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2021 Regions in Recovery E-Festival


Invitation and call for papers for special sessions on collaborative workplaces,agents of change in old-industrial regions, and new approaches to economic and social development in rural areas. Papers can be submitted until 17 March 2021.

The 2021 Regions in Recovery E-Festival will address themes related to the re-emergence of regions and cities from the pandemic. It includes longer standing challenges to society of climate change, geopolitical manoeuvrings, the rise of populism, the financial implications of these shifts, migration crises, new challenges to the survival of pandemic struck firms and city centres and much more.

IfL researchers actively involved in the E-Festival programme

  • A special session co-organised by Dr Thilo Lang is dedicated to the diverse ways in which collaborative workspaces function in rural areas and peripheral cities and regions (Special Session 4).
  • The joint project ACORE, coordinated by Dr Nadir Kinossian, invites to a discussion on agents of change in old industrial regions of Europe (Special Session 26).
  • The growing socio-spatial divide between central and peripheral regions is the focus of a session co-organised by Dr Tim Leibert (Special Session 19)

Deadline for abstract submission: 17 March 2021

Further information!