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Wednesday, 27. November 2019 - 14:00

Petra Špačková succeeded in the grant competition of the Czech Science Foundation (category of social and human sciences) with her three-year project "History and future of housing estates: quality of residential environment and residential satisfaction."  Within this category, she was one of four successful applicants from the Faculty of Science. Big congratulations to Petra as well as to her co-applicant Slávka Ferenčuhová from Czech Academy of Sciences! We look forward to the results of the exciting new project!

Tuesday, 22. October 2019 - 13:39

Eight URRlab members participated in the 8th International Urban Geographies of Post-communist States Conference (CAT-ference) in Belgrade, Serbia. We would like to thank organizers for the successful event (both professionally and socially). We look forward to attending the next edition of CAT-ference in Budapest! 

 

Friday, 18. October 2019 - 16:00

On 13th and 14th September, Marie Horňáková, Jan Sýkora and Adam Klsák took part in the 11th edition of the International Student and Early Career Conference New Wave (organized by Geografický ústav PřF MU in Brno). Marie and Jan prepared for the conference two papers together ("Residential mobility of young families in the Prague metropolitan region" and "Neighbourhood Change Dynamics of Prague Inner city"), Adam presented his work with Jiří Nemeškal and Nina Dvořáková dealing with "Contemporary trends in population change and migration in Central Bohemia". 

Friday, 18. October 2019 - 16:05

The ENHR 2019 conference was held in Athens, Greece at the end of August, this time with the subtitle "Housing for the next European social model". Marie Horňáková and Jan Sýkora presented their working paper "Residential mobility of young families in  the Prague Metroplitan Area" and Petra Špačková collaborated on the paper "Ethnic differences in mobility mobility and its impact on neighborhood change in high-rise Housing estates of Tallinn, Estonia".

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