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WUF Session: Stakeholder Roundtable on Older Persons

The Public Space Research Group has been invited to participate in this session of the World Urban Forum 10, taking place in Abu Dhabi. Note: exact time/date/location and more information will be posted soon.   Currently, 8.5% of the current global population is over 65 and it is predicted that by 2050 there will be more over-65s than children under […]

WUF Training Event: Toolkit for the Ethnographic Study of Space (TESS)

Capital Suites - First Floor: CS 3

Venue: Abu Dhabi Exhibition Center- ADNEC The Toolkit for the Ethnographic Study of Space (TESS) is an in-depth method for studying the everyday life of a particular public space. It is a qualitative method that helps to understand the meaning and context of urban space. Ethnography—a cultural description of a place—is a way to uncover the cultural rules, beliefs, feelings, […]

WUF Session: Promoting a culture of healthy public spaces- case studies and key drivers for action

Hall 2, Room 8

The Public Space Research Group is organizing this session on Public Space and Health. There is a growing recognition of the key relationship between public spaces and health. To illustrate, the World Health Organization has estimated 3.3% of global deaths can be attributed to physical inactivity resulting from poor walkability and lack of access to recreational areas such as parks […]

WUF Session: Public Space in the New Urban Agenda

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The Public Space Research Group will be taking part of the "Public Space in the New Urban Agenda" event. Exact date/time and more information about the event will be posted soon. This session will explore new research findings, strategies, and tools concerning the importance of public space, its creation and maintenance, and current threats and opportunities. It will then examine […]

Just Sustainabilities in Policy, Planning and Practice, by Julian Agyeman

GEOS Earth and Environmental Sciences Doctoral Program Presents a Lecture by: Julian Agyeman of Tufts University​   "Just Sustainabilities in Policy, Planning and Practice" In his talk, Julian will outline the concept of just sustainabilities as a response to the ‘equity deficit’ of much sustainability thinking and practice. He will explore his contention that who can belong in our cities will ultimately […]

Urban Environmental Inequalities: From environmental justice to green gentrification by Helen Cole, DrPH

the PUBLIC SPACE RESEARCH GROUP welcomes   Helen Cole, DrPh of the Barcelona Lab for Urban Environmental Justice and Sustainability presenting: Urban Environmental Inequalities: From environmental justice to green gentrification   JOIN VIA ZOOM! https://gc-cuny.zoom.us/j/98577077286 Meeting ID: 985 7707 7286   Helen Cole, DrPH, is a postdoctoral researcher and co-coordinator of urban environment, health and equity at the Barcelona Lab […]

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