Final IMAJINE conference in Warsaw

The final IMAJINE project conference “Spatial justice and territorial inequalities in uncertain times” is taking place in Warsaw, Poland on the 17th of May 2022.

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IMAJINE Final Conference Programme

Monday 16th May 2022

19:00 Informal pre-conference social evening in the Brewski Craft Beer Multitap Pub (address: Żurawia 32/34, 00-515 Warsaw, Poland).

Tuesday 17th May 2022

The conference will take place in the Staszic Palace, Hall of Mirrors on the first floor (address: Nowy Świat 72, 00-330 Warsaw, Poland).

08:30 – 09:00Registration
09:00 – 09:15Welcome (Project leader, hosts)
09:15 – 10:30Spatial Justice and Territorial Inequalities: Key Results of the IMAJINE Project
Presentation: Prof. Michael Woods (Aberystwyth University)

Followed by panel discussion with Prof. Ana Vinuela (Universidad de Oviedo), Prof. Paolo Postiglione (Universitá degli studi ‘G. d’Annunzio’ Chieta-Pescara), Dr Sean Kippen (University of Stirling), Dr Patrick Utz (Aberystwyth University), Prof Sami Moisio (Helsinki University), Dr Magda Ulceluse (University of Groningen).

Chair: Prof. Rhys Jones (Aberystwyth University).  
10:30 – 11:00Coffee break
11:00 – 12:00Spatial Justice and the Ukraine Crisis

Speakers:  Prof. Tomasz Komornicki (Polish Academy of Sciences), Prof. Konrad Czapiewski (Polish Academy of Sciences), Prof. Eugenia Maruniak (Ukrainian Academy of Sciences)  
12:00 – 12:55Perspectives on Spatial Justice
Chair: Prof. Michael Woods

COHSMO project: Prof. Hans Thor Andersen (Aalborg University)

PERCEIVE project: Prof. Pawel Chmielinski (Polish Academy of Sciences)

RELOCAL project: Tbc  
12:55 – 13:00Presentation of the IMAJINE online exhibition, ‘The Atlas of Territorial Inequalities’
13:00 – 14:00Lunch break
14:00 – 15:15Insights from IMAJINE 1: Migration, Wellbeing and Austerity

Immigrant population: the answer to demographic issues?, Prof. Ana Vinuela (Universidad de Oviedo)  

Exploring the nexus between migration and well-being: Focusing in rural areas in unequal times. Prof. Apostolos Papadopoulos and Dr Loukia-Maria Fratsea (Harokopio University Athens)  

A spatial analysis of residential segregation in an Adriatic region. Andrea D’Isidoro, Dr Alfredo Cartone, Dr Domenica Panzera and Prof. Paolo Postiglione (Universitá degli studi ‘G. d’Annunzio’ Chieta-Pescara)  

The Regional Effects of Fiscal Austerity. Prof. Margarita Katsimi and Prof. Panagiotis Konstantinou (Athens University of Economics and Business)  

[4 x 15 minute papers + 15 minutes discussion]  
15:15 – 15:45Coffee break
15:45 – 17:00Insights from IMAJINE 2: Policy, Politics and Spatial Justice  

Mapping and modelling anti-establishment voting patterns in Spain. Prof. Esteban Feenandez Vazquez (Universidad de Oviedo)  

‘The grass is greener on the other side’: the relationship between the Brexit referendum results and spatial inequalities at the local level. Prof. Fernando Rubiera Morollon (Universidad de Oviedo)  

Rethinking claims for independence in Europe: Secessionist party strategies and the EU’s “new realism”Dr Anwen Elias, Dr Núria Franco Guillén and Dr Patrick Utz (Aberystwyth University)  

Policy design for territorial equity in multi-level and multi-sectoral political systems: Comparing health and education strategies. Prof. Paul Cairney, Dr Sean Kippin, Heather Mitchell (University of Stirling) and Emily St Denny (University of Copenhagen).  

[4 x 15 minute papers + 15 minutes discussion]  
17:00 -17:30Where next for Spatial Justice Research?
Plenary discussion  

Chair: Prof Michael Woods (Aberystwyth University)

Speakers: Prof. Tialda Haartsen (University of Groningen), Prof. Rhys Jones (Aberystwyth University), Prof. Apostolos Papadopoulos (Haropkopio University Athens), Dr Lionel Vedrine (INRAe).  

Including launch of the European Network for Spatial Justice  
17:30Close of conference
 Warsaw sightseeing & common walk to the restaurant
19:00Conference Dinner

The conference dinner will take place at the restaurant Qchnia Artystyczna (Zamek Ujazdowski – Ujazdowski Castle) (address: Ul. Jazdów 2, 00-467 Warsaw, Poland).

Wednesday 18th May 2022

The consortium meeting will take place at the Institute of Geography and Spatial Organisation Polish Academy of Sciences, conference hall on the 6th floor (address: Twarda 51/55, 00-818 Warsaw, Poland).

09:30 – 12:00  IMAJINE Consortium Meeting (IMAJINE consortium members only)

12:00 Lunch Break