New York University Skip to Content Skip to Search Skip to Navigation Skip to Sub Navigation

Former UK Prime Minister Gordon Brown Discusses the Role of Cities in the Wake of the 2008 Global Financial Crisis - April 11

April 6, 2011

New York University’s Robert F. Wagner Graduate School of Public Service  presents the Right Honourable Gordon Brown, former Prime Minister of the United Kingdom, in dialogue with Professor Mitchell Moss about the role of cities in the wake of the 2008 global financial crisis.

The conversation—which is open to the press – will take place on Monday, April 11, at the NYU Kimmel Center, Room 905, 60 Washington Square South, New York, N.Y.  Doors open at 6:00 p.m. The discussion begins promptly at 6:30 p.m.

Brown, Member of Parliament, is NYU’s inaugural Distinguished Global Leader in Residence. Moss is Henry Hart Rice Professor of Urban Policy & Planning at NYU Wagner, as well as the host of this yearly event – the Henry Hart Rice Forum.

In discussion with Professor Moss, the former Prime Minister will consider the state of the world since the worldwide economic crisis, what governments are doing to overcome it, and what cities can do to help.He will also discuss his recent book, Beyond the Crash, putting the topic in the context of current events.

 Note - event is currently at capacity. For all press, RSVP is required: Contact the NYU Press Office via or 212.998.2337.

This Press Release is in the following Topics:
NYUToday-feature, Around the Square, Events and Traditions, Robert F. Wagner Graduate School of Public Service

Type: Press Release

Press Contact: Robert Polner | (212) 998-2337

Former UK Prime Minister Gordon Brown Discusses the Role of Cities in the Wake of the 2008 Global Financial Crisis

Search News

NYU In the News

Big Man on a Global Campus
The New York Times profiles NYU's new president, Andy Hamilton.
NYU Received a Record Number of Applications

Capital New York reported NYU received a record 60,322 applications for the class of 2019, an increase of about 15 percent since last year.

NYU Students Help City Crack Down on Hookah Bars

Capital New York reported that NYU students helped New York City crack down on hookah bars that illegally include tobacco in their hookahs:

Rudin Center Study Says Mass Transit Helps
Economic Mobility

The Wall Street Journal wrote about a report by Wagner’s Rudin Center that showed that mass transit could be more important than education in determining economic mobility.

Brennan Center Report Says Campaign Spending
Has Jumped

Frontline did a piece about a report by the Brennan Center for Justice that said that campaign spending by outside groups has more than doubled in the last five years.

NYU’s Dorms Ranked Among the Best in the Nation ranked NYU’s student residences third in the country in its list of best college dorms.

NYU Footer