Global Thriving Cities

Fall 2015 Grant Recipient


Tony Tian-Ren Lin (Institute for Advanced Studies in Culture) The Global Thriving Cities Project is an extension of theThriving Cities Project. It seeks to employ a cultural model for understand urban ecosystems through six endowments that form the building blocks of a Human Ecology. This model offers a new perspective to think about the shape, character, and normative purposes of places and people in culturally and historically interactive terms. In collaboration with scholars in Argentina, this project will contextualize the Human Ecology model for Argentina by defining the six endowments to understand how they might function in Argentine culture.