Sustainability Roundtable: Decentralization and Democracy in Self-Governing Societies

When Jan 17, 2020
from 11:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Where Urban Studies Room 200 (426 W Bloom St)
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PhotoPlease join us for UofL's Sustainability Roundtable on alternate Fridays throughout the spring at 11am.

To kick-off the series on Jan. 17th, our speaker will be Dr. Daniel DeCaro, a UofL professor with join appointments in the Departments of Urban & Public Affairs as well as Psychology & Brain Sciences, and Director of the Social Decision Making & Sustainability Lab.

Dr. DeCaro will be sharing his research on "Decentralization and Democracy in Self-Governing Societies: A Comparative Case Study of Community Governance of Neighborhood Greenspaces in Chicago, IL and Louisville, KY."

The format is a 30-40 minute presentation from a variety of speakers throughout the year, followed by 20-30 minute open discussion. Please feel free to bring your lunch!

Anyone with an interest in sustainability can give talks at the speaker series and participate in the audience, including faculty, staff, students, practitioners, teachers, government officials, and members of the public.

If you would like to give a presentation, or would like to hear a particular speaker, please contact Tamara Sluss.