CANCELLATION of the 25th EUROLOC SUMMERSCHOOL (Utrecht, The Netherlands: 6th-12th July 2020)
It is with great regret that we have to inform you about our decision to cancel the EUROLOC Summer School 2020 at Utrecht University. Due to the current corona crisis, there are too many uncertainties to guarantee a successful international event with participation from all over Europe. We therefore decided to call off the summer school.… Read the rest
Faced with the COVID-19 pandemic, the Asian Association for Public Administration has decided to hold the 2020 AAPA Annual Conference as a virtual conference on September 25, 2020.
This decision was made after consultation with our co-hosts, Shanghai Jiao Tong University. The most important thing for AAPA is the health and safety of our members and participants, and a large off-line gathering would have been logistically difficult to carry on without endangering the wellbeing of our participants.… Read the rest
We have a vacancy for a PhD candidate at the Department of Computer Science. The PhD position is within “Cities as learning innovation ecosystems – the role of ICT to support learning within and across cities”.
Transformative processes within cities and urban contexts have been in focus for some time now and has been a part of the European and Norwegian research agendas.… Read the rest
What are the implications of the COVID-19 pandemic for cities and communities? In a new book, to be published on 16 October by Bristol University Press, Professor Robin Hambleton, a Past President of EURA, suggests that local leadership can help societies recover from the pandemic and address modern societal challenges.
In the book, Cities and Communities Beyond COVID-19.… Read the rest
As a first result of the EURA Working Group on Local State-Society Relation in Europe a book on ‘Close Ties in European Local Governance. Linking Local State and Society’ has been edited by Filipe Teles, Adam Gendźwiłł, Cristina Stănuș and H. Heinelt which was published by Palgrave Macmillan (see https://www.springer.com/gp/book/9783030447939).
In September 2020 a survey started focused on the members of institutionalized local state-society relations descripted and characterized in this book.… Read the rest
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
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
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