Stefano Saloriani

22/04/2021

DAStU – Politecnico di Milano PhD programme in Urban Planning, Design and Policy Call for applications 2021 now open!

The UPDP PhD programme aims to explore the significance and impact of contemporary urban changes and understand how they can be governed through planning, design, and policy-making activities.

By establishing a dialogue with the best European and International schools, the UPDP PhD programme is the place for research and innovative approaches to urban studies, spatial planning and urban design. Based on a multi-disciplinary approach, the main objective of educational activity and the individual research training is to offer PhD students a challenging environment, a space for international debate and research, experimentation and innovation.… Read the rest

22/04/2021

A new book: A Modern Guide to National Urban Policies in Europe

Edited by Karsten Zimmermann, Faculty of Spatial Planning, TU Dortmund University, Germany and Valeria Fedeli, Department of Architecture and Urban Studies, DAStU-Politecnico di Milano, Italy

Written in a clear and concise style, this Modern Guide provide a timely overview and comparison of urban challenges and national urban policies in 13 European countries, addressing key issues such as housing, urban regeneration and climate change.… Read the rest

22/04/2021

Confronting COVID, Racial Injustice, and Economic Inequality

Friday, April 23, 2021 | 9am – 6pm | All times Eastern Daylight Time (EDT)

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12/04/2021

#22 Greenspace under lockdown

Urban greenspace during lockdown

EURA Conversations Post #22 – 12 April 2021
Danielle Sinnett, Centre for Sustainable Planning and Environments, University of the West of England, Bristol

Greenspaces in urban areas are critical for a host of environmental, economic and social reasons. As we saw in the last EURA Conversation, they benefit our mental health, providing space for exercise, rest and relaxation.… Read the rest

22/03/2021

#21 Mental Health

Urban green space and the mental health of young people

EURA Conversations Post #21 – 22 March 2021
Isabelle Bray, Centre for Public Health and Wellbeing, University of the West of England, Bristol

Urbanisation is seen as a solution to the current environmental crisis, yet at the same time the global trend towards urbanisation is having a detrimental effect on our mental health.… Read the rest

08/03/2021

#20 Temporary uses 2

Please, stop turning the temporary into tokenism

EURA Conversations Post #20 – 8 March 2021
by Sara Caramaschi, Gran Sasso Science Institute, Italy

As discussed by some, the reconceptualization of temporariness will be among the many post-pandemic challenges to consider. Following the COVID-19 outbreak, a common response has been to mobilize a variety of temporary arrangements as ad hoc physical solutions.… Read the rest

03/03/2021

Cities and Communities beyond Covid-19?International Webinar

What can cities and communities learn from Covid-19?

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This international webinar will bring together political and civil society leaders from cities at the hotspot of Covid-19, such as Bergamo (Italy), Bristol (UK), London (UK), and Milan (Italy) by sharing insights and by reflecting on the recently published book by Professor Hambleton. We will discuss together how to go beyond Covid-19 and build more equitable, sustainable and resilient cities for a post-Covid-19 world

Speakers:

Councillor Dr Bruno Ceccarelli, City Councillor of Milan (Italy)

Councillor Dr Asher Craig, Deputy Mayor of Bristol (UK)

Councillor Georgia Gould, Chair of London Councils, Leader of Camden Council and Ward Councillor Kentish Town (UK)

Dr Giuseppe Guerini, President of Cooperatives Confederation of Bergamo (Italy)

Professor Robin Hambleton, Emeritus Professor City Leadership, UWE (UK)

Moderator: Dr Alessandro Sancino, Director, Citizenship and Governance Strategic Research Area, The Open University and Associate Professor, University of Milan-Bicocca (Italy)

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This international webinar is organised by the Citizenship and Governance Strategic Research Area of the Open University in cooperation with the PUPOL International Academic Network

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23/02/2021

#19 Temporary uses 1

Are temporary uses back in town?

EURA Conversations Post #19 – 22 February 2021
by Robin Chang, Department of European Planning Cultures, TU Dortmund University, Germany

Temporary uses were alternatives to conventional and rational planning, but are now recognizable ways to collectively produce and maintain space while claiming rights. As zones of social transitions, they enable individuals with shared values and interests to catalyse change through simple rearrangements and designs.… Read the rest

08/02/2021

#18 Distancing

Distancing

EURA Conversations Post #18 – 8 February 2021
by Henrique Dorneles De Castro, UFRGS Geography post-graduate program, Observatório das metrópoles, Núcleo Porto Alegre, Brazil

It might be the pessimist geographer in me, or maybe it is because I live in Latin America, but I not only share Filipe Teles’ (Conversation 3) concerns about social distancing becoming the next pandemic, I indeed think this is a very possible path for post COVID-19 cities.… Read the rest

01/02/2021

The 8th Winter School on Research is postponed until December 2021

this is to inform you about the 8th Winter School on Research Methodology.
The organizing committee with the WSRM Network decided to postpone the 8th school until December 2021. 
 
The decision was taken considering the current situation and the mood of the event. Indeed, the pandemic seems to be an ongoing problem and this could not permit to discuss and reflect in the usual relaxed atmosphere. 
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01/02/2021

EURA 2021 – Online conference on “Contradictions Shaping Urban Futures” | 6-7 May, 2021

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the EURA 2020 conference planned for Oslo last June was cancelled.  This was a disappointment to all of us, but EURA is bouncing back with an online conference on the same topic on 6-7 May 2021.

The 2020 conference received a lot of papers, especially within Track 2: Sustainable vs unsustainable urban development and growth vs de-growth. … Read the rest

25/01/2021

#17 Remember Teaching?

Remember Teaching?

EURA Conversations Post #17 – 25 January 2021
by Alistair Jones, De Montfort University – Department of Politics, People and Place, UK

As I sit back to reflect upon my teaching experiences over this academic year, I try to count the number of silhouettes I have taught, the number of breakout rooms in which tumbleweed has rolled, and the number of silhouettes who have remained in the virtual classroom long after it has concluded, ignoring requests to leave the room.… Read the rest