LEWIS DIJKSTRA: Territorial Agenda and the Future of Small Towns: 18 OCT 2022 12:30 (CET)

We warmly invite you to attend the upcoming Urbanism & European Policies Research Centre seminar with Lewis Dijkstra (DG Regio, European Commission) who will discuss “Territorial Agenda and the future of small towns” taking place on 18 October at our Faculty (Berlage Room 2) and online.

Lewis Dijkstra is the Head of the Economic Analysis Sector of the Directorate-General for Regional and Urban Policy in the European Commission. He is the editor the Cohesion Report, which analyses economic, social and environmental issues in EU regions and cities. He is also a visiting professor at the London School of Economics. He works closely with the OECD, the UN, the World Bank, the European Environmental Agency, the Joint Research Centre and Eurostat. His recent work covers topics such as a global definition of cities and rural areas, measuring transport performance, the geography of EU discontent, quality of government and gender equality. He holds a PhD in Urban and Regional Planning from Rutgers University, New Jersey, an MSc in Urban and Regional Planning from the London School of Economics and a BA in Political Science from the University of Ghent, Belgium.

Discussants :

Dr. Martin Ferry, European Policies Research Centre, University of Strathclyde

Dr. Rodrigo Cardoso, Spatial Planning & Strategy, Urbanism, the Faculty of Architecture and the Built Environment, TU Delft

The seminar starts with lunch from 12:30  and then lecture and discussion from 13:00. It will be a hybrid event so participation via zoom is also possible (from 13:00). Zoom link will be provided to registered participants via email shortly before the seminar.

Please register here before 17 October if you attend online and before 14 October if you wish to attend in person:

We look forward to seeing you at the seminar.