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Colloquia to Focus on Todi, Italy

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LEXINGTON, Ky. (Nov. 5, 2003) -- Two colloquia on the Integrative Study of the Biosphere focusing on the ancient and present town of Todi, Italy, as a sustainable city will be held at the University of Kentucky from 7 to 9 p.m. Nov. 10 and Nov. 17.

The colloquia, which are free and open to the public, will be conducted in the Bingham Davis House of the UK Gaines Center for the Humanities at 218 East Maxwell. They are being sponsored by several UK and off-campus organizations including the College of Education, Tracy Farmer Center for the Environment, Center for Sustainable Cities, Martin School of Public Policy and Administration, and departments of agronomy, architecture, biological sciences, geography, geology, philosophy, physiology, psychiatry, and psychology in the College of Arts and Sciences, along with the anthropology department at Eastern Kentucky University; Lexington Theological Seminary; and departments of humanities and philosophy at Transylvania University.

Among the topics for the colloquia are “Sustainable Cities: An Alternative for a Post-Terrorized World,” “The Future Medieval City,” and “The Aalborg Charter: The European Charter of Cities and Towns Toward Sustainability.”

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