YA BLOG

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

Shrinking Villages jeopardizing Himalayan future

6 min. read The recently released IPCC Sixth Assessment Report: Climate Change 2022 (AR6) echoes the growing concern of risks from climate change as a precursor...

Continue reading
  60 Hits

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...

Continue reading
  43 Hits

In memory of Prof. Vanessa Watson

From the AESOP YA we want to share this article by African Centre for Cities (ACC) Director Edgar Pieterse, and his reflection on Prof. Watson contribution to p...

Continue reading
  35 Hits

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...

Continue reading
  37 Hits

PlaNext-AESOP Call for papers: Special issue Cities in the face of crises: Planning & designing future living environments

5 min. read In our interest for this call to reach further and particularly to Young Academics, we are happy to present the most recent PlaNext (AESOP Young Aca...

Continue reading
  36 Hits

Centering a critical urban geography of disaster-prone areas

8 min. read Natural disasters are often identified in the parlance as 'acts of God', and their human victims, as the costs of encountering a juggernaut. Another...

Continue reading
  51 Hits

Call for Proposals to host the 17th Annual Conference of the YA Network - AESOP

The call for proposals to host the 17th Annual Conference of the Young Academics Network from the Association of European Schools of Planning (AESOP) in 2023 is...

Continue reading
  127 Hits

(Abstract Deadline EXTENDED) PlaNext Special issue - Cities in the face of crises: Planning & designing future living environments

3 min read. We are pleased to inform that there is still time until the 31st of December to take part in the Special Issue of PlaNext: Cities in the face of cri...

Continue reading
  57 Hits

Introducing the new AESOP YA Coordination Team: Mennatullah Hendawy

2 min. read As part of the introduction of our new team members we wanted to build a series for our audience to get a closer view of the newly elected members o...

Continue reading
  46 Hits

Introducing the new AESOP YA Coordination Team: Milan Husar

2 min. read Ending with the presentation series of the new members of AESOP YA Coordination Team, today we share the thoughts and personal introduction from Mil...

Continue reading
  44 Hits

Introducing the new AESOP YA Coordination Team: Tjark Gall

3 min. read + video. Continuing with the presentation of the new members of AESOP YA Coordination Team, today we engage with the thoughts and personal introduct...

Continue reading
  53 Hits

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 ...

Continue reading
  40 Hits

Introducing Anandit Sachdev new co-editor of the YA Blog

2 min read We continue with the introduction of our new YA Blog team, this time is the turn of Anandit Sachdev! Anandit is an academic tutor and researcher in t...

Continue reading
  24 Hits

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 ...

Continue reading
  27 Hits

AESOP Conversations in Planning - Special Issue: Planning Practices and Theories from the Global South

4 min. read + videos Building upon our previous editorial on the Conversations in Planning booklet series focused on a perspective of the global south in associ...

Continue reading
  44 Hits

Perspectives from the Global South: AESOP Booklet on Prof. Vanessa Watson

8 min. read Increasingly, the issue of cities in the global south has gained more attention within urban studies and urban planning academia. In attention to th...

Continue reading
  48 Hits

Elections approaching! An invitation from your YA representative

3 min read Guest author: Pinar Dörder (Darmstadt University, chair of the YA Coordination Team) Dear friends, Here is Pinar Dörder, I am an architect and urban ...

Continue reading
  44 Hits

Introducing the YA blog team new editor-in-chief: Luis Lozano-Paredes

1 minute read As we pass the torch to the new YA blog team, it is time to introduce Luis H. Lozano-Paredes, our new editor-in-chief joining us from Sydney, Aust...

Continue reading
  26 Hits

5th World Planning Schools Conference - Opportunities for Planning Students

2 min. read The 5th World Planning Schools Conference and the 16th Asian Planning Schools Association Congress WPSC-APSA 2022 are being held in Bali, Indonesia ...

Continue reading
  98 Hits

Welcome 2021 - a fresh new start!

Reading time: 3 minutes Goodbye 2020, welcome 2021 Without doubt, 2020 was a challenging year for all of us. Equally, the challenges came with a silver lining. ...

Continue reading
  28 Hits