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So far Marc Pradel has created 19 blog entries.

CRIT Seminar: 24/04 Rachel Weber: Who is the “Crowd” in Urban Crowdfunding Platforms?

Who is the “Crowd” in Urban Crowdfunding Platforms?  April, 24, 2017, 16-17:30 h. Sala de Graus. Facultat d'economia i empresa, Avinguda Diagonal, 690 Cities are ever more augmented by a variety of technology-enabled platforms that allow for quick exchanges of information, services, surplus capacity, entrepreneurial energy, and money. In this presentation, I assess the [...]

By | 2017-04-19T11:07:02+00:00 abril 19th, 2017|Estudis, News|0 Comments

Elizabeth Strom at CRIT Seminars: Revisiting the Arts as a Socially Innovative Urban Development Strategy

Revisiting the Arts as a Socially Innovative Urban Development Strategy Arts and cultural activities have become an increasingly important aspect of urban and regional development.  Can such projects be seen as socially innovative?  Socially innovative projects are here understood as those that create new ways of looking at problems, new organizational means for dealing [...]

By | 2017-03-08T17:48:08+00:00 marzo 3rd, 2017|News, Seminaris i conferències|0 Comments

New book: “Sustainable Communities and Urban Housing” edited by Montserrat Pareja-Eastaway and Nessa Winston

Sustainable Communities and Urban Housing A Comparative European Perspective Edited by Montserrat Pareja-Eastaway and  Nessa Winston Since the start of the twenty-first century, urban communities have faced increasing challenges in housing affordability, with environmental issues causing additional concern. It is clear that changes to urban housing are needed to enhance the resilience of [...]

By | 2017-03-05T17:46:11+00:00 diciembre 14th, 2016|New Publications, News|0 Comments

Research Seminar on collaborative Spaces 22nd and 23rd September 2016

Coworkers, Makers, Hackers and Fabbers: main trends in Barcelona Seminar organized by CRIT and the Research Group on collaborative Spaces 22nd September 15:00-15:15 – Presentation of the RGCS network. Introduction by coordinators of the RGCS network and the RGCS Barcelona Chapter by Montserrat Pareja-Eastaway (Universitat de Barcelona), Ignasi Capdevila (PSB Paris School of Business), [...]

By | 2017-02-10T11:00:05+00:00 septiembre 14th, 2016|News|0 Comments

Seminar: Austerity effects on housing in Greece

CRIT seminar series, 4th edition 26th May, 15 h. Sala de Junes, Facultat d'economia i empresa UB Avinguda Diagonal, 696, Barcelona Austerity effects on housing in Greece: challenges for housing policy Dimitra Siatitsa Dr. Architect-Urbanist, independent researcher, special advisor of the Alternate Minister of Solidarity Abstract The implementation of austerity politics in Greece is marked [...]

By | 2017-03-05T17:54:27+00:00 mayo 20th, 2016|News|0 Comments

Convocatòria d’ajuts a la Summer school “forms of urban attractiveness i als juliols UB

La UB ha posat en marxa una sèrie d'ajuts per tal que els estudiants de la UB puguin assistir a la formació d'estiu. Hi ha dues convocatòries: Convocatòria de dos ajuts per a la matrícula a la International summer school "The Forms of urban attractiveness: Methods of analysis and case studies" Barcelona-Milà Convocatòria de 35 [...]

By | 2017-02-10T11:00:05+00:00 mayo 6th, 2016|News|0 Comments

Mega-event cities: the urban impacts of large events (3 May, 15:00 Faculty of economics and business UB)

Mega-event cities: the urban impacts of large events Prof. Dr. Martin Müller Department of Geography University of Zurich Abstract: Mega-events such as the Olympic Games and the World Cup have become global urban phenomena. At a cost of often more than USD 10 billion, they are the single most transformative urban project in many host [...]

By | 2016-06-23T11:11:12+00:00 mayo 2nd, 2016|News, Seminaris i conferències|0 Comments

Summer school: Forms of Urban Attractiveness 2016

The Faculty of Sociology and Social Research at University of Milano-Bicocca and the Faculty of Economics and Business at University of Barcelona invite outstanding postgraduate and senior undergraduate students from universities around the world to join the second edition of its Summer School to be held from 13-24 June, 2016, 1st week (13th-17th) at [...]

By | 2017-02-10T11:00:05+00:00 marzo 9th, 2016|News|0 Comments

New article: Social innovation and creativity in cities: A socially inclusive governance approach in two peripheral spaces of Barcelona

A new article by Marisol Garcia, Santiago Eizaguirre and Marc pradel has been published in City, culture and society. You can find the article in the journal website    

By | 2016-01-05T08:23:56+00:00 enero 5th, 2016|New Publications|0 Comments

Innova conference: innovation, creativity and culture as basis for a new socio-economic model for cities

During 10th and 11th december CRIT members have participated in the Innova Conference, showing the results of a three-years research on the role of innovation, culture and creativity as a source for organisation and economic growth for cities after the crisis. The project has analised new economic sectors and its organisation in four spanish cities: [...]

By | 2015-12-24T07:39:24+00:00 diciembre 11th, 2015|News|0 Comments