The Culture of Cities Centre is an urban centre for the study of culture and the city. Its primary function is to engage an international public through book series, journals, research projects and conferences. Our publications, workshops and special events are devoted to new ways of representing, shaping and defining urban culture.

Past Events
Poeticizing the Urban Apparatus: Scenes of Innovation Photo Gallery

Poeticizing the Urban Apparatus: Scenes of Innovation Photo Gallery

Future Food Salon Manhattan Photo Gallery

Future Food Salon Manhattan Photo Gallery

           
Future Food Salon Series II:Crickets on the Tip of Your Tongue

Future Food Salon Series II:Crickets on the Tip of Your Tongue

Some talk, some art, some music, something to amuse your palate.Complimentary cricket-free canapés will be served.Cricket tastings and other insecty delights.
Film Presentation:1930-1942 Jewish Memory of the Marolles-Midi Quarter

Film Presentation:1930-1942 Jewish Memory of the Marolles-Midi Quarter

March 29th @ 7:30 pm Join us for a special screening and discussion with Director Marta Marín-Dòmine. The film 1930-1942 Jewish Memory of the Marolles-Midi Quarter is based on interviews with six surviving members of the Jewish community in the Marolles neighbourhood of Brussels during the decades before the quarter’s Jewish inhabitants were deported to Auschwitz. The...
Book Launch - Launch of World Film Locations: Berlin + the exhibit: “Museumsinsel Berlin. Keeping the Past – Facing the Future

Book Launch – Launch of World Film Locations: Berlin + the exhibit: “Museumsinsel Berlin. Keeping the Past – Facing the Future

March 14, 2013 The German Consulate in Toronto, Intellect Books, and the Canadian Centre for German and European Studies at York University welcome you to an evening of Berlin film, art and culture with the launch of World Film Locations: Berlin. Editor Susan Ingram, along with many local contributors to the volume, will be in attendance to discuss and sign...
Cine-Club @ CSI

Cine-Club @ CSI

Join us for our current cinema cycle   Cinema Cycle “Three Neorealist Films and One Homage” We invite you to join us to watch four classical movies of Italian cinema. The main idea of this cycle is to reintroduce the now defunct cine-club with the sole aim of getting together and enjoy a post-viewing discussion...