Latest news from research group „Human-nature interactions in the city”


12.06.2019

Presentation on the topic "Combating environmental injustices with community gardening?” (Bianka Plüschke-Altof, Anni Müüripeal, Helen Sooväli-Sepping) and session organisation on the topic ”(Not) my green city? Green spaces in times of urbanization” (Helen Sooväli-Sepping, Bianka Plüschke-Altof) at the Nordic Geographers’ Conference ”Sustainable Geography – Geographies of Sustainability”, 16.-19. June 2019 in Trondheim (Norway): Read more: https://www.ntnu.edu/documents/140166/1277962954/Session+programme.pdf/…

11.06.2019

The University garden is now opened! Constructed from scratch by TLU students within the ELU project lead by Piret Vacht and Tiiu Koff. Read more:  https://elu.tlu.ee/project/348 and https://www.facebook.com/ulikooliaed/

08.06.2019

Opinion article by Joonas Plaan on the topic ”Anname tursale aega kosuda”. Read more: https://www.err.ee/950121/joonas-plaan-anname-tursale-aega-kosuda

04.06.2019

Helen Sooväli-Sepping presents at this year's 'Tervisedenduse Konverents' which focuses on the topic "How to create a health-supporting environment?" (4th of June 2019, Kultuurikatel Tallinn). More information: https://tai.ee/et/koolitused-ja-sundmused/event/2172-tervisedenduse-kon…

21.05.2019

Members of the research group „Human-nature interactions in the city” participate in the Nordic and Baltic educational programme Nordplus “Sustainable Cities in the Nordic-Baltic Region (2019-20121)” in cooperation with Helsinki University, Aalto University, Stockholm University Stockholm Resilience Centre and the University of Latvia. Read more: https://www.nordplusonline.org/

16.05.2019

Presentation on the topic "Biodiversity and recreational values of urban brownfields: the case of Tallinn. Studies from Paevälja wasteland" (Piret Vacht, Tiiu Koff) at the international symposium "Urban wastelands: a form of urban nature?", 21-22. May 2019, Tours (France). Read more: https://urbanwastelands.sciencesconf.org/

14.05.2019

Bianka Plüschke-Altof and Anni Müüripeal will present at the next MKK seminar on the topic of “A green paradise in the mid of pre-fabricated houses: The rediscovery of urban gardening in post-socialist Tallinn”. More information: pluescbi@tlu.ee

08.05.2019

Helen Sooväli-Sepping was honoured with the Tallinn City award. Read more: https://www.tlu.ee/lti/uudised/helen-soovali-sepping-palvis-tallinna-li…

07.05.2019

Discussion on the joint research project on „Estonian small settlements” by Hendrikson & Ko and Tallinn University in Sirp newspaper. Read more: https://sirp.ee/s1-artiklid/arhitektuur/vaikeasulate-elujou-nimel/?fbclid=IwAR34NezUSR7kjxuR8x6CX4cpcP79fjvZ1q9eA5gOQmy5z215gDRJUj3TpSY

05.05.2019

CfP “(Not) my green city? Green spaces in times of urbanization” in the journal Social Studies, special number edited by Helen Sooväli-Sepping and Bianka Plüschke-Altof. Read more: https://journals.muni.cz/socialni_studia/announcement/view/114

23.04.2019

Interview with Helen Sooväli Sepping on the issue of “Public Space” in the journal of Tartu University. Read more:  https://www.ajakiri.ut.ee/artikkel/3164?fbclid=IwAR2sL9qUAve0H-np99hnAeCptUXsklXD_paACvyMGFalTRsd-oaIn092C74

18.04.2019

Small lecture by Kristi Grišakovi and Anni Müüripeal on the issue of “Just Space” at the Estonian Architecture Museum. Read more: https://www.arhitektuurimuuseum.ee/2019/04/67-valkloeng-vordoiguslik-ruum/

01.04.2019

CfA “Future jeopardised: Socialities and creations of the fear of climate change” Association of Social Anthropologists’ conference session organized by Aet Annist and Plüschke-Altof. Read more: https://www.theasa.org/conferences/asa19/panels#8023

22.03.2019

Creative Mornings with Joonas Plaan, discussing the topic of “People’s everyday interaction with water”. Read more: https://creativemornings.com/talks/joonas-plaan?fbclid=IwAR3xbGUNw3W_Jzq2kZQ-XD_dniNevJ-fD8Hlsq3jIW-Q8fwuQTK_OReiFq4

21.02.2019

Tallinn University’s Nature Academy workshop on “Urban Gardening” with Bianka Plüschke-Altof and Helen Sooväli-Sepping. Read more in the journal “Hea Laps”: https://www.healaps.ee/

13.02.2019

Tallinn University’s ELU project “University Garden” organized by Tiiu Koff and Piret Vacht. Read more: https://elu.tlu.ee/project/348 ja https://www.facebook.com/ulikooliaed/

02.01.2019

CfA “(Not) my green city? Green spaces in times of urbanization” Nordic Geographers’ Conference session organized by Helen Sooväli-Sepping and Bianka Plüschke-Altofi. Read more: https://studntnu-my.sharepoint.com/:w:/g/personal/marsland_ntnu_no/EQXdN9We2N9Lu41ookpAdtUB0Ubm1VpwqYaB-yZLSHgVFA?rtime=2h1gUu7R1kg