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Mapping Practices under Pressure. The Everyday Experience of Socio-Economic Change in Deindustrialising Cities, 1960-2000

Project description

Charting change in Europe’s former industrial cities

Across Europe, cities have been struggling to address the loss of industrial jobs. This deindustrialisation is characterised by a decrease in the relative size and importance of the industrial sector in an economy. The dramatic fall in employment in manufacturing has impacted urban development. The EU-funded MPP project will explore how the pressure of deindustrialisation between the 1960s and 1990s changed daily practices in European cities. The project will use a geographic information system to map the changes. It will develop methodologies to further expand research in the field of digital special humanities into the realm of qualitative data and ‘deep mapping’.

Call for proposal

H2020-MSCA-IF-2019
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Funding Scheme

MSCA-IF-EF-ST - Standard EF

Coordinator

UNIVERSITEIT ANTWERPEN
Address
Prinsstraat 13
2000 Antwerpen
Belgium
Activity type
Higher or Secondary Education Establishments
EU contribution
€ 178 320