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Harvard Summer School 2017 : Towards a Sustainable City, Biology and the Evolution of Paris as a Smart-City

Harvard Summer School 2017 : Towards a Sustainable City, Biology and the Evolution of Paris as a Smart-City

By In Hot News, News On June 9, 2017


CRI – Center for Research & Interdisciplinarity in partnership with Harvard University and
The Sciences Po School of Public Affairs launch, for the third year, their collaborative summer program “HARVARD SUMMER SCHOOL” taking place in Paris, France.

This summer program explores the links between #biology, #engineering, #design and #socialsciences with the aim of developing concrete and #innovativesolutions to the major #challenges facing the city of Paris.

Over this two months course (June, 5th – July 28th), 52 students will work in small groups on projects of their own design. General orientation is provided by the 17 Sustainable Development Goals (#SDGs) defined by the United Nations – with particular attention to the 11th SDG:

How to make cities inclusive, resilient, safe and sustainable?
How to create innovative solutions to improve the lives of citizens?
With these SDGs in mind, they will take part in an interdisciplinary and intercultural experience entitled: Towards a Sustainable City, Biology and the Evolution of Paris as a Smart-City

opening ceremony