Presented by Neighbourhood Change Research Partnerships in collaboration with the University of Toronto and Coach House Books, Toronto’s Hyper-diversity: Opportunity or Challenge? Public Forum took place last night at the Ignatieff Theatre, University of Toronto.
The panel discussed hyper-diversity and included Jay Pitter and John Lorinc, editors of Subdivided: City-Building in an Age of Hyper-Diversity a new book considering how “Cities are a constant negotiation of distance and difference,” DIVERCITIES Tuna Tasan-Kok with Subdivided contributors Journalist Noreen Ahmed-Ullah, Community leader Sandra Costain and Human Rights lawyers Sofia Ijaz and Sarah Beamish. Discussants were Janet L Smith from the University of Illinois in Chicago, David Ley from the University of British Columbia and David Hulchanski from the University of Toronto. The moderator was John Lorinc, journalist, author, editor.