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Emerging Global Cities: A Conversation with Ariel Armony

November 15, 2023 @ 5:00 pm

Leveraging his expertise on what makes a city truly global, Dr. Ariel Armony will be in conversation with Dr. Gabriella Gonzalez of Richard King Mellon Foundation to discuss his new book, Emerging Global Cities: Origin, Structure, and Significance.Dr. Ariel Armony is University of Pittsburgh Vice Chancellor of Global Affairs and Director of the University Center for International Studies. His book, co-authored with Dr. Alejandro Portes, traces the transformations of Dubai, Miami, and Singapore to identify the common traits that allow urban places to become “emerging global cities” — centers of commerce, finance, art, and culture for entire regions.
Click here to read a recent review of the book published in the British Journal of Sociology.
Emerging Global Cities: A Conversation with Dr. Ariel Armony will take place on Wednesday, November 15, 2023 at RAND Pittsburgh.
Doors open at 5PM. The program will run from 6PM–7:30PM with time for a moderated Q&A with the audience. This event is no cost and open to the public.
Space is limited! Reserve your FREE spot today.
This program is part of the 2023 J. T. Ryan Jr. Memorial Lecture Series, presented by the John T. Ryan Memorial Fund.
IMPORTANT NOTE: Parking & Entrance Instructions
RAND Pittsburgh office is located at 4570 Fifth Avenue, Suite 600, Pittsburgh, PA 15213. The parking garage entrance is off of Henry Street, one block south of Fifth Avenue. Ignore any sign that says “Lot Full; Leases Only” and proceed into the garage. Self-park, and then proceed to the office window to pay and validate your ticket. Cost is $5 for the first hour, $7 for two hours, $9 for three hours, and $12 for four or more hours (cash ONLY). Street parking is also available on many of the streets surrounding our office.
After validating your parking, take the elevator from the garage to the first floor and proceed to the Building Reception Desk to check in. If entering from the street level (first floor), proceed to the Building Reception Desk to check in. Once checked in at Building Reception, visitors will be authorized to proceed to RAND Reception on the sixth floor to check in with RAND. A valid, government issued photo ID (a driver’s license or passport) is required to enter our office. Digital ID’s are not accepted. Please be sure to have your government ID ready to present upon entry or you will not be admitted.


November 15, 2023
5:00 pm
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Cultural Calendar Event Type
Spoken Word
Cultural Calendar Event Location
RAND Pittsburgh 4570 Fifth Avenue, Suite 600, Pittsburgh, PA 15213.
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