Stefano Saloriani

20/10/2020

#11 Empowering place

Why place should be central to the development of any successful post COVID-19 strategy.?

EURA Conversations Post #11 – 19 Oct 2020
by Robin Hambleton

University of the West of England,
Bristol

Previous contributors to EURA Conversations have drawn attention to the importance of place and place-based action in responding to the COVID-19 calamity.

For example, Paula Russell in Conversation 7 surmised that the impressive efforts of local self-organising community groups in Ireland could be generating a new sense of commitment to place.… Read the rest

05/10/2020

#10 Opportunity

Not just bad?

EURA Conversations Post #10 – 5 Oct 2020
by Jacob Norvig Larsen

Department of the Built Environment, Aalborg University

Evidently, the Covid-19 crisis poses great danger to peoples’ health and to the economy. Nevertheless, just as with any crisis, Covid-19 represents not only disruption but also opportunity.

This health crisis has destroyed lives and disrupted the economy. Nonetheless, all of a sudden it also stopped some of the undesirable consequences of the ways we produce, travel, entertain and live our urban lives.… Read the rest

03/10/2020

Summer School on ‘Local government in motion – Local innovation in changing contexts’ | 2020

Date: September 13 to 16, 2021
Location: Chania (Crete/Greece) at the Center of Mediterranean Architecture (KAM) (the former Arsenali Veneziani)
Course directors: Prof. Dr. Nikolaos Hlepas and Prof. Dr. Björn Egner

Course Description
The 2021 summer school is aimed at doctoral and advanced students in master’s programmes who want to answer the question of why innovation has been achieved in certain cities (and not in others).… Read the rest