Robin Hambleton

04/05/2020

#1 Leadership

What does Covid-19 reveal about local leadership?

EURA Conversations Post #1 – 4 May 2020
by Robin Hambleton

Robin Hambleton, Emeritus Professor of City Leadership at the University of the West of England, Bristol, UK suggests that the Covid-19 pandemic might remind people of the value of local governance and place-based leadership.

Welcome to the first in a series of weekly posts, all written by EURA members, on various aspects of the Covid-19 pandemic.… Read the rest

20/10/2020

#11 Empowering place

Why place should be central to the development of any successful post COVID-19 strategy?

EURA Conversations Post #11 – 19 Oct 2020
by Robin Hambleton, University of the West of England, Bristol

Previous contributors to EURA Conversations have drawn attention to the importance of place and place-based action in responding to the COVID-19 calamity.

For example, Paula Russell in Conversation 7 surmised that the impressive efforts of local self-organising community groups in Ireland could be generating a new sense of commitment to place.… 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