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Dr. Daniel B. Hess will study socialist-era housing in Baltic States

Dr. Daniel B. Hess from the School of Architecture and Planning in Buffalo, New York will join our research team  for two years in January 2016. Daniel B. Hess was awarded through the European Commission’s Marie Skłodowska-Curie actions program to foster transnational and … Continue reading

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“Mitmekesine Põhja-Tallinn” näituse avamine 02.12

Oled oodatud DIVERCITIES projekti raames läbi viidud fotokonkursi „Mitmekesine Põhja-Tallinn“ näituse avamisele 02. detsembril algusega kell 19 Kamamajas Põhja-Tallinnas. DIVERCITIES on Euroopa Komisjoni rahastatud 7. Raamprogrammi uurimisprojekt, mis hõlmab 14 Euroopa linna ning mida juhib meie hea koostööpartner prof. Ronald … Continue reading

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New articles published!

“Strategies to Cope with Shrinkage in the Lower End of the Urban Hierarchy in Estonia and Central Germany” Kadri Leetmaa, Agnes Kriszan, Mari Nuga & Joachim Burdack (2015). European Planning Studies, 23(1), Special Issue: Responding to Tough Times: Policy and … Continue reading

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New article published: “Ethnic segmentation in leisure time activities in Estonia”

“Ethnic segmentation in leisure time activities in Estonia” Kristiina Kamenik, Tiit Tammaru, Ott Toomet Leisure Studies, published online July 22 http://www.tandfonline.com/eprint/3YTWJWK2x5cuD85gSPZb/full This paper examines the differences between the leisure time activities of members of the minority and majority populations of Estonia. … Continue reading

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3rd Meeting DIVERCITIES Consortium Tallinn, 29 June – 1 July 2014

3rd meeting DIVERCITIES Consortium will be held in Tallinn, 29 June – 1 July 2014. The developments and results of current report and the following strategy for the next will be discussed. Also, presentations will be carried out regarding said … Continue reading

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New article published: „Safe life in the suburbs?Crime and perceptions of safety in new residential developments in Prague’s hinterland, Czech Republic”

Safe life in the suburbs?Crime and perceptions of safety in new residential developments in Prague’s hinterland, Czech Republic Jana Temelová, Jakub Novák & Jana Jíchová European Urban and Regional Studies, Published online June 11 http://eur.sagepub.com/content/early/2014/06/10/0969776414534254 Despite a rich body of … Continue reading

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New article published: „Is institutional trust related to pro-immigrant attitudes? A pan-European Evidence”

Is institutional trust related to pro-immigrant attitudes? A pan-European Evidence Vivika Halapuu, Tiiu Paas, Tiit Tammaru & Aire Schütz Eurasian Geography and Economics, Published online May 12 http://www.tandfonline.com/eprint/mrjhcWIhHTkxiGTej576/full This paper examines the factors that are related to attitudes toward immigrants … Continue reading

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12. – 14. September 2013 Final Conference: SHRINKING CITIES IN EUROPE

  The conference ‚Cities Regrowing Smaller‘ is dealing with one of the main challenges of contemporary urban development in many industrialized countries. At the beginning of the 21st century, the shrinking cities phenomenon is widespread in Europe and worldwide. In … Continue reading

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25th Conference of the Estonian Statistical Society “Demographic processes in the Baltic Sea region in the 21st century”

  The 25th Conference of the Estonian Statistical Society will take place on 12–13 November 2013, in the Main Conference Hall of the National Library of Estonia. The theme of this year’s conference is “Demographic Processes in the Baltic Sea … Continue reading

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DIVERCITIES – Governing Urban Diversity: Creating Social Cohesion, Social Mobility and Economic Performance in Today’s Hyper-diversified Cities

CMUS is representing the University of Tartu in a collaborative project during the period of four years (1 March 2013 to 28 February 2017) Introduction: European cities today are more diverse than ever before. Immigration, socio-economic inequalities, spatial segregation and a … Continue reading

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