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Guest Lecture Series: OUR COMMON GROUND
Our common ground
Published on Tuesday, 08 October 2019
University of Luxembourg-Geography & Spatial Planning is pleased to announce an exciting programme of talks entitled 'Our Common Ground : The Political Economy of Land Property and Prospects fo...
WORT article about the National Library
Published on Wednesday, 09 October 2019
New article in the WORT about the new National Library on Kirchberg from Markus Hesse
Lecture series, Nov. 5th: The Rights to Land ...
Published on Tuesday, 29 October 2019
Lecture series of the Institute of Geography and Spatial Planning “Our Common Ground”

Dr Brigitta Gerber/Klaus Hubmann: “The Rights to Land through participatory instruments”

MAPATHON Nov. 13, 2019
Mapathon
Published on Wednesday, 06 November 2019
Mapathon: Come and help MSF map Central African Republic
13 November 2019 - University of Luxembourg
Belval Campus
Science Festival 2019: play with Science!
Science Festival
Event date: Thursday, 07 November 2019
Hour:  10:00 10-11 | 18:00
Place:  Luxembourg-Grund Musée national d’histoire naturelle + Abbaye Neumünster
Our Common Ground - next lecture
Published on Wednesday, 27 November 2019
The next session of our Lecture Series in Geography and Spatial Planning takes place on
Tuesday, 3rd of December 2019, 12:30-14:00,
Campus Belval – Blackbox, Maison des Sc...
CANCELLED: Our Common Ground - lecture 17.12.
Published on Thursday, 12 December 2019
Unfortunately the lecture by Mrs. Thalgott planned for 17.12. was cancelled due to a death in the family.
New: Border Experiences in Europe
Published on Wednesday, 18 December 2019
For the last decade, borders in Europe have been back on the political agenda. Border research has reacted to that and is forging new ways of thinking and analysing borders. The book release (2020)...
Lecture series OUR COMMON GROUND
Published on Thursday, 16 January 2020
Next guest lecture 21.1.2020

The Power of the Land
Dirk Löhr, Hochschule Trier

Associate Professor in Urban Regeneration (m/f)
Published on Thursday, 06 February 2020
The University of Luxembourg is recruiting for the Faculty of Humanities, Education and Social Sciences an:

Associate Professor in Urban Regeneration (m/f)

  • Ref: F3-13...
5 months: Research & development specialist
Published on Tuesday, 11 February 2020

Research & development specialist (m/f) - Department of Geography and Spatial Planning

CANCELLED: 5. Forum Großregion des UniGR-Center for Border Studies
Published on Wednesday, 19 February 2020
Unfortunately, this conference is cancelled.

Aktuelle Herausforderungen der Raumentwicklung in der Großregion

19. März 2020, 16:00 - 18:00 Uhr

Haus der...

CANCELLED: 5e Forum Grande Région de l’UniGR-Center for Border Studies
Published on Wednesday, 19 February 2020
Unfortunately, this conference is cancelled.

19 mars 2020, 16h00 – 18h00

Maison de la Grande Région, Esch-sur-Alzette (LU)

Les besoins territoriaux dans le contexte...

International Geographical Union (IGU)
Published on Thursday, 27 February 2020
International Geographical Union / Union Géographique International (IGU/UGI)

National Committee Luxembourg constituted

On February 13, about 30 Geographers from vari...

CANCELLED: Public keynote lecture
Event date: Thursday, 19 March 2020
Hour:  12:30 13:30
Place:  Maison des Sciences Humaines, Blackbox, Campus Belval
Postponed: Kapuscinski Development Lecture
Event date: Tuesday, 24 March 2020
Hour:  17:00 18:30
Place:  University of Luxembourg Campus Belval, Black Box
New publication: Borders and cross-border labor markets
Published on Tuesday, 31 March 2020
We are happy to announce the new publication of the thematic issue:

Belkacem, R. & Pigeron-Piroth, I. (Eds.): BORDERS AND CROSS-BORDER LABOR MARKETS: Opportunities and Challenges...

New publication: Borders in Times of Covid-19
Published on Tuesday, 07 April 2020
Reflections on borders and border spaces during the times of the Corona crisis: 

Christian Wille (2020): Borders in Times of Covid-19 / Grenzen in Zeiten von Covid-19. BorderObs...

New publication: Möglichkeitsräume
Published on Tuesday, 07 April 2020
 
New date: IMISCOE-Conference in Luxembourg 2021
Published on Friday, 08 May 2020
After the postponement of this year’s IMISCOE-Conference due to the COVID-19-Crisis, we are happy to inform you that the IMISCOE Conference in Luxembourg has been postponed to next year.

Virtual IMISCOE-Conference this July
Published on Wednesday, 13 May 2020
We are happy to inform you that IMISCOE, in cooperation with the Open University and the UL, will host its first online conference
This conference w...
New publication: Les Cahiers de la Grande Région
Published on Monday, 25 May 2020
We are happy to announce the edition of the new publication:
Virtual roundtable
Published on Monday, 25 May 2020
Virtual roundtable – Border realities in the Greater Region in times of the pandemic
Neuerscheinung: Postwachstumsgeographien
Published on Tuesday, 16 June 2020
Bastian Lange, Martina Hülz, Benedikt Schmid & Christian Schulz (Hg.): Postwachstumsgeographie. Raumbezüge diverser und alternativer Ökonomien.
CANCELLED: IMISCOE 17th Annual Conference
Published on Tuesday, 08 October 2019

Due to the COVID19 crisis, the conference needs to be canceled for these dates and will be postponed to a later date.
Mo...

New issue of “UniGR-CBS Borders in Perspective”
Published on Tuesday, 30 June 2020

Bordering in Pandemic Times. Insights into the COVID-19 Lockdown

From mid-March 2020 border controls were reintroduced, borders closed, curfews imposed and freedom of movement and...

First online IMISCOE Conference held successfully
Published on Wednesday, 15 July 2020
On July 1st and 2nd the first online IMISCOE*-Conference h...
Formation continue en Aménagement du territoire
Published on Friday, 11 September 2020
Kick-off of the ‘Formation continue en Aménagement du territoire’ and graduation ceremony

On Tuesday 8th September we welcomed 17 new students to the 2020/21 edition of the Formation...

New video: Graduation ceremony Master in Border Studies
Published on Tuesday, 15 September 2020
Video featuring the Graduation ceremony of the ‘Master in Border Studies’

A new video...

UniGR-Center for Border Studies received additional European funding
Published on Wednesday, 16 September 2020
The UniGR-Center for Border Studies network has received additional funding of around 570,000 EUR for the project “European Center for Competence and Knowledge in Border Studies”. With the support...
Webinar “Impact of COVID-19 on international students in EU and OECD Member States”
Event date: Thursday, 17 September 2020
Hour:  10:30 12:00
Speaker: European Migration Network (EMN) – Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD)
Call for paper: IMISCOE Conference 2021 in Luxembourg
Published on Thursday, 01 October 2020
Originally, the IMISCOE Conference should have taken place in Luxembourg in July 2020. However, due to the COVID-19-Pandemic, the conference had to be rescheduled to July 7-9, 2021. We wa...
Celebrating World Architecture Day for a better urban future
Published on Monday, 05 October 2020
Monday, 5 October 2020 marks the World Architecture Day to remind the world of its collective responsibility for the future of the human habitat. This year’s theme is “Toward a better urban future”.
The University selected to imagine Luxembourg in 2050
Published on Monday, 26 October 2020
A consortium of researchers and designers led by the “Geography & Spatial Planning” department at the University of Luxembourg is one of the 10 teams selected by the Ministry of Energy and Regi...
Appel à candidature – UniGR-CBS Chaire en Border Studies 2021
Published on Friday, 06 November 2020
L’UniGR-Center for Border Studies lance son appel à candidatures pour l’édition 2021 de l’UniGR-CBS Chaire en Border Studies.
Table ronde / Diskussionsrunde
Published on Friday, 06 November 2020
Avec tous les partenaires des Cahiers de la Grande Région, nous avons le plaisir de vous inviter à la conférence-débat...
ESPON Contact Point Luxembourg: Annual Event
Published on Friday, 06 November 2020
Please join us for the annual conference of the ESPON Contact Point Luxembourg on the topic "Die Resilienz von Gemeinden und Regionen stärken:Lösungsansätze in der Raumentwicklung und der Krei...
New UniGR-CBS Publication
Published on Friday, 11 December 2020
In recent decades, Border Studies have gained importance and have seen a noticeable increase in development. This manifests itself in an increased institutionalization, a differentiation of the are...
Just released : Les Cahiers de la Grande Région 3
Published on Friday, 11 December 2020
Education in the Greater Region: realities and challenges

In line with 2nd edition, which discusses the challenges of the labour market, the subject of this 3rd

A University Chair in Urban Regeneration for Esch-sur-Alzette
Published on Monday, 25 January 2021
Renowned architect and urban planning researcher Prof. Markus Miessen has been appointed as chairholder for the new endowed Chair in Urban Regeneration between the University of Luxembourg and the...
Presentation of the Master in Border Studies
Published on Thursday, 04 February 2021
You are warmly welcome to join us for two events which will include a presentation of the Master in Border Studies.
CfP: Cross-border work in Europe: regional practices and realities
Published on Friday, 05 February 2021
Cross-border work in Europe: regional practices and realities

International conference in the Grand Duchy of Luxembourg
May 5 and 6, 2022

New publication: Self and Society in the Corona Crisis
Published on Monday, 08 February 2021
The joint publication “Self and Society in the Corona Crisis” has been published. It has been coordinated by the Faculty of Humanities, Education and Social Sciences and gathers contributions from...
Rétrospective : La fermeture des frontières liée à la Covid-19
Published on Sunday, 14 March 2021
Il y a un an, la pandémie de Covid-19 a entraîné la fermeture massive et subite des frontières. La Grande Région, avec ses multiples interconnexions, a été particulièrement touchée : les étudiants,...
Conference: “Camps across the world: global and local perspectives”
Published on Thursday, 15 April 2021
REFUGOV project final conference entitled “Camps across the world: global and local perspectives” will take place 26-28 April online.
New: Les langues dans les offres d’emploi au Luxembourg (1984-2019)
Published on Monday, 26 April 2021
Nouvelle publication: Isabelle Pigeron-Piroth et Fernand Fehlen (2021): Les langues dans les offres d’emploi au Luxembourg (1984-2019). Une Analyse Quantitative et Qualitative. Université du...
IMISCOE 2021 online conference
Published on Wednesday, 30 June 2021

The University of Luxembourg is hosting the IMISCOE 2021 online conference which will take place from July 7-9, 2021

New publication: Postwachstum und Raumentwicklung
Published on Friday, 20 August 2021
The position paper "Postwachstum und Raumentwicklung - Denkanstöße für Wissenschaft und Praxis" has been published.

This position paper, drawn up by members of the ARL’s Working G...

New publication: Land and the housing affordability crisis
Published on Friday, 20 August 2021
New publication on housing aspects in Luxembourg. The collaborative paper provides an institutional perspective on strategies and practices of land owners and developers:

Antoine Paccoud, <...

PhD Defense: Kontext und Praktiken der Circular Economy in Luxemburg
Published on Monday, 30 August 2021
PhD defense from Paula Hild:

When: 31.08.2021, 10.00 AM-11.00 AM
Title: Kontext und Praktiken der Circular Economy in Luxemburg

PhD supervisor: Christian Schulz<...

New: Waiting as probation: selecting self-disciplining asylum seekers
Published on Tuesday, 31 August 2021
The article "Waiting as probation: selecting self-disciplining asylum seekers" by Lorenzo Vianelli, Nick Gill...
Winner of the 2020 Breheny Prize
Published on Friday, 10 September 2021
Congratulations to Prof Geoffrey Caruso and Ass-Prof Dr Rémy Lemoy who have been awarded the Mi...
Guest researchers from Poland and Finland
Published on Tuesday, 14 September 2021
The UniGR-Center for Border Studies (UniGR-CBS) in the Department of Geography and Spatial Planning will host two international guest scholars in September and October 2021. During their stay, they...
New publication: EU Cohesion Policy and Spatial Governance
Published on Tuesday, 14 September 2021
The publication "EU Cohesion Policy and Spatial Governance" has been published.

Discussing the ongoing and future challenges of EU Cohesion Policy, this book critically add...

EMN National Conference 2021
Published on Thursday, 16 September 2021

EMN Luxembourg National Conference 2021: "Detecting and protecting vulnerable migrants"

 Thursday, 30

Welcome Jussi Laine
Published on Friday, 17 September 2021
Jussi joined the Department of Geography and Spatial Planning in August 2021 as an international Border Studies scholar as part of the UniGR-CBS Guest Professorship for a two-month stay. He is Asso...
Kick-off: Formation continue en Aménagement du territoire
Published on Monday, 20 September 2021
On Tuesday, 7th September we welcomed 20 new students to the 2021/2022 edition of the Formation continue en Aménagement du territoire (FACT).

The afternoon was closed with an official openi...

New: Cross-border vocational training
Published on Monday, 20 September 2021
The article "Cross-border vocational training as processes of cross-border learning" by Ines Funk, Birte Nienaber
Elżbieta Opiłowska’s research stay at DGEO
Published on Friday, 01 October 2021
Elzbieta spent the month of July and September as international Border Studies scholar at the Department of Geography and Spatial Planning as part of the UniGR-CBS Guest Professorship. She is Assoc...
University launches a website for its Esch2022 projects
Published on Monday, 04 October 2021
In February 2022, the University’s hometown Esch-sur-Alzette will launch the European Capital of Culture 2022, under the leitmotiv REMIX. The University will support Esch2022 with eight diverse and...
Winner of the Best Paper Award 2020 for the RSA eZine Regions
Published on Wednesday, 13 October 2021
Very pleased to announce that Dr Constance Carr and Prof Markus Hesse have been awarded the Best Paper Award 2020 for the RSA eZine Regions for their paper ‘Sidewalk Labs closed do...
New publication: Etrangers Familiers
Published on Tuesday, 19 October 2021
The publication "Étrangers familiers. Les travailleurs frontaliers en Suisse : Conceptualisation, Emploi, Quotidien et Pratiques" is out now. 

The publication gives insights...

VGDH award for the best dissertation in human geography
Published on Thursday, 21 October 2021
Ben Schmid receives biannual VGDH award for the best dissertation in human geography

We are very happy to announce that our former member and PhD candidate at the Department of Geogr...