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ZDANOWSKA Natalia

ZDANOWSKA

Associate
P.A.R.I.S

Associate
P.A.R.I.S
Campus Condorcet
5, cours des Humanités
93322 Aubervilliers cedex

natalia.zdanowska@parisgeo.cnrs.fr
n.zdanowska@ucl.ac.uk

Natalia Zdanowska holds a PhD in Geography at Paris 1 Panthéon-Sorbonne University. Her thesis dealt with spatial integration of cities in Central and Eastern Europe in the light of firm, trade and air transportation networks since 1989.

Natalia Zdanowska is since August 2018 a research associate at CASA (Centre for Advanced Spatial Analysis), University College London in terms of "The UK Regions Digital Research Facility" project lead by Alan Penn, Philip Treleaven, Paul Longley, Mike Batty and Alan Wilson

EDUCATION

2019 Qualification to candidate to the fonctions of Maître de conférence (Lecturer) in France, section 23, Physical, Human, Economic and Regional Geography.

2014-2018, PhD in Geography, Université Paris 1 Panthéon-Sorbonne. Supervisors : Anne Bretagnolle and Grzegorz Węcławowicz.

2014-2013 University Paris 1 Panthéon-Sorbonne, Master’s degree in Urban Geography and Spatial Analysis (Master 2 Sciences des Territoires-Géoprisme). Thesis project supervised by professor Anne Bretagnolle on spatial integration of central European cities through firm, trade and air transportation networks since 1989.

2013-2012 University Paris 1 Panthéon-Sorbonne, Master’s degree in Applied Economics (Master 2 Recherche Économie Appliquée). Master’s thesis supervised by professors Pierre Kopp and Rémy Prud’homme on economic analysis of the oil and gas sectors in Canada, Norway, Russia and UK, their taxation system and rent repartition.

AWARDS AND HONORS

2019 Vanhoof, M., Godoy-Lorite, A., Murcio, R., Iacopini, I., Zdanowska, N., Raimbault, J., Milton, R., Arcaute, E., Batty M. « Using Foursquare data to reveal spatial and temporal patterns in London », winners of the Foursquare Future Cities Challenge, NetMob conference, 8-10 July 2019, Mathematical Institute of Oxford University, Oxford (United Kingdom)

2016-2017 Mobility grant, Collège des Écoles doctorales, University Paris 1 Panthéon-Sorbonne

2014-2017, doctoral contrat, Université Paris 1 Panthéon-Sorbonne, fellowship Paris Nouveau Monde, Hesam (Haute Etudes Sorbonne Arts et Métiers)

SCIENTIFIC ACTIVITY

Since september 2018 Member of Cybergeo, European Journal of Geography editorial team

WORK EXPERIENCE

Since August 2018, Research Associate in Quantitative Urban and Economic Geography, University College London, Centre for Advanced Spatial Analysis

2017-2018 Graduate Research And Teaching Assistant (A.T.E.R.) at University Paris-1 Panthéon-Sorbonne

- Courses: "Data analysis", "Statistics", "Globalisation and Territories’’ (undergraduate students)

2016-2017 Teaching Assistant at University Paris 1 Panthéon-Sorbonne
Courses: "Statistics", "Globalisation and Territories’’ (undergraduate students)

2015-2016 Teaching Assistant at University Paris 1 Panthéon-Sorbonne
Course: "Globalisation and Territories’’ (undergraduate students)

PAPERS IN PEER REVIEWED JOURNALS

Guérois, M., Bretagnolle, A., Gourdon, P., Pavard, A., Zdanowska, N. 2019 "A harmonized database to follow the demographic trajectories of European cities, the TRADEVE database (Demographic Trajectories of European Cities)", Cybergeo : Revue européenne de géographie [En ligne], Espace, Société, Territoire, Data papers, 892
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Guérois, M., Bretagnolle, A., Gourdon, P., Pavard, A., Zdanowska, N. 2019 "Following the population of European urban areas in the last half century (1961-2011): the TRADEVE database", Cybergeo : Revue européenne de géographie [En ligne], Espace, Société, Territoire, 891
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Zdanowska, N. 2017, "Distribution of Foreign Direct Investment Across the National Urban Systems in Countries of Central and Eastern Europe in 2013", Geographia Polonica, vol. 90, No. 2, 5-24
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Zdanowska, N. 2016 "Métropolisation et système de villes en Pologne depuis 1960" (Metropolisation and system of cities in Poland since 1960), Revue Géographique de l’Est, vol. 56, No. 3-4
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Zdanowska, N. 2015 "Metropolisation and the Evolution of Systems of Cities in the Czech Republic, Hungary and Poland Since 1950", Deturope – The Central European Journal of Regional Development and Tourism, vol. 7, No. 2, 45-64
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PARTICIPATION IN PROJETS

2019-2020 "The nested structure of geoindustrial clusters: comparing London and Paris" project, Cities partnerships Programme Fund, University College London-CNRS, coordinated by E. Arcaute et C. Cottineau

2018-2020 The UK Regions Digital Research Facility project within the Urban Dynamics Lab (UDL), coordinated by Alan Penn, Philip Treleaven, Paul Longley, Mike Batty and Alan Wilson. This project is funded by the EPSRC (Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council) for 2015-2020

2014-2016 TRADEVE (Trajectoires Démographique des Villes Européenne) project, coordinated by Anne Bretagnolle. This project was funded by Université Paris 1 for 2014-2016.

Bretagnolle A., Guérois M., Pavard A., Gourdon P., Zdanowska N., Lizzi L., 2016, Demographical Trajectories of European urban areas (1961-2011) (TRADEVE), rapport de recherche, Université Paris 1 Panthéon-Sorbonne
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WORKING GROUPS MEMBER

F.M.R (Flux, Matrices, Réseaux). Access to website

Connaissance de l’Europe médiane. Access to website

SESSION ORGANISATION AT AN INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE

Finance, O., Zdanowska, N. (2017) European territories within the ‘Global Production Network’: between integration and disparities, Special session S6, Association de Science Régionale de Langue Française (ASRDLF) conference, 5-7th July, Athens (Greece)
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PRESENTATIONS AT INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCES (with a selection comitee)


Zdanowska, N., Arcaute, E. 2019 "Manchester’s regional role: ownership networks of firms since 2010", Complex Systems Society conference, 30 September - 4 October, Singapore

Raimbault, J., Zdanowska, N. 2019 "An agent-based model for city networks based on interactions between firms", Complex Systems Society conference, 30 September - 4 October, Singapore

Zdanowska, N. 2019 "Smart cities, planning, urban dynamics and analytics: QUANT and VILO research projects at the Centre for Advanced Spatial Analysis", International Conference on Intelligent Environments, International University of Rabat, 24-27 June, Rabat (Morocco)

Zdanowska, N. 2019 "Manchester within multinational networks of firms", International Conference on Intelligent Environments, International University of Rabat, 24-27 June, Rabat (Morocco)

Zdanowska, N. 2018 "Economic polarization and transnational investment networks: a Central and Eastern European evidence", Complex Systems Society conference, 23-28 septembre, Thessaloniki (Greece)

Zdanowska, N. 2017 "East-Central European cities within global production networks in 2013", Association de Science Régionale de Langue Française (ASRDLF) conference, 5-7th July, Athens (Greece)
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Zdanowska, N. 2017 "Towards an integrated Central and Eastern Europe? Study of investments networks in 2013", American Association of Geographers Annual Meeting, 5-9th April, Boston (United States of America)
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Zdanowska, N. 2014 "Spatial integration of Central Eastern European cities through air transportation, multi-national companies and trade network links since 1989: cases of Hungary and Poland", Hungarian Regional Science Association, 12nd Annual International Meeting, 27-29th November, University of Pannonia, Faculty of Business and Economics, Veszprém (Hungary)
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Zdanowska, N. 2014, ’’Metropolisation and system of cities in Poland since 1950", international conference "Villes de l’Est, villes de l’Ouest, quels processus spatiaux?"organised by professor Pierre Thorez, IDEES UMR 6266, Université du Havre, 29-31 october, Le Havre (France)
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PRESENTATIONS AT SEMINARS

Zdanowska, N. 2017 "Łańcuchy kapitałowo-inwestycyjne w Europie Środkowo-Wschodniej" (Investment capital chains in Central and Eastern Europe), seminar of the Department of Urban Studies, Institute of Geography and Spatial Organization, Polish Academy of Sciences, 22th May 2017, Warsaw, Poland

Zdanowska, N. 2017 "Insertion des villes d’Europe centrale et orientale dans l’économie-monde: une analyse des réseaux d’entreprises" (Integration of Central and Eastern European cities into the world-economy: an analysis of firm networks), seminar of P.A.R.I.S (Pour l’avancement de la recherche sur l’intégration spatiale) department, UMR Geographie-cités, 21th April 2017, Paris, France

Zdanowska, N. 2016 "Système de villes et intégration des pays d’Europe centrale dans l’économie-monde : une analyse par les réseaux d’entreprises et flux aériens transnationaux" (System of cities and integration of countries of Central Europe into the world-economy: an analysis through firm and air transportation networks since 1989), seminar of the working group « Flux, Matrices, Réseaux », UMR Géographie-cités, équipe P.A.R.I.S, 22nd November 2016, Paris

Zdanowska, N. 2016 "Relations fonctionnelles des villes et entreprises en Pologne" (Functional relations of cities and firms in Poland), Franco-Polish conference of Geography, Polish Library of Paris and Scientific Center in Paris of the Polish Academy of Sciences, 3rd June 2016, Paris
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Zdanowska, N. 2016 "Functional relations of cities and firms in Central and Eastern Europe", seminar of the Department of Urban Studies, Institute of Geography and Spatial Organization, Polish Academy of Sciences, 23th May 2016, Warsaw, Poland

Zdanowska, N. 2016 "Central and Eastern European cities in the light of firm’s and air transportation networks", Journée des Jeunes Chercheurs de l’Institut de Géographie, 7 April 2016, Institute of Geography, Paris
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Zdanowska, N. 2015 "Europeanisation of Central and Eastern European Cities throught firm and air transportation network links since 1989", symposium Cities of Central and Eastern Europe in a long perspective: plurality of forms, issues of europeanisation , organized by Sociétés Plurielles, interdisciplinary programme of Université Sorbonne-Paris-Cités, 26th November 2015, ENSAPVS, Paris

Zdanowska, N. 2015 "Spatial integration of Central Eastern European system of cities through economic and air transportation network links since 1989", seminar of the Department of Urban Studies, Institute of Geography and Spatial Organization, Polish Academy of Sciences, 25th May 2015, Warsaw, Poland

Zdanowska, N. 2015 "Evolution of system of cities in Hungary, Poland, Czech Republic and Romania since 1950", national symposium, 28-29th March 2015, University of Bucharest, Faculty of Geography, Bucharest, Romania

Zdanowska, N. 2015 "System of cities in Hungary, Poland and Czech Republic and firm networks since 1989", Doctoral studies day organised by the CNRS group ’’Knowledge of Central Europe" (’’ GDR Connaissance de l’Europe Médiane’’), 20th March 2015, Institut d’Etude Slaves, Paris

Zdanowska, N. 2015 "Spatial integration of Central Eastern European system of cities through air transportation, multi-national companies and trade network links since 1989", Doctorales, seminar for young researchers, Association of Regional Science of French Language (Association de Science Régionale De Langue Française), 2nd-4th february 2015, Université Paris-Est
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FIELDWORKS

June 2015 Fielwork in Sofia, Bulgaria, Institute of Geography, Bulgarian Academy of Sciences in Sofia

- Collecting information and databases at the National Institute of Statistics and Chamber of Commerce;
- Meetings and interviews with professors in geography with the aim of confirming the database on population in Central and Eastern Europe under construction for the thesis.

May 2015 Fielwork in Ljubljana, Slovenia, Faculty of Geography and Economics, University of Ljubljana and Institute of Urban Planning of Slovenia in Ljubljana

- Collecting information and databases at the National Institute of Statistics, Ministry of Finance, Chamber of Commerce and Bank of Slovenia for the thesis;
- Meetings and interviews with professors in geography and economics with the aim of confirming the database on population in Central and Eastern Europe under construction for the thesis.

May 2015 Fielwork in Zagreb, Croatia, Faculty of Geography, University of Zagreb.

- Collecting information and databases at the National Institute of Statistics, Ministry of Finance, Chamber of Commerce and Industry of Croatia for the thesis;
- Meetings and interviews with professors in geography and economics with the aim of confirming the database on population in Central and Eastern Europe under construction for the thesis.

April 2015 Fieldwork in Bratislava, Slovakia, Faculty of Geography, University of Bratislava.

- Collecting information and databases at the National Institute of Statistics, Ministry of Finance, Chamber of Commerce and Industry of Slovakia for the thesis;
- Meetings and interviews with professors in geography and economics with the aim of confirming the database on population in Central and Eastern Europe under construction for the thesis.

March 2015 Fieldwork in Bucharest, Romania, Faculty of Geography and Economics, University of Bucharest, Institute of Geography, Romanian Academy of Sciences in Bucharest.

- Collecting information and databases at the National Institute of Statistics, Ministry of Finance, Chamber of Commerce and Industry of Romania for the thesis;
- Meetings and interviews with professors in geography and economics with the aim of confirming the database on population in Central and Eastern Europe under construction for the thesis;
- Presentation at the national annual symposium at the University of Bucharest.

January 2015 Fieldwork in Prague, Czech Republic, Faculty of Geography, Charles University of Prague, and Ostrava, Faculty of Economics, Technical University of Ostrava.

- Collecting information and databases at the National Institute of Statistics, Ministry of Transport, Chamber of Commerce and Industry of the Czech Republic for the thesis;
- Meetings and interviews with professors in geography and economics with the aim of confirming the database on population in Central and Eastern Europe under construction for the thesis.

November 2014 Fieldwork in Budapest, Hungary, Institute of Geography, Hungarian Academy of Science in Budapest.

- Collecting information and databases at the National Institute of Statistics, Ministry of Transport, Chamber of Commerce and Industry of Hungary for the thesis;
- Meetings and interviews with professors in geography and economics with the aim of confirming the database on population in Central and Eastern Europe under construction for the thesis;
- Presentation at the annual meeting of the Regional Sciences Association of Hungary in Veszprem.

CURRENT RESEARCH

Urban Geography
System of cities
Network Analysis
Central and Eastern Europe
Post-socialist countries of the European Union

Keywords

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