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The blog of the Young Academics of the Association of the European Schools of Planning

Why do we make research? Tracce Urbane 2014

Guest author: Davide Leone Why do we make research? This is a simple question that always I make to myself. There are many answers but one of that is because th...

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Operationalizing the 'Just City' – Annual conference of the AESOP Thematic Group of Ethics, Values and Planning.

1 min. Read. Hello AESOP Young Academics. Happy new year! We start this year 2022 by reporting on the annual conference of the AESOP Thematic Group on Ethics, V...

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Emerging collaborative resources for young urbanists and scholars

3 min. read There is an emerging trend within academia, and particularly amongst young academics, to collaborate more freely and produce alternative ways to eng...

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Call for Contributions - Urban Issues of the Global South

1 min. read In our goal to increase visibility for urban planning issues and urban studies in general in the Global South, we want to call our audience for new ...

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The AESOP YA Blog is getting a new design!

2 min read. As we passed the torch to our new YA blog team, one of the decisions we took was to change the aesthetics of the blog to make it more reachable for ...

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Share summaries of webinars & events

2 min read This post invites you to share summaries of the latest/most engaging webinars you attended or hosted recently. Recovery planning: yes we can! The web...

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Survey: Your blog. Your community.

The blog of the AESOP Young Academics' network is a great asset for all members and followers of the AESOP community to share their work. It is a place to share...

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A motto to revisit and revise - EQUAL PAY. EQUITABLE PAY

Article originally published with Linkedin Publishing- in continuance to my previous post - Planning as a profession and course of study : A floundering Planner...

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Housing in India and government attitude towards it

Housing is an important aspect of city development. Population growth in a city is mainly attributed to two main reasons: migration from different areas in sear...

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YA conference summary & selective list of upcoming planning conferences

One of the last major spatial planning events was the 12th AESOP Young Academics conference, held at the University of Groningen 26-29 March 2018. Following las...

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Critical thinking on smartness, service providing and technology: YA sessions at UTC Palermo

Guest author: Dezsö Vajtho, Utrecht University, MSc Sustainable Development (LinkedIN). This post is a report from the two sessions organized by the AESOP Young...

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Cities after transition: where are they, and where is the research about them?

It has been already 25 years since the great political change took place in the former socialist states, which has brought also numerous changes in the fields o...

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Revealing a new era of planning, the Lisbon case

The municipality of Lisbon through a public participation procedure for cycling investments, shows the need for a more economic and human-centric city. In recen...

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The Mayors Adapt (Convenant of Mayors 2.0): toward a smart city.

It was held in Naples, the inauguration of Mayors Adapt initiative, commissioned by the Directorate General of the European Commission's Climate Action and foun...

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Climate for Culture. Final arrival in Munich

It has been presented, in Munich, Germany, and with a public event lasted two days, the final stage of the European project “Climate for Culture," lasted five y...

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Planning and City-Region Governance: Challenges for Urban Development in Bucharest

By Irina Paraschivoiu (LSE) & Fabian Wenner (LSE)Despite sharing some of the common challenges faced by post-socialist cities, the experience of Bucharest o...

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About Digital Scholarship (workshop)

On June 24, 2014, I had the pleasure to partake the Digital Scholarship workshop organised by Being Digital, a research project leaded by Chiara Carrozza at the...

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More socialism for post-socialist urbanisations?

By Irina Paraschivoiu (LSE) & Fabian Wenner (LSE)After the demise of socialism in the 1990s, many Eastern European and Asian states saw a wave of privatisat...

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Lessons learned from the World Urban Forum 7. Why the new Urban Agenda matters

By Irina Paraschivoiu (LSE)In June 2016, the United Nations will convene the Habitat III Conference which will set the agenda for international cooperation on u...

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Differences and Connections: the YA conference 2015's CfP is out!

We are very happy to announce that the Call for Paper for the IX conference of the Young Academics network is out. The conference will be in Palermo, Italy, on ...

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