Typology of events and activities
One invited speaker and two/three selected discussants. The meetings are open to the public but subject to registration. In these events, an already published article will be presented and discussed. The necessary condition to participate in the event is to read the article in advance. Registered participants will receive a copy of the article.
- Input: guest speaker’s presentation (15 minutes)
- Reactions: discussants’ comments (15 minutes)
- Questions and answers: from other participations (30 minutes)
The TG’s OPEN SPACE is an opportunity provided to all members who want to present and discuss new works or topics (e.g. new books and articles). Initiators must submit their proposals in advance to the coordinators, who will evaluate them. This type of event can be organised and proposed anytime.
The annual conference will investigate in depth one prevalent topic. A possible objective of the event is to publish a special thematic issue based on the selected submitted abstracts.
- "If neoliberalism is everything, maybe it is nothing" with Edwin Buitelaar (February 24, 2021)
- "Our curious silence about kindness" with John Forester (March 24, 2021)
- "Revisiting the concept of the just city" with Stefano Moroni (April 21, 2021)
- "Back to normality or perpetual threat? Exploring scenarios of future urban life and planning" (May 26, 2021)
- "Overcoming the false dichotomy between procedural and distributive justice" with Ali Madanipour, Sabine Weck and Peter Schmitt (October 13, 2021)
- "Human Dignity in Planning" with Ben Davy (November 23, 2021)
Open space events
- "What are AESOP's shared values?", Initiator: Ben Davy (June 8, 2021)
- “Operationalising the Just City”, Presenters: 48 (February 24-25, 2022)
- “Making and unmaking spatial inequalities”, AESOP Congress Tartu, Estonia – Track 9: SPATIALITIES, 10 sessions (July 25-29, 2022)