This is the FINAL PROGRAM for NGM 2024.

Presenters: You will find the day and time for your presentation by either searching for your name in the pdf-file (see link below) or search for your name in the program below (use Ctrl – F and fill in your name in the pop-up box). If you search in the program below you need to search day by day.

See ‘Practical information’ for details on registration and conference.

Venue: Biocenter, University of Copenhagen, Ole Maaløes Vej 5, Copenhagen

To organize your local travels in Copenhagen, you may wish to use the ‘Journey Planner’ (‘Rejseplanen’ in Danish).

09.00 - 16.00
Excursion – the Lynetteholmen Project in Copenhagen
Registration opens
18.00 - 20.30
Opening talks and welcome reception
08.30 - 09.00
09.00 - 10.00
KEYNOTE 1 Sebastian Mernild
10.00 - 10.30
10.30 - 12.10
1 Room 2-0-07/09 - People-nature connections – place-based participatory approaches (Nora Fagerholm, Yu Liu & Anton Stahl Olafsson)

Anton Stahl Olafsson: Spatial, social and ecological patterns of relational and intrinsic values of nature at a national level: results from a Danish national PPGIS assessment

Johanna Jämsä: Exploring the eudaimonic well-being effects of nature: Insights from mental health service users

Ole Mertz: Small towns, fast development: urbanization and access to ecosystem services in West Africa

Riikka Puhakka: Effects of an outdoor adventure on adolescents’ nature connection and well-being

Nora Fagerholm: Rethink human-nature relations to foster multi-species urban transitions

Adriana de la Pena: From smart city to real estate venture: The case of Ciudad Creativa Digital in Guadalajara, Mexico

Constance Carr: From the sidewalks to the clouds: The hard urban corporealities the Janus-faced digital growth machine

Guy Baeten: “All the things you could do if someone would just give us a city and put us in charge”: Revisiting Google’s abandoned plans for a privatised smart city district in Toronto

Maja de Neergaard: Revisiting scale and context in the face of ‘pilotism’ in the aftermath of smart urban technologies

Carina Listerborn: Between smart housing and home: climate smart housing

Anders Larsson: Understanding sustainable access to every-day outdoor recreation. The role of public transport.

Ellen Lagrell: How can ridesharing be facilitated in car dependent practices? Insights from carless participants in organized leisure

Adam Borch: Identifying Alternative Mobility Narratives for Long-Distance Travel: The Case ofPaul Theroux’s The Great Railway Bazaar and Ghost Train to the Eastern Star

Ida Andersson: Bad data? Or 10 ways to understand public transport development in Sweden over time.

Alexander Vorbrugg: Toward new forms of interdisciplinarity in rural land abandonment research

Juliette Benedetti: Assessing the potential for local agriculture by 2030 through a machine learning modeling approach: the case of southern France

Katarzyna Ostapowicz: Divergent pathways of land-use intensity: Agricultural dynamics in the Northern Carpathians and Northern Norway

Dick Magnusson: Planning for sustainable urban transformations – a matter of competence and agency

Ida Grundel: Experimental co-creation as a tool for citizen participation in living labs?

Jean Ryan: Is the path to an accelerated sustainable mobility transition paved with experimentation?

Kristina Trygg: Urban experiments as planning tools

Sabrina Fredin: Soft planning for climate neutral cities

Dan Fisher: Unpacking refugee integration governance: A view from Scotland

Derek Ruez: Queer migrations and (dis)locating pride in Helsinki and Copenhagen

Lasse Koefoed: From hospitality crisis to exceptionalism: The reception of refugees in Denmark

Evi-Carita Riikonen: Skills create a processual hierarchy within social practices: Case food self-provisioning in rural communities

Hayden Lorimer: Learning to winter well: Practicing Cultures of light to reimagine the geographies of seasonal affective disorder

Katherine Gough: ‘The sea is the only means of feeding’: Coping strategies in coastal fishing communities during the closed season in Ghana

Rachel Hunt: Lost winters: understanding climate heritage in a seasoned place

Thomas Keating: A Cut in Time: Seasonless futures

Tilly Hall: The Fire Season

Matthijs Mouthaan: The inevitability of deep sea mining: Tracing the discursive practices that uphold imaginaries

Sarah Rabe: Changing the narrative on coastal vegetated ecosystems in Germany

Moritz Albrecht: Of novice and master: contrasting seaweed farming imaginaries in European Union and Indonesian seaweed farming policy for just sustainable transformations

Sadie Rockliffe: Sensory inequalities and access to blue space

Sam Clark: The placing of older people in South London, using a case study charitable organisation and its almshousing to review age-friendly cities guidance

Stefania Butti: Urban aging: A mixed-method analysis to explore “aging in place” in the city as a chance to empower individual’s healthy longevity

Agneta Larsson: Creating walk-friendly Arctic communities for an ageing population through a participatory research perspective.

Lasse Klæboe Kristensen: Exploring the geographical dynamics of ageing population and age-friendly cities and communities

Ane Rahbek Vierø: Mapping spatial disparities in safe cycling conditions

Aude Raynaud: Perceptions of walkers and cyclists in the use conflicts

Clément Sebastiao: Prioritizing links in bicycle network plans

Noel Cass: E-cargo bikes: How does a bike-car hybrid negotiate velomobility and automobility geographies and infrastructures in the UK?

Corneel Casier: Exploring Travel Behavior with Street Closures and Shared Mobility in Cycling – An Agent-Based Simulation Study

Marco Tononi: Urban socionatures and climate strategies in medium sized Italian cities

Charlotte Cator: Urban sustainability politics between open promises and concrete alternatives: A case study of hope in Amsterdam

Burcu Yigit Turan: Dissecting the white spatial epistemology in Swedish urban planning

Hilde Solli: Climate friendly mobility, a possibility for everyone?

Tongyun du: Understanding the linkages between changing living space and changing social capital: The moderator effect of frequency of neighbouring

Per Gunnar Røe: The imaginative and real political ecology of large-scale urban sustainability projects

Bettina Lamm: Emerging landscapes – the dynamic landfills of Nordhavnen

Csilla Duray: Mapping residents’ wishes for urban green areas in Nordhavn using AI

Mark Vacher: #CallsFromThePublic: Introducing a methodology to listen to voices from the margins of the city

Megan Maurer: Getting dirty in the clean, green city

Natalie Marie Gulsrud: The Copenhagen Model: Opportunities and challenges in Nordhavn and beyond

Anne Margrethe Wagner: Learning through the transitional landscapes of Tunnelfabrikken

12.10 - 13.20
13.20 - 15.00
1 Room 2-0-07/09 - Geographies of forced migration: Insights and perspectives on long-term displacement and exile (Hanna Geschewski, Yograj Gautam & Anwesha Dutta)

Hanna Geschewski: “By the time the coconut is ripe, we will be back in Tibet.” – A spatial-temporal analysis of the home garden practices of Tibetan refugees in south Karnataka

Sinem Kavak: At the intersection of social class and space: Forced migrants’ mobility decision-making in Turkey and Lebanon

Yograj Gautam: Climate change, migration, and livelihood fragility: Insights from Nepal and Afghanistan

Zheng Wang: What happens after displacement? Exploring the contested reterritorialization of resettled residents in urban China

Guy Julier: Nokia Design 1995-2010: ‘Networks’, ‘Flows’, ‘Nodes’/People, Places, Things

Niloufar Vadiati: The refusal within computational urbanism grassroots practices in Berlin

Camilla Berglund: Merging digital technologies and landscapes of emotions. The new geographies of forest protection groups and forest protection activism.

Qian Zhang: Beyond the romantic gaze: Digital placemaking of farm-based volunteer tourism


Daniela Mariño: Revealing cross-regional patterns: the role of landscape in shaping positive perception

Jason Gilliland: A geographic ecological momentary assessment of how exposure to parks affect wellbeing and sleep quality

Lene Gernow: Experienced tranquility in outdoor recreation

Leonie Schäfer: Predicting and characterizing backcountry skiing activity in the Swiss Alps using VGI data

Martin Fougère: Reconfiguring a single-industry town in post-corporatist Finland: The role of Corporate Responsibility and other market-oriented win-win discourses

Megan Lambrecht: Left-Behind places in crisis-ridden old industrial enclaves in the Global North: The case of Macomb County, Michigan

Carlo Perelli: Opportunism and new territoriality in place-based development practices in Sardinia, Italy.

Alan Faltynek: Evolution of mobile retail food stores from the times of communist Czechoslovakia to the present: a historical excursion

Per Göransson: The Geographies of Choirs: Mapping Swedish Secular and Sacral Choir Members in Urban and Rural Places

David Pinder: Nordic (un)liveability: challenging ideologies of urban development

Tatiana Fogelman: Copenhagen blogging as vernacular city-branding of liveable urbanism

Anja Moum Rieser: Practices, motivations and barriers in relation to urban foraging. Examples from Stockholm, Sweden.

Emil Pull: ”Why work here if you’re a racist?”: Attitudes and reflections on housing discrimination by housing actors in Malmö, Sweden

Carolin Klonner: 3D participatory mapping for sustainability transformations in cities

Gholamnia Khalil: Modeling of future land use/land cover patterns in the Krkonoše Mts. National Park using machine learning classification and CLUE-S model.

Nora Fagerholm: Key factors to enhance efficacy of 3D digital environments for transformative landscape and urban planning

Nanang Indra Kurniawan: Justifying Mineral Extraction for Green Transitions in Times of Urgency

Devy Dhian Cahyati: The practice of everyday citizenship in nickel extraction: The case of Morowali, Central Sulawesi, Indonesia

Frankline Ndi: Justice concerns in large-scale renewable energy projects: echoing the importance of procedural justice from energy-affected people in rural Kenya

Håkon da Silva Hyldmo: Translating transition discourse


Tarmo Pikner: Anticipated energy futures beyond an island´s terrain

Gordon Winder: Re-islanding the UK: The Guardian reports new imaginaries of the UK as island

Mette Juhl Jessen: Solid maps, fluid matter: Representation of wet spaces in cartographic imagery for coastal adaptation planning in Køge Bay

Gabriella Palermo: Blueish regener-a(c)tions: more-than-wet materialities, figurations and urban planning in the South Coast of Palermo

Sebastian Hanika: Where do older people work? The geographies of old-age employment in Sweden

Virve Repo: Spatial solidarity among older adults in age-related housing

Tirtha Rasaili: Articulation of eldercare discourse(s) in growth-oriented comprehensive plans: is spatial justice at stake?

Ewa Szafrańska: Aging in place. Adaptation of the public spaces of post-socialist large housing estates to the needs and limitations of the elderly. Example of Łódź (Poland)

Clémentine Schelings: STAGE – Stay healthy through ageing



Karin Edberg: Productive, inclusive and smart? The (un)timely endings of shared cycle schemes in Stockholm, Sweden

Annika Otto: Wheels of change? Green cycle logistics for (De)Growth

Nicolás Palacios Crisóstomo: Starting from zero? A snapshot into the urban experience of migrant platform delivery workers in Berlin and Barcelona.

Panel discussion between presenters from the sessions Geographies of vélomobility I and II

Siddharth Sareen: Watt sense of community? A human geography agenda on energy communities

Simona Popova: Towards a Socio-Ecological Transition: Non-Extractive Architecture and Regional Management of Construction and Demolition Waste

Oliver Tomassi: Sustainability transitions in small-scale mining in Tanzania

Huei-Ling Lai: A place-based just transition framework for industrial decarbonization

Paola Velasco Herrejón: Are energy transitions reproducing economic inequalities? Power, social stigma, and distributive (in)justice in Mexico

Barbara Maćkiewicz: Exploring relations between community gardens and cultural institutions in terms of diverse governance models: A case study of Warsaw and Poznań, Poland

Barbora Duží: Current trends and challenges of urban allotment gardens in the Czechia: from food production to climate change adaptation

Michał Męczyński: Unraveling the Role of Allotment Gardens in Urban Circular Economies: Lessons from Poznań and Seville

Madeleine Bonow: Who’s sustainability? Does the Community gardens, play any role in the fulfillment of SDG11 in Stockholm, Sweden?

15.00 - 15.15
15.15 - 16.15
KEYNOTE 2 - Charlotte Lemanski
16.15 - 16.45
16.45 - 18.45
3 Room 2-1-07/09 - Spatial analyses of recreational use of nature in times of transitions (Anton Stahl Olafsson, Hans Skov-Petersen, Ping Chang, Tuuli Toivonen, Matti Hästbacka, Tatu Leppämäki & partners and associate partners in the VIMAS project)

Matti Hästbacka: Using social media data to understand the role of nature for tourism in the Canary Islands

Ping Chang: Exploring localized relationship of environmental attributes and trail-based activities in natural areas at multiple scales: A regional study leveraging user-generated big data and geographical random forest modelling

Ross Purves: Challenges in operationalising conceptual models of human-nature interactions

Tuuli Toivonen: Using big data to understand long term changes in visits to nature: what are the needs and what’s the potential?

Constance Carr, University of Luxembourg

Lorena Melgaco, Lund University

Ramon Ribera Fumaz, Universitat Oberta de Catalunya

Maja de Neergaard, Roskilde University

Johanna Ylipulli, Aalto University

Darinka Czischke: Scaling-up at the expense of community? New community-based housing models for seniors in Denmark and The Netherlands

Ivar Svare Holand: Migration and life style preferences among the elderly

Dasup Lim: The Influence of Public Space on the Social Well-being of the Elderly: A Theoretical Framework for Aging in Place

Daniel Movilla Vega: Swedish Eldercare Housing as a Field of Innovation: A Case Study in Focken, Umeå

Jonathan Friedrich: Circular value chains and globalized production: Whose sustainable regional development?

Linn Axelsson: Local solutions to global problems? Social justice implications of sustainability transition efforts in Swedish forest berry harvesting

Ulrikke Wethal: Transitions in tension: Understanding sustainability engagements across socio-economic backgrounds

Milena Bojovic: Just food transitions: A case study of Aotearoa New Zealands Dairy Sector

Arve Hansen: Changing consumption at the nexus of practices: Disruption, connections and everyday practice geographies

Johanna Adolfsson, Stockholm University

Mattias Qviström, Swedish University of Ahricultural Sciences

Gunhild Setten, Norwegian University of Science and Technology

Adam Lundberg, Uppsala University

Marte Lange Vik, Western Norway University of Applied Sciences

08.20 - 10.00
1 Room 2-0-07/09 - Streets as Spaces of Urban Transformation (Andrew Karvonen, Martin Emanuel & Daniel Normark)

Andrew Karvonen: Street experiments as an emergent mode of urban governance

Bas Spierings: Shopping streets, pedestrianisation strategies and embodied experiences

Daniel Normark: Aligning and Tinkering: street experiments and the coordination of maps and road signs in making livable streets

Francisco Aguilera: Transforming a street in Berlin

Tommy HY Chan: Rethinking urban street experiments through Lefebvre’s rhythmanalysis: From vehicles and vibrancy to virtuosos

Melis Günay: More than traffic: Urban street experiments as arenas of negotiation

Christopher Olsson: The strategic governance of urban design in Swedish municipal planning

Jørgen Ole Bærenholdt: Rethinking strategic planning in the climate crisis

Majken Toftager Larsen: Strategic planning and public administration leadership – dilemmas for moving towards sustainability in urban development

Christian Sandbjerg Hansen: The (Re)Making of Prostitution as Social and Urban Problem: State Professionals and Sexualised Spaces in Copenhagen, 1930s-1960s

Inge-Merete Hougaard: At the edge of the municipality: State-citizen relations in the Danish rural countryside

Kathrine Dalsgaard: New nature projects in Denmark: a space to negotiate uneven state citizen relations.

Kristian Nagel Delica: State and space? Opening the black box of the state

Yngve Heiret: Electric Imperialism: State Monopoly Capital in the Energy Transition


Salvör Jónsdóttir: Enhancing Sustainability in Agri-Food Production: A Case Study of Iceland’s National Policies and Rural Plans

Tiffanie Stone: Exploring the position of farmers within the European green transition: Transformation for whom?

Anders Wästfelt: Is carbon sequestration locking in farmers or incentivising innovative farming?

Daisy Charlesworth: When your landlord is your labour union: Building cooperatives, labour unions, and transformations in the Finnish ‘social’ rental sector

Jennie Gustafsson: From the Balance Sheet to the Cash Flow: Maintaining Rental Housing as an Asset

Ina Marie Christiansen: Non-profit housing actors innovating (in) the housing system?

Matthew Howells: Danish housing associations as the new urban entrepreneurs? Lessons from the redevelopment of Kildeparken.

David Rudolph: Introduction: Linking renewable energy with rural development

Solène Prince: Energy justice in Sweden and assemblages of rural space

Magnfríður Birnu Júlíusdóttir: Changing local impacts of power plants and contested future paths – the case of renewable energy in Iceland

Chris Briggs: The next wave of colonisation or an historic opportunity to improve the socio-economic position of First Nations people? Barriers, opportunities and policy options to increase First Nations Employment in Renewable Energy in Australia

Chen Gao: Taking Advantage of Collaborative Workspaces: Energy Transition Entrepreneurship and Their Ecosystems

Elina Maarja Suitso: Intergenerational transmission of residential segregation after a major societal upheaval

YUANYUAN ZHANG: Ageing on the move: how ageing and migration interweave in contemporary China

Thilde Langevang: Creating a sense of place through art: the case of young artists in Tamale, Ghana

Mette Fog Olwig: Global Imaginaries, Intergenerational Relations and Youth Mobilization in Times of Climate Change

Sophia Georgescu: Intergenerational justice and interspecies relations in the sixth mass extinction of species during childhood

Nadir Kinossian: Spatial Policy Since the 2008 Global Financial Crisis

Matthias Naumann: How can „left-behind places“ become less left-behind? Empirical experiences from East German lignite mining regions

Nora Nafaa & Maryame Amarouche: What about Left-Behind Places in the Global South? A Narrative Review.

Han Chu: Advancing our Understanding of Lock-Ins in Economic Geography

Camilla Chlebna: Path bundles – conceptual advances towards sustainable path development

Christian Schulz: Towards sustainable economies in old industrial regions: structural legacies in Hauts-de-France and Saxony

Johan Miörner: Spatial patterns of sector transformations – A conceptual elaboration and research agenda

Xu Qian: Breaking Path Dependence in Megacities: Community Attachment and Innovative Urban Management During Crises

Cari Tusing: By Land and by Sea: Ethnographic segmentations of supply chain capitalism in Brazil and Chile

Francois Questiaux: Class dynamics at the margins: Shea nut collectors in a global market

Mads Barbesgaard: Managing circulation under the Pandemic Era: Avian influenza’s barriers and interruptions for poultry capitals

Mariel Aguilar-Støen: Dangerous liaisons: unveiling the co-constitution of emerging infectious diseases and industrial meat production

Nicholas Ian Robinson: Sustaining capital accumulation in Icelandic vegetable production

Carla Maria Kayanan: Exploring the synergy between artistic practices and academia in shaping the built environment: towards research-creation methods

RIchard Phillips: Sketching and making sketches: ethical and perceptive fieldwork on the margins of the city

Steve Pile: An Inclusive Sense of place? Creative practice on north London housing estates

Karin Coenen: Digging into the private – exploring the interplay between creative practices, social engagement and site-specific art in a public toilet

Amanda Byer: Landscape, law and justice in the Caribbean: The experience of Barbuda and the Mussington judgment

Benedetta Castiglioni: Subtle violence in the landscape: institutional-legal and non-formal practices and narratives in the Euganean hills (North-eastern Italy)

Michael Jones: Landscape, law and justice in Norwegian medieval laws – and relevance today

10.00 - 10.30
10.30 - 12.10
1 Room 2-0-07/09 - The material geographies of global infrastructure: Socio-spatial (in)justice and uneven development (Nikos Kapitsinis, Alan Wiig & Elia Apostolopoulou)

Joerg Gertel: Technoliberalism – Grain Markets, Profits and Livelihoods

Lena Fält: Global infrastructure and precarious work: insights and experiences of road workers in Accra

Philipp Katsinas: Infrastructural violence, powerlessness and conspiracies

Wei-Kuang Liu: Just Transition? Exploring the Resilience of Environmental Policies for Land Subsidence in Yunlin, Taiwan, from a Local Perspective

Henriette Steiner: Constructing Hopeful Geographical Imaginaries during the 1980s Recession: The Case of the Great Belt Bridge (Storebæltsforbindelse)

Henrik Gutzon Larsen: Conditions of possibility for the rise of radical geography in Copenhagen

Luca Muscarà: Transatlantic landscapes: Gottmann and the roots of Lowenthal’s intellectual heritage

Michiel van Meeteren: Dutch feminist geography and its place in the local science-society interface (1968-1995)

William Kutz: Lefebvre in Havana: Searching for Right to the City’s lost history in Revolutionary Cuba

Matilda Alfengård: Governance Arrangements Shaping the Provision of Social Infrastructure Spaces: Examples from the Baltic Sea Region

Lucia Lo: Vulnerability and Social Infrastructure

Maria Bergman: Enhancing Social Infrastructure through Place Activation: A Case Study of Sätra Square in Skärholmen

Helen Jarvis: Accounting for the linking and binding of social infrastructure in people-powered green neighbourhood initiatives

Anne Gravsholt Busck: Sharing private courtyards with the football playing public – challenges and potentials of new collaborative methods of establishing social infrastructure

Diana Valero: In the North, who is cold and thirsty after a storm? Storm Arwen and the hydrosocial dynamics in Northeast Scotland.

Mojtaba Barzehkar: Integrating multi-criteria decision analysis and GIS for coastal vulnerability assessment: a case study in Estonia, Eastern Baltic Sea

Nora Komposch: Divided by Drought: Exploring the intersection of climate (in)justice and disrupted family ties in global labour migration

Moa Tunström: WATCH – Water as a multidisciplinary field of study through the lens of a third-cycle research school

Joni Vainikka: Five Finlands: Segmenting climate attitudes to manage equitable decarbonisation of housing

Lawrence D. Berg: Debility in the Post-Welfare City: Surplus Populations, Surplus Capital, and Extractive Abandonment under the Danish ‘Ghetto Law’

Defne Kadıoğlu: From Vulnerable Neighborhoods to Financial Imaginaries – The Case of Place-Based Social Impact Investing in Sweden

Lina Olsson: Greening Urban Development with Debt: The Emergence of Green Financialised Urban Entrepreneurialism in Sweden

Cesare Di Feliciantonio: What makes activism dormant? Lifecourse, tenure and rent matter

Chiara Valli: Contradictory class locations in a debt-sustained housing market. The case of Sweden.

Jo Guiver: No Place to Live: How tourism and investment prevents local people living in the Lake District UK

Kait Laughlin: Putting tenure solidarity in its place: reframing the housing crisis as crisis of the welfare state.

Serhii Svynarets: Understanding the role of everyday mobility for the residents of left behind places in Germany

Susann Schaefer: Digitalization of Social Infrastructure in Left-Behind-Places – Example of Schools in Thuringia (Germany)

Tim Leibert: Rural shrinking, peripheralization and feelings of left-behindness in Germany: A rural case study

Iris van Dongen: Transition Talks – island communities as pioneers and consolidators of sustainability transitions.

Marta Rodeschini: The spatial dimension in indicators of international organizations: a critical reflection on the OECD Better Life Index

Sabine Weck: How place-based actions can facilitate institutional change

Sune Wiingaard Stoustrup: Investigating Sustained Processes of Social Innovation – the Multi-level Arrangements Facilitating Rural Development Initiatives through the Propagation of Regional “Communities of Values”

Teresa Graziano: How place-sensitive are the European resilience and recovery plans? A cross-country comparative analysis

Brita Hermelin: Place-based development initiatives through municipalities in North Sweden – institutional conditions and roles of change agency

Nils Pettersson: Sustainability transition governance of the Swedish and Finnish wild berry industries

Trym Rødvik: The political virology of capitalist planning in the Pandemic Era

Helena Pérez Niño: Agricultural restructuring through contract farming: implications for the study of contemporary agrarian change

Elizabeth Olson: Bricks as Memory: Creating space for a new understanding of racialized landscapes in the US South through somatics, sound, and performance

Adam Lundberg: Culinary Ghosting and Landscape Re-Placement in the Art of Michael Rakowitz

Francisco Magalhães: Reimagining Nature: The Role of Environmental Art in Shaping Post-Natural Imaginaries

Edward H. Huijbens: Aquatic geo-power and the making of hydrocommons. Exploring watery counter-cartographies

Maya Weeks: Saline coordinates, plastic water: tracing petro-economic violence through pollution with poetry

Päivi Kymäläinen: Place, landscape and everyday law

Sonya Cotton: Displacing communities to fit the law: transnational sources of apartheid and landscape injustice in South Africa

Kenneth R. Olwig: “Archipelagic” Substantive landscapes vs. “Continentally” Enclosed and Landscaped Ethnonationalistic Spaces: Implications for Law and Justice

12.10 - 13.30
13.30 - 14.30
KEYNOTE 3 - Robert Hassink
14.30 - 14.45
14.45 - 15.45
KEYNOTE 4 - Rasmus Fensholt
15.45 - 16.30
16.30 - 18.10
3 Room 2-1-07 - Social infrastructure - Enabling spaces, networks and services for socially just neigbourhoods (Christine Benna Skytt-Larsen, Lita Akmentina, Matilda Alfengård, Lina Berglund-Snodgrass , Johanna Holvandus, Ebba Högström & Alisa Koroļova)

Quentin Gausset: The social infrastructure of Danish green neighborhoods

Rianne van Melik: Governing libraries – governing social infrastructures

Riste Lehari: Challenges and Opportunities of Planning Public Spaces in a Low-Density District with a Historic Community: The Case of Nõmme

Sasha Brown: Secondary school students as necessary citizens in the neighbourhood: using a participatory STEAM education and art-infused approach for involving youth in Bergen, Norway and beyond

Antra Viluma: The Role of Community Contribution to the Social Infrastructure: the Case of Riga

Tongyun du: Understanding the linkages between changing living space and changing social capital: The moderator effect of frequency of neighbouring

Per Hillbur: What is the price for a “water-smart society”? Social disruption in the wake of climate change

Rosa Cerarols: Be water: emerging dependences out of season. Pilot study case in Catalonia (Spain)

Antti Roose: Advancing sustainable pathways with opportunities for a blue leap: exploring maritime spatial planning and regional strategy for the blue economy of Estonia

Federico Cugurullo: The Transition to AI Urbanism

Johanna Ylipulli: Digital inequality as a lens to urban AI

Yu-Shan Tseng: Governing with ambiguities: minor politics in AI-driven platform urbanism

Casey R Lynch: Toward an Aesthetics of Urban AI: The Case of iBuyers in the US Housing Market

Ying Xu: The Emergence of Artificial Intelligence in Anticipatory Urban Governance: Multi-scalar Evidence of China’s Transition to City Brains

Kafui Attoh, City University of New York

Giorgio Pirina, Ca’ Foscari University of Venice

Marlene Spanger, Aalborg University

Olivia Maury, University of Helsinki

Kristina Zampoukos, Mittuniversitet

Victoria Sj: Fluctuating territories at bus stops through words and visuals

Holger Kretschmer: Digitalisation in medium-sized cities

Rainer Mehren: High school students use digital geodata to develop cycling infrastructure

Veronika Korvasová: The Image of Geography as Seen by Czech Students: an ambivalent relationship

Ondrej Mysak: Long-term mobility of international university students: flows and motivations

Rikke Munck Petersen (University of Copenhagen): Emotion, empathy, and emergence in filmmaking as regenerative and caring actions

Balint Kronstein: Batteries, populism, planning: A narrative U-turn in Hungary

Harriet Dunn: The infrastructures of localist-populism – insights from small-town Sweden

Line Kvartborg Vestergaard: Navigating the praxis of alternative urban governance

Lisann Schmidt: Governance Dynamics in Transnational Municipal Networks: Examples from the Baltic Sea Region

Johanna Eklund: Funding fads and donor interests shaping 30 years of international conservation funding in Madagascar

Amanda Byer, School of Law, University College Dublin

Sonya Cotton, University College Dublin

Benedetta Castiglioni, University of Padua

Luca Muscarà, University of Molise

08.20 - 10.00
1 Room 2-0-07/09 - Human Geographies of Health and Well-Being in the Context of Climate Change (Susann Schäfer & Sören Becker)

Sören Becker: Placing well-being in the context of climate change: towards a typology of urban citizens

Ann-Christine Link: Twofold Compound Impact of Weather Conditions on the Risk for Community-Acquired Pneumonia

Mar Coll Planell: Climate Relief Maps: A New Method for the Study of the Impacts of Climate Change on Everyday Life

Emanuele Garda: Health (and) Urban Green: preliminary reflections from an interdisciplinary research project funded by the European Union – NextGenerationEU

Natalia Rodriguez Castañeda: Towards green, healthy and biodiverse cities in the context of global climate change: perspectives from Bogotá, Colombia and Copenhagen, Denmark

Hilda Wenander: Unpacking Experiences of Climate Privilege

Janneke van der Leer: Sustainable urban development in Sweden: roles, beliefs, and expectations of municipalities and developers

Johanna Lilius: Social inclusion on the waterfront. (Upper)-Middle classes and the practice of preventing segregation in Turku, Finland

Marcus Mohall: Making the post-neoliberal city? The model neighborhood of Vallastaden and the limits and possibilities of challenging hegemonic planning logics

Anne-Cécile: Unpacking the Airbnb economic ecosystem in Paris: professionalisation, regulation and adaptation strategies

Gianluca Bei: Mid-Term Rentals and the Airbnbification of Housing

Karolina Kacprzak: Platformed cities in the CEE context. Example of Airbnb within Kraków and Lodz

Mathilde Dissing Christensen: Performing diverse collaborative economies: Modes of hospitality amongst Airbnb hosts

Ramon Ribera-Fumaz: 22@Barcelona Innovation District: Subsuming the city to platform capitalism

Peter van Eerbeek: Restructuring at a distance: Healthcare platform companies and commodification and financialization of the Swedish public primary care

Christian Fertner: Social vulnerability in climate adaptation plans in European regions

Laura Hoth: Connecting strategies for addressing climate change and adaption within the contexts of events and tourism: A Case Study of Bad Essen, Germany

Mads Bruun Ingstrup: ClimatePol – Climate adaptation in communities: Towards a cross-border regional innovation system in Denmark and Germany

Nicklas Riekötter: Socio-Economic Dynamics of Climate Adaptation in Viticultural Border Regions: Insights from and beyond Luxembourg

Alicia Smedberg: Navigating digital and physical publics: A case study of activist strategies in the Swedish tenants association

Jasmine McNealy: Rural as Platform

Jens Portinson Hylander: Structuring transit spaces – exploring the interface between public transport workers and users

Johan Pries: A popular public sphere: uncovering the making and memories The Swedish People’s Parks

Linnea Eriksson: Publicness and public transport – unsafety in the political discourse in Stockholm

Haoyue Guo: Child, Place, and Art: Expressing Urban Narratives through Children’s Creativity

Jens Alm: Do they matter? A study on the inclusion of children in regional public transport planning in Sweden

Marlies Meijer: Planning for risky play: from child-safe cities towards adventurous urban areas

Romina Rodela: Participatory Planning Practice Centred on Children and Youth: themes, tools, and challenges

Andreas Erlström: How do regional inequalities relate to disruptive shocks? Economic transitions and the uneven development of inequalities within Swedish regions 1990-2018

Hanna Martin: The circular economy and regional labour markets: Skills in a core Nordic region in transformation

Henrik Brynthe Lund: The role of municipalities in path creation and sustainability transitions

Josephine Rekers: Challenges and opportunities for ageing regions in Denmark and Sweden

Linda Randall: (Mis)placing optimism? Nordic population development and residential mobility post-pandemic

Linda Stihl: Realities of diversification in a locked-in region

Amanda Schmid-Scott: Being Seen and Heard – Migrant Subjectivity in UK’s Border Control Sites

Malene H. Jacobsen: Law, bordering and asylum adjudication

Professor Kathryn Cassidy: The (De)Bordering Struggles of Third Country Nationals under the EU’s Temporary Protection Directive

Sofie Mortensen: Rightless rurality: The illegalization of Burmese migrant laborers in Thailand’s agro-industry

Will Haynes: Between décor and decorum in Termini station: managing migrants at the urban borderland.

Erik Elldér: The 15-minute city in Sweden: exploring local accessibility, built environments, gentrification, and socio-spatial inequalities in the 200 largest Swedish cities

Gerd Weitkamp: Activity Network Spaces: using graph theory to analyze spatio-temporal human movement data

Håvard Wallin Aagesen: Capturing Cross-Border Mobilities of People: A Twitter study

Ioannis Kosmidis: Measuring perceived transfer inconvenience in commute trips combining bicycles and public transport

Junyu Hu: E-bike Commuting Patterns Across Urban and Rural Regions in Denmark

Kostas Mouratidis: Measuring perceived urban walkability with public participation geographic information systems (PPGIS)

Ilia Farahani: Marx and Capital Vol II, Harvey and circuits of capital

Jostein Jakobsen: Turnover time in the Pandemic Era: industrial poultry, avian influenza and the compulsions of supply-chain capitalism

Kevin Rogan: Fixed Capital and Urban Ground Rent

Maria Cariola: The legal coding of capital circulation

Peter Rosendal Dau: Greenhouse agriculture and material constraints to circulation

Alison Stenning: Placing Play in Neighbourhoods

Joy Klempner: Ongoing Colonialism, White Supremacy, and Emotional Labour in the Placing of Neighbourhoods in Kelowna, BC, Canada.

Katariina Kotila: Young adults negotiating their sense of home as newcomers in rural neighbourhoods

Magdalena Gorczynska-Angiulli: Nimby attitudes towards housing densification: differences between residents in market and affordable housing

Antti Wallin: Wonderful, Horrible, Life: Skateboarding and the Social Dynamics of an Urban Plaza

Dr Eleanor Jupp: Just transitions? Power, equality and justice in local provisioning for climate crisis in the UK

Elina Alatalo: Enabling citizen participation giving birth to Nordic Superblocks

Ilda Lindell: Provisional livelihoods and infrastructures in the (post)pandemic city.

Krista Willman: Urban gardening as part of urban sustainability transition

10.00 - 10.30
10.30 - 12.10
1 Room 2-0-07/09 - The cultural renegotiation of urban cemeteries and graveyards: multi-functional spaces of death, sacredness, recreation and ecosystem services (Johanna Adolfsson, Sara Borgström & Annika Dahlberg)

Avril Maddrell: A manifesto for negotiating urban cemeteries as therapeutic multi-functional sites in evolving multicultural societies

Helena Nordh: The peace of the grave and its limitations on the future of Swedish cemeteries

Johanna Adolfsson: Death and green space in the urban landscape

Myra J. Giesen: Ballast Hills Burial Ground: an example from NE England

Jessica Larsson: Contestation and crisis: Power and politics in a public consultation process on nature and landscape diversity in Norway

Sanne Bech Holmgaard: Political landscapes of environmental monitoring in the High North

Tonje Aarre Sommarset: The politics of Sitka spruce landscapes

Mattias Qviström: Marginalizing landscape: a planning history

Marte Lange Vik: Negotiating the Norwegian leisure landscape under the nature and climate crisis

Aleksi Räsänen: Co-developing land use change plan to address environmental and social targets in a large rural river basin

Anna Karlsdóttir: Behind LOCAL REGENERATIVE FOOD MAP of ICELAND 2023 – Using Green Map tools and developing networks to visually reveal the environmental value and state of food security.

Matthew Kirby: Multifunctional Green Belts: Using participatory scenarios and artificial intelligence to explore the future governance of contentious peri-urban landscapes

Sara Borgström: Enabling adaptive collaborative management practices in rapidly transforming, multi-functional peri-urban landscapes.

Lorena Melgaço: Understanding subsurface planning through and beyond the lenses of risk

Susanna Heldt Cassel: Embodied intersectionality at work in hotel housekeeping

Pavel Doboš: Condescending ableism and time

Christiane Meyer-Habighorst: “This big shadow we need to turn into light” – How social entrepreneurs moralize commodified care

Jozef Lopuch: Perceived “darkness“ during the visit of Auschwitz-Birkenau memorial and museum


Lukasz Lechowski: Impact of data on analysis of land use change during military conflict

Lorenzo Vianelli: Extractive Warehousing: Carceral Economies of Containment in the Greek Islands

Gulnara Nadamova: Blindspots in Local Climate Change Adaptation Policy – how is ‘problem’ of climate change adaption framed in Norwegian municipalities?

Nikolaos Vrantsis: All that is solid melts into steel

Emma Galbraith: The role of Singapore as a green finance hub in advancing renewable energy in Southeast Asia

Salla Eilola: Local knowledge in addressing environmental crisis: a map-based survey and future workshop in rural community in Northern Finland

Austin Crane: Reading differently: a feminist geopolitical analysis of quasi-legal documents

Betül Aykaç: Autonomy as a multi-scalar network of solidarity: A feminist geopolitical perspective on alternative food networks in Turkey

Devran Koray Öcal: The Dynamics of Repression: Insights into State-Enacted Violence from the Frontline Security Bureaucracy

Helena Holgersson: Taking women’s worries seriously: On housing inequality and displacement pressure

Nathan Swanson: Home Invasion: Territory, Scarcity, and Appropriation in Gaza

Yang Yang: Embodied Geographies of the Hui’s Muslim Bridal Fashion in Northwestern China

Christina Lindkvist: Roadmaps and action in neoliberal times of climate policy – a discourse analysis

Mirek Dymitrow: Green transition and discursive contradictions: Construing Northern Sweden as a world-leading periphery

Karin Winter: Ideologies of the 15-minute City

Andrea Käsbohrer: The rescaling of institutional rationalities for shaping opportunity spaces

Karin Thoresson: Local political leadership of sustainable transformation – what does it take?

Sara Malm: Staying and working with conflicts, differences and inequality

Lasse Møller-Jensen: Network-based spatial analysis of flood-induced mobility disruptions in Accra

Manja Hoppe Andreasen: High mobility lifestyles: Unpacking travel behavior in Accra’s rapidly expanding periphery

Maryam Altaf Malik: Gendered Mobilities: A case of platform transport tracking technologies in Lahore, Pakistan

Felix Hallikainen: Who is on the move? Identifying mobility lifestyle profiles in Finnish cities

Veronika Kotynkova Krotka: Negotiating crip temporalities in public transport as a shared space of employees and public

Johanna Gisladottir: Climate change adaptation in small remote communities in Iceland: the case of avalanche risk

Mikkel Nedergaard: Exploring roles and responsibilities in local government planners’ narratives on climate change adaptation: A Nordic case study.

Rico Kongsager: Place attachment, storms, and climate change in the Faroe Islands

Sara Heidenreich: Towards climate adaptation citizenship: How citizens in small remote communities in Nordics deal with climate change-related hazards

Misagh Mottaghi: Blue-green solutions and territorial negotiations related to rhythms

Natasha A. Webster: Won’t you be my neighbour? Exploring values and importance of neighbourly social interactions in Swedish neighbourhoods

Sara Forsberg: Home, Neighbourhood and Generational Dynamics: Spatial Perceptions and Divisions in a Small-Town Context

Susanne Frank: Seismograph of coexistence: On the importance of greeting in heterogeneous neighborhoods

Tanja Joelsson: Thinking with care: moments of intensity in children’s everyday mobility in compact neighbourhoods

Lennert Jongh: ‘Covid-19 was just the beginning’: Vendors’ changed practices in Blantyre, Malawi to survive multiple crises

Mikko Kyrönviita: Fulfill the Dream: Advancing skateboarding community through experimenting with urban infrastructure

Onyanta Adama-Ajonye: Governing from below: the role of market associations in the enforcement of the Covid-19 restrictions in markets in Lagos, Nigeria

Yun Sun: Paving the way for urban transitions by design: how design entrepreneurship instigated a co-evolution of institutional and spatial changes in Rotterdam.

12.10 - 13.30
13.30 - 14.30
KEYNOTE 5 - Erle Ellis
14.30 - 14.45
14.45 - 16.25
11 Room 4-024 - Special session: Lecture sponsored by 'Nordic Journal of Urban Studies', organized by Anders Lund Hansen

Vasna Ramasar (Lund University): Responses to urban challenges of the 21st century.

Response: Claus Wilhemsen, Geographer and Urban Planner

Matthias Kokorsch, University Centre of the Westfjords, Iceland

Sara Heidenreich, University Centre of the Westfjords, Iceland

Christina Daszkiewicz, Migration, Environment, Climate Change & Risk Reduction Division
Department of Peace and Development Coordination (DPDC), International Organization for Migration

18.30 - 23.00