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...

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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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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...

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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...

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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...

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(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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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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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...

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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 ...

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Insights into the CT’s work

Read time: 5 minutes Authors: the Coordination Team of the AESOP Young Academics’ network It’s that time of the year again - Elections!  If you’re totally new t...

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Highlights from 2019

Read time: 3-4 minutes This post summarises the rich and diverse content shared on the YA blog during 2019. But first... Happy 2020 to all readers and followers...

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2019 Recap: AESOP YOUNG ACADEMICS in ACTION

Read time: 2-3 minutes Guest author: Agnes Matoga (Chair of AESOP YA Coordination Team, TU Kaiserslautern) As Chair of the AESOP Young Academics Network 2019-20...

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Looking for Aesop in AESOP: call for reflections

AESOP is broad and diverse community of scholars and practitioners at diverse stages in their career(s). The AESOP 2018 conference was a strong, engaged and eng...

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VOTING STARTED: AESOP YA Coordination Team 2022-24

1 min. read The voting platform for the following AESOP Young Academics Network Coordination Team members is now open. We are looking for three new members who will join the AESOP Young Academics Coordination Team (CT) from June 2022 for two years. This is an excellent opportunity for everyone who wants to support the many activities of AESOP,...

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YA blog outlook: 2014-2020 & beyond

Read time: 5 minutes This post gives an overview of the growinimages/easyblog_imagesg activity on the blog since its launch in 2014. Based on the results of a s...

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Read time: 4-5 minutes2018 was the year which generated the most traffic on the blog: 13,000 views and 9,300 visitors for 29 published posts. The posts covered ...

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Highlights from the 2014

January has been a bit of a lazy month for the YA blog. After a great 2014, the team was in the need of some time before re-starting for an even better 2015. In...

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