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Warsaw hosted the EUROCITIES Barrier-free City for All WG meeting

The Eurocities working group "Barrier-free City for All" met from 30.09.2019 until 02.10.2019 in Warsaw.

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publication date: 20-11-2019

  •  culture
  •  economy
  •  environment

Culture as a rocket fuel for urban regeneration: a ROCK webinar

Through the EU-funded ROCK project, EUROCITIES and Julie’s Bicycle invite you to a webinar on 'Culture as a rocket fuel for urban regeneration: a critical look'. Culture is used as a development strategy in many European cities, especially those where deindustrialisation hit harder. Culture can also become a means to attract capital, to improve the image of the city, and to promote unity and cooperation. Without necessarily building flagship cultural venues, cities are betting on culture...

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start date: 22-11-2019
end date: 22-11-2019

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  •  economy
  •  environment

Join our webinar on culture as a rocket fuel for urban regeneration!

Through the EU-funded ROCK project, EUROCITIES and Julie’s Bicycle invite you to a webinar - 'Culture as a rocket fuel for urban regeneration: a critical look' - on 22 November. The webinar will explore how culture is being used as a development strategy in many European cities, particularly those hit hard by deindustrialisation, and how culture policy can contribute to more just, sustainable and healthy cities.

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publication date: 31-10-2019

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Highlights from the EUROCITIES culture forum in Leeds

100 representatives from 57 cities met in Leeds, United Kingdom, on 9-11 October 2019. Discussions focused on how cities celebrate diversity through innovative cultural partnerships.

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publication date: 28-10-2019

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  •  culture

What happens when cities and universities work together to shape local cultural policies?

Today, a university is very much a part of the city it's in, and universities and cities can work together to build a better urban future. Both are locally rooted, globally aware, responsive and pragmatic, willing to work with communities to transform themselves and their environment.

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publication date: 25-10-2019

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  •  knowledge society

EUROCITIES Awards 2019: find out about our inspiring finalists!

With our annual awards just a few weeks away, we'd like to introduce you to the nine projects selected as the very best examples of action transforming the liveability of city centre districts, the social fabric of cities and the repurposing of historic buildings.

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publication date: 24-10-2019

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A rising tide lifts all boats: Leeds 2023 explained

Cities bidding for the European Capital of Culture (ECoC) benefit from the process regardless of the result.

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publication date: 22-10-2019

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Replication and co-creation workshop in Lisbon

As part of the ROCK EU funded project, EUROCITIES organises a replication and co-creation workshop in Lisbon.

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start date: 26-09-2019
end date: 27-09-2019

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Dresden’s arts centre

Dresden has converted an abandoned power station into a vibrant cultural centre on time, on budget and to great acclaim with the help of a cooperative approach and structured dialogue process. The project has achieved its objective of giving two municipal theatres a city-centre home and catalysed the revitalisation of the district.

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publication date: 11-10-2019

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Rennes - hotel of projects

Rennes has put citizen empowerment and experimentation at the heart of a project to find a new purpose for a former science faculty building. The resulting ‘hotel of projects’ welcomes diverse temporary initiatives reflecting the immediate needs of a community in motion, establishing a new kind of inclusive creative and learning space.

case study

publication date: 11-10-2019