Maurizio Garano has left us

Our dear friend and colleague Maurizio Garano has left us. He worked for most of his carreer at the former Department of Environmental and Planning Studies of the University of Reggio Calabria. An economist by training, he embraced urban and regional planning, with particular attention to development policies and programmes, environmental evaluation methods, and the […]

PGO Spatial DevPlanning smal

In 2017, the EMSDP went through major transformations regarding its epistemological underpinnings and geographical foci, by opening up collaboration with scholars from the Global South and through the exploration of global questions of development and planning. The program is now called IMSDP (International Module in Spatial Development Planning) and is being supported by the  Flemish […]

Lesvos Conference 2017

In July 2017, the ESDP network successfully organized a conference in the frame of the Indigo Project. The conference also celebrated the retirement of Professor Frank Moulaert. http://www.indigo-lesvos.hua.gr/

Career Achievement Award for ESDPN member Michael Edwards

Professor Michael Edwards, an ESDP network colleague, was awarded the 2014 lifetime achievement award at a prestigious ceremony held in UCL Bartlett School of Planning in London. The award acknowledges his remarkable contribution in supporting citizens’ interests, community actions, and wider collaborations between academia and the community. See the award announcement on UCL Events Blog See […]

AESOP Prize for Teaching Excellence 2011 awarded to the EMSDP

In 2011the EMSDP Programme obtains the AESOP – Association of European Schools of Planning Prize for Teaching Excellence, ex aequo withthe Settlement Project Module at the School of Environment and Development of the University of Manchester. In awarding the prize to the EMSDP programme, the jury appreciated “the strong and sustained collaboration of a range of […]