Special Lecture to Celebrate Diamond Jubilee of Klaus R. Kunzmann

The Future of the European City in the Global Perspective

20th October 2017, Dortmund

On behalf of the Association of European Schools of Planning (AESOP) and the Faculty of Spatial Planning Technische Universität Dortmund, we would like to invite you to a lecture by Emmanuel MOULIN and Tobias KETTNER,The Future of the European City in the Global Perspective, which will take place at the Dortmunder U, at 16:00, on Friday, 20th October 2017, in Dortmund.

This is the twelfth event in the Lecture Series by well-known planners, policy-makers and other ‘urban thinkers’, which has been initiated by AESOP and IFHP in the framework of respectively the Silver Jubilee (2012) and Centenary (2013). The lecturers have been asked to present their ideas on ‘new vision’ for planning and territorial development. The lecture will be rounded off with a question and answer discussion with the audience.

This 12th Lecture is very special both for AESOP and Faculty of Spatial Planning, TU Dortmund. We would like to celebrate in this way Diamond Jubilee of Klaus R. Kunzmann, funding father of AESOP, who held the Jean Monnet Chair for European Spatial Planning at TU Dortmund since 1994 and who was the first speaker at the Lecture Series.

Emmanuel MOULIN is a Head of the URBACT Secretariat, Tobias KETTNER is an Outreach and Liaison Officer in Europe, Habitat III Secretariat, UN Conference on Housing and Sustainable Urban Development.

University Floor
44137 Dortmund, Germany


16.00 Registration
16.30 Welcome address: Prof. Karsten Zimmermann (Dean of the Faculty of Spatial Planning)
16.35 Welcome address: Izabela Mironowicz (AESOP)
16.45 Lecture by Emmanuel MOULIN: European Urban Agenda. Challenges for European Cities.
17.15 Lecture by Tobias KETTNER: New Urban Agenda in the Context of Habitat III Process. Global Challenges for Cities.
17.45 Discussion
18.30 Conclusions, informal discussions, drinks and snacks

Please register at: https://www.raumplanung.tu-dortmund.de/rp/ssl_krk2017.html

We would be delighted if you could accept this invitation to the lecture.

We AESOP and the Faculty of Spatial Planning TU Dortmund look forward to seeing you in Dortmund on 20th October 2017!


AESOP wishes to express a word of gratitude to the co-organizer of the 12th Lecture – Technische Universität Dortmund

Faculty of Spatial Planning TU Dortmund
TU Dortmund