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Futures of the Past First Panel Discussion video

In this discussion, the panelists addressed the futures of the past from very different sources: popular imaginations of Buenos Aires at the beginning of the 20th century reflected in illustrated magazines, contrasted with the imaginations of experts in urban planning; the conception of space-time in Quechua culture and how this questions linear views of time; and, in a shift in focus, the reimagining of the early 21st century from hypothetical interviews conducted in 2066.

Futures of the Past · First Panel Discussion

he panelists addressed the futures of the past from very different sources: popular imaginations of Buenos Aires at the beginning of the 20th century reflected in illustrated magazines, contrasted with the imaginations of experts in urban planning; the conception of space-time in Quechua culture and how this questions linear views of time; and, in a shift in focus, the reimagining of the early 21st century from hypothetical interviews conducted in 2066.

The World Health Organization (WHO) highlights an Observatory on Latin America (OLA) research study on Villa 20 and COVID-19

The case study emphasizes the benefits of efforts of the IVC together with local grassroots organizations which strengthened the capacity of the community to respond to the risks of COVID-19

New Ongoing Research Study “Villa 20 and COVID-19: The benefits of building social capital in the informal settlements of Buenos Aires”

The study will test the hypothesis that the social investment in a participatory process of slum upgrading proved to be an investment in building social capital in the slum that was essential in avoiding contagion from COVID-19 during the first several months.

Havana Studio

The Havana Studio: Historic Preservation and Urban Strategy produces analytic and socially-sensitive heritage surveys in synchrony with several Cuban institutions

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