N-aerus 2015 CONFERENCE DOCUMENTATION NOW AVAILABLE!
Following our 16th N-AERUS conference in November 2015, “WHO WINS AND WHO LOSES? - Exploring and learning from transformations and actors in the cities of the South“, please find here the conference documentation for further reference.
The conference took place from 19-21 November 2015 in Dortmund (Germany) and was jointly organized by N-AERUS, the Habitat Unit at the Technical University Berlin and the Department of International Planning Studies at the TU Dortmund University.
Roundtable 1-Urbanization beyond megacities: new urban patterns – new constellations of actors presented Keynote Speeches of PROF. DR. LOCHNER MARAIS, UNIVERSITY OF THE FREE STATE, SOUTH AFRICA on The Role of Secondary Cities in Managing Urbanization in South Africa, and PROF. DR. WILBARD J. KOMBE, ARDHI UNIVERSITY, TANZANIA on Rapid Urbanization under Poverty: Coping with new emerging Mosaics in African Cities.
Roundtable 2-Learning from diverse experiences beyond ‘best-practice’ featured a Keynote Speech of PROF. DR. ALAN GILBERT, UNIVERSITY COLLEGE LONDON, UK on Cross-National Policy Transfer in Regional and Urban Policy: Learning from the South Papers.
Roundtable 3-The politics of knowledge in research and education discussed the Keynote Speeches of PROF. DR. MARGARITA GREENE, PONTIFICIA UNIVERSIDAD CATÓLICA DE CHILE, SCHOOL OF ARCHITECTURE, CHILE on The Expanded Field in the Built Environment: Explorations and Future Scenarios for the Formation of the Future Professionals, as well as PROF. DR. HARRY SMITH, HERIOT WATT UNIVERSITY, GB, and DR. ENRICO MICHELUTTI, UNIVERSITÀ DI UDINE, ITALY on Redefining the City of the South in the Context of the Crisis: The Experience of N-AERUS 2008-15.
Conference papers are published online in the frame of the conference publication available at TU Dortmund and N-AERUS website.
We like to thank Dr. Paola Alfaro d'Alençon, Habitat Unit at the Technical University Berlin, and Dr. Wolfgang Scholz, Department of International Planning Studies at the TU Dortmund University, for hosting such a well-received event.