The interdisciplinary postgraduate program by the Independent School for the City is focused on exploring one of the most relevant topics in contemporary Urban Development theory and practice: the transient nature of the city, its dynamics and permanent temporality and the constant mobility of people, knowledge, money, birds and plants, regulations and policies. The program will consist of three educational Blocks.
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The Independent School is working together with an interdisciplinary group of experts and critical minds. They will lead a series of masterclasses and workshops, which are aimed at learning various research skills from a variety of disciplines such as historical and sociological research, spatial and visual analysis, urban design, photography, film etc. Read more about who is involved here
The Spring School 'Borders are for Crossing' is an eight-day program organized by the Independent School for the City and CANactions School, exploring how the intra-European transfer of people, ideas, goods and finances effects spatial, social, economic and political conditions in a western city. Together with an international group of participants and a multidisciplinary team of tutors and lecturers, students will examine manifestations of migration and develop integrated urban strategies for an urban renewal area in the city of Rotterdam: Oud and Nieuw-Mathenesse — a former workers area and harbour area between Rotterdam and Schiedam. The Spring School takes place from March 18-25 2019 at the Independent School for the City in Rotterdam.
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