Human Cities Event / Ljubljana 23–27 May 2017
PUBLIC SPACES FOR LOCAL LIFE / Shared values in diversified urban communities as a foundation for participatory provision of local public spaces
A joint event of EU Human Cities: Challenging the city scale project (Creative Europe 2014-2020) and AESOP’s thematic group Public spaces and Urban Cultures
Organised by Urban Planning Institute of the Republic of Slovenia, Ljubljana in cooperation with the Faculty of architecture of the University of Ljubljana and other partners.
The event is addressing the questions of participatory provision of urban local public spaces in economically, socially and ethnically increasingly diverse urban communities. The approaches to reveal shared values that are common to local inhabitants and other users of local environments will be in the focus as an important base for setting up common visions for local environments in participatory manner. The initial call of the event can be found here: http://www.aesop-planning.eu/blogs/posts/en_GB/urban-cultures-and-public-spaces/2017/02/10/readabout/call-for-abstracts-public-spaces-for-local-life-shared-values-in-diversified-urban-communities-as-a-foundation-for-participatory-provision-of-local-public-spaces.
In order to address challenges set-up in Human Cities project, Urban Planning Institute of the Republic of Slovenia (UIRS), the Slovenian partner of Human Cities, has been developing and testing various research and action oriented approaches to participatory and socio-cultural improvements of urban public space to better understand the needs and aspirations of local inhabitants. The activities have started in 2015 in collaboration with Human Cities project partners (http://humancities.eu/people/) and other local partners and supporters:
Thanks to the synergies between the project partners and local partners and supporters the program offers a wide range of activities:
Tuesday May 23rd 2017
Wednesday May 24th 2017
Thursday May 25th 2017
Friday May 26th 2017
Saturday May 27th 2017
The detailed programme will be published prior to the event at http://humancities.uirs.si.
The official language of the event is English, the activities are free of charge with few exceptions of the events run by Museum of design and architecture (MAO) within Biennial of Design BIO25.
Registrations are opened at http://humancities.uirs.si/en-gb/. Please use one appropriate registration category out of three (1 Human Cities / Partners, 2 Foreseen speakers / Authors with accepted abstracts, 3 Audience).
For any further inquiries please contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
Welcome to Ljubljana in May 2017 – let’s co-create humane cities spirit together!