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AESOP newsletter - October 2023

AESOP newsletter - October 2023

 

‍Newsletter -  ‍ ‍October 2023

AESOP 2024 CONGRESS - PARIS, JULY 8-12, 2024

 GAME CHANGER? Planning for just and sustainable urban regions

Paris, Sciences Po, 1 place St Thomas

Dear AESOP Community! The Urban School and the CEE (Centre d'études européennes et de politique comparée) of Sciences Po are happy to invite you to Paris on July 8-12, 2024, weeks before the Olympic Games for the 36th AESOP Annual Congress 2024.

The congress's main theme, "GAME CHANGER? Planning for just and sustainable urban regions",...


Publishing date Friday, 29 September 2023
Category AESOP

AESOP PhD Workshop - Grenoble, July 3-6 2024

AHEAD OF THE GAME.

REVERSIBILITY, FRUGALITY AND CARE IN THE CONTEXT OF URBAN TRANSITIONS

Working with what already exists, recycling soil, using resources sparingly and caring for objects that we want to be more reversible and less fixed in their uses... are some of the more challenging objectives of contemporary urban planning. For its past Olympic city and historical citizens’ movements about local governments, Grenoble is a perfect place to discuss these topics....

Publishing date Monday, 2 October 2023
Category AESOP

AESOP 2024 Heads of Schools Meeting - Venice, March 15-16, 2024

Planning education for recovery and resilience

Iuav - University of Venice

The conditions that led to the birth of the modern city over the course of the 20th Century have changed radically. Today, multiple and dramatic emergencies (economic and financial, social, environmental and climatic, health, and geopolitical) call for critical reflection on the nature and goals of urban planning. After years of progressive reduction of public resources, European...


Publishing date Friday, 29 September 2023
Category AESOP

AESOP EXCELLENCE IN EDUCATION BOARD 2024 – 2026 - CALL FOR MEMBERSHIP OPEN - EXTENDED DEADLINE 1 DECEMBER

AESOP is looking for potential members for its Excellence in Education Board (EEB). EEB member responsibilities include safeguarding the development of the AESOP Quality Recognition (QR) Programme as defined on the QR website, evaluating incoming applications after every annual call, holding 2-3 feedback meetings with applicants, drafting feedback reports, and contributing to advance quality criteria that ensure the transparency of the evaluation processes for awarding...


Publishing date Tuesday, 24 October 2023
Category AESOP

AESOP QUALITY RECOGNITION 2023-2024 - CALL FOR APPLICATIONS OPEN UNTIL 1 DECEMBER!

Quality Recognition (QR) is a programme for continual quality support based on voluntary grounds, peer support and sharing of best practices for the improvement of teaching and pedagogy to safeguard the quality of planning education reflecting the changing requirements of AESOP member schools.

The call for QR applications 2023-24 is open until 1 December 2023!

For more details on how to apply please visit the website via this link: https://aesop-planning.eu/activities/quality-recognition/how-to-apply


Publishing date Saturday, 30 September 2023
Category QR

For Peace in the Middle East

MESSAGE BY THE AESOP PRESIDENT AND COLLEAGUES FROM MEMBER SCHOOLS

The fundamental precondition for sustainable spatial development is humanity, peace, justice, understanding, tolerance, respect, dialogue and collaboration of people, communities and nations. They belong to the principal values followed in each AESOP activity. Awareness of our shared responsibility for the world, for the future of the next generations, for safeguarding principles of democracy and understanding...


Publishing date Monday, 23 October 2023
Category AESOP

Transactions of AESOP now listed in Scopus

The Editors of Transactions of AESOP* are delighted to be able to announce that the journal has been accepted for listing by Scopus. 

We have been informed that the Scopus Content Selection & Advisory Board (CSAB) has reviewed the Journal's application and approved it for indexing, noting that - "The journal consistently includes articles that are academically sound and relevant to an international academic or professional audience in the field". 

The...


Publishing date Tuesday, 26 September 2023
Category AESOP

Call for special session and roundtable - Paris 2024

 

We are happy to invite the submission of proposals to organise a special session or a roundtable within the 36th AESOP Annual Congress 2024

“GAME CHANGER? Planning for just and sustainable urban regions” 

which will be held in Paris at Sciences Po on July 8-12, 2024, two weeks before the Olympic Games.

To submit your proposal, please download and fill out this form and send it back to the Head of the Local Organising Committee, Professor...


Publishing date Saturday, 7 October 2023
Category AESOP

LAUNCH OF THE MANIFESTO FOR METROPOLITAN PARTNERSHIPS

8 November - 2023, Brussels

Accelerating on a greener, more just and competitive Europe

Breakfast Event
08:00-10:00 (starting promptly at 08:30)
European Parliament Building, Brussels 

Register

Rethinking Europe’s institutional framework is essential if we are to accelerate to more resilient, greener, just and better-connected communities. It’s time to grow Metropolitan Partnerships in Europe.

METREX...


Publishing date Sunday, 15 October 2023
Category EVENTS

Speakers self-nomination at World Urban Campaign side event at COP-28

UN-Habitat's World Urban Campaign is organizing a side event at COP-28, 7 December, "Taking Action on Low Carbon and Inclusive Housing."  If someone will be at COP-28 in Dubai and is interested in self-nominating to speak at this side event, please email Christine Auclair at UN-Habitat: christine.auclair@un.org.  [Please note: UN-Habitat will not fund travel to this meeting, nor will they be able to secure accreditation/entrance for speakers -- you must have...


Publishing date Thursday, 12 October 2023
Category MEMBERS

Call for Membership: international working group of the ARL: “Resilient Metropolitan Regions – Spatial Planning and Management for Urban Transformation"

The Academy for Territorial Development in the Leibniz Association (ARL) is currently establishing an international working group (IAG) “Resilient Metropolitan Regions – Spatial Planning and Management for Urban Transformation” and looking for participants. The members of the working group will work for approximately three years together and address the topic from inter- and transdisciplinary perspectives.

The central objective of the IAG "Resilient Metropolitan Regions...


Publishing date Wednesday, 25 October 2023
Category MEMBERS

ONLINE EVENT: People's Plans; Revealing the Hidden Histories of Community Led Planning in the UK.

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ONLINE EVENT: 1700 (UK) 29th November 2023

The Spaces of HOPE project*  - bringing together stories of the creative ways people have developed, owned and occupied sites, opposed and challenged developments, drawn up their own land-use plans, and established community projects  – is coming to an end. 

In this event we will provide an overview of the project and hear from some of the remarkable community led initiatives...


Publishing date Friday, 27 October 2023
Category MEMBERS

Call for Papers: ECPR Workshop on Exposing the Deep Politics of Land: Conceptual Contestations in Land Debates (25-28 March 2024)

ECPR Workshop on Exposing the Deep Politics of Land: Conceptual Contestations in Land Debates (25-28 March 2024)

Dear Colleagues,

I am calling for papers for a European Consortium for Political Research (ECPR) virtual workshop on Exposing the Deep Politics of Land: Conceptual Contestations in Land Debates. The workshop will examine the role of political concepts in shaping institutions of land governance and ownership. The aim is...


Publishing date Tuesday, 31 October 2023
Category MEMBERS

Decolonisation of Planning Praxis in Africa

Date: 31st October, 2023
Time: 4:00 pm London time (Daylight time saving ends on 29th October.)
6:00 pm Central African time.

Organised by: Global South and East thematic group. 

Chair: Giulio Verdini, University of Westminster, UK
Speakers:
Tanja Winkler, University of Cape Town, South Africa
Nobukhosi Ngwenya, African Centre of Cities, University of Cape Town, South Africa
Gilbert Siame, University of Zambia, Zambia
Beacon Mbiba, Oxford...


Publishing date Sunday, 8 October 2023
Category Planning Theories and Practices for the Global South & East

Call for papers: "Regions in evolution. Transitions, renewal and emerging forms of regionalisation" (BELGEO)

Dear colleagues,

Please take note of a call for papers for a special issue in BELGEO which might be of interest to many in our TG:

« Régions en évolution. Transitions, renouvellement et formes émergentes de régionalisation » / “Regions in evolution. Transitions, renewal and emerging forms of regionalisation”

Guest editors: Thomas Perrin (ENSA de Montpellier-LIFAM, Université de Lille-TVES) and Rafael Gimenez-Capdevila (Societat catalana...

Publishing date Tuesday, 10 October 2023
Category Transboundary Planning and Governance

Online session on Theorise: Debating south-eastern turn in urban theories

Please find the link below to register for our online session on 29th November at 4.30 pm UK time on the book Theorise: Debating south-eastern turn in urban theories. The session is co-organised by Catalina Ortiz from DPU, UCL. Hence, the registration system is different this time. Please book your place.
 
 
Best regards
Chandrima
 

Publishing date Monday, 16 October 2023
Category Planning Theories and Practices for the Global South & East

GOING PUBLIC: Framing events as a tool for inquiry in public space research - UPDATE

An event organized by UnCommon Public Space Group, Department of Urban Planning, University of California (Los Angeles, USA) and the Association of European Schools of Planning (AESOP) Thematic Group on Public Spaces and Urban Cultures, within the working theme 2022-2024 “Public Spaces, Urban Cultures, and Constructing Peace”

 

Date: Monday, November 06, 2023, 4:00 pm - 7:00 pm CET / 7:00 am - 10:00 am PST 

Local organizers: Claire Nelischer, ...


Publishing date Wednesday, 27 September 2023
Category Public Spaces and Urban Cultures

Conference of the AESOP Thematic Group Public Spaces and Urban Cultures “Public space and peace building: from degenerative to regenerative environments”

Conference of the AESOP Thematic Group Public Spaces and Urban Cultures

“Public space and peace building: from degenerative to regenerative environments”

28-30 January 2024, Pretoria, South Africa

Hosted by the University of Pretoria, Department of Town and Regional Planning

The conference is part of the series of events to the working theme 2022-2024 of the AESOP Thematic Group Public Spaces and Urban Cultures (TG PSUC; https://aesop-planning.eu/resources/news-archive/thematicgroups/public-spaces-and-urban-cultures)...


Publishing date Friday, 27 October 2023
Category Public Spaces and Urban Cultures

Call for Papers: ARL Congress 2024 - Major infrastructure projects

ARL Congress 2024: Major infrastructure projects

18-19 April 2024 at the media docks in Lübeck

Planning: between protests and calls to pick up the pace                    

Major infrastructure projects of (supra-)regional significance are complex and expensive, and expectations for their execution and effectiveness are accordingly high. Such projects include...


Publishing date Tuesday, 10 October 2023
Category JOURNALS

Call for abstract submission. DLGS Winter School, Dec 15th 2023. Urban Futures - Shaping Sustainable Cities

Attention young researchers! Join us in IOER Dresden, on December 15th, 2023, for the DLGS Winter School, where we'll delve into the topic of sustainable urbanism and spatial planning. This event offers a unique platform to engage with renowned scholars and experts from various disciplines, providing a comprehensive understanding of sustainability science. Beyond the enriching academic experience, you'll have ample networking opportunities to connect with fellow enthusiasts,...


Publishing date Thursday, 12 October 2023
Category JOURNALS

PhD Student Positions - Stockholm University

PhD Student in Human Geography within Urban and Regional Research

at  the Department of Human Geography. Closing date: 15 november 2023.

The Department of Human Geography announces one vacant position in the doctoral program in Geography with an emphasis on Human Geography with an orientation towards research in The Stockholm Urban and Regional Research Environment (SURE). The Ph.D. position is fully funded for...


Publishing date Tuesday, 3 October 2023
Category JOBS

Lecturer in Planning; School of the Natural & Built Environment, Queen's University, Belfast

The School of Natural and Built Environment (NBE) at Queen’s University Belfast, is currently seeking to appoint a Lecturer in Planning. The successful applicant will deliver professionally-accredited Modules in Planning at both undergraduate and postgraduate level, linking planning practice with contemporary and future societal challenges, within a theoretically informed context. The role involves contributing to the teaching, assessment, organisation and administration...


Publishing date Friday, 6 October 2023
Category JOBS

PhD Position Professorship of Urban Design, TUM

PhD position (75%, TV-L E13, all genders)

The Professorship of Urban Design, TUM, offers a PhD position (75%) starting from 18.01.2024 or 01.02.2024 (limited to 48 months).

The position is based on the research project "Housing for Families in Community and Neighbourhoods: Practices, Resources and Socio-Ecological Transformations (FaGeNa)". The project explores how collaborative housing projects are embedded in neighbourhoods and how these are linked to practices...


Publishing date Saturday, 7 October 2023
Category JOBS

Call for DEAN OF THE FACULTY OF SOCIAL SCIENCE - The Chinese University of Hong Kong

The Chinese University of Hong Kong

Dean of the Faculty of Social Science

The University
Founded in 1963, The Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK) ( http://www.cuhk.edu.hk ) is a forward-looking comprehensive research university with a global vision and a mission to combine tradition with modernity, and to bring together China and the West. Today CUHK is home to over 30,000 students and over 8,000 staff members (including a faculty team...


Publishing date Sunday, 15 October 2023
Category JOBS

Postdoc Commoning Accessibility in Urban Outskirts and Beyond at the University of Amsterdam (Dutch proficiency required)

Maybe you know of (or are) a recent PhD graduate, eager to understand how to make mobility and accessibility in urban outskirts and beyond more just and sustainable? If you do/are, they/you might be excited by this job opportunity!

Please note: Dutch proficency is a necessary reauirement

https://vacatures.uva.nl/UvA/job/Postdoc-Commoning-Accessibility-in-Urban-Outskirts-and-Beyond/780887902/


Publishing date Monday, 23 October 2023
Category JOBS

Associate Professor. Giancarlo Cotella

Secretary General: Association of Eurpoean Schools of Planning

AESOP SECRETARIAT GENERAL
Interuniversity Department of Regional and Urban Studies and Planning (DIST)
Politecnico di Torino

39, Viale Mattioli. 10125 Turin, Italy

E-mail: secretariat@aesop-planning.eu

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