Author Archives: Annika Väiko

New PhD student in CMUS team

Oğuz Kuş from Istanbul University, faculty of communication has joined our research team for the next three months. His main interest is hate speech. According to his own words: “When it comes to my research interests, I generally conduct studies … Continue reading

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Kadri Leetmaa is the new director of CMUS team

Senior researcher in human geography – Dr. Kadri Leetmaa is the new director of the Centre for Migration and Urban Studies from 2018 to 2020. Kadri joined our team already 2005 as a PhD student. Since then she has been … Continue reading

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National URBACT point in Estonia

National URBACT Point in Estonia is now at University of Tartu, Centre for Migration and Urban Studies. URBACT enables cities to work together to develop new and sustainable solutions to major urban challenges, through networking, sharing knowledge, and building capacities … Continue reading

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Human development report 2016/17

Human Development Report 2016/2017 “Estonia in the Age of Migration” is readable online in both Estonian and English on www.inimareng.ee/en. Main messages of the Human Development Report 2016/2017 Well-being and immigration are closely related to each other and, according to the … Continue reading

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Mari Nuga defended her doctoral thesis

On 28th december our PhD student Mari Nuga defended her doctoral thesis “Soviet-era summerhouses. On homes and planning in post-socialist suburbia” Supervisor: Senior Research Fellow in Human Geography Kadri Leetmaa Oponent: Professor Craig Young (Manchester Metropolitan University, UK) Full thesis … Continue reading

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CMUS team’s new director is Dr. Daniel B. Hess

The Centre for Migration and Urban Studies at the University of Tartu is pleased to announce the appointment of Dr. Daniel B. Hess as a new Director. The Centre explores contemporary challenges facing urban regions including migration, residential mobility, housing … Continue reading

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American planning students visiting CMUS

Architecture and urban planning students from University of Buffalo and Alfred State College came to visit us at the end of May. The group was led by professor and our visiting scholar Daniel Hess.  During the visit the students had … Continue reading

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Suburbanisation in France

Coline Dalimier from Lille University of Science and Technology finished her urban planning internship at CMUS. Before leaving, Coline made a presentation about the situation of suburban areas near Paris. Renewing the panel housing areas in the suburbia of Paris … Continue reading

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New article about collaborative planning published!

Planning post-summurbia: From spontaneous pragmatism to collaborative planning? Moravian Geographical Reports, 2015, 23(4), p 36-46 Mari Nuga, Pille Metspalu, Anette Org, Kadri Leetmaa Abstract: The possibilities to apply collaborative planning frameworks in formerly strictly planned areas that have experienced spontaneous … Continue reading

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Book about segregation in 13 European capital cities published

“Socio-Economic Segregation in European Capital Cities. East Meets West” Edited by: Tiit Tammaru, Szymon Marcińczak, Maarten van Ham and Sako Musterd Routledge 2015 The rich and the poor are living at increasing distance from each other, and this is threatening the … Continue reading

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