News of 2018

Report AESOP LECTURE SERIES / LECTURE 13

Published at: 19 December 2018

Report AESOP Lecture Series / Lecture 13

Simin Davoudi

New Frontiers for Spatial Planning in Times of Uncertainty: Dealing with Climate Change and Environmental Risks

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Best Published Paper Award New Committee Members

Published at: 30 November 2018

As 2018 comes to a close, AESOP would like to express its sincere thanks to three outgoing members of the Best Published Paper Award Committee for their dedication and service: Karina Pallagst (outgoing chair, University of Kaiserslautern, Germany); Umberto Janin Rivolin (Politecnico di Torino, Italy); and Roelof Verhage ( (University Lumiere Lyon II, France).

AESOP would like to warmly welcome three new members to the Best Published Paper Award Committee: Lauren Andres (University of Birmingham, UK); Anna Hersperger (Swiss Federal Institute for Forest, Snow and Landscape Research, Switzerland); and Mark Scott (University College Dublin, Ireland). All three new committee members join the committee in 2019.

The new committee members will work alongside Dominic Stead (committee chair, Delft University of Technology, Netherlands), Garri Raagmaa (University of Tartu, Estonia) and Mohamed Saleh (YAN Representative, University of Groningen, Netherlands).

2019 AESOP Annual Congress in Venice

Published at: 28 November 2018

The 2019 AESOP Congress will take place in Venice, from 9 to 13 of July.

The congress invites scholars and practitioners to reflect on the theme:

Planning for Transition

 

 

Registration extended until June 9th.

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International Conference "Local and Urban Governance: Trends, Challenges and Innovations in a Globalizing World"

Published at: 23 October 2018

International Geographical Union - Commission on Geography of Governance & University of Cape Verde


4 - 7 September 2019

Cidade da Praia, Cape Verde

The Conference aims to explore and to discuss the changes, challenges, and innovations confronting Local and Urban Governance worldwide in the context of the new global urban agendas. It will be a forum for the discussion of the state-of-the-art of research on local and urban governance, in the different regions of the world.

Ben Davy AESOP President 2018–2020

Published at: 30 July 2018

In the closing session of the 2018 AESOP Congress in Gothenburg, Ben Davy (University of Dortmund) succeeded Anna Geppert (University Paris IV Sorbonne) as AESOP President.

Anna Geppert, who will be AESOP Vice President through the 2019 AESOP Congress in Venice, during her tenure strongly supported the AESOP Knowledge Management and Sharing Platform (AEKOM) developed by Camilla Perrone, Alex Deffner, Michele Campagna, Paulo Silva, Tijana Dabovic, Anaïs de Keijser and Jan Schreurs.

In his first speech as president, Ben Davy confirmed AESOP’s continuing support for the AEKOM project and encouraged all AESOP members to complete the AEKOM questionnaire.

Over the next years, AESOP will strengthen its international activities inside and outside of Europe. As a first step, two special sessions at the 2018 AESOP Congress were dedicated to a renewed cooperation between ACSP (Association of Collegiate Schools of Planning) and AESOP.

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AESOP New President

Published at: 20 July 2018

Since the AESOP Congress in Gothenburg, Prof. Ben Davy is the new AESOP President for a 2 year mandate ending on July 2020.

Ben Davy, a Professor at the School of Spatial Planning, Technische Universität Dortmund (Germany), has been a very active member of the AESOP Community for several years and one of the co-founders of the International Academic Association on Planning, Law and Property Rights (PLPR).

AESOP Secretary General 2019-2023

Published at: 19 July 2018

Angelique Chettiparamb was elected AESOP Secretary General 2019-2023.


Angelique Chettiparamb (University of Reading) will replace Paulo Pinho (University of Porto) as AESOP Secretary General after the 2019 AESOP Congress in Venice.

The election occured at the Council of Representatives Meeting during the AESOP 2018 Congress in Gothenburg. Angelique Chettiparamb will be working as AESOP  Vice-Secretary General in 2018-2019.

New YAN Representative

Published at: 19 July 2018

Daan Bossuyt is the new Young Academics Network Representative in the AESOP Executive Committee.

The PhD candidate in Urban Planning at the Amsterdam Institute for Social Science Research (AISSR) replaced Anaïs De Keijser the former YAN Representative.

Transactions Call for Special Issue - Planning for Dignity

Published at: 17 May 2018

Transactions of the Association of European Schools of Planning, AESOP's new online open-access journal invites contributions to a Special Issue on "Planning for Dignity". 


Deadline for submission: 31st of October 2018.