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Cities and Climate Change: seminar on the 15th of April at the IMéRA, Marseille

— 3 April 2015, by Jérémy Garniaux

A seminar jointly organised by the Mediterranean Institute for Advanced Research (IMéRA) and the laboratory of high quality research [OT-Med->http://www.otmed.fr/] takes place on the 15th of April at the IMéRA (2 place le Verrier, 13004 Marseille – behind the Parc Longchamp) from 2pm to 5pm.

Three 40-minutes lectures will be given on the theme “climate change in urban systems: challenges, alternatives, uncertainties”, followed by discussions with the audience:

  • Rémy Simonetti (University of Padua, Mediéval historian, Philosopher) : Can Historical data demonstrate climate change in the Middle Ages?;
  • Hubert Mazurek (LPED, Geographer, Ecologist, MC3 network coordinator) : Major climate change issues of today’s urban systems ;
  • Najet Aroua (IMéRA, Ecole Polytechnique of Architecture and Urban Development of Algiers, Architect, Urban planner, Member of the MC3 network) : Urban alternatives to face climate change.