Friday, April 20, 2012, 12:30 - 3:00 pm, Sibley Room 208Join International Planning Student Association (ISP) for a discussion and Q&A with Professor Bish Sanyal about the future of international studies. Professor Sanyal is the Ford International Professor of Urban Development and Planning at MIT. Trained as an Architect Planner with a doctorate from University of California at Los Angeles. Sanyal has served as a planning consultant to Ford Foundation, World Bank, International Labour Organization, United Nations Center for Human Settlements, United Nations Development Program, and the United States Agency for International Development. Research experience in India, Bangladesh, Zambia, Kenya, Jordan, Lebanon, Brazil, and Curacao. His research areas of interest are: urban economy and housing, Planning Institutions and Processes; Role of Non-Governmental Organizations in development process; Planning Education and Theory.