EURA Conversations Post #6 – 29 Jun 2020
by Marichela Sepe
Italian National Research Council & University of Naples, Italy.
The 2020 public health emergency has interested the whole word and, although in different manner and measure, changed habits and use by people of places and cities. In many countries public spaces became completely empty and new urban landscapes have substituted for the previous one, transforming the private into public.… Read the rest
EURA Conversations Post #5 – 22 Jun 2020
by Susanne Søholt
Susanne Søholt, Oslo Metropolitan University, Norwegian Institute for Urban and Regional Research.
In the first EURA Conversation, Robin Hambleton highlights the importance of good local leadership for handling the corona pandemic.
However, the success of local and national policies to fight back the pandemic depends first and foremost on peoples’ responses to policies restricting their everyday life – every day. … Read the rest
EURA Conversations Post #4 – 15 Jun 2020
by Kartsten Zimmermann
The corona pandemic has a wide range of effects on our cities and many observers speak of cities in crisis. Some of the effects are short term and immediate (closure of shops, bars, schools, museums, collapse of parts of the economy etc.),… Read the rest
EURA Conversations Post #3 – 20 May 2020
by Filipe Teles
Filipe Teles, Pro-rector for Regional Development and Urban Policies, University of Aveiro, Portugal, suggests that the Covid-19 pandemic can serve as a catalyst, encouraging cities and local authorities to fast-track urban transformation.
I follow the tone of the previous posts in this new EURA Conversations channel.… Read the rest
EURA Conversations Post #2 – 18 May 2020
by Ignazio Vinci, University of Palermo
As I write these lines, all over the world the Covid-19 pandemic is still disrupting a broad range of aspects we usually refer to as “urban life”. In many countries lockdown will be on the government agenda for weeks, with no expectation for the opening of concert halls and sports arenas, cinemas and museums.… Read the rest
EURA Conversations Post #1 – 4 May 2020
by Robin Hambleton
Robin Hambleton, Emeritus Professor of City Leadership at the University of the West of England, Bristol, UK suggests that the Covid-19 pandemic might remind people of the value of local governance and place-based leadership.
Welcome to the first in a series of weekly posts, all written by EURA members, on various aspects of the Covid-19 pandemic.… Read the rest
CANCELLATION of the 25th EUROLOC SUMMERSCHOOL (Utrecht, The Netherlands: 6th-12th July 2020)
It is with great regret that we have to inform you about our decision to cancel the EUROLOC Summer School 2020 at Utrecht University. Due to the current corona crisis, there are too many uncertainties to guarantee a successful international event with participation from all over Europe. We therefore decided to call off the summer school.… Read the rest
the corona virus situation has made the planning and the implementation of the upcoming EURA2020 conference quite uncertain both for you and for us. Oslo Metropolitan University is following the official recommendations of the Norwegian authorities.
Due to the strict restrictions on events, gatherings and travel in Norway and in other countries, we have made the difficult decision to CANCEL this year’s EURA Conference in Oslo.… Read the rest
Next year’s EURA conference – “Contradictions shaping urban futures” – will take place in Oslo, the capital of Norway, June 15 – 17, 2020.
UPDATE – The EURA Conference 2020 has been CANCELLED
The EURA conference is an important meeting point for urban researchers across disciplines. EURA aims to gather urban researchers devoted to international exchange, co-operation and interdisciplinary as well as comparative urban research, and by doing so stimulating and contributing to urban policy debates and development.… Read the rest
Berlin, Germany: 22nd-24th October 2019
The Smart Country Convention brings together all players from the digital economy, politics, administration, associations and science to face the challenges of digitisation. Take your chance to get first-hand knowledge, technology and contacts!
The Smart Country Convention is based on closely interconnected Congress, Workshops, Expo and Networking segments. The curated exhibition area in the CityCube creates a unique event experience.… Read the rest
150 years of RWTH Aachen University and 1st Aachen Urban Planning Conference.
The REAL CORP 2020 is on the way and will be held in Aachen, Germany, in April 2020. The theme will be: Cities 20.50: Hot & Cool – Shaping smart change for dynamic 21st Century City Regions.
Details on conference topics are going to be announced soon. The Call for Papers will be opened from September 2019 until mid of December 2019.… Read the rest