A new publication analyses the role of local welfare policies on health inequalities by applying multi-level modelling. The article shows local expenditure oriented towards social policies in Spanish municipalities reduces social inequalities in health. The overlapping hypothesis and methodology in
The work done in the Urban DUSI Lab is included in the publication Estrategias locales de Desarrollo sostenible. Apuntes sobre innovación en planificación, impemetación y evaluación. This open-access book summarises some of the foundations and tools to analyse sustainable development
Sevilla, 22 September 2022. The 6th Urban DUSI-Lab workshop took place on Tuesday, 21 September 2022. This last workshop focus on the theory-driven evaluation of integrated urban initiatives through TIA and Agent Bases Models and the assessment of the work
Seville, 11 July 2022 The analytical perspective on integral urban strategies developed by EurPol will be applied to studying sustainable urban development initiatives through citizen science processes. This research line will be developed thanks to the collaboration agreement established between
Seville, 16 June 2022 On June 15, the URBAODS Congress was held online. Students from the participating universities presented their research work on the SDGs at the local level. Students working in EUrPOl have presented their research on analysing the
Seville, 7 June 2022 What impacts do area-focused urban policies have on residents’ quality of life? Mercedes Najman, a CONICET researcher and head of the Urban Studies Area of the Gino Germani Institute of the University of Buenos Aires (IIGG),
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Seville, 15 March 2022 EUrPol participates in the URBAODS project, coordinated by Professor Margarita Barañano (Complutense University of Madrid). This project’s goal is to involve and teach students in the study of the SDGs at the local level. The project
Seville, 11 March 2022 What role does culture play in promoting sustainable urban development? What role does it play and can it play in the sustainable urban development policies promoted by the European Union?. These two questions have focused on
EUrPol participated as ‘voice of experience’ in the webinar on the SAT4SUD organised by the Joint Research Centre and the Urban Development Network. The SAT4SUD is a tool to self-evaluate the sustainable urban development strategies promoted by the European Union.
Toulouse, 4 November 2021 EUrPol members, Toulouse Metropol officials and civic association discuss projects under the Politique de la Ville policy. Participants share knowledge and experiences about the practice of integral urban development initiatives.
Sevilla, 28 October 2021. The fourth Urban DUSI-Lab workshop took place on Thursday, 28 June. Members of the Jean Monnet Chair of Urban Policies in the European Union (EUrPol), the Andalusian Federation of Municipalities and Provinces (FAMP) and Martos, Cordoba,
Sevilla, 6 October 2021. On 15 October 2021, coinciding with the European Week of Local Democracy, the webinar ‘Resilience and territorial development: the importance of community involvement’ will be held. This is an initiative promoted by the Jean Monnet
Sevilla, 5 October 2021. Policy integration is an innovative strategy used to address complex problems. This paper develops a proposal to analyse this strategy in the domain of urban policies. The proposal is applied to analyse urban initiatives promoted by
Sevilla, 9 September 2021. Target selection is a crucial task in place-based policies. This article develops an analytical framework and a methodological strategy to evaluate territorial target selection according to policy eligibility criteria. These ideas are applied to urban development
Barcelona, 31 August – 3 September 2021. Members of the EUrPol team present advances about the study of the EU’s sustainable and integral urban development strategies, on their intervention logic, gender dimension and their impacts, at the European Sociological Association
Sevilla, 25 August 2021. The Comparative Urban Policy Portfolio Analysis is used to study the inclusion of gender-sensitive policy measures in local project portfolios, their transversality across policy sectors, and the relevance of two main approaches to analysing them. The
Sevilla 28 July 2021. The Course on ‘Urban policies of the European Union: foundations and tools’ (2nd edition) has ended this week. EUrPol would like to thanks students and teachers dedication.
Sevilla, 15 July 2021. Integrated urban development strategies are shaping a new policy frame to cope with the complexity of urban problems. This implies multi-level policy mixes involving multiple goals, the collaboration between different actors, and policy theories based on
Sevilla, 12 July 2021. EUrPol presents the ‘dual learning’ model to analyse and evaluate urban policies in the XV Spanish Congress of Political Science and Administration. The model focuses on acquiring professional skills through curricular internships within the framework of
Sevilla, 10 july 2021. EUrPol participates in the Workshop for the validation of the Self-Assessment Tool (SAT) for Sustainable Urban Development Strategies designed by the Joint ResearchCentre. This instrument proposes a system of self-evaluation of the sustainable urban development strategies
Sevilla, 1 july 2021. This article tries to analyse community involvement across Europe applying the classical approach of urbanism a way of life and using the European Social Survey. Multilevel models show that urbanism reduces local involvement, although place attachment
Sevilla, 18 June 2021. The second Urban DUSI-Lab workshop took place on Friday 18 June and was attended by members of the Jean Monnet Chair of Urban Policies in the European Union (EUrPol), the Andalusian Federation of Municipalities and Provinces
Sevilla, 1 June 2021. After the success of the first edition, the registration period for the 2nd edition of the course “Urban Policies of the European Union: Fundamentals and Methods of Analysis” opened on 28 May 2021 and will be
Sevilla, 16 April 2021. The second Urban DUSI-Lab workshop took place this Friday, attended by members of the Jean Monnet Chair in Urban Policies in the European Union (EUrPol), the Andalusian Federation of Municipalities and Provinces (FAMP) and technicians
Seville, 12 March 2021 The secretary-general of the Andalusian Federation of Municipalities and Provinces (FAMP), Teresa Muela, and the head of EUrPol (Jean Monnet Chair of Urban Policies in the European Union), Clemente Navarro, have inaugurated this Friday the
Sevilla, 7 February 2021. Andalusian Research Centre and EUrPol establish a collaborative framework to promote research, training and dissemination initiatives on comprehensive and sustainable development policies. This agreement extends a line of work and previous collaboration with researcher Clemente J.
Sevilla, 20 de enero de 2021. Esta publicación analiza la lógica de intervención de las iniciativas urbanas impulsadas por la UE en España. El artículo estudia el marco de políticas y los procesos causales incluidos en las combinaciones de políticas
Sevilla, 22 December 2020. EUrPol and FCEA publish a report with the contributions to the webinar The city before, during, and after the COVID-19. The publication offers a multidisciplinary perspective about the causes, consequences and strategies to cope with COVID-19 in urban areas. More information
Sevilla, 16 de diciembre de 2020. La Federación Andaluza de Municipios y Provincias y EUrPol llevarán a cabo actividades de investigación, formación y difusión sobre políticas integrales de desarrollo sostenible en el marco de un convenio establecido al efecto.
Students of the Sociology degree and the double degree in Sociology and Social Work began their curricular internships for the academic year 2020-2021 within the framework of the EUrPol Chair.
Sevilla, 27 November 2020. On 26 and 27 November took place the seminar “Peer Review. Strategies for integrated sustainable urban development in Andalusia”, organised by the FAMP, within the Andalusian Network of EDUSI Cities (RACEDUSI). Public officials from Andalusian municipalities
Sevilla, 20 October 2020. The first edition of the course ‘European Urban Policies: Foundations and Tools’ ended on September 9, 2020. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the course was online. Twenty-nine participants have learned about European strategies to promote urban
Madrid, 28 July 2020. EurPol participates in the seminar ‘Rethinking public administration in the face of new social and global risks’ organized by the National Institute of Public Administration and the Universidad International Menéndez Pelayo. Urban policies promoted by the
Sevilla, 23 July 2020 Local governments are a privileged space to foster citizen closeness and trust to public institutions, and participatory processes and mechanisms are one of the main instruments to promote these effects. Public participation is a central aspect
Sociology, Political Science and Social Work students carried out their curricular internships during the academic year 2019-2020 within the framework of EUrPol. Students have learned basic techniques for the analysis and evaluation of integral and sustainable development projects developed within
Sevilla, 20 May 2020. The city is a relevant space to understand the causes and effects of the COVID-19 pandemic. Why is this socio-spatial context relevant to understanding the causes and consequences of this phenomena? How is the COVID-19 influencing
EurPol collaborates with CADIPAT Project in the International Workshop on The Quality Urban and Territorial Planning Design. Researchers and practitioners from six countries have assessed an evaluative system and a specific app to analyze the quality of integral urban policies
Sevilla, 4 March 2020 The Jean Monnet Chair participate in the ‘The Week of History’, an event organized by the Department of Research Transfer (OTRI) at the Pablo de Olavide University to disseminate academic knowledge among specialists and generalpublic. In
Sevilla, 17 Febrero de 2020 Anna Paczesniaka (Universidad de Wroclaw, Polonia), impartió una conferencia sobre la política social en Polonia y el proceso de integración en la UE. Esta conferencia se celebró en el marco de la asignatura “Estado de
Sevilla, 10 December 2019. Pablo de Olavide University. Practitioners and researchers met to discuss about the analysis and evaluation of integrated urban development initiatives promoted by the EU. The activity was centred on methodological issues about the design and evaluation
The Joint Research Centre publishes the Handbook on Sustainable Urban Strategies, “as a policy learning tool, flexible and adaptable to the needs which result from the different territorial and administrative contexts”. EUrPol participates in the handbook validation process. More information
Brussels, 18 November 2019
Sevilla, 2 October 2019 The Jean Monnet Chair participate in the International workshop on ‘Participation from a gender perspective’. The workshop is held in the framework of the project ‘Social Movements, participation, and gender’ coordinated by Maria Rosa Herrera, researcher