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CfP: Session on “Mobilising, producing and contesting transport and mobility from below” at RGS-IBG Annual Conference 2021

PUTSPACE team members Wojciech Kębłowski and Wladimir Sgibnev organise a session at the Royal Geographical Society RGS-IBG Annual International Conference in 2021. The session theme is “Mobilising, producing and contesting transport and mobility from below: collectors, enthusiasts, activists, revolutionaries”. The conference takes place from Tuesday 31 August to Friday 3 September 2021. The deadline for …

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CfP: Session on “Rethinking Distance” at RGS-IBG Annual Conference 2021

PUTSPACE team members Tauri Tuvikene, Louise Sträuli and Aleksandra Ianchenko organise a session at the Royal Geographical Society RGS-IBG Annual International Conference in 2021. The session theme is “Rethinking Distance” and looks to examine how, in light of the COVID-19 pandemic, the word ‘distance’ has acquired new connotations and meanings all over the world. The …

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Online Survey: Covid-19 and Public Transport Mobility

With a handful of PUTSPACE researchers and fellows, we have joined forces to investigate the perceptions and uses of public transport during the COVID-19 pandemic. While an initial survey in spring 2020 has already revealed how the pandemic is affecting not only travel patterns but also users’ experiences, we are now trying to capture the …

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Urban Study Days, Helsinki 14.-15.5.2020

HERA PUTSPACE team members organise a session at Finnish Urban Studies Days in Helsinki 14.-15.5.2020. We seek papers that deal with public transport from cultural, technological, artistic or conceptual angles. We are particularly interested in papers that concentrate on the history of public transport, changes in public transport, the politics of public transport, and embodied, …

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Putspace Summer Symposium in Minsk, Belarus, 1-6 June 2020 (CfA)

“Narrations, Experiences and Contestations of Public Transport in European Cities” – Due to the current situation confronting us as a result of spread of COVID 19, we will have to cancel the Putspace Summer Symposium scheduled on June 1-6, 2020 in Minsk. The symposium will be postponed to a later stage. We will keep you …

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Transport, mobility and critical urban studies

Session at RC21 Antwerp “Sensing the city”, 6–8 July 2020 Convenors:  Wojciech Kębłowski (Cosmopolis, Vrije Universiteit Brussel/Université Libre de Bruxelles, Belgium), wojciech.keblowski@vub.be  Tauri Tuvikene (Tallinn University, Estonia), tauri.tuvikene@tlu.ee  Silja Laine (University of Turku, Finland), silaine@utu.fi  Contemporary cities are increasingly structured by how (im)mobility is experienced, narrated and contested. And yet, urban studies—particularly those building on …

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T²M Annual Conference

Session at the International Conference of Transport, Traffic and Mobility (T²M) Paris, 16 – 19 October 2019 “Public transport as public space”. Session convenors Tauri Tuvikene, Wojciech Kębłowski, Wladimir Sgibnev. Conference website: https://t2mparis2019.sciencesconf.org/

HERA Public Spaces: launch

This week saw the official launch, in Ireland, of the HERA Joint Research Programme, ‘Public Spaces: Culture and Integration in Europe (2019-2022)’. At the same time, public statements describing PUTSPACE were issued in Finland (details in English here, with Swedish and Finnish version available via buttons at top right) and in Estonia, where there was …

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