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Urban China and the Challenges of Sustainability – MEDIUM International Conference

Guangzhou, 16th – 18th June 2017.

What ?

This is the second international event organised in the context of the MEDIUM project. While research conducted in the context of the project focus primarily on medium-sized cities, the conference will consider urban China in its diversity, with a great variety of case studies including Beijing, Guangzhou, Shanghai, Tianjin, the region of the Taihu lake etc.

It will address the issue of sustainability from a broad perspective, tackling ageing housing, social inclusion, urban governance, environmental sustainability, participatory processes in urban planning, with a multi-disciplinary approach ranging from geography, political science, economy, sociology, computer science, to environmental science etc.

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Where ?

The conference will take place in Sun Yat-sen University main campus in Guangzhou South Campus:
No. 135, Xingang Xi Road, Guangzhou, 510275, P. R. China

For who ?

The conference is open to academics, policy makers, urban professionals etc.
Registration: Florent Resche-Rigon florent.rescherigon@parisgeo.cnrs.fr

About the organisers

The School of Geograpy and Planning of Sun Yat-sen University with the MEDIUM
consortium. The project is supported by the European Union (EuropeAid – ICI+ programme).

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