: Collaborative Campus Sustainability at the University of Chicago” Online
7/5/2020  State of the Map 2020: Detecting Informal Settlements via Topological Analysis Online
6/4/2020  Lunch Colloquium: Victoria Romeo Aznar, Mansueto Institute Postdoctoral Fellow & Evolution and Ecology Postdoctoral Scholar Online
5/22/2020  Food in Focus: Global Hunger and the COVID Pandemic Online
4/23/2020  50th Anniversary of Earth Day Virtual Happy Hour Online
3/10/2020 Lunch Colloquium: Benjamin Fogarty-Valenzuela, Institute Postdoctoral Fellow & Sociology Postdoctoral Scholar Searle Chemical Lab, Room 240A
3/5/2020 Lunch Colloquium: Tamma Carleton, Energy Policy Institute at the University of Chicago (EPIC) Searle Chemical Lab, Room 240A
2/28/2020 – 3/1/2020  Inter-Policy School Summit: Climate Change and Urban Adaptation Harris School of Public Policy
2/20/2020  Lunch Colloquium: Diego Rybski, Potsdam Institute for Climate Impact Research Searle Chemical Lab, Room 240A
2/12/2020  The Million Neighborhoods Network: Localizing Sustainable Development Through Better Connected Communities (WUF10 Networking Event) Abu Dhabi Exhibition Center, Hall 2, Room 9, NE 149
2/11/2020  Chicago WUF10 Reception (Hosted by Mansueto Institute and Chicago Council on Global Affairs) Relax@12 at Aloft Hotel, Abu Dhabi
2/5/2020  Lunch Colloquium: Anni Beukes, Institute Resident Fellow Searle Chemical Lab, Room 240B
1/28/2020  Lunch Colloquium: Nicole Rosner, Institute Postdoctoral Fellow & Anthropology Postdoctoral Scholar Searle Chemical Lab, Room 240A
1/21/2020  Urban Readers Series: Lee Anne Fennell – “Slices and Lumps: Division and Aggregation in Law and Life” Seminary Co-op Bookstore
1/21/2020  Race, Space, and the Built Environment: Exploring the Intersection of Place and Social (in)Justice University of Chicago School of Social Service Administration, 969 E. 60th St
1/14/2020  Chi Hack Night presents Million Neighborhoods: Mapping Slums on a Global Scale Braintree office, 222 W. Merchandise Mart Plaza, 8th Floor, Chicago, IL 60654
1/14/2020  Lunch Colloquium: Kyoung Whan Choe, Institute Postdoctoral Fellow & Psychology Postdoctoral Scholar Searle Chemical Lab, Room 240A
12/4/2019 Lunch Colloquium: Christof Brandtner, Institute Postdoctoral Fellow & Sociology Postdoctoral Scholar, Mansueto Institute for Urban Innovation Searle Chemical Lab, Room 240B
12/3/2020 Motown’s Makeover: What Worked, and for Whom? Ida Noyes Hall
11/20/2019 Lunch Colloquium: Daniel Zünd, Institute Postdoctoral Fellow & Evolution and Ecology Postdoctoral Scholar, Mansueto Institute for Urban Innovation Searle Chemical Lab, Room 240B
11/13/2019 Urban Readers Series: George Galster – “Making Our Neighborhoods, Making Our Selves” School of Social Service Administration Library
11/6/2019  Lunch Colloquium: Deborah Strumsky, Assistant Research Professor, ASU-SFI Center for Biosocial Complex Systems Searle Chemical Lab, Room 240B
10/25/2019  Urban Readers Series: Angela S. García – “Legal Passing: Navigating Undocumented Life and Local Immigration Law” Seminary Co-op Bookstore
10/23/2019 – 10/25/2019 Global Symposium on Sustainable Cities and Neighborhoods University of Chicago
10/16/2019  Lunch Colloquium: Devin White, Manager, Autonomous Sensing & Perception, Sandia National Laboratories Searle Chemical Lab, Room 240B
7/15/2019 – 7/26/2019 Global Sustainability Summer School (GSSS) Santa Fe Institute, Santa Fe, NM
7/1/2019 Lunch Colloquium: Dr. Charlotta Mellander, Professor of Economics at Jönköping International Business School, Jönköping University Searle Chemical Laboratory, 240A
6/13/2019 Lunch Colloquium: Dr. J. W. Hanson, British Academy Postdoctoral Fellow, Department of Classics, University of Reading Searle Chemical Laboratory, 240B
6/4/2019 Lunch Colloquium: Dr. Celine Rozenblat, Professor of Urban Geography, University of Lausanne Searle Chemical Laboratory, 240B
5/7/2019 Lunch Colloquium: Dr. Daniel T. O’Brien, Associate Professor, Northeastern University Searle Chemical Laboratory, 240B
4/16/2019 Lunch Colloquium: Dr. Roland Fletcher, Professor of Theoretical and World History, University of Sydney Searle Chemical Laboratory, 240B
4/15/2019 Lunch Colloquium: Dr. Haneen Khreis, Assistant Research Scientist, Texas A&M Transport Institute Searle Chemical Laboratory, 240B
4/4/2019 Panel Discussion “Revisiting a Trailblazing Text: Robert Park and Ernest Burgess’ The City” Regenstein Library
3/13/2019 Mansueto Institute Lecture: The Kind of Problem a City Is University of Chicago, Hong Kong Center
2/14/2019 Mansueto Mapathon: One Million Neighborhoods Initiative Searle Chemical Laboratory, 240B
1/16/2019 Kreisman Panel Discussion: Space, Equity, and Lessons Learned from the Housing Field  International House, University of Chicago
11/30/2018 Lunch Colloquium: Rongjun Qin Searle Chemical Laboratory, 240A
11/4/2018 San Francisco Harper Lecture: The Kind of Problem a City Is San Francisco, CA
11/1/2018 Citizenship, Migration, and Urban Space Symposium Chicago Cultural Center
10/30/2018 Urban Innovations Series: A Conversation on the Future of Cities Oriental Institute Museum, University of Chicago
7/19/2018 Lunch Colloquium with Juval Portugali: Complexity, Cognition, Information, and the City University of Chicago
5/15/2018 Roundtable Discussion: Housing and Racism in the Age of Trump and Grenfell National Public Housing Museum, Chicago
5/2018 Urban Innovations Series: Designing Re-entry for Women and Cities Chicago Cultural Center

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