Experiments on Urban Participation -seminar discusses topical issues on public engagement in urban environment.
It brings together scholars and practitioners who have been involved in experimenting or studying public engagement with novel and innovative means. The seminar offers a space to reflect the diversity of participation practices and discuss what consequences the new means of public engagement might have on the development of local democracy and urban communities.
Place: Lielahden kartano, Hiedanranta, Lielahdenkatu 10–12, 33400 Tampere
11-11.15 Liisa Häikiö, Pauliina Lehtonen: Opening words
11.15-11.45 Katarzyna Radzik-Maruszak (University of Maria Curie-Sklodowska): How elected representatives perceive new participatory tools? Research from Poland, Slovenia, Finland and the UK
11.45-12.15 Eeva Luhtakallio (University of Tampere): Seeing, recognizing, valuing: Tracing avoided politics and participation in a Finnish working class suburb
13.30-14.00 Salome Tuomaala (University of Tampere): Encouraging community inclusion in a multicultural neighbourhood of Hervanta
14-14.30 Leonardo da Costa Custodio (University of Tampere): Media and participatory practices in Brazilian favelas
14.30-15.00 Pauliina Lehtonen (University of Tampere): Shifting the power to people – experiences from partici-patory budgeting as part of neighbourhood renewal
Comments from Antti Leskinen (City of Tampere), Helena Leino and Markus Laine (University of Tampere)
Participation is free, coffee included. We kindly ask you to register for the seminar by 5th April.
You can register here.
Seminar is organised by Academy of Finland research projects Dwellers in Agile Cities and Globaalin menetelmän paikalliset tulkinnat.
For more information, please contact: pauliina.lehtonen(AT)uta.fi