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CFP: Workshop (April 18 2018) Sharing Economy Platforms in Resilient Neighborhoods

The aim of this workshop is to understand better how local sharing economy initiatives can succeed. To do so three such initiatives will present their aims and their experiences. Discussing these examples, we wish to understand the impact of local sharing economy initiatives as concrete arrangements and explore the relation between platforms and resilient neighborhoods.

1 PhD + 1 postdoc position new NWO project ”Designing for Controversies in Responsible Smart Cities” deadline 20 April ’18

Recently, the research project ”Designing for Controversies in Responsible Smart Cities” in which I am co-applicant received a NWO grant, as part of the program Smart Culture – Creative Cities. This new project further strengthens…

Talk at Data (For) Culture conference in Katowice, 2 Dec. 2017

On December 2 2017 I will give a talk at the Data (For) Culture conference in Katowice. The event is organized by Medialab Katowice. About the event: During the conference, experts from Poland and abroad…

Moderation conference “A City as Smart as its Citizens”, 24 Oct. 2017, Dutch Design Week/World Design Event

On 24 Oct. 2017, I was the moderator of the conference “A City as Smart as its Citizens”, organized by Het Nieuwe Instituut. The event took place as part of the Dutch Design Week/World Design Event…

CFP Workshop Civic Media with Eric Gordon Amsterdam April 19 2017

Call for Participation   Workshop: Researching Civic Media: Empowering Citizens or Progressive Fallacy? Amsterdam, April 19th 2017 13:30-17:00 With Eric Gordon; Founding director of Engagement Lab at Emerson College & faculty associate at…

Call for short papers: academic track “Games for Cities” conference

Academic track at Games for Cities International Conference 20-21 April http://gamesforcities.com/challenges/conference/   The half-day “Games for Cities” Doctoral Consortium provides an opportunity for Ph.D. students to explore and develop their interdisciplinary research interests…

Games for Cities Conference. Rotterdam 20-21 April 2017

At the games for Cities Conference, Policy-makers, regulators, urban designers, smart city experts and architects will learn how city games can be used for more effective and inclusive city-making and urban planning.

Open Call: Games for Cities Game Jam Utrecht. Join us to design a city game on refugees Nov 23/24 2016

Dear Designers, Social Scientists, Technologists, Game and City enthusiasts: So you’re interested in cities, migration, and how games can tackle city challenges. In this open call, the Games for Cities program invites you…

CfP: Round n Around Design Lab on Biking in Sao Paulo. Nov 7-10 2016

Round N Around Design Lab setup See here for the full call and project webpage The participants of Round N Around Design Lab will be invited to collectively think of solutions towards better…

CFP Training School Games for Cities (Amsterdam Oct 10-14 2016)

October 10-14 Amsterdam Deadline: August 28 Open call (http://cyberparks-project.eu/training-schools) to participate in the Games for Cities training school, taking place in Amsterdam from October 10-14 2016. The Mobile City is one of the…

Call workshop “Playable Cities: The City as Digital Playground”, Utrecht June 28–30 2016

I am one of the co-organizers of this workshop at Intetain 2016. Our friends from Bristol’s Playable City project – who coined the term – will come an give a talk! PLAYABLE CITIES:…

Looking for Interns / Graduation Projects for Medialab Project on Rainproofing Amsterdam

From February to June 2016 The Mobile City, in close cooperation with One Architecture and Rainproof will run a project in the Medialab of the Amsterdam University of Applied Sciences. There are still a…

Digital Cities 9 Workshop on Hackable Cities Programme

Digital Cities 9 Workshop “Hackable Cities: From Subversive City Making to Systemic Change” 27 June 2015, University of Limerick   The Digital Cities workshop series started in 1999, and is the longest running…

Lecture (11/6): Hybrid City Storytelling – Dimitris Charitos

We are pleased to host our good friend and partner in various projects Dimtris Charitos of the Athens Hybrid City Conference here in Amsterdam. For everyone interested, he will give a lecture on…

NWO Creative Industries funds “Hackable City” project

We are happy to announce that NWO has funded our project “The Hackable City: Collaborative City making in Urban Living Lab Buiksloterham”. The project is funded through NWO’s Creative Industries Embedded Research program. Project leader…

The Mobile City zoekt Stagiaire

The Hackable City, Collaborative Citymaking in Urban Living Lab Buiksloterham Wat is de rol van nieuwe media in het betrekken van burgers in een ‘hackable’ proces van stadmaken? En wat zijn de mogelijkheden…

CfP Hybrid City Conference in Athens

We are very pleased to announce the Call for Papers for the Hybrid City Conference that takes place in Athens from September 17-19 2015, where The Mobile City’s Martijn de Waal will be giving a keynote address.

Publicatie & Event 3 Feb 2015 (Amsterdam): Publieke Ruimte Publieke Zaak

Publieke Ruimte – Publieke Zaak Strategieën voor publiek domein [An English summary of this research program can be found here] Programma: Dinsdag 3 februari 19:00 Pakhuis de Zwijger Amsterdam Reserveren: via de website…

Invitation “Binnen de lijnen”, exploring public space through participatory media art, Oct. 1 2014 13:00, Den Haag

[this announcement is in Dutch only, sorry..] The Mobile City participeert in het project Publieke Ruimte – Publieke Zaak van Trancity en partners. Als onderdeel van dit project hebben wij LUSTlab gevraagd om…

NWO KIEM funds new research program “Hackable Metropolis Amsterdam”

We are happy to announce that NWO (the Netherlands Organization for Scientific Research) has granted funding to our research project “Hackable Metropolis Amsterdam: investigating the future of city-making in urban lab Buiksloterham”. The…