Rebalance Talks

Online conversations with Andreu Ulied and visionary thinkers from the social sciences and humanities, mobility experts, stakeholders and European policy decision-makers on the topic of New Mobility Cultures and Policies will follow during February, March  and April 2021. Stay tuned and register with the link below to attend the event!

Conversation with Saskia Sassen

Saskia Sassen is the Robert S. Lynd Professor of Sociology at Columbia University and a Member of its Committee on Global Thought, which she chaired till 2015. She is a student of cities, immigration, and states in the world economy, with inequality, gendering and digitization three key variables running though her work. Read more

Date and Time
18.02.2021 at 16:00h to 17:00h (CET)

Location
Online Event

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Conversation with Jacques Lévy

Jacques Lévy is a professor of geography and urbanism at the School of Architecture, Civil and Environmental Engineering of the École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne (EPFL). He is the director of Chôros Laboratory and of the Doctoral Program in Architecture and Science of the City. Read more

Date and Time
23.02.2021 at 16:00h to 17:00h (CET)

Location
Online Event

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Conversation with Tim Cresswell

Tim Cresswell is professor in University of Edinburgh in the School of GeoSciences. His research considers geographical ways of thinking in terms of social and cultural life. Read more

Date and Time
02.03.2021 at 16:00h to 17:00h (CET)

Location
Online Event

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Conversation with Alain Bonnafous

Alain Bonnafous is Emeritus Professor of the University of Lyon. Expert-consultant of European Conférence of Minister of Transport then International Transport Forum (from 1971), OECD (from 1971), World Bank (from 1986) and European Commission (from 1990). Read more

Date and Time
11.03.2021 at 16:00h to 17:00h (CET)

Location
Online Event

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Conversation with Mateu Turró

Mateu Turró is Honorary Director of the European Investment Bank, Professor of Transport Economics at Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya. Chairman of the Advisory Council of CENIT (Centre for Innovation in Transport), since 2013, member of the Advisory Committee of Ministerio de Fomento (Spain). Read more

Date and Time
18.03.2021 at 16:00h to 17:00h (CET)

Location
Online Event

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Conversation with Andreas Knie

Andreas Knie is a political scientist, head of the Research Group Digital Mobility and Social Differentiation at the Science Center Berlin for Social Research, and professor at the Technical University Berlin. Within the fields of research Knie is an expert in science, technology and mobility. Read more

Date and Time
25.03.2021 at 16:00h to 17:00h (CET)

Location
Online Event

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Conversation with Judy Wajcman

Judy Wajcman is the Anthony Giddens Professor of Sociology. She joined the LSE as Head of the Sociology Department in 2009. She was previously Professor of Sociology in the Research School of Social Sciences at the Australian National University. She has held posts in Cambridge, Edinburgh, Manchester, Sydney, Tokyo, Vienna, Warwick and Zurich. She was formerly a Centennial Professor at the LSE, a Visiting Fellow at All Souls College, Oxford, and a Visiting Professor at the Centre for Women in Business at London Business School. She was President of the Society for Social Studies of Science (2009-2011) and is currently a Visiting Professor at the Oxford Internet Institute. Read more

Date and Time
08.04.2021 at 16:00h to 17:00h (CET)

Location
Online Event

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Carl Honoré

Conversation with Carl Honoré

Carl Honoré is a Canadian journalist and an award-winning writer, broadcaster and voice of the global Slow Movement. His books have been published in 35 languages and landed on bestseller lists around the world. His two main-stage TED Talks have racked up millions of views. Read more

Date and Time
15.04.2021 at 16:00h to 17:00h (CET)

Location
Online Event

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Conversation with Dragos Simandan

Dragos Simandan is a Professor at Brock University. He develops an original approach in geography where he revisits fundamental concepts of the discipline – place, space, distance – with a critical view and the addition of elements from psychology and social sciences. Read more

Date and Time
22.04.2021 at 16:00h to 17:00h (CET)

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Conversation with Mimi Sheller

Mimi Sheller, Ph.D., is Professor of Sociology, Head of the Sociology Department, and founding Director of the Center for Mobilities Research and Policy at Drexel University in Philadelphia. She is founding co-editor of the journal Mobilities and past President of the International Association for the History of Transport, Traffic and Mobility. She is considered to be a key theorist in critical mobilities research and in Caribbean studies.. Read more

Date and Time
29.04.2021 at 16:00h to 17:00h (CET)

Location
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Conversation on the “Two-Speed World”

Alain L’Hostis, Harvey Miller & Andreu Ulied, as experts in the fields of geography, mobility, urban planning, and transportation take us to a series of considerations on the nature and properties of terrestrial time-space, revisiting the concepts of geography, speed, slowness, space and time.

Date and Time
27.05.2021 at 16:00h to 17:00h (CET)

Location
Online Event

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