News of 2018

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

 

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CALL FOR ABSTRACTS IS OPEN

The deadline for abstract submission has been extended to 31st January 2019.

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).

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.

4th INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON 'URBAN e-PLANNING'

Published at: 19 September 2018

The 4th International Conference on 'Urban e-Planning', organized by the International Journal of E-Planning Research, in collaboration with the Institute of Geography and Spatial Planning – University of Lisbon, will be held in Lisbon, Portugal, 23 - 24 April 2019.

2019 Urban Affairs Conference

Published at: 15 August 2018

General Call for Participation

49th Annual Conference of the Urban Affairs Association

April 24 – 27, 2019 | Los Angeles, California, USA | Luskin Conference Center

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).