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09/02/2018

ECPR/EURA SUMMER SCHOOL: COLLABORATIVE LOCAL GOVERNMENT FOR AN OPEN SOCIETY

The 2018 Training School on “Collaborative local government for an open society” is one of the long-lasting series of summer course for Ph.D. students interested in local government issues. It is co-organized by the European Urban Research Association and Standing Group for Local Government and Politics of ECPR, and gives an opportunity to develop the understanding of comparative order medication online local government studies in Europe and to discuss Ph.D.… Read the rest

09/02/2018

EURA Conference News

Additionally, here is the link to the EURA Conference website in Tilburg “go the conference website”.

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26/02/2018

EURA Seminar – Mainstreaming the EU’s urban policy at the margins of Europe: national and local responses

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28/03/2018

Call for Abstracts – International Health Cities Conference

They are inviting abstracts on the 6 main themes of the conference:

People: a human focus to societal development that prioritizes investment in people to improve equity and inclusion through enhanced empowerment.

Place: the social, physical and cultural environments that align to create a place that is actively inclusive, and that facilitates the pursuit of health and well-being for all.… Read the rest

16/04/2018

Call for papers – GAM.15 Territorial Justice

GAM.15 will be dedicated to territorial justice. The notion of territorial justice relates to the spatial dimension of social justice; it refers to a system of spatial planning in which everyone is granted the sameconditions of access to public goods and services (such as transport infrastructures, social services, health care, education, culture, employment) thus enabling access to the advantages of a societal network.… Read the rest

29/05/2018

Second Workshop on Local State-Society Relation in Hydra (Greece) 11 – 12 May 2018

A second workshop of the EURA network on local state-society relation took place on the Greek island of Hydra on the 11th and 12th of May 2018.

 

 

 

 

The workshop was focused on the preparation of a book in which theoretical chapters as well as country chapters on local state-society relation in Europe will be presented. It will summarize the results of the work of the network reached so far.… Read the rest

05/06/2018

Call for Abstracts – Fifty Years of Local Governance 1980 – 2030

The conference seeks to revisit the main research issues addressed by the Commission since the mid 1980s and to explore the current trends and future challenges confronting local governance in the context of the new global urban agendas, namely the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development…

Important dates for the submission:

  • Submission deadline for abstracts (2nd Call): 15th June 2018
  • Notification of abstracts acceptance: 20th June 2018
  • Working language of the conference: English (Panels in French can be considered)

The conference will take place at the Institute of Geography and Spatial Planning
at the University of Lisbon on 4-5th September 2018.… Read the rest

08/06/2018

6th International DHC+ Summer School

 

 

The DHC+ Summer School is a week full of intensive training with key re-known
experts and academics in the field of District Energy. The teaching method of the
DHC+ Summer School is based on the perfect combination of theory, practical
exercises and site visits. This year’s programme will focus on the future of district
energy, paying special attention to key innovative trends such as digitalization and
the enhancement of partnerships between participants and industry
stakeholders.… Read the rest

12/06/2018

“GROWING BAD? The Regional Sub-Urban Housing Challenge”

The symposium with workshops on housing for urban planners and researchers will be held in Aachen, Germany in September 6th-7th, 2018.

The two-day scientific symposium will focus on regional housing markets under structural pressures and their implications on suburban development. The aim is to clarify links and interdependencies between the coordination and regional re-distribution of housing demand within the urban and sub-urban context of growing urban areas in industrialized countries.… Read the rest

26/06/2018

Thank you for the EURA Conference 2018 in Tilburg

The European Urban Research Association would like to thank the Tilburg University and Tilburg Centre for Regional Law and Governance (TIREG) for hosting the annual EURA conference 2018. Special thanks goes to Prof. Martijn Groenleer, Ass. Prof. Linze Schaap and the whole Tilburg team (students with red shirts in particular). Our special word of gratitude goes to the key note speakers, panelists, track chairs and discussants who contributed so much and enabled fruitful debates.… Read the rest

31/07/2018

Call for Abstracts – ECCA 2019

The 4th European Climate Change Adaptation conference will focus on six themes:

  • Data, methods and approaches in climate change adaptation and disaster risk reduction
  • Co-production of knowledge, solutions and services
  • Communication, data-sharing and decision support
  • Institutions, governance, citizens and social justice
  • Global climate challenges
  • Climate risk management and resilience

Full sessions and abstracts can only be submitted online and in English.… Read the rest

14/08/2018

Healthy City Design (HCD 2018)

In less than 200 years, the proportion of the world’s population living in cities has grown from 5 per cent to more than half. As our planet urbanises, how do we promote sustainable development, wellbeing and inclusive growth in creating cities and communities that are resilient, equitable and fair to all?

 

Healthy City Design 2018 (HCD 2018) International Congress & Exhibition is a global forum for the exchange of knowledge on the research, policy and practice of designing healthy and sustainable cities and communities.More… Read the rest