Dr. Perlman Releases Report on Harvard 2018 Slums Symposium

Slums: New Visions for an Enduring Global Phenomenon was a symposium held at Harvard University in 2018 that challenged participants to discuss the range of perceptions and systemic changes needed to reimagine integrative urban and social landscapes, as well as the labor and land markets that most often underpin the formation of slums. Over three days, [...]

2021-03-29T15:13:11-04:00March 29th, 2021|

Bringing the margin to the center | MIT Technology Review

Today, one in every six people on Earth lives in an informal urban or squatter settlement. United Nations analysts estimate that number will rise to one in three by 2050. “Traditionally, policymakers see these people as a problem,” says Janice Perlman, PhD ’71. “I believe they’re part of the solution.”

2020-10-23T17:25:14-04:00October 23rd, 2020|
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