Seminar 3.2.2023: Urban Sustainability, Co-operation and Justice

What is and should be done in cities to further fair and sustainable urban change? How are different stakeholders affected by both the climate crisis and sustainability transformations? How can they co-operate with each other ethically? Join us on 3.2.2023 at 10-15 to hear timely research talks and discuss with Assistant Professor, ‘philosopher of the city’ Shane Epting from Missouri University of Science and Technology, researchers from ORSI project and STUE profiling area. You can attend F2F in Tampere or online. The seminar is free and open for all interested. Welcome!

Place: Auditorium A1 in Main building, City Centre Campus (Kalevantie 4, Tampere) or online via Zoom with this link (Meeting ID: 620 5109 1653, Passcode: 188910)

Registration: You can join us without pre-registration. However, if you would like to join coffee service at 13.20, please sign up by 27.1. at 14.00 with this form. That way we’ll know how much servings to order and can avoid food waste.


10.00 Opening words, prof. Liisa Häikiö

10.20 Talks and discussion (10 minutes for discussion after each talk)

  • Anni Jäntti: Framing Sustainability in City Strategies
  • Riina Bhatia: Enabling Transformative Change: Investigating Capabilities for Sustainability in City Management
  • Lauri Lahikainen & Antti Wallin: The Spatialization of Climate Emergency: The Case of the Artificial Island Näsisaari 

Lunch break 11.25-12.25

12.25 Keynote by Shane Epting, Missouri University of Science and Technology: Municipal and Citizen Cooperation for Urban Sustainability
Learn about Epting’s work

13.10 Questions & comments for Epting

Coffee break 13.25-13.40

13.40 Talks and discussion (10 minutes for discussion after each talk)

  • Päivi Kymäläinen: Intuitions of Injustice in Urban Public Spaces
  • Jonathon Taylor: Housing, Climate, and Environmental Health: Are we all sheltered from the storm?
  • Speaker, TBC

14.45 Closing words and discussion

15.00 End of the seminar

The seminar is organised by ORSI project and STUE profiling area/Tampere University.

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