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WG2: Curriculum vitae



Peter Ache
(Chairman)
European Metropolitan Planning
TKK, Helsinki
Finland
GSM: +358 50 384 1788
peter.ache@tkk.fi

previously:
IRPUD - Institute of Spatial Planning
peter.ache@udo.edu

Peter Ache is currently Professor of European Metropolitan Planning at the Helsinki University of Technology. Previously, he was head of research and deputy director at IRPUD, Institute of Spatial Planning, University of Dortmund. In his career, he has been working as a Professor at Technical University Hamburg-Harburg, as a lecturer at the University of Strathclyde, Glasgow, at Dortmund University, for a German based consultancy, and at CURDS, Newcastle u.T. He is specialised in comparative regional development research and European planning studies. Recent research interest is focused on multi-level and multi-actor strategies in European city regions. Peter Ache is the current President of AESOP, Association of European Collegiate Schools of Planning. He is a member of TCPA, of the editorial boards of Planning Practice and Research (international advisory) and Raumplanung (Germany). He is a review author for DISP, EPS, Planning and other journals.

Recent publications:

Ache, P. (forthcoming) Positioning Finland – Upon Reflection. In Positioning Finland in a European Space, eds. H. Eskelinen and T. Hirvonen. Helsinki: EDITA.
Lehmann F., Ache P. (2005) Branded Spaces - Werbung im öffentlichen Raum. DISP 159
Ache P (2004) Intelligentes Wachstum in der Metropolenregion.
In: Altrock/Schubert (Hrsg.) Wachsende Stadt. VS, Wiesbaden, pp 339-348
Ache P. (2003) Infrastructure Provision and the Role of Planning in the Ruhrregion.
In: Ennis F. (ed) Infrastructure Provision and the Negotiating Process., Ashgate
Ache P. (2002) Cluster Concepts - the social engineering of a new institutional fix?
In: Raines P. (ed) Euro-Cluster. Ashgate, Aldershot


Hans Thor Andersen (København)
Geografisk Institut
Øster Voldgade 10
DK-1350 København K
phone: +45 35 32 25 68
Fax: +45 35 32 25 01
e-mail: Hta@geogr.ku.dk

Hans Thor Andersen, Ph.D, associate professor at the Department
of Geography, University of Copenhagen
He is educated in urban and social geography and holds a minor
degree in political sciences. The overall focus has been social
and economic changes and planning politics in large cities in the
western world. He has headed several cross-national research
projects on the development of strategic policy, the causes for
emergence of industrial policies as well as a major study on the
effects of globalisation on social change and urban policy.

Recent publications:

Andersen, H. T. & van Kempen, R (2003):
New trends in urban policies in Europe: evidence from the Netherlands and Denmark.
Cities, vol 20 (2): 77 - 86. ISSN 0264-2751.
Andersen,H.T, Hansen, F & Jørgensen,J (2003):
The Rise and Fall of Metropolitan Government in Copenhagen.
pp 43 - 52. Geojournal, vol 58.
Lund Hansen, Anders; Andersen, Hans Thor & Eric Clark (2001):
Creative Copenhagen: Globalization, Urban Governance and Social Change.
European Planning Studies, vol 9:7, pp 851 - 869. ISSN: 0965-4313.
Andersen, H.T & Clark, E (2003):
Ghettoization in the welfare state.
p 91 -102 in K Simonsen & J Öhman (eds) Human geography today in Scandinavia (Ashgate, Aldershot).
Andersen, H.T. & van Kempen, R (eds):
Governing European Cities. Social Fragmentation, Social Exclusion
and Urban Governance.
Ahsgate, London (2001).
Andersen, H.T (2004):
Spatial - not social polarisation. Social change and segregation in Copenhagen.
Greek Review of Social Research, A 2004-113. Athen. ISSN 0013-9696.
Andersen, H. T. & Engelstoft, S. (2004):
The end of Urbanization? Transformation of the urban concept.
Pp 53 - 67 in Mirko Pak & Dejan Rabernik (red.): Cities in Transition.
Proceedings of the IGU urban commission C19: Monitoring cities of tomorrow.
Department of Geography, University of Slovenia.


Harri Andersson (Turku)
Department of Geography
University of Turku
FIN­20014 Turku, Finland
phone: +358 (0)2 333 5589 or +358 (0)50 553 2718
e-mail: harri.anderson@utu.fi

Harri O. Andersson, D.Soc.Sc, is Professor of Human Geography in the Department of Geography, University of Turku, Finland. He is also a Vice Rector of the University (main tasks are personnel administration, premises administration and regional strategies), and the Head of the Geography Graduate School in Finland since 1995. He has been a MC member in COST A9 ('Civitas')-project (1995-2000), a member of 'City of Tomorrow and Cultural Heritage' External Advisory Group of the subprogramme Energy, Environment and Sustainable Development in the 5th Framework Programme of the European Union, and a member of several national expert groups concerning urban and regional development issues. During 1998-2001 he was a Programme Director of the Research Programme for Urban Studies by the Academy of Finland. He is chairing the International Scientific Committee concerning the urban research in Helsinki Metropolitan Area.His special field of human geography is urban geography, where his research focuses on inner city renewal projects, new urban systems, and power structures in urban development. The most recent research projects have been 'Private actors in the public realm' and the study on 'Urban brownfields in Turku inner city fringe'. Over 100 publications concerning books, book chapters and scientific articles (mainly on urban issues.


Johan Barstad (Volda)
e-mail: jb@hivolda.no


Prof. Dr. Axel Borsdorf (Innsbruck)
Institut für Geographie
der Leopold-Franzens-Universität
Innrain 42
A-6020 Innsbruck, Österreich
phone: +43-512-507-5400
Fax: +43-512-507-2895
e-mail: axel.borsdorf@uibk.ac.at
http://www.geowww.uibk.ac.at
http://www.comet.uibk.ac.at
http://www.diamont.uibk.ac.at

Forschungsstelle für Gebirgsforschung: Mensch & Umwelt
Österreichische Akademie der Wissenschaften
Technikerstr. 21a, Otto-Hittmair-Platz 1
ICT Technologiepark
phone: +43-512-507-4940 and -4941
Fax: +43-512-507-4940
http://www.oeaw.ac.at/igf

Axel Borsdorf, born in Bad Oeynhausen, 1948, is a full professor
at the Department of Geography, University of Innsbruck, and the
Director of the Institute for Urban and Regional Research of
the Austrian Academy of Sciences at Vienna, co-ordinating three
EU-projects on metropolitan research and acting as a partner in
some more international projects. He is also the President of the
Austrian Geographical Society and a member of board of the Austrian
Institute for Latin America. His main research topics are urban
research (metropolises and postsuburbia studies), mountain
research, and development studies. The main areas of research are
Austria, Europe, the Alps and the Andean realm. He published more
than ten books and 200 articles on these topics.


Daneš Brzica (Bratislava)
e-mail:ekondabr@savba.sk
Ing. Danes Brzica, PhD.
Institute of Economic Research
Slovak Academy of Sciences
Sancova 56
811 05 Bratislava
Slovak Republic

phone: ++421 2 52 49 78 22 ext. 109
Facsimile: ++421 2 52 49 51 06


Jack Burgers (Rotterdam)
e-mail:burgers@fsw.eur.nl


Jose Manuel Casado (Alicante)
Universidad de Alicante
Ap. Correos 99
03080 Alicante, Spain
phone: + 34 965903400 ext.2697 / +34 965903782 / +34 965903582
Fax: +34 965903816
e-mail: jmcasado@ua.es

José Manuel Casado-Díaz, PhD (Economics), is Senior Researcher in the Department of Applied Economics and Associate Director of the Institute of International Economics (http://iei.ua.es), University of Alicante, Spain. His research focuses on the definition and analysis of functional areas suitable for the study of labour phenomena, and on the relationships between labour and housing markets in diverse aspects, notably commuting and migration. He currently co-ordinates a research project (funded by the Spanish Department of Science and Technology within the National R+D+i Programme) aiming at the delineation and analysis of Spanish local labour market and metropolitan areas following 2001 Census of Population. He also co-ordinates, together with Prof. Van der Laan (Erasmus University) the group "Transportation and Labour Market" within NECTAR (http://nectarist.free.fr/home.php, a network originally founded by the ESF devoted to the analysis of transportation and mobility through a multidisciplinary approach) and participates in a research project analysing the impact of Northern countries' retirement migration on the Valencia regional housing market (funded by the Regional Government of Valencia R+D Programme).

Among his publications in English:

Casado-Díaz, JM. (2000) 'Local Labour Market Areas in Spain:
A case Study', Regional Studies 34(9), 843-856
Casado-Díaz, JM. (2001) 'Who are the commuters? A microdata
analysis of travel-to-work in Spain' in F. Columbus (edit.)
European Economic and Political Issues IV,
Nova Science Publishers, New York.


Ayda Eraydin
Department of City and Regional Planning
Middle East Technical University
Ankara 06531/TURKEY
tel: +90 312 210 62 29
Fax: +90 312 210 12 50
e-mail: eraydin@arch.metu.edu.tr


Dr. Marco Keiner
Chief, Urban Environment Section
UN-Habitat
P.O. Box 30030
00100 Nairobi GPO
Kenya
phone: +254 20 762 3565
skype: marcokeiner
e-mail: keiner.nsl.ethz.ch


Martina Koll-Schretzenmayr (Zurich)
e-mail: schrentzenmayr@nsl.ethz.ch


Thomas Maloutas (Athens/Volos)
e-mail: maloutas@ath.forthnet.gr

Professor of Urban Social Geography at the Dept of Planning
University of Thessaly (Volos) and the Director of the Institute of
Urban and Rural Sociology at the National Centre for Social
Research (Athens). He has studied Architecture and Geography
in Paris (Nanterre - Paris-X).
His research interests focus on urban social change, welfare regimes
and housing, while the main locus of his empirical investigation is
Athens. His most recent research activity comprises a large program
on the social sustainability of the Greater Athens Area funded by
the Greek Ministry of Environment and Planning; a finishing project
on neighbourhood governance (DG Research FP5 contract
HPSE-CT2001-00080) where he coordinated the Greek team;
a large project involving the National Statistical Service
of Greece aiming at rationalising the exploitation of census
data funded by the Greek Ministry of Development;
an international network on social polarisation and
segregation in European metropolises funded by the CNRS.
http://www.prd.uth.gr/en/staff/maloutas/index.html

Recent publications:

(2004) "Segregation and residential mobility.
Spatially entrapped social mobility and its impact on
segregation in Athens"
European Urban and Regional Studies 11/3: 195-211
(2004) "The glass menagerie of urban governance and
social cohesion. Concepts and stakes / concepts as stakes"
International Journal of Urban and Regional Research
28/2: 449-465 (with M. Pantelidou-Malouta)
(2004) Housing and welfare in Southern Europe
Oxford: Blackwell (with J. Allen, J. Barlow, J. Leal
and L. Padovani)
(2003) "La vivienda autopromovida: soluciones de postguerra
en Atenas", Ciudad y Territorio, XXXV / 136-137: 335-345
(2003) "Promoting social sustainability. The case of Athens"
CITY, 7/2: 165-179
(2002) "Urbanisation et patrimoine culturel:
Athènes face aux jeux olympiques de 2004"
Géocarrefour - Revue de Géographie de Lyon, 77/4: 353-358
(with A. Deffner)
(2001) "Vertical social differentiation in Athens. Alternative
or complement to urban segregation?"
International Journal of Urban and Regional Research
25/4: 699-716 (with N. Karadimitriou)

He is also the editor of:

(2004) The Greek Review of Social Research
special issue 113A: Segregation trends in European cities
(2000) Social and Economic Atlas of Greece.
Vol. 1: The Cities, Athens and Volos:
EKKE and University of Thessaly Press (in Greek)
(2003) Atlas de la Grèce, Paris :
CNRS-Libergéo - La Documentation Française
(with M. Sivignon, O.Deslondes and F. Auriac).


Jose Mella (Madrid)
e-mail: jose.mella@uam.es


Paul Mitchell-Banks (Volda)
e-mail: pmbanks@interchange.ubc.ca


Dr. Priska Müller
WSL
Swiss Federal Institute of Forest, Snow and Landscape Research
Zürcherstrasse 111
CH-8903 Birmensdorf
Switzerland
phone: ++41 (0) 44-739 22 64
Fax: ++41 (0) 44-739 25 75
e-mail: priska.mueller@wsl.ch
http://www.wsl.ch/programme/periurban


Stefano Panebianco
County of Harburg
Department of County Development
Schlossplatz 6
D-21423 Winsen/Luhe
Germany
phone: +49-4171-693-328
Fax: +49-4171-687-328
e-mail: s.panebianco@lkharburg.de


Natasa Pichler-Milanovic (Ljubljana)
Department of Geography, Faculty of Arts
University of Ljubljana
Aškerceva 2, SI-1000 Ljubljana, Slovenia
phone: +386-1-241 1487
Fax.: +386-1-425 9337
e-mail: natasa.milanovic@ff.uni-lj.si

Nataša Pichler-Milanovic is a research associate at the Department of Geography, Faculty of Arts, University of Ljubljana in Slovenia. She graduated with honours at the Faculty of Geographical Sciences, University of Belgrade, Yugoslavia in Spatial Planning (B.Sc., 1987) and Geography (B.Sc., 1988). She continued her postgraduate studies at the London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE), University of London, UK where she obtained M.Sc. (Econ.) in Urban and Regional Development (1991). She has also completing the PhD thesis in housing policy studies at the LSE. From 1989-1990 Nataša was working as a teaching assistant at the Faculty of Geographical Sciences, University of Belgrade, Yugoslavia. From 1990-1996 she was employed at the LSE as a research assistant/officer in comparative urban research projects funded by the European Commission (DG XII and DG XVI). At the same time she was a part-time teacher at the LSE and School of Slavonic and East European Studies (SSEES), University of London. From 1996-2004 Nataša was employed as a research fellow and project manager at the Urban Planning Institute of the Republic of Slovenia in Ljubljana. During 1998-99 she was a visiting research fellow at the Institute of Advanced Studies, United Nations University (IAS/UNU) in Tokyo, Japan. Nataša is also a guest lecturer at several European universities and occasional consultant for international organizations (EU, OECD, UN) in the field of housing, urban and regional development in Central and Eastern Europe.

References:

- FEI Hamilton, K. Dimitrovska Andrews, N. Pichler-Milanovic (Eds.)
Transformation of Cities in Central and Eastern Europe:
Towards Globalisation, Tokyo: UNU Press, 2005.
- Pichler-Milanovic, N. "Ljubljana: From 'Beloved' City of the Nation to Central
European 'Capital'", in FEI Hamilton, K. Dimitrovska Andrews, N. Pichler-Milanovic
(Eds.) Transformation of Cities in Central and Eastern Europe: Towards Globalisation,
Tokyo: UNU Press, 2005.
- Pichler-Milanovic, N. and Cirman, A.: ''Slovenia'', in Scanlon, K. and Whitehead,
C. M.E. International Housing Tenures and Mortgage Systems, London: Council of
Mortgage Lenders, 2004, pp. 122-127.
- Pichler-Milanovic, N. "Internationalisation of Post-socialist Cities: 'Globalisation,
Europeanisation or Cross-Border Regionalisation?", in M. Hocevar and F. Trcek (Eds.)
Glocal Localities, Kulturverlag Polzer, Slazburg, 2002, pp. 131-168.
- Pichler-Milanovic, N. 'Comparative or Competitive Advantages of Ljubljana in the
Process of European Integrations', Urban Challenge, vol.12, no.1, 2001, pp. 69-85.
- Pichler-Milanovic, N. 'Urban Housing Markets in Central and Eastern Europe: Convergence,
Divergence or Policy Collapse', European Journal of Housing Policy, no. 1, vol. 2, 2001, pp.145-187.


Petra Potz (Berlin)
e-mail: potz@location3.de


Mike Raco (London)
e-mail: mike.raco@kcl.ac.uk

Since completing his PhD in 1997 Mike has held lecturing positions
at the Universities of Glasgow and Reading. He is co-editor of the
journal Local Economy, has served as a member of the ESRC postgraduate
awards panel in Geography and is a member of the European Science
Foundation's COST Action Group (A26) on 'Urban Competitiveness and Cohesion'
He is also Principal Investigator in the EPSRC's £1.8 million Sustainable
Urban Brownfield Regeneration: Intergrated Management (SUBR:IM) Research
Consortium examining brownfield regeneration in the UK.

His research has focused on five substantive themes:

- the changing nature of local governance in western Europe,
  with a particular interest in the UK.
- the processes and practices of community formation,
  development and mobilisation.
- the effectiveness of urban policy initiatives in the UK and Western Europe;
- devolution and the re-scaling of governance in the UK.
- sustainable urban development and sustainable communities

Selected publications:

Raco, M. (2005) 'Sustainable Development, Rolled-Out Neo-Liberalism and
Sustainable Communities', Antipode , 324-346.
Raco, M. (2005) 'A Step Change or a Step Back?: the Thames Gateway and
the Re-birth of the Urban Development Corporations',
Local Economy , 20, 141-153.
Valler, D., Wood, A., Atkinson, I., Betteley, D., Phelps, N., Raco, M.,
and Shirlow, P. (2005) ' Devolution and the Political Representation of
Business Interests in the UK', Political Geography , 24, 293-315.
Raco, M., Parker, G. and Doak, J. (2005) Reshaping Spaces of Local Governance?
Community Strategies and the Modernisation of Local Government, Environment
and Planning C: Government and Policy , in press.
Raco, M., Henderson, S. (2005) 'Sustainable Planning and the Brownfield
Development Process in the United Kingdom', Local Environment , in press.
Raco, M. (2005) Moving Workers With the Work: State Selection, Key Workers
and Spatial Development Policy in Post-war Britain, Geoforum , forthcoming.
Raco, M. (2004) 'Whose Gold Rush? The Social Legacy of a London Olympics',
in Vigor, A, and Mean, M, After the Goldrush - a Sustainable Olympics for London,
IPPR and DEMOS pp. 36-49.
Raco, M. (2004) 'Urban Regeneration in a Growing Region: The Renaissance
of England's Average Town', in C. Johnstone and M. Whitehead, eds.,
New Horizons in British Urban Policy - Perspectives on New Labour's Urban
Renaissance , Ashgate, Aldershot, pp. 41-58.


Ursula Reeger (Vienna)
Institut für Stadt- und Regionalforschung
Österreichische Akademie der Wissenschaften
Postgasse 7/4/2
A-1010 Wien, Österreich
phone: + 43 (1) 51 581 - 3525
Fax: + 43 (1) 51 581 - 3533
e-mail: Ursula.Reeger@oeaw.ac.at

Ursula Reeger, Researcher at the Institute for Urban and Regional Research at the Austrian Academy of Sciences since 1989. Studied Geography (branch of study: Spatial Research and Regional Planning) at the University of Vienna; Phd in Geography (Thesis: Xenophobia in Vienna. An Empirical Analysis). She is currently working on housing and segregation of immigrants in Vienna, on transnational mobility of Poles as well as on the situation of foreign students at Vienna’s universities. General research interests include: integration and segregation, social mobility, xenophobia and East-West-migration. She has published on these subjects in a range of academic journals and books. From 1997 until 2000 she was a member of the "Group of Specialists on Innovatory Social Policies in the City" at the Council of Europe in Strasbourg. Currently she is taking part in the Network of Excellence "IMISCOE - International Migration, Integration and Social Cohesion in Europe" within the 6th Framework Programme of the EU.


Aura Reggiani (Bologna)
e-mail: reggiani@economia.unibo.it


Walter Schenkel (Zurich)
synergo
Fraumünsterstrasse 23
CH-8022 Zurich, Switzerland
phone:+41-1-2114012 e-mail: schenkel@synergo.ch

Walter Schenkel, PhD., political scientist, born 1963, partner at synergo, planning and project man-agement, in Zurich, studied political science and history at the University of Zurich. Master thesis 1990 on urban planning processes. 1996-1997 guest researcher at Erasmus University Rotterdam. Doctor-ate (PhD) 1998 on environmental policy in the Netherlands and Switzerland. Since 1998 lecturer at the University of Zurich and the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology Zurich (ETH), policy consultant, researcher, and project manager (Swiss National Research Foundation, SEER II, COST, 5. FWP / TranSEcon, Interreg IIIB). Member of COST A9 working group management committee and co-editor of final publication. Involved in national and international research projects on transport policy (im-pacts, financing, policy making), environmental policy (EIA/SEA, clean air), urban planning policy (re-generation), political collaboration in urban areas, and political acceptance of sustainability. He is manager of a project on interregional and urban co-operation in St. Petersburg and Sarajevo, in col-laboration with local planning and research institutes (SCOPES).
Recent publications:

SCHENKEL, Walter and SERDÜLT, Uwe (2004). Intergovernmental Relations,
in: Ulrich Klöti et al. (Hrsg.). Handbook of Swiss Politics,
Zürich: NZZ Publishing, 393-427
SYNERGO (2004). Räumliche Auswirkungen grosser Verkehrsinfrastrukturen
- Fallstudie S-Bahn Zürich, ARE
SCHENKEL, Walter und HALDEMANN, Theo (2003). Schweizerische
Agglomerationspolitik - Stillstand oder Bewegung?, in:
Uwe Serdült und Thomas Widmer (Hrsg.). Politik im Fokus. Festschrift für
Ulrich Klöti, Zürich: NZZ Verlag, 143-168
KÜBLER, Daniel, SCHENKEL, Walter, and LERESCHE, Jean-Philippe (2003).
Bright Lights, Big Cities? Metropolization, intergovernmental relations and
the new Federal urban policy in Switzerland, in: Political Science Review,
Special Issue on Federalism, Vol. 9(2003), Nr.1, 261-282
HIRSCHI, Christian, SCHENKEL Walter, and WIDMER Thomas (2002). Designing
Sustain-able Transportation Policy for Acceptance: A Comparison of Germany,
the Netherlands and Switzer-land, in: German Policy Studies, Special Issue on
Transport Policy, Vol. 2(2002), Nr.4
GÜLLER, Peter and SCHENKEL, Walter (2002). The Zurich West Development
Project, in: Martin DIJST, Walter SCHEN-KEL and Isabelle THOMAS (Eds.).
Governing Cities on the Move - Functional and management per-spectives on
transformations of European urban agglomerations, London: Ashgate, 230-266
SCHENKEL, Walter (2002). Kooperation als Standortfaktor. Rotterdam und Zürich
im Vergleich, in: Stadtblick 2002/5
SCHENKEL, Walter et GÜLLER, Peter (2001).Contrepoint: Les espaces publics de
Zurich Ouest, in: Michel Bassand et al. (Eds.). Vivre et créer l'espace public,
Lausanne: PPUR, 147-174


Barbara Schultz (Zurich)
Amt für Raumordnung und Vermessung Kanton Zürich
Abteilung Kantonalplanung
Stampfenbachstr. 12
CH – 8090 Zürich
phone: ++41 (0) 43-259 30 49>
Fax: ++41 (0) 43 - 259 42 83>
e-mail: barbara.schultz@bd.zh.ch
http://www.kantonalplanung.zh.ch
http://www.kantonalplanung.zh.ch

Barbara Schultz, born in 1968 in Hersbruck/Germany, is currently researcher at the Institute for Spatial and Landscape Planning. She studied geography at the University of Freiburg i.Br./Germany and Trent University Peterborough/Canada. The focus of her recent research and consulting work is sustainable spatial development, monitoring and evaluation in spatial planning and urban sprawl issues. Before going in Switzerland she has been working for a German consulting enterprise as project manager in several EU projects.

Selected recent publications:

Schultz, B.; Dosch, F.: Trends der Siedlungsflächenentwicklung und ihrer Steuerung
in der Schweiz und Deutschland. DISP 1/2005, No. 160, p.5-15, Zürich.
Keiner, M.; Schultz, B.; Schmid, W.A.: Measuring Sustainability and Quality-of-Life
in the City of Zurich. In: M. Joseph Sirgy/ Don Rahtz/ Dong-Jin Lee:
Community Quality-of-Life Indicators – Best Cases, 2004, p.235-246
Schultz, B.; Keiner, M.; Schmid, W.A.: Measuring Quality in Cantonal Guiding Planning
in Switzerland. In: Built Environment, 29, No 4, 2003, p. 327-335. Special Issue:
Measuring Quality in Planning: An International Review
Schultz, B.: Indikatorengestütztes Controlling in der Richtplanung. Tagungsband
“Instrumente und Verfahren der Landesplanung”, herausgegeben vom ILS, 2002
INFRAS / ORL/ C.E.A.T.: Kantonale Richtplanung und Nachhaltige Entwicklung - eine
Arbeitshilfe, Bern, 2001
Buchecker, M.; Schultz, B.: Lebendiges Dorf, lebendiges Quartier - wie Bewohnerinnen
und Bewohner die Entwicklung mitgestalten - Ein Leitfaden.
WSL - Eidgenössische Forschungsanstalt für Wald, Schnee und Landschaft, Birmensdorf, 2000


Metka Sitar (Maribor)
University of Maribor
Faculty of Civil Engineering
Smetanova 17
SI - 2000 Maribor
phone: +++2 2355 378
e-mail: e-mail: metka.sitar@uni-mbsi.si

PhD, Ass.Prof. of building design, spatial and urban planning at
the University of Maribor, Faculty of Civil Engineering, head of
the chair. Study of architecture at the Faculty of architecture,
civil engineering and geodesy, School of architecture in Ljubljana,
postgraduate studies in Copenhagen, PhD in urban and regional
planning at the Technical University of Graz, Austria.

Practise in the field of architectural and urban design in architectural
offices in Slovenia and Austria for 20 years. Later employed at the
Office for Spatial Planning at the Ministry of Environment and Spatial
Planning, Ljubljana, 1999 - 2001 adviser to the government in the
field of spatial planning. Since 2000 teaching and research
projects in different fields of spatial and urban development;
delegate and national co-ordinator to the European Research
Programmes COST C10 - Outskirts of the European Cities,
2000-2004 and COST A26; member of the Council for Housing
Development at the Ministry of Environment, Spatial
development and Energy.
Recent research work:
Fundamental research project for the Slovene
Government, The role and importance of the development of cities and
towns for the spatial development of Slovenia (in the framework of the
research programme Competitivness of Slovenia 2000 - 2006).


Federico Steinerg (Madrid)
Universidad Autónoma de Madrid
Departamento de Análisis Económico
Ciudad Universitaria de Cantoblanco
Carretera de Colmenar Km 15
28049 Madrid
Spain
phone: +34 91-497 30 65
e-mail: federico_steinberg@yahoo.es

EDUCATION
Columbia University, School of International and Public Affairs.
New York, USA. Master in International Affairs, 2002.
Concentration: international finance. GPA : 3.9/4.
London School of Economics. London, UK.
MSc in Politics of the World Economy, 2001 with Merit (top 10% of class).
Georgetown University. Washington DC, USA.
Visiting Graduate Economics student, 1999-2000. Ph.D. level courses in Economics.
Universidad Autónoma de Madrid, Spain.
Economics Ph.D. candidate, 1999-2005. Research in Political Economy of Trade Policy.
Universidad Autónoma de Madrid, Spain.
Graduate in Economics (equivalent to a BA/MA in Economics), 1999. GPA: A
WORK EXPERIENCE
Universidad Autónoma de Madrid. October 2003 to the present.
Assistant Professor, Economic Analysis department.
George Washington University Madrid campus. September 2003 to the present.
Professor of International Economics. Courses: trade theory and international finance.
World Bank. Washington, DC (USA), Ghana, Bolivia and Zambia. May-July 2003.
Consultant. Worked on the evaluation of the Ghana Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper.
Field work in Ghana and Bolivia.
Suffolk University Madrid Campus. Madrid, Spain. January 2003-June 2003
Economics professor. Taught microeconomic principles to 25 students (in English).
Real Instituto Elcano de Estudios Internacionales. Madrid, Spain. August 2002 to the present.
Associated collaborator and researcher: published papers in international economics for
the Institute, participated and coordinated the economics working group.
Expansión newspaper. April 2003 to the present.
Columnist. Published articles in international political economy monthly.
Bloomberg Television. Madrid, Spain. August 2002 to the present.
Independent analyst. Interviewed weekly to discuss international political economy issues.
United Nations, Executive Office of the Secretary-General. New York. Summer 2002.
Intern for Michael Doyle, Assistant Secretary-General and special advisor to
Kofi Annan. Worked on the Millennium Report, the Global Compact, immigration
topics, and attended various meetings at the Security Council and ECOSOC to
report to the UN´s Strategic Planning Unit.
London School of Economics' Trade Policy Unit. London, UK. Summer 2001.
Research Assistant. Updated database and selected information for the web page.
Georgetown University. Washington DC, USA. 1999-2000.
Teaching Assistant. Taught the course Macroeconomic Principles to 35 students (in English).
Universidad Autónoma de Madrid, Spain. 1999-2001.
Research Fellow at Economics department.
SCHOLARSHIPS AND PRIZES
Cajamadrid-London School of Economics scholarship. LSE seminars. March 2003 and January 2005
"La Caixa" scholarship to pursue graduate studies at Columbia University, 2001-2002.
Scholarship to be a visiting graduate student at Georgetown University, 1999-2000.
Research fellowship, Universidad Autónoma de Madrid, 1999-2001.
SKILLS AND TRAVEL
Languages: native Spanish speaker, fluent in English, introductory French.
Computer skills: Full knowledge of Microsoft Office and SPSS. Internet Research.
Extensive travel: most European, Latin American, and Middle East countries,
as well as North America.

Recent publications:

"The Challenge of country ownership: the role of the World Bank in Ghana"
The World Bank, Washington DC. Forthcoming.
"Country Ownership of Bolivia´s Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper"
The World Bank, Washington DC. Forthcoming.
"Global public goods, patents protection and the fight against infectious diseases"
Real Instituto Elcano de Estudios Internacionales y Estratégicos.Working Paper nº 21/2004.
http://www.realinstitutoelcano.org/documentos/105.asp
"Rato y el FMI" Expansión, 26 de marzo, 2004.
"Investment delocalization: challenges and opportunities "
Real Instituto Elcano de Estudios Internacionales y Estratégicos. February 2004.
http://www.realinstitutoelcano.org/analisis/419.asp
"¿Quién reevaluará su moneda?" Expansión, February, 2004.
"La batalla de las Américas" Expansión, January, 2004.


Tuna Tasan-Kok (Delft)
e-mail: Tuna.tasankok@asro.kuleuven.be

Tuna Tasan-Kok (BA, M.Sc., Ph.D) is post-doc researcher in OTB Research Institute, Delft University of Technology. She has mainly published on the topics of globalization, property market dynamics, urban governance, and urban regeneration issues. She is the author of Budapest, Istanbul, and Warsaw: Institutional and Spatial Change (Eburon, 2004) and co-author of The Urban Mosaic of Post-Socialist Europe: Space, Institutions, and Policy (Springer, 2006). Her background is in urban geography and planning. She has previously worked at Middle East Technical University (Ankara-Turkey), Polish Academy of Sciences (Institute of Geography and Spatial Organization, Warsaw), Hungarian Academy of Sciences (Centre for Regional Studies, Budapest), University of Utrecht (The Netherlands), and Catholic Univesity of Leuven (Belgium)


Nadia Theuma (Malta)
e-mail: nthel@um.edu.mt


Helga Treichl (Innsbruck)
Institut für Soziologie
Universitätsstraße 15
6020 Innsbruck
phone: +43/512/507-7302
e-mail: helga.treichl@uibk.ac.at

Helga M. Treichl, PhD, is Research Assistant in the Department of Sociology, University of Innsbruck, and tutor in Sociology and Gender Studies. She studied Psychology and took a PhD in Gender Studies and Social Sciences at the University of Innsbruck. She previously worked as a psychologist at a women`s NGO (Frauen gegen VerGEWALTigung). Her current research focuses on social movements, questions of democracy and governance in organisations, gender and cultural studies, popular culture. She is part of a research team working on: "The political role and significance of ATTAC with particular reference to its model(s) of democracy and potential contribution to European civil society."

Recent publications:

Körper der Technik, Technologie des Körpers: Differenzierung einer Differenz (Vienna: Turia und Kant, forthcoming)
as a co-editor: vielstimmig, mancherorts. Die Neue Frauenbewegung in Tirol seit 1970 (2001, Innsbruck: Studienverlag)
as a co-author: Aktivismus als Beruf? Zum Selbstverständnisprozess von ATTAC Österreich (Innsbruck: Sutdienverlag, forthcoming).


Jan Vranken (Antwerp)
e-mail: jan.vranken@ua.ac.be


Rainer Wehrhan (Kiel)
Chair of Human Geography
Department of Geography
University of Kiel
Ludewig-Mey-Str. 14
D-24098 Kiel
Germany
phone: +49-431-8802474
Fax: +49-431-8804658
e-mail: wehrhahn@geographie.uni-kiel.de



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