This paper was written in preparation of the EURICUR (European Institute for Comparative Urban Research) kick-off seminar in Ghent, June 27 2016. I wrote this paper from the perspective of the city that I was working for at the time and some of the points might be dated after twoContinue Reading


Our society needs a vision of a future that is made by and starts from people. Local communities are the foundation of human society and the way in which our cities and communities are governed determines how we envision and work towards a shared future.Continue Reading