Research Programme: The European Union Framework Programme for Research and Innovation – Horizon 2020
Term: 2016 – 2020
The programme "History of European Urbanism in the 20th Century" (urbanHIST) is run by a consortium of universities in co-operation with institutions and companies operating in the fields of planning, urban design, architecture, management, history etc. The Consortium is formed by Bauhaus-Universität Weimar (Germany), Universidad de Valladolid (Spain), Pavol Jozef Šafárik University in Košice (Slovakia) and Blekinge Tekniska Högskola (Sweden). The local director of the Slovak part of the programme is Professor Martin Pekár, the chief of our department.
UrbanHIST is an integrated research and doctorate programme funded by the European Union in the Horizon 2020 Marie Skłodowska-Curie Action. It aims to develop and sustainably promote a joint understanding of 20th century European Urbanism. UrbanHIST offers a unique opportunity to altogether 15 early stage researches to investigate various topics related to comprehensive studies on the history of european urbanism in the twentieth century. These researchers will receive multidisciplinary training from high-profile academics and practitioners and will be awarded a double degree of two of the four universities. For the duration of 36 months, they will be employed at the hosting university.
More information on the project website.
Germany: Bauhaus-Universität Weimar
Slovakia: Pavol Jozef Šafárik University
Spain: Universidad de Valladolid
Sweden: Blekinge Tekniska Högskola
This project bulletine is published quaterly, being accessible online.