The full-day kick-off workshop for the new international IIK 'Gender and Spatial Transformation' took place in Hanover on 16 February 2023 with the aim to formulate a work programme for the first 3 years.
With the new ARL Research Report 21 the report “Cities and Metropolises in France and Germany” edited by Evelyn Gustedt, Ulrike Grabski-Kieron, Christophe Demazière and Didier Paris is now available in French language.
A new issue of the Open-Access-Journal "Raumforschung und Raumordnung | Spatial Research and Planning" has been published and deals with the first issues of the journal during and right after the Nazi era.
Polycentricity refers to spatial structures on various scales that feature a number of spatially separated centres related to one another through mutual exchange processes. The term is used both in an empirical/analytical sense and in a political/normative sense, but a uniform understanding has yet to emerge.
This article describes the development of approaches to genderoriented research and planning. As a category, gender opens up various avenues for spatial analysis and gives rise to a new understanding and knowledge of how space can be constituted and shaped. Brought together under the concept of gender mainstreaming, these approaches offer effective tools for spatial research and planning.