“International Forum of Cities and Communities -7th Session for Dialogue between Cities” held in Shanghai
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Co-hosted by WHITRAP Shanghai and City and Society Research Center, the 7th Session was held success- fully in Tongji University from 19th to 22th December 2016. This Session included two lectures and a work- shop, inviting Professor Chiristian Topalov majoring in Sociology and Professor Isabelle Backouche majoring in History from EHESS to engage in heated discussions regarding urban history, urban transformation and research methods etc. with domestic scholars from Fudan University, Xiamen University, Tongji University and East China Normal University.

In the afternoon of 22 December, the final part was held in Wenyuan Building located in Tongji University. Professor Zhou Jian from College of Architecture and Urban Planning, Professor Li Xiaohong and Professor Zhong Xiaohua discussed interdisciplinary urban issues with Professor Isabelle Backouche and Professor Christian Topalov. They analysed contemporary themes including education inequalities, urban history, urban transformation etc., presenting an excellent academic feast for listeners.


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