Ecole française de Rome - LabEx DynamiTe - UMR géographie-cités
Durée : 2017-2021
The program « Metropolises : crisis and mutations in the euro-mediterranean space» of the French School (Ecole Française) of Rome -EFR-, has the support of the UMR Géographie-cités and of the LabEx DynamiTe (AAP SAR-Dyn). Widening the prospect of a previous program of the EFR (« Italy, territorial (...)
Period: 2017 - 2020
Social media and the digitization of news and discussion fora are having far-reaching effects on the way individuals and communities communicate, organize, and express themselves. Can the information circulating on these platforms be tapped to better understand and analyze the enormous (...)
Period: September 2015 - August 2018
The MEDIUM project brings together European and Chinese entities (research centres, universities and companies) which work on sustainable urban development in China. Focusing on three medium-sized cities, Hangzhou, Zhuhai and Datong, the project aims to study the socio-economic dynamics of (...)
ERC "Starting Grant"
Period: 2013 - 2018
The World Seastems project aims to map and to analyze the changing spatial pattern of the world economy across 300 years from a maritime perspective. It will exploit untapped vessel movement data on a world scale since 1734, date of the first publication of Lloyd’s List.
Such data offer (...)
Period: 2012 - 2016
The research project, initiated in 2012 and hosted at the Ecole Française de Rome, originates with a question: beyond the current surge of interest in atlases, manifest in the various above-mentioned works, is there a coherence, a common underlying form, to the productions in these very (...)
Period: 2012 - 2014
ESPON DataBase 2011-2014 « Enlargement of the thematic: cities and neighborouds” (Géographie-cités team)
There is a growing need for urban indicators that would be associated to a variety of city definitions and harmonised from a spatial and a temporal point of view. However, choosing the most (...)
GeoDiverCity involves many members of UMR Géographie-cités as well as collaborations within the European Research Group S4 and the Paris-Ile-de-France Institute for Complex Systems. The aim is to analyze and model the geographical diversity of cities and systems of cities. Main research streams (...)
Period: 2011 - 2014
INSITE is an EC Coordination Action, funded through DC Connect, whose principal objective is to assemble a community of researchers and practitioners to engage in constructing a research and action agenda based upon a new unified approach to three grand themes, all fundamental in current (...)
ESPON - SIESTA
The aim of this project is to provide evidence on the territorial dimension of the EU2020 Strategy by identifying opportunities for different types of regions in relation to the targets and flagship initiatives set out in the Strategy. The results of this ESPON project are intended to be useful (...)
The OECD project entitled "Global Ports and Urban Development"
examines the possibilities for global ports to be a driving force for urban development. The project will outline the performance, impact and future developments in relation with different port cities, considering that several (...)
PUF Partner University Fund
A Binational, Interdisciplinary Partnership to Study Urban Water
The proposed collaborative research and educational project seeks to deepen understanding of the relationships between water and urban society in terms of sustainable development.
Urban development will be analyzed in relation to (...)
ESPON 2013 Database
The mission of the ESPON 2013 Programme is to:
“Support policy development in relation to the aim of territorial cohesion and a harmonious development of the European territory by (1) providing comparable information, evidence, analyses and scenarios on territorial dynamics and (2) revealing (...)
FOCI - Future Orientation for Cities
Cities and Urban Agglomerations: their functionality and development opportunities for European competitiveness and cohesion.
The UMR participate to three working packages. First, data on FPs research networks on converging technologies (nano, bio, (...)