Stefano Saloriani

12/07/2021

Maria Zambrano International Call Universitat de Barcelona Political Science

Deadline for application: 30 July 2021

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Grants description

The Universitat de Barcelona (UB) is offering 16 “María Zambrano” grants to hire international talent in political science and related disciplines.
These grants are aimed at researchers with a postdoctoral career of (minimum) 24 months in universities or R&D centres outside their doctoral institution.
Grants will be 1-to 2 year
contracts, with a total gross monthly amount of 4,000€, plus a unique initial payment of maximum € 3,500 for travel and first accommodation costs.… Read the rest

12/07/2021

#29 Urban mobility

New challenges for urban mobility in the city of Palermo, Italy

EURA Conversations Post #29 – 12 July 2021
João Igreja, University of Palermo

As pointed out by the United Nations, the ongoing health crisis has expanded to “a crisis of urban access, urban equity, urban finance, safety, joblessness, public services, infrastructure and transport” with severe effects on wellbeing and quality of life.… Read the rest

05/07/2021

#28 Black lives

COVID-19 and the movement to tackle racial inequality

EURA Conversations Post #28 – 05 July 2021
Robin Hambleton, University of the West of England, Bristol

In June 2020 the links between the COVID-19 calamity and a renewed campaign to end racism in the modern world came together at a dramatic public protest here in Bristol, of which more in a moment.… Read the rest

21/06/2021

#27 Rewilding

Rewilding the Post-Covid City

EURA Conversations Post #27 – 21 June 2021
Siân Moxon, Centre for Urban and Built Ecologies, School of Art Architecture and Design, London Metropolitan University

COVID-19 stems from our mistreatment of wildlife, but wildlife could ultimately profit, if the pandemic prompts us to rethink our relationship with nature and plan a green recovery. This is especially true in cities, where urban rewilding is critical to rebuilding healthy, resilient communities.… Read the rest

09/06/2021

“Planning for Social Justice” – Young Investigator Training Program 2021

Deadline for application: 15 July 2021

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Call for Research Funding

The Department of Architecture of Urban Studies of the Politecnico di Milano (DASTU), with the contribution of Associazione di Fondazioni e Casse di Risparmio Italiane SpA (ACRI) announces the call for n. 7 Visiting Young Investigator in the context of the Planning for Social Justice Conference that will be held the first week of October 2021.… Read the rest

07/06/2021

#26 A Caribbean perspective

COVID-19 – a view from Trinidad and Tobago

EURA Conversations Post #26 – 7 June 2021
Julia R. Kotzebue, habitant at the Institute of Geography at the University of Hamburg, and guest researcher at the Department of Geography at the University of West Indies, St. Augustine, Trinidad and Tobago

At the beginning of this year, when many European countries and especially their cities were confronted by the second wave of the COVID-19 pandemic, the Director-General of the World Health Organisation (WHO), praised Keith Christopher Rowley, Prime Minister of The Republic of Trinidad and Tobago for the health protecting measures and leadership his government had introduced to respond to the COVID-19 crisis.… Read the rest

28/05/2021

Between Realism and Revolt Book Launch

Wed, June 16, 2021 | 5pm – 7pm | CEST

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About this Event

Jonathan Davies, Professor of Critical Policy Studies at De Montfort University will be presenting his new book. Between Realism and Revolt: Governing Cities in the Crisis of Neoliberal Globalism (Bristol University Press) explores urban governance in the “age of austerity”, focusing on the period between the global financial crisis of 2008-9 and the beginning of the global Coronavirus pandemic at the end of 2019.… Read the rest

24/05/2021

The 6th Dortmund Conference on Spatial Planning and Planning Research (DOKORP 2022) open the call for abstracts, sessions & roundables

The 6th DOKORP will take place on February 14 and 15, 2022, in German and English language, and hopefully in attendance.
The title is:

“If possible, please turn around! Researching and Planning for the Sustainability Turn”

Spatial planning and development, despite guiding principles to the contrary, contribute locally and globally to social processes that exceed the planet‘s carrying capacity and distribute burdens and opportunities unequally.… Read the rest

24/05/2021

#25 Public space

How will the COVID-19 pandemic affect the use of public space?

EURA Conversations Post #25 – 24 May 2021
Evangelia Athanassiou, School of Architecture, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki

Research on public space was already proliferating long before the COVID-19 pandemic started. And so were worries regarding the erosion of its true function as a democratic space accessible to everybody as well as projections of “the end of public space”.… Read the rest

10/05/2021

#24 Africa

The Response of Urban Africa to COVID-19

EURA Conversations Post #24 – 10 May 2021
Costanza La Mantia, In-house Technical Advisor at Rwanda Ministry of Infrastructure for the World Bank-led Rwanda Urban Development Project Phase II (RUDP II), Rwanda, Kigali

UN-Habitat estimated that 95% of all COVID cases worldwide are located within urban areas. African cities are historically characterized by unequal spatial patterns and a substantial lack of networked basic infrastructure, making most inhabitants unable to meet their basic needs.… Read the rest

26/04/2021

The programme of EURA 2021 online conference – 6 – 7 May 2021.

It is now available the programme of EURA 2021 online conference – 6 – 7 May 2021

Here the programme

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26/04/2021

#23 Portuguese municipalities and education in times of pandemic

Education

EURA Conversations Post #23 – 26 April 2021
Maria Antónia Pires de Almeida, Researcher at CIES, ISCTE, University Institute of Lisbon

In Portugal municipalities are responsible for school infrastructures and staff, whereas teachers are provided by the Ministry of Education. In face of the Covid-19 pandemic, a state of emergency was declared on March 18th, 2020. Schools and universities were closed, and online teaching was enforced, as well as a state program for TV-schooling.… Read the rest