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Register for Reinventing Our Communities: Transforming Our Economies

Wednesday, September 14, 2016

Register now for the Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia’s 2016 conference Reinventing Our Communities: Transforming Our Economies. This national biennial conference will be held Wednesday, September 21, to Friday, September 23, 2016, at the Hilton Philadelphia at Penn’s Landing.

American Assembly Urban Director Nicholas Hamilton to Speak July 13th at Flanders House/UN Habitat Event

Thursday, July 7, 2016

Assembly Urban Director Nicholas Hamilton will be a panelistat a seminar entitled "Regeneration of Urban Regions through Integrated Spatial and Economic Policies"  on Wednesday the 13th of July at the  Flanders House/UN Habitat event.  The debate will focus on the“Regeneration of urban regions through integrated spatial and economic policies”, using examples of Flanders (City of Genk, etc.) and the US (Legacy Cities).

The American Assembly Receives 220K Grant from The Arcadia Fund for The Open Syllabus Project

Wednesday, May 18, 2016


Monday, May 16, 2016

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Open Syllabus Project in the NYT

Friday, January 22, 2016

"What a Million Syllabuses Can Teach Us" -- Open Syllabus Project op-ed in The New York Times.

National Trust for Historic Preservation Awards The American Assembly a Preservation Grant Towards the Legacy City Preservation Project

Friday, January 8, 2016

A consortium including the Legacy Cities Partnership at The American Assembly and the Preservation Rightsizing Network (PRN) has released a new Action Agenda for Historic Preservation in Legacy Cities, which lays out a wide-ranging plan to address urban challenges by advancing new development while protecting communities’ cultural heritage.

The U.S. and Southern Africa: Progress, Potential & Stable States (Feb 1-3, 2016)

Friday, January 8, 2016

For the 57th year in a row, the Assembly is a cosponsor of the Air Force Academy Assembly—a cadet-led forum on national security issues that typically includes several high-level foreign policy keynotes.  Following previous year Assemblies on India, China, and Brazil, this year’s event focuses on security and stability issues related to Southern Africa. 

Assembly Trustee Charles Benton (1931-2015)

Monday, May 11, 2015
The Trustees and Staff of The American Assembly, Columbia University, mourn the passing of our esteemed friend and colleague, Charles Benton.

The Role of the Securities and Exchange Commission in a Changing World

Wednesday, May 6, 2015
On May 1st, 2015, at The Center for Strategic and International Studies, over sixty men and women from government, the private sector, and academia attended a day-long Assembly on "The Role of the SEC in a Changing World."

New Platform Connects Designers Working in Legacy Cities

Wednesday, March 11, 2015
New Platform Connects Designers Working in Legacy Cities - Read all about it Next City's post by Toni L. Griffin

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