About

What are the City Talks?

A free public dialogue about different themes on the possibilities and challenges of cities, located in downtown Victoria, BC. Academics and experts in their fields from all over the world come together for this evening lecture series.

Venue

All events begin at 7:30pm at the Legacy Art Gallery - 630 Yates Street. Click here for more information.

Urban Studies Committee

The City Talks lecture series is sponsored and organized by the Urban Studies Committee at the University of Victoria. The committee is devoted to developing the study of cities at the University, as well as encouraging public dialogue on urban themes.

To contact the committee, please email Reuben Rose-Redwood at redwood@uvic.ca

Reuben Rose-Redwood

Department of Geography (Chair)

Deborah Curran

Faculty of Law

Cameron Owens

Department of Geography

Jordan Stranger-Ross

Department of History

Neilesh Bose

Department of History

Emmanuel Brunet-Jailly

School of Public Administration 

CindyAnn Rose-Redwood

Department of Geography

Justine Bochenek

Department of Geography 

Paul Bramadat

Centre for Studies in Religion

and Society

 

 
 

Mareike Kroll

University of Cologne

 

Past committee members:

  • Simon Springer, Department of Geography
  • Trevor Hancock, School of Public Administration
  • Warren Magnusson, Department of Political Science
  • Jennifer Bagelman, Department of Geography
  • Janelle Jenstad, Department of English
  • Larry McCann, Department of Geography
  • Kevin Walby, Department of Sociology
  • Ian Wight, Department of City Planning, University of Manitoba

 

Support for the City Talks

  • The Jean Monnet EU Centre for Excellence
  • The Faculty of Social Sciences
  • Department of Geography

 

Past supporters of The City Talks include:

  • The Department of History
  • The Department of Geography
  • The Department of Political Science
  • The School of Public Administration
  • The Faculty of Humanities
  • The Faculty of Social Sciences
  • The Faculty of Law
  • The Faculty of Graduate Studies
  • The Vice President Research
  • The Vice President Academic
  • The Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada
  • The Centre for Studies in Religion and Society
  • The EU Centre for Excellence
  • BC Council for International Cooperation
  • The Legacy Art Gallery