On February 27 Professor Susan Fainstein will speak at the Centre for Liveable Cities in Singapore, as part of the 2014 lecture Singapore’s Dilemma as a City-State: Just City or Global City? The lecture will be moderated by Associate Professor Kenneth Paul Tan, Vice Dean, Academic Affairs of the National University of Singapore’s Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy, and will also feature Professor Norman Fainstein, President Emeritus and Professor Emeritus, Social and Urban Studies, Connecticut College. The event sets out to examine whether a city can be both just and globally competitive.
Professor Fainstein is a Senior Research Fellow in the Harvard Graduate School of Design. She joined the faculty in 2006 as a professor of urban planning, and retired from teaching in 2012. Her book The Just City was published in 2010 by Cornell University Press, and among her other books are The City Builders: Property, Politics and Planning in London and New York; Restructuring the City; and Urban Political Movements. Learn more about the lecture at the Centre for Liveable Cities.