Department of Urban and Regional Planning Visiting Scholar Seminar: Professor José Ricardo Vargas de Faria, University of Parana, Brazil
Join us virtually on Thursday, September 23 from 12:30 PM – 1:45 PM for a presentation and discussion with Professor José Ricardo Vargas de Faria, an Urban Policies and Planning scholar from University of Parana, in Curitiba, South Brazil spending the fall with us at DURP as a visiting scholar.
José Ricardo Vargas de Faria received his Ph.D. from the Institute of Research and Urban and Regional Planning of the Federal University of Rio de Janeiro (IPPUR/UFRJ), Civil Engineer and MSc in Administration by the Federal University of Paraná (UFPR). Professor at the Department of Transport at the Federal University of Paraná (UFPR), and permanent professor in the Public Policy (4P) and in Urban Planning (PPU) Graduate Programs. He leads the Research Group on Urban and Regional Planning and Policies (CEPPUR / UFPR) and until 2020 was co-leader of the Research Group on Political Economy of Power and Organizational Studies (EPPEO / UFPR). He is Vice Coordinator of the Graduate Program in Urban Planning (PPU) at UFPR and was Head of the Department of Transport between 2014-2016 and 2017-2019. He was a founding partner of Ambiens Sociedade Cooperativa, working between 2000 and 2013 in consultancy and advisory services in urban and regional planning, urban policies, public management, cooperative and self-management, democratic and participatory governance. He was Director of the UFPR Professors Association (APUFPR-SSind) between 2011 and 2013. He was Director of the Brazilian Society of Organizational Studies (SBEO) between 2016 and 2018. He was Director of the Engineers Union of Paraná (SENGE-PR) between 2011 and 2020.
Please register using the following link: https://illinois.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZcpd-yurzsjGdOkzsAGzWulF-W6k11Q9H0P
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