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The EURA Conversations series on Covid-19

The Covid-19 pandemic has been shaking up our world. This lethal virus is having a truly devastating global impact on society, particularly on vulnerable people.
The EURA Conversations blog was launched in May 2020, conceived as a democratic space to share experiences, offer reflections and open up conversations on various aspects of the Covid-19 pandemic.

We wish to facilitate international exchange of views on how different cities and communities have been responding to the Covid-19 pandemic, and to explore ideas on what our world might look like in the future.
We intend this space to provide you with an opportunity to put forward your views.
The co-editors

  • Robin Hambleton (University of the West of England, UK)

  • Alistair Jones (De Montfort University, UK)
  • Le Anh Long (University of Twente, NL)

  • Ignazio Vinci (University of Palermo, IT)

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#31 The impact of COVID-19 on Trinidad and Tobago

Impact of COVID-19 on the Caribbean EURA Conversations Post #31 – 18 October 2021 by Gabrielle Thongs, Department of Geography, the University of West Indies A […]
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#30 Beyond the post-Covid narrative

Beyond the post-Covid narrative: What’s next? EURA Conversations Post #30 – 06 October 2021 by Ignazio Vinci, University of Palermo In May 2020 we started EURA […]

#29 Urban mobility

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 [...]
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#28 Black lives

COVID-19 and the movement to tackle racial inequality EURA Conversations Post #28 – 05 July 2021Robin Hambleton, University of the West of England, Bristol In June […]

#27 Rewilding

Rewilding the Post-Covid City EURA Conversations Post #27 – 21 June 2021Siân Moxon, Centre for Urban and Built Ecologies, School of Art Architecture and Design, London […]

#26 A Caribbean perspective

COVID-19 – a view from Trinidad and Tobago EURA Conversations Post #26 – 7 June 2021Julia R. Kotzebue, habitant at the Institute of Geography at the […]

#25 Public space

How will the COVID-19 pandemic affect the use of public space? EURA Conversations Post #25 – 24 May 2021Evangelia Athanassiou, School of Architecture, Aristotle University of […]

#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 […]

#23 Education

Portuguese municipalities and education in times of pandemic EURA Conversations Post #23 – 26 April 2021 Maria Antónia Pires de Almeida, Researcher at CIES, ISCTE, University […]

#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, […]

#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, […]

#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 […]

#19 Temporary uses

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 […]

#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 […]

#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 […]