MET’s Enrique Silva Helps Organize BU Pardee Event

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April 29th, 2014

MET’s Enrique Silva Helps Organize BU Pardee EventBoston University’s Frederick S. Pardee Center for the Study of the Longer-Range Future, Latin American Studies Program, and Initiative on Cities co-sponsored the event “Latin American Urban Experiences: Crisis, Creativity, and Renewal.” Held on April 19, 2014, and organized by Pardee Faculty Fellows Susan Eckstein and Enrique Silva—who is also assistant professor of city planning and urban affairs at MET—the event featured faculty and student panel presentations on life in Latin American cities. Using highway development in Chile as an example, Silva spoke about the ways strategic city planning impacts life in large urban areas. The event concluded with comments from former Boston mayor Thomas Menino, who now serves as co-director of BU’s Initiative on Cities.

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