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The Politics of Urban Economic Development: Immigrant Growth Coalitions, Banks, and Transnational Capital

Wednesday, April 29, 2015
6pm-8pm
Graduate Center, Room C201
*need ID to enter the building

Due to lack of availability of equipment, this event will NOT be livestreamed.

The room seats 40. First come, first serve, seating.

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Speakers:

Tamara Nopper (UPenn) –  “Korean banks, U.S. government small business support, and Black-Korean conflict.”

Angie Chung (and Sookhee Oh) (SUNY Albany) — “Gangnam Style: The Local Elite Politics of Koreatown Growth and Redevelopment.”

Norman Oder (Journalist) – “Gaining Chinese Capital for Brooklyn’s Most Controversial Project: Forest City Ratner’s Use of the EB-5 Immigrant Investor Program and New Partnership with State-Owned Builder Greenland.”

Tarry Hum (Queens College and Graduate Center, CUNY) – “Immigrant Growth Coalitions and the Financialization of Community Development: The Role of Transnational and Ethnic Banks.”

 

Moderator: 

Peter Kwong (Hunter College and Graduate Center, CUNY)

Sponsored by the Graduate Center-The Center for Place, Culture, and Politics, CUNY Mapping of Asian Americans in New York (MAANY) Seminar, Queens College Department of Urban Studies.

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