Tag Archives: housing

02/15: Financial Markets and Land Speculation

6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Martin E. Segal Theatre

Please join the Center for Place, Culture and Politics for Financial Markets and Land Speculation, the public facing event of the 2nd International Seminar “Pension Funds, Financial Markets and Land Speculation”: Financial Markets and Land Speculation  Thursday, February 15  6:30 – 8:30 pm Segal Theater, Ground Floor, CUNY Graduate Center The Seminar is part of an international campaign focusing on the role of the pension [read more»]

11/10: Discussion on Affordable Housing with Author Glyn Robbins

6:00 pm - 8:30 pm
CUNY Graduate Center

Discussion on Affordable Housing with Author Glyn Robbins Friday, November 10 6:30-8:30 PM Room 9206 The Graduate Center, CUNY 365 5th Ave, New York, New York 10016 Join Glyn Robbins and a panel of local housing activists for a roundtable discussion at the CUNY Graduate Center to discuss ideas for a progressive housing agenda in our city —rent control, new [read more»]

Elena: Cuban Housing Crisis

6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Room C198, CUNY Graduate Center

  Screening and Conversation Nov 11, 2014 6:30 pm Room C198 Join us for a screening of a documentary film exploring the state of Havana’s deteriorating housing stock, the lack of meaningful repairs by the Popular Power’s housing brigades, and the impact this disrepair has on the health and livelihood of Havana’s residents. Elena follows several residents in [read more»]

VIDEO: UN Rapporteur Raquel Rolnik on The Right to Housing

Watch video from the report on the financialization of housing and its impact on the right to adequate housing, by Raquel Rolnik, UN special rapporteur on the right to adequate housing. The video also contains a tribute to Neil Smith, the founding director of the Center for Place, Culture and Politics and Graduate Center Distinguished Professor of Anthropology and Geography. [read more»]