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Francesco Campagnari

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Post-doctorant, boursier Marie Skłodowska-Curie (EF-ST)

Post-doctoral fellow, Marie Skłodowska-Curie Actions- Individual Fellowship (H2020-MSCA-IF-2020)

Présentation des recherches

Francesco Campagnari est chercheur en aménagement du territoire. Il est titulaire d'une bourse Marie Skłodowska-Curie (EF-ST) avec le projet de recherche Supralocal, axé sur les effets des réseaux et organisations supralocaux sur l'innovation des transformations urbaines initiées par les citoyens à l'échelle européenne. Avec un profil multidisciplinaire entre ingénierie, aménagement du territoire, sciences sociales et politiques publiques, ses intérêts de recherche se concentrent critiquement sur les actions et connaissances mobilisées par les initiatives citoyennes de transformation urbaine ; les relations entre pratiques, plans et politiques urbaines ; les démarches engagées dans la recherche et l'action en urbanisme.

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Francesco Campagnari is a urban planner and urban scholar. He currently holds a Marie Skłodowska-Curie Fellowship (EF-ST) at CEMS (EHESS), with a research project focused on the innovation effects of citizen supralocal networks and organizations in citizen-initiated urban transformations.

His training path started in the field of architectural engineering at the University of Trento, and then moved towards regional planning and public policy with a PhD at University Iuav of Venice.

His research focuses on european civic initiatives of urban transformation, with extensive research on Italian, French, Slovak, Austrian and Greek cases. He frequently collaborates with European civic initiatives through trainings and scientific supervision on urban projects.

His research critically focuses on the knowledge, actions and effects of civic initiatives of urban transformation; furthermore, he inquires the innovation and institutionalization of civic initiatives; translocal and supralocal networks; culture-led urban regeneration; relations between urban practices, plans and policies; civic participation and participatory governance; engaged approaches for research and action in urban planning.

 

Formation

♦ November 2016 – May 2020
PhD in Regional Planning and Public Policy, Università IUAV di Venezia, Venezia, Italy. Final grade: Excellent.


♦ February – March 2019
Visiting PhD Fellow at Centre d’étude des mouvements sociaux (CEMS) – École des hautes études en sciences sociales (EHESS), Paris, France

♦ March – May 2018
SAIA Fellowship, National Scholarship Programme of the Slovak Republic, Ministry of Education, Science, Research and Sport of the Slovak Republic, Visiting PhD fellow at Institute of Public Policy, Comenius University, Bratislava, Slovakia


♦ February – May 2017
Postgraduate specialization course in Participatory local action and public debate, Università IUAV di Venezia, Venezia, Italy

♦ September 2010 – March 2016
Five years Master's Degree in Architecture and Building engineering, Università degli Studi di Trento, Trento, Italy.


♦ September 2013 – July 2014
Erasmus exchange period at Architecture and Urbanism Master, Universidade Fernando Pessoa, Porto, Portugal.

 

Recherche actuelle

♦ September 2022 – August 2024

Post-doctoral fellow at the Ecole des Hautes Etudes en Sciences Sociales (EHESS), Paris, France.

Marie Skłodowska-Curie Actions- Individual Fellowship (H2020-MSCA-IF-2020).

Marie-Curie project: Supralocal. Beyond the local. The innovation effects of citizen supralocal networks and organizations in citizen-initiated urban transformations.

 

Recherches antérieures

♦ July 2021 – July 2022
Postdoctoral Research fellow at Università IUAV di Venezia, Venezia, Italy
Erasmus+ Project: EUREKA European Urban Regenerators Knowledge Alliance

♦ February – July 2021
Postdoctoral Research fellow at Università IUAV di Venezia, Venezia, Italy
Research project: Mapping and assessing culture-based urban regeneration processes in Italy. Convention with the Italian Ministry of Culture.

 

Enseignement

♦ February 2022 – ongoing
Co-supervision of Bsc and Msc students in Urban planning on the topics of citizen-led urban regeneration.


♦ March – June 2021
Teaching Assistant at the “Urban planning” course (BA level), Università IUAV di Venezia, Venezia, Italy.

♦ October 2020 – February 2021
Teaching Assistant at the “City planning and policy design Studio” course (MA level), Università IUAV di Venezia, Venezia, Italy.


♦ October 2018 – February 2019
Teaching Assistant at the “Public policy project work” course (MA level), Università IUAV di Venezia, Venezia, Italy.

 

Publications

Books

♦ Campagnari, F. (forthcoming 2023). Civic Initiatives: Innovation and institutionalisation in civic urban transformations. London, Routledge

Refereed Journal Articles

♦ Campagnari, F. & Ranzini, A. (2020). “Problematizing critiques in planning research engaged with citizen initiatives: the journey of two doctoral researchers”. Tracce Urbane, 8.

Edition of journal issues

Tracce Urbane, 12, “Critical perspectives on bottom-up urban regeneration. Practices, rhetorics and effects of change for an alternative city”, forthcoming 2022 (edited with Ranzini, A.)

Chapters in collective volumes

♦ Ostanel, E. & Campagnari, F. (2022). “The Urban Agenda in Canada. Limited Room for Action in Federal-Municipal Relations”. In: Gelli, F. & Basso, M. (eds.) Identifying Models of National Urban Agendas. London, Palgrave Macmillan.

♦ Ostanel, E. & Campagnari, F. (2021). “Nuove forme di collaborazione territoriale e tra i centri”. in: Franceschinelli, R. (ed.) Spazi del possibile. I nuovi luoghi della cultura e le opportunità della rigenerazione. Milano: Franco Angeli. [“New forms of collaboration across centres” in “Spaces of possibility. The new places of culture and the opportunities of regeneration”]

♦ Campagnari, F. (2020). “Apprendere dalle pratiche abitative alternative. Dall’innovazione delle pubbliche amministrazioni ai repertori sovralocali”. in: Cafora, S. (ed.) Abitare pioniere. Innovazione democratica e nuovi paradigmi economici in risposta alla finanziarizzazione.Milano: Feltrinelli. [“Learning from alternative housing practices. From the innovation of public administrations to supralocal repertoires” in “Pioneer housing. Democratic innovation and economic paradigms answering financialization”]

♦ Campagnari, F. & Cancellieri, A. (2020) Spazi di rigenerazione. In: Nuvolati, G. (ed.) Enciclopedia sociologica dei luoghi, Vol. 2, Milano: Ledizioni. [“Spaces of regeneration” in “Sociological encyclopaedia of places”]

Conference proceedings (most recent)

♦ Campagnari, F., Micelli, E. & Ostanel, E. (2022). Culture leading to urban regeneration. Empirical evidence from some Italian funding programs. In: New Metropolitan Perspectives - Post COVID Dynamics: Green and Digital Transition, between Metropolitan and Return to Villages Perspectives - Volume 2. Edited by: Francesco Calabrò, Lucia Della Spina, María José Piñeira Mantiñán. Springer.

♦ Campagnari, F., Micelli, E. & Ostanel, E. (2022). "Hybridization and multiplicity of culture for urban regeneration. Empirical evidence from some Italian ministerial and foundation funding programs". SIU (Italian Society of Urbanists) Congress “Giving value to values in urban planning” - Track: “Collective action and the relationship between actors in territorial governance”.

 

Communications scientifiques

Divulgative publications

♦ Campagnari, F. (2021). “Cultural leadership: annotated bibliography”. Lund: Trans Europe Halles.

♦ Campagnari, F. (2020). “Participatory Governance under the lens”. Lund: Trans Europe Halles. ISBN: 978-91-519-6216-0.


Organisation and chairing of international scientific conferences

July 25th–29th 2022: Co-chair of the track “Activism” of the 2022 AESOP Congress “Space for species: redefining spatial justice”, Tartu, Estonia.


June 29th 2022: Member of the organising committee of the Urban Innovation Forum, EUREKA project, Università IUAV di Venezia, Venezia, Italy.

Major conferences and seminars (most recent)

July 27th 2022: “Planners as intermediate activists for urban governance innovation. Bridging professional, civil society and political roles to make sense of, problematize and innovate governance culture”. Presented at AESOP Congress “Space for species: redefining spatial justice”, Tartu, Estonia.
Accepted speaker.

June 23rd–24th 2022: "Hybridization and multiplicity of culture for urban regeneration. Empirical evidence from some Italian ministerial and foundation funding programs". To be presented with E. Micelli and E. Ostanel at SIU (Italian Society of Urbanists) Congress “Giving value to values in urban planning” - Track: “Collective action and the relationship between actors in territorial governance”, Brescia, Italy. Accepted speaker.

May 30th–31st 2022: Scientific coordinator with Elena Ostanel of the seminar “Territories of change. Proximity, networks and planning processes”. PhD programme in Regional Planning and Public Policy, Università IUAV di Venezia, Venezia, Italy. Keynote speakers: Elena Granata, Oriol Nel.lo, Lidia Decandia. Discussants: Alessandro Balducci, Laura Fregolent, Filippo Barbera.


December 21st 2021: “Trans Europe Halles: a network of urban transformations. The cases of Manifatture Knos in Lecce, Ovestlab in Modena and Interzona in Verona, Italy”. Research seminar “Mobile urbanism and self-organisation practices”, Università IUAV di Venezia, Venezia, Italy. Invited speaker.

October 6th 2021: “Trust and public spaces in urban regeneration: insights from EUREKA”. H2020 Project DISCE Co-creation Lab “The public Space: Trust & Relationships”. Online. Invited speaker.


May 11th 2021: “How to transform abandonment? European experiences activated by citizens”. Territorial planning and design laboratory (BA level), Università IUAV di Venezia, Venezia, Italy. Invited speaker.

April 07th 2021: “Two or three things we know about a PhD. Heuristics to think about a research training programme”, PhD programme in Regional Planning and Public Policy, Università IUAV di Venezia, Venezia, Italy Invited speaker.


December 09th 2020: “Citizen cultural centres, Trans Europe Halles and citizens’ engagement: Practices and potentials”. 3rd EC Citizen Engagement and Deliberative Democracy Festival. Session: Factories of Imagination: In what ways do they encourage citizen engagement on creativity? Organised by the European Commision (EAC) & Trans Europe Halles. Invited speaker.
October 19th 2020: “Participatory governance in cultural organisations”. Trans Europe Halles International Resource Office webinars. Lund, Sweden. Invited speaker.


May 27th 2020: “From Local to Global. The experience of the Trans Europe Halles network”, Architectural design workshop course (MA level), Università di Ferrara, Ferrara, Italy. Invited speaker.

April 29th 2020: “The Canadian Urban Agenda”, Planning theories and practices in European and Chinese cities course (MA level), Università IUAV di Venezia, Venezia, Italy. Invited speaker.


July 11th 2019: "Learning to teach to inquire urban policies. Reflections on becoming a teaching assistant". Presented at AESOP Congress “Planning for transition” - Track: “Teaching planning for transition”, Venezia, Italy. Accepted speaker.

June 21st 2019: "Cultural heritage activation as inquiry by citizen-initiated cultural centres: the case of Nova Synagoga in Zilina, Slovakia". Presented at EURA UAA Conference, Dublin, Ireland.

Accepted speaker.

October 29th 2018: “Participation, community involvement and the design of public policies” by Claudio Calvaresi. Conflict and social movement theory Course (MA level), Politecnico di Milano. Milano, Italy. Invited discussant.

Committee appointments

September-october 2022: Member of the evaluation committee for the 4th edition of the “Creative Living Lab” Grant Programme by the Italian Ministry of Culture.

Membership in scientific organisations

June 2019 – present: Member of the International network for urban research and action (INURA)

Scientific support of civic initiatives of urban transformation

December 2021 – ongoing: Scientific supervision of the participatory mapping of the civic urban regeneration project “La fabbrica del quartiere” (The neighbourhood factory), Verona, Italy
 

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