Keynote Speaker, Discussant and Organised in the European Week of Regions and Cities in the European Commission in Brussels (10/10/2017, Belgium)

Kindly invited by the RSA (Regional Studies Association), Dr Calzada participated in the European Week of Regions and Cities (#EURegionsWeek) in the European Commission, as keynote speaker, discussant and organiser.

1/ Keynote speaker:

European Week of Regions and Cities 2017
10 October 2017,
Eu Regions Week 2017 #EURegionsWeek
Belgium – Brussels – October 2017

He participated in a panel session entitled ‘Regional and Urban Leadership in an Era of Globalisation and De-Globalisation’ by presenting his recent paper published by Palgrave Communications ‘Metropolitan and City-Regional Politics in the Urban Age: Why Does ‘(Smart) Devolution’ Matter?’. He delivered a paper referring to the current momentum in Catalonia by advocating the need for a shared leadership and the right to decide in democracy.

Here is the video streaming content.

The paper begins on 10:38:00.

2/ Discussant:

In addition he was a discussant in the 5th Master Class on EU Cohesion Policy.

10 October 2017, MASTER CLASS – Parallel paper presentation sessions IV
Belgium – Brussels – October 2017
© European Union / Aude Vanlathem


3/ Organiser:

Ultimately, he participated in the panel entitled ‘Urban/Living Laboratories in Research and Policy: Where the Experimental City Meets the Participatory City?‘ as the second round of the past event in February 2017 organised in the Workshop Series ‘Bridging European Urban Transformations’ entitled ‘European Urban Living Labs as Experimental City-to-City-Learning Platforms‘ coordinated by Dr Calzada.

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