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His work is concerned with the crossroads of 4 research fields > #Territories #SocialInnovation #Strategy & #Governance
Thus, his main topic is the #CityRegion

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Journal Article
Submitted

Demos-Ethos: A framework to study the Basque and Icelandic cases through Critical Social Innovation and Applied Ethics

During the week of 22nd to 29th September 2013, I spent the field work trip collecting data in Reykjavik (Iceland). I did share this trip and this part of my PostDoctoral research project with Dr Antonio Casado from the University of the Basque Country. At the end of the week, on 27th September, we shared our work in progress research initial findings, delivering a lecture at the University of Iceland titled: Basque & Iceland Connection.

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Conference Paper
October 2013

PostDoctoral project presentation > FlexibleCity International Symposium > Future Of Cities Programme > University of Oxford (UK)

The Oxford Future of Cities Programme organized from 23rd to 25th October the Flexible City International Symposium. I took part presenting a paper with the my work-in-progress PostDoctoral Research project about The Future of City-Regions <> Comparative Territorial Benchmarking/Connections, specifically presenting the Basque & Oresund Connection case-study.

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Balance & Imbalance of the Basque City-Region – Euskal Hiriaren Oreka & (Des)Orekak > University of the Basque Country – EHUGunea (Bilbao – Basque, Spain)

Invited by the new prospective initiative launched by the University of the Basque Country, EHUGunea, I gave a conference on 3th May 2013 about the future of the Basque Country through scenario planning technique. The outcome of the conference was titled: Balance & Imbalance of the Basque City-Region or Euskal Hiria. A very diverse ranges of agent’s atended the conference, the board of the Spatial Planning of the Basque Government Vice Ministery, among others.

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Media Report
JANUARY 2013

Will Social Innovation Save Spain ? > Hub Islington – London

As a consequence to be invited to take part in the roundtable titled "Will Social Innovation Save Spain?" that took place in the Hub of Islington (London) on 12th November 2012, the participants were mentioned in the article published in the The Guardian the 3rd January 2013.

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Seminar paper
MAY 2012

Towards Future of City-Regions? University of Oxford (UK)

On 23rd May 2012, I delivered a seminar at the Potluck Seminar series for the Future of Cities Programme where I am member of. The session was attended by Steve Rayner, Idalina Baptista and Ebru Soytemel, among other participants.

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Media Dissemination of the Basque City-Region/Euskal Hiria book

After presenting the book at the Kursaal Palace in St. Sebastian on 3rd November 2011, there was sequence of dissemination activities to introduce the book publicly. To sum up, it was presented along November in: El Correo Español, Innobasque, Eutokia, Bizkaie, IdeaLab and Pintxos & Blogs.

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Book
NOVEMBER 2011

Download Euskal Hiria/Basque City-Region Book > presented in the Kursaal Palace – Donostia-St.Sebastian (Spain)

After 6 years working, beween 2005-2011, interviewing and doing some international (mainly USA (Portland, Oregon) & Ireland, but also Denmark, Sweden, Japan, Germany, ...) participative observation field work research about Cities & Territories, Igor Calzada Ph.D. will present the BOOK that has been published in a full version in spanish by Basque Government-Presidency-External Relations General Secretariat on the 3rd November 7pm in the Kursaal Congress Hall in St. Sebastian. Innobasque-Basque Innovation Agency will publish an Executive Summary-Briefing-Pocket Edition version of the book, with another ISBN. This Executive Summary book version of the is going to be tittled: "Towards the Basque City? Comparative Territorial Benchmarking from the Social Innovation"

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