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Anders Sandberg

Professor honours the citizen-taxpayer with enduring gesture

Professor honours the citizen-taxpayer with enduring gesture

Faculty of Environmental & Urban Change Professor L. Anders Sandberg has taken an unusual step to install a commemorative bench on York University’s Keele Campus as a way to highlight the important role of citizen-taxpayers in society. Sandberg says he was inspired to sponsor a bench that is situated on the Harry W. Arthurs Common at the

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Plant diversity workshop and medicine plant walk provide Indigenous perspectives in planning

Plant diversity workshop and medicine plant walk provide Indigenous perspectives in planning

On Friday, May 20th 2022, Professor L. Anders Sandberg and fourth-year student Baillie Weiderick, both from the Faculty of Environmental and Urban Change at York University, and Brian MacLean of Lost Rivers travelled together to attend and learn from a plant diversity workshop and medicine plant walk, hosted by Indigenous Elders and Anishinaabe teachers. The

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L. Anders Sandberg

L. Anders Sandberg

Professor Credentials PhD Geography, McGill UniversityMA Geography, Univeristy of VictoriaBA Geography, Simon Fraser University Research Keywords Political economy/ecology; forest and environmental history. Graduate Supervision I supervise students in the graduate programs in Geography and Environmental Studies. Contact Information 4700 Keele StreetToronto, ON M3J 1P3 - HNES 267 416 736 2100 x 40368 sandberg@yorku.ca http://sandberg.blog.yorku.ca/ Research

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Political ecology, environmental history, and representations of place

Political ecology, environmental history, and representations of place

Professor L. Anders Sandberg comes from the fertile regions of Lakes Mälaren and Hjälmaren in Södermanland and Västmanland in what is now known as the nation state of Sweden. Sandberg’s ancestors come from the generations of farmers, tenant farmers, soldier farmers, cottagers, coachmen, and handicraft people who worked among and for the farm estates of the royalty

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Conversation to action: Urban planning resource to address anti-Black racism in cities

Conversation to action: Urban planning resource to address anti-Black racism in cities

Spurred by the death of George Floyd, York University alumna, award-winning placemaker and author Jay Pitter brings her work in urban planning policy and anti-Black racism to the University to create a new resource – Engaging Black People and Power. This powerful resource, developed in a Faculty of Environmental and Urban Change (EUC) graduate-level urban planning course of

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Contested Countryside: Land use conflicts in Southern Ontario

Contested Countryside: Land use conflicts in Southern Ontario

Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council (SSHRC) The project examines the complex environmental, political, social and economic relations concerning controversies that implicate rural and urban regions and communities. It focuses on two dimensions of complexity: (1) evolving rural-urban relations through conflicts over land use and/or local development initiatives; and (2) role played by knowledge-based authority

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Unlikely Allies: Citizen Planning and Environmentalism on the Oak Ridges Moraine

Unlikely Allies: Citizen Planning and Environmentalism on the Oak Ridges Moraine

Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council (SSHRC) The research examined the dynamics of citizen planning through an in-depth study and comparison of two communities -- Richmond Hill and Caledon -- that are immediately adjacent to the Oak Ridges Moraine. The study documented the issues, the roles of key actors, the strategic outcomes, and the local

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From Rubble to Refuge: Ecological Restoration and the Aggregate Product Cycle in Toronto, Canada

From Rubble to Refuge: Ecological Restoration and the Aggregate Product Cycle in Toronto, Canada

Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council (SSHRC) The research aimed to advance knowledge and understanding of the relationship between urban industrialization and environment naturalization in the Greater Toronto Area (GTA). It used the aggregate product cycle as a case study to explore the reconstitution of the urban landscape and the ways aesthetic conceptualizations of urban

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