President Néstor Kirchner Fellowship

Public Lecture by Patricia Martinez Coral and Casandra Castorena Sánchez, 2017-2018 PNK Fellows 

March 8th, 2018 | The New School · New York

The Spring Public Lecture of the President Nestor Kirchner (PNK) Fellowship 2017-2018 took place on March 8, 2018 in the Klein Conference Room at The New School in New York. The event was postponed to March 8th due to severe weather conditions. With this lecture, the OLA celebrated the second session of the 7th annual edition of the PNK Fellowship, a joint initiative of ...

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Design and Development

The challenge of transdisciplinary co-production: from unilocal to comparative research   

April 9th , 2018 | The New School, New York  

By David Simon | This presentation surveys the lessons learnt and challenges faced by the respective research platforms of Mistra Urban Futures (MUF) in Sweden, the UK, South Africa and Kenya in developing and deploying different forms of urban transdisciplinary co-production. Considerable experience with a distinctive portfolio of methods has been gained and reflective evaluation is now under way...

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Design and Development

OLA Research Finds 'Digital Divide' in Google Street View of Environmental Issues, Slums

February 26th , 2018 | The New School, New York  

A few weeks ago, a team of researchers from SGPIA headed to Kuala Lumpur to present their research at the 9th annual World Urban Forum. The team from SGPIA worked with a team from the University of Buenos Aires and found a "digital divide": gaps in information presented in Google Street View - specifically when it came to the living and environmental conditions in Buenos Aires' villas miserias, or informal slums.

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Welcome to OLA

Michael-A_48Welcoming remarks by Michael Cohen, Director of the Observatory on Latin America and the International Affairs Program of The New School.

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