AESOP News

AESOP YAN Elections 2019

Published at: 26 April 2019

The call for candidates to the Coordination Team of the AESOP Young Academics Network is open April 29th until May 7th 2019.

The AESOP YA Network is an AESOP working group in particular addressed at planners who have only recently entered the academic world: PhD students, postdocs, people starting in academic positions. The activities of the AESOP YA network are complementary to other activities that are being deployed within AESOP as a whole.

Being a member of the Coordination Team of the YA Network means responsibility and great opportunities. You will be involved in the organisation of international activities (conferences and workshops organization; journal editing, blog, and booklet series) and have the opportunity to gain international experiences, improve your capacities to work, and expand your international networks through cooperation with both young and senior scholars.

New GPEAN Representative

Published at: 12 April 2019

At the last AESOP Council of Representatives in Ljubljana, Paulo Silva was elected as the future GPEAN Representative, for the mandate running from July 2019 to July 2023, replacing Ela Babalik, who has been in this position since 2013.

The GPEAN Representative is a member of the Executive Committee and will be responsible to represent AESOP's interests in the Global Network and promote cooperation amongst member associations of planning schools across the world.


CALL FOR RESEARCH AWARDS YOUNG INVESTIGATOR TRAINING PROGRAM 2019

Published at: 4 March 2019

CALL FOR RESEARCH AWARDS
YOUNG INVESTIGATOR TRAINING PROGRAM 2019

REGIONAL PLANNING AND DESIGN,

FROM THEORY TO PRACTICES

 
The Department of Architecture of the University of Florence with the contribution of the ASSOCIAZIONE DI FONDAZIONI E CASSE DI RISPARMIO ITALIANE SpA (ACRI)
In the frame of the Association of European Schools of Planning – AESOP,  AESOP Young Academics - AESOP Thematic Group on Regional Design

Deadline for applications postponed to 31st MARCH 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

VIDEO AVAILABLE

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.

Register Here

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.

Read more...

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).