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Out now: A New Beginning? Spatial Planning and Research in Europe between 1945 and 1975

The anthology "A New Beginning? Spatial Planning and Research in Europe between 1945 and 1975" edited by Detlef Briesen and Wendelin Strubelt is published by Campus Frankfurt/New York. The book presented here is the basis for a major scientific symposium that the editors will organise in the course of 2022. The conference and this publication are supported by the ARL – Academy for Territorial Development in the Leibniz Association.


Small Towns and Metropolitan Cores: Functional Relations, Spatial Imaginaries and Cooperation Arrangements. 

The working group launches a call for contributions to an online seminar. The invitation is open to any academic who is interested to debate about the relationships between metropolitan regions and small towns in the European context, now and in the future.

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