Visiting scholar to discuss Serbia’s urban development

Uros Radosavljevic, assistant professor at the University of Belgrade, will speak about urban development challenges in Serbia at 6 p.m., Wednesday, March 2, in room 101 of Biology Building East.

Radosavljevic is visiting the School of Urban and Regional Planning at the University of Iowa this semester through the Junior Faculty Development Program, a program of the U.S. Department of State’s Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs.

Jerry Anthony, associate professor of urban and regional planning, is Radosavljevic’s advisor at the UI and is assisting him in learning new teaching methods to apply in Serbia. This semester, Radosavljevic has been observing a variety of graduate courses and graduate college faculty in the School of Urban and Regional Planning.

Radosavljevic has experience and knowledge of urban planning, policy design, and capacity building for Serbian municipalities, the UN-Habitat (United Nations Human Settlements Programme) in Serbia, and European Union–funded projects on mobility.

For more information, contact Anthony at 319-335-0622 or at