AESOP News

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.

New AESOP Auditors

Published at: 4 May 2018

We are pleased to announce that the AESOP Council of Representatives has ratified the ExCo Proposal to nominate Jan Schreurs (KU Leuven) and Abdelillah Hamdouch (Université de Tours) as the new AESOP Auditors (2018-2022).

On behalf of the whole AESOP community we would like to express our warmest congratulations to the new AESOP Officials! We are looking forward to a fruitfull collaboration.

The ratification was held at the CoRep Meeting in Newcastle, on April 19th 2018. 

AESOP would like to express a special acknowledgement to Louis Albrecht and Andreas Voigt, the first AESOP Auditors, who have shown an enormous dedication and competence in AESOP's financial auditing and whose advices have always proven to be very valuable.

AESOP Young Academics Booklet Series

Published at: 18 January 2018

The 1st Booklet of the AESOP Young Academics Booklet Series C "Exploring Place matters in Planning Practice" has just been published.

Changing Planning Discourses and Practices: The Flanders Structure Plan

Kristian Olesen in conversation with Louis Albrechts

The publications of the YA Booklet Series are available for download in here.