AESOP Newsletter 07/2017 - July 28

Published at: 27 July 2017

Acknowledgement to the 2017 AESOP Congress Team

Published at: 17 July 2017

AESOP would like to acknowledge IST (Instituto Superior Técnico), IGOT (Geography and Spatial Planning Institute) and FA (Faculty of Architecture), the three schools of the University of Lisbon, for hosting the 2017 AESOP Annual Congress, on the general theme SPACES OF DIALOG FOR PLACES OF DIGNITY: Fostering the European Dimension of Planning.
 

Acknowledgement to the 2017 AESOP PhD Workshop Team

Published at: 17 July 2017

AESOP would like to thank the University of Aveiro - Department of Social, Political and Territorial Sciences for the successful organization of the 2017 AESOP PhD Workshop.
The Workshop, with the theme Spaces for dialog for places of dignity: challenges for planning research took place from the 5th to the 8th of July 2017 in Aveiro.

AESOP Lecture Series / Lecture 12 - Special Lecture to Celebrate Diamond Jubilee of Klaus R. Kunzmann

Published at: 20 July 2017

AESOP Lecture Series / Lecture 12


Special Lecture to Celebrate
Diamond Jubilee of Klaus R. Kunzmann

The Future of the European City in the Global Perspective


20th October 2017, Dortmund

AESOP Lecture Series / Lecture 12  - Special Lecture to Celebrate Diamond Jubilee of Klaus R. Kunzmann

New YAN Representative

Published at: 17 July 2017

Anaïs De Keijser is the new Young Academics Network Representative in the AESOP Executive Committee.

The Research Assistant and Programme Manager at the Darmstadt University of Technology replaced Karel Van den Berghe, the former YAN Representative.


Next AESOP President

Published at: 17 July 2017

At the last AESOP Council of Representatives in Lisbon, Benjamin Davy was elected as the next AESOP President, from July 2018 to July 2020.

Benjamin Davy, from the School of Spatial Planning (Technische Universität Dortmund), will be acting as AESOP Vice-President from July 2017 to July 2018 and also from July 2020 to July 2021.



AESOP New Treasurer

Published at: 17 July 2017

At the last AESOP Council of Representatives in Lisbon, Beata Banachowicz was elected AESOP Treasurer.

Beata Banachowicz, from the University of Lodz, Department of the Built Environment and Spatial Policy, will be acting as AESOP Treasurer from July 2017 to July 2021.


AESOP Excellence in Teaching Award 2017

Published at: 17 July 2017

AESOP Excellence in Teaching Award 2017

Educating Planners in a Post-truth World


We are pleased to announce that this year's AESOP Excellence in Teaching Award went to

Delft University of Technology (TU Delft)
for the course

Rethink the City: New approaches to Global and Local Urban Challenges

AESOP Best Published Paper Award 2017

Published at: 17 July 2017

AESOP Best Published Paper Award 2017

We are pleased to announce that this year's Best Published Paper Award went to

Tanja Winkler & James Duminy
for the paper

Planning to change the world? Questioning the normative ethics of planning theories

published in
Planning Theory

AESOP Best Congress Paper Award 2017

Published at: 17 July 2017

AESOP Best Congress Paper Award 2017


We are pleased to announce that this year's Best Congress Paper Award went to

Emma R. Morales

for the paper


From macro-level policies to micro-level practices: Changing global economic landscapes and proliferation of middle class gated communities in Mexico

in Track 20/Territories under pressure

Call for Participation: 48th Annual Conference of the Urban Affairs Association

Published at: 11 July 2017

48th Annual Conference of the Urban Affairs Association
April 4-7, 2018 | Sheraton Toronto Centre Hotel | Toronto, CN

Abstract/Session Proposal Deadline: October 1, 2017

Shaping Justice and Sustainability Within and Beyond the City’s Edge: Contestation and Collaboration in Urbanizing Regions

Professor (W 3) in Urban and Regional Planning

Published at: 27 July 2017

The Faculty of Spatial Planning at TU Dortmund University is seeking to fill the position of a Professor (W 3) in Urban and Regional Planning starting on 01st March 2018.
The successful candidate will specialize in research and teaching in the field of urban and regional planning.

Professor (W 3) in Networked Infrastructures and Spatial Planning

Published at: 27 July 2017

Professor (W 3) in Networked Infrastructures and Spatial Planning

The Faculty of Spatial Planning at TU Dortmund University is seeking to fill...

Urban Planning Education: Beginnings, Global Movement and Future Prospects

Published at: 25 July 2017

Editors: Frank, Andrea I. and Silver, Christopher
Publisher: Springer, Urban Book Series

Urban planning education has become a pervasive practice throughout the world as urbanization and development pressures have increased over the past half century, and as demand increased for professional trained experts to guide those processes. The approaches vary widely, based in part upon the discipline from which the planning program developed as well as the context-specific challenges within the country or region where the program resides.

BUILT ENVIRONMENT SPECIAL ISSUE on PUBLIC SPACE and URBAN JUSTICE

Published at: 21 July 2017

NOW AVAILABLE ONLINE: BUILT ENVIRONMENT SPECIAL ISSUE on PUBLIC SPACE and URBAN JUSTICE

A serie of essays that Matej Niksic (Urban Planning Institute of the Republic of Slovenia) and Ceren Sezer (TU Delft, Urbanism) organized and co-edited is now available online from Built Environment.
BUILT ENVIRONMENT SPECIAL ISSUE on PUBLIC SPACE and URBAN JUSTICE

16th meeting: Adaptive Planning for Spatial Transformation

Published at: 7 July 2017

CALL FOR PAPERS
Searching for Effective Strategies in a Context of Change, Interdependency and Uncertainty
May 23th-25th, 2018, University of Groningen, The Netherlands

This conference explores how interactions between the complexity sciences and the discipline of planning can result in effective strategies for urban planning in a world of change.
 


UNSETTLED – Urban routines, temporalities and contestations, 29-31 MARCH 2017 at TU Wien, Austria

Published at: 3 July 2017

REPORT on the group’s meeting in Vienna, Austria, held within the framework of “UNSETTLED – Urban routines, temporalities and contestations” International Conference in Vienna, organized by the Interdisciplinary Centre for Urban Culture and Public Space (SkuOR),   29-31 MARCH 2017 at TU Wien.

UNSETTLED – Urban routines, temporalities and contestations, 29-31 MARCH 2017 at TU Wien, Austria

PUBLIC SPACES FOR LOCAL LIFE / Shared values in diversified urban communities as a foundation for participatory provision of local public spaces, 23-27 May 2017, Ljubljana Slovenia

Published at: 3 July 2017

A joint event of EU Human Cities partnership and Association of European School of Planning (AESOP) Thematic Group Public Spaces and Urban Cultures hosted by Urban Planning Institute of the Republic of Slovenia (UIRS) and University of Ljubljana, Faculty of architecture (UL-FA), Ljubljana, Slovenia, 24 May 2017.

PUBLIC SPACES FOR LOCAL LIFE / 
Shared values in diversified urban communities as a foundation for participatory provision of local public spaces.

PUBLIC SPACES FOR LOCAL LIFE /  Shared values in diversified urban communities as a foundation for participatory provision of local public spaces, 23-27 May 2017, Ljubljana Slovenia