I’ll be giving a lecture on Participatory Processes in the Post-Pandemic City on June 9th at 16:00 CEST. Register here for free!
On 20 November, the Lawaetz Stiftung organized a multiplier event to engage local stakeholders working with youths at risk of social exclusion. District representatives, youth workers and other practitioners explored the relevance and adaptability of the CIVACT methods for their work in the Hamburger districts of Wandsbek, Altona and Harburg.
It’s been an exciting and busy period for the CIVACT project. Here’s a recap of what’s been going on the last few months.
What is social constructionism and what does it have to do with urban development?
My talk from the conference “Interface to Place: Remaking divisive lines into shared spaces” is now online. Click on the image in this post to watch the whole talk (about 24 minutes).
I was in Belfast last week for the conference “Interface to Place: Remaking divisive lines into shared spaces.” Today’s post shares some insights and photos from that trip.
What are the main challenges facing hard to reach youths with regard to participation in civil society? The CIVACT needs analysis sheds some light on the matter.
Project updates: The urban commons cookbook, Reactivating vacant buildings, The model space project, CIVACT & Inventing Berlin
It has been a very busy summer full of great news on the project front. Here’s a quick update!
Commons and communities: Can urban commons projects lead to more innovative and inclusive urban societies?
Today’s post examines the role of urban commons in social and cultural innovation, participation in urban policy-making, and as a possibility for more inclusive urban societies.
So we’ve officially concluded the first round of the Berlin Urban Commons Series, which ran…
How can we get a more diverse group of people involved in shaping the future of the city? This post identifies the main challenges to diversity and suggests some possible solutions.
What do Bremen and Bologna have in common? They both used administrative restructuring to address their citizens’ needs and desires and boost civil society’s involvement in urban development – with great results! In this post, I explore administrative restructuring’s potentials for growth in peripheral and rural areas.