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Past Events

Pritzker Forum on Global Cities: Opening Night Reception


The opening night of the Pritzker Forum on Global Cities will feature an evening of connections and conversations on this year's theme, Harnessing AI: Tools for Urban Leaders.

Mayor Brandon Johnson speaks at the opening night of the Pritzker Forum.

2023 Pritzker Forum on Global Cities

Event Series: Pritzker Forum on Global Cities

Explore a series of deep-dive conversations with global leaders from government, business, and civil society on the promises and pitfalls of artificial intelligence and its impacts on cities.

Four panelist on stage at the Pritzker Forum on Global Cities

Commentary & Analysis

From Ukraine to Gaza to Iraq, Chicago's city council has been voting more often on foreign affairs

ChicagoGlobal by AJ Caughey

City Council legislation on foreign policy tripled in the chamber in the last four years, according to a ChicagoGlobal analysis.

Chicago City Council at City Hall
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Global Politics

A case study in taking a small Chicago company global

ChicagoGlobal by H. Lee Murphy

Plenty of companies around Chicago talk, or at least dream, grandiosely about global expansion. Many never make it. This one did.

Exterior image of the AIT building with its sign in the foreground
Global Economy


The Emerging Geopolitics of Infrastructure Competition

Working Paper by Simon Curtis

The success of ambitious states will be determined by their ability to shape global infrastructures and the cities they connect around the world.

Belt and Road High Speed Rail
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Global Cities

A Tale of Two Regions: The Economic and Political Importance of Different Paths to Heartland Renewal

Working Paper by Coauthors

The regeneration strategies of the former industrial areas of Pittsburgh in the US and Germany's Ruhr offer lessons for other regions in economic transition.

Pittsburgh Skyline
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Global Cities


Michael A. Nutter 

Distinguished Fellow, Global Cities
Council expert Michael A. Nutter
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