The Workshop “Paradigm shift in urban ecology” in Bucharest, 17-19 November, 2023 was successful!
Venue: University of Bucharest, Faculty of Geography, Bucharest, Romania
Organizer: Centre for Environmental Research and Impact Studies, Faculty of Geography – University of Bucharest and Society for Urban Ecology – South East Europe Chapter
Society for Urban Ecology in partnership with Centre for Environmental Research and Impact Studies have organized the Workshop of Society for Urban Ecology – Paradigm shift in urban ecology, in Bucharest, November 17-19th, 2023. The workshop was part of the
The workshop aimed to offer a framework for discussions into the Society of Urban Ecology, for creating the new opportunities for collaboration between their members.
22 researchers and students participated from 4 countries (Romania, Austria, Turkey, Poland). The SURE Central Europe Chapter was represented by a strong delegation from Adam Mickiewicz University of Poznan, which include Professor Andrzej Mizgajski, Damian Łowicki, Iwona Zwierzchowska, Lidia Ponizy, Katarzyna Fagiewicz, and Piotr Lupa.
The workshop started with two presentations of the local experiences related to Poznan (Iwona Zwierzchowska) and Bucharest metropolitan area (Alexandru Ionuț-Petrișor). After that three proposed microprojects were presented in order to be extended inside of Society of Urban Ecology:
- Creating urban green spaces which promote intergenerational equity. Project and discussion coordinated by assistant professor Diana Onose, University of Bucharest. Contact.
- Socio-cultural integration of immigrants using urban nature. Project and discussion coordinated by Professor Mihai Răzvan Niță, University of Bucharest. Contact.
- Nature integration in large commercial areas. Project and discussion coordinated by Professor Cristian Ioja, University of Bucharest. Contact.
The presentation of the next Society of Urban Ecology activities was realized, including further workshops, summer school, internships offers and so on and so forth.
The workshop included a practical component related to understanding blue-green spaces in center area of Bucharest.