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Learning from Context – conference program

Building social competence from local knowledge 22-23 September 2017 Berlin, Aquarium Skalitzer Str. 6, 10999 Berlin Berlin DE EULER_Program in PDF format. EULER_Conference_Practical information in PDF format Conference program DAY 1, Friday September 22 8:30-9:15 Registration at Aquarium Session 1 09:15 – 09:45   Welcome & Program What Are we doing here – Lorenzo Tripodi The EULER project […]

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B-MINCOME Urban Innovative Actions

Combining guaranteed minimum income and active social policies in deprived urban areas. Laura Colini is the EU UIA expert supporting Barcelona for B-MINCOME Urban Innovative Action. The project is based on the City’s decision to implement a guaranteed minimum income (GMI) to supplement income in the most deprived and poor areas or the City. It is expected that […]

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Learning from Context

Building social competence from local knowledge 22-23 September 2017 Berlin, Aquarium Skalitzer Str. 6, 10999 Berlin Berlin DE   Traditional forms of education and training for employment are increasingly focused on chasing job market demand through specialisation. Meanwhile, a multiplicity of voluntary, self-organised, citizen-based initiatives is breaking new ground in experimenting with skills and competences. Local […]

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URLab #4 – Representing the Neighbourhood

  Starting from the exercise Represented City, this urban reconnaissance laboratory will draw on the explorative practice made during the previous months to reconnect different places and stories of Südliche Friedrichstadt in a narrative path. The workshop will be completed by a walking tour open to the public. URLab #4 Saturday 15 July 2017, 10am – […]

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Mehringplatz StoryLab #4 – Urban Sketches

Attention! New Dates! Due to technical reasons the workshop has been postponed to July 1-2. A digital storytelling workshop dedicated to the production of personal narratives based on impressions and memories of Mehringplatz – Südliche Friedrichstadt.  Participants will be invited to follow their inclination or favourite languages employing writing, photography, video, music and sound, drawing, […]

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Mehringplatz StoryLab #3 – Collecting Stories

How do we capture different voices of a community in a shared narrative framework? Next Mehringplatz StoryLab “Collecting Stories“ will take place Saturday April 22 at SUPERMARKT.  We will introduce a new tool, the Mehringplatz Card Set, to trigger the collection and recomposition of narratives about the neighbourhood. —— Saturday 22 April, 2pm SUPERMARKT, Mehringplatz 9 10969 […]

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Satellites and Aliens. Exploding Cities exhibition in Hamburg

Oginoknauss’ works from the Recentering Periphery project, including pictures and video,  are part of the exhibition Satellites and Aliens that will open in Hamburg  on March 31 at Kulturbotshaft. The exhibition has been formerly showed in Quito during the UN Habitat III event, and in Berlin and Frankfurt. The event is curated by Anke Rico Johnsallee […]

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3 years full-time funded PhD Studentship in Oxford

 Faculty of Technology, Design and Environment School of the Built Environment  Spatial Planning Research Group Three year full-time funded PhD Studentship Eligibility: Home/EU and International Students  Bursary: £14,000 in Year 1, £11,000 per year in Years 2 and 3 (with no inflationary increase) In addition, in Years 2 and 3, €2,000 per month for travel and […]

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Mehringplatz MapLab #3 – Connecting Layers

For the MapLab#3 we invited the social designers Jan Lindenberg and Stefan Göllner of place/making to coordinate a neighbourhood mapping workshop.

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Strategies for Change

Public conversation with Kathrin Wildner, Christian Hanussek and Erwin Riedmann of metroZones.   The next public conversation of the Switch On Mehringplatz program presents the manifold experience of the metroZones collective in urban research, art and education. metroZones will present some of their recent projects on urban peripheries as „Hellersdorfer Tapete“ and „metroZapp“ on Moritzplatz, […]

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Exploring Creativity in Disadvantaged Urban Areas

Interdisciplinary Conference 14-15 September 2017 University of Bath Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences Creative projects shape cities. They have the power to challenge negative connotations attached to disadvantaged neighbourhoods, transform the cityscape and residents’ lives for the better, and create opportunities for dialogue between various urban actors including artists, residents and decision makers. Artist-led […]

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ReGeneration KickOff meeting in San Lazzaro di Savena

On February 27/28 the Kick Off meeting of the  ReGeneration URBACT  III Implementation Network  has taken place in San Lazzaro di Savena.  The lead partner city has presented the project to regenerate a central area of the city into a multifunctional open campus comprising schools, sport facilities heater and public space. The stakeholders involved in the […]

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Prinzessinnen garten

A visit to Prinzessinnengarten, Berlin meeting Marco Clausen. Recorded during the Urban Reconnaissance Lab #3 Spontaneous City. Part of Switch On Mehringplatz – EULER, EU Erasmus plus project.   Here an article about Prinzessinnengarten  by Laura Colini published on the URBACT website.

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CoCreation Kick off in Oxford

January 16-18 at Brookes University in Oxford took part the first operative meeting of the new CoCreation project led by dr. Juliet Carpenter at Brookes and dr. Christine Horvath of Bath University. The CoCreation project will develop a collaboration between four Universities and three non-academic organisations,  including Tesserae. As Dr Juliet Carpenter said: “The project […]

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Mehringplatz MapLab #2 – Mapping Actors and Economies

     

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Mehringplatz StoryLab #2 – Place Narrative

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European Commons Assembly

On  November 15 2016  we were invited to attend the first European Commons Assembly in Brussels. This has been a great opportunity to meet people that from different perspectives, practices and political approaches understand the commons as an essential battlefield for a more sustainable and just society. You can read here Laura Colini’s notes for the URBACT website.

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