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Dr. Lucía Argüelles, Fellow at the Urban Transformation and Global Change Laboratory, Universitat Oberta de Catalunya (UOC), presents: Rail-to-park transformations in 21st century modern cities: Green gentrification on track

Register in advance for this meeting: https://gc-cuny.zoom.us/meeting/register/tJMqf--pqjkiHt369F02uH_MptkwckU9tuU5 After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting. Download PDF of flyer: Lucia Arguelles 12 10 2020

Prof. Dr. Sabine Knierbein, presenting: Quo vadis public space? Conceptual explorations of lived space and everyday life in urban studies

(Photo credits: Photo Wilke (https://www.wilke.at/)) The PUBLIC SPACE RESEARCH GROUP welcomes, Prof. Dr. Sabine Knierbein, presenting: Quo vadis public space? Conceptual explorations of lived space and everyday life in urban studies. Public space research has been undergoing several conjunctures over the last decades, at times influenced by new approaches to urban design and policy, or responding to and making sense […]

Javier Otero Peña presents, Residents’ feelings towards park renovations in low-income gentrifying neighborhoods: Latest findings of an ethnographic study in NYC

The PUBLIC SPACE RESEARCH GROUP welcomes, Javier Otero Peña presenting, Residents’ feelings towards park renovations in low-income gentrifying neighborhoods: Latest findings of an ethnographic study in NYC   Everyone deserves access to parks of quality. In an effort to make cities more just, local authorities in many cities around the world are investing in public spaces in neglected, low-income and […]

Vikas Mehta, PhD presents, Unparalleled Prospect: the crises of public health and social injustice and the expansion of public space

The PUBLIC SPACE RESEARCH GROUP welcomes, Vikas Mehta, PhD presenting, Unparalleled Prospect: the crises of public health and social injustice and the expansion of public space.   COVID-19 has forced an adaptation of urban space. This public health crises with all the disparities and inequities, has also brought a remarkable change — limited access to formal spaces has driven people […]

EDRA 52 @ VIRTUAL DETROIT is May 19-23

PSRG Members and Environmental Psychology Students present at several sessions during EDRA 52: Just Environments: Transdisciplinary Border Crossings @ Detroit (virtual).   Friday, May 21, 2021, 10:00 AM-11:30 AM EDT Setha Low, PhD, The Anthropology of Space and Place (10360) presentation will be held during the session Public Space in the New Urban Agenda: Research into Practice for Cities for All.  […]

Margarita Triguero-Mas presents Beyond healthy greenspaces: Gentrification and health equity considerations

The PUBLIC SPACE RESEARCH GROUP welcomes, Dr. Margarita Triguero-Mas presenting, Beyond healthy greenspaces: Gentrification and health equity considerations. Cities are restoring or creating new greenspaces to address diverse socio-environmental and health challenges. However, greenspace interventions may be affected by processes such as gentrification. Applying the therapeutic landscapes concept, we present the impacts of gentrification on the associations between greenspaces and […]

Valentina Gulin Zrnic & Saša Poljak Istenič present, Urban planning and interventions into green spaces: Zagreb and Ljubljana’s imaginings of the future

The PUBLIC SPACE RESEARCH GROUP welcomes, Valentina Gulin Zrnic & Saša Poljak Istenič presenting, Urban planning and interventions into green spaces: Zagreb and Ljubljana’s imaginings of the future   The project “Urban Futures: Imagining and Activating Possibilities in Unsettled Times”, which this presentation derives from, is dedicated to researching future-making in selected Slovenian and Croatian cities. Future-making refers to an […]

Public space in the smart city: Navigating the ambiguities of emerging digital infrastructure

The PUBLIC SPACE RESEARCH GROUP welcomes, Troy Simpson presenting, Public space in the smart city: Navigating the ambiguities of emerging digital infrastructure.   As public spaces become increasingly “smart,” the sometimes connected and sometimes disjointed layers of simultaneous data collection conducted via an ever-growing array of public and private sensors and systems is positioned to drastically reconfigure user experiences. What […]

Dr. Matilde Córdoba Azcárate presents Tourism Extraction and Moral Entrapments: Re-spatializing Public Beaches, Revolutionary Pasts and Indigenous Labor in Yucatán, México

                 Public beach at Playa Caracol, Cancun The Public Space Research Group is hosting this year’s last networking event on December 10 at 12pEST with guest speaker Dr. Matilde Córdoba Azcárate presenting her research, Tourism Extraction and Moral Entrapments: Re-spatializing Public Beaches, Revolutionary Pasts and Indigenous Labor in Yucatán, México. Tourism has become one of the most […]

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