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Places of Togetherness: Investigating the relationship between urban space and social cohesion through the Asia Minor refugee’s courtyards in Nikea

Project description

Promoting togetherness in culturally diverse urban spaces

Every minute in 2018, 25 people were forced to flee, according to the United Nations Refugee Agency. About 2.4 million people migrated to Europe from outside the continent that year with an additional 1.4 million European migrants. The EU-funded PLAofTOGETHER project will explore the diversification of European cities and investigate the opportunities for increased tolerance and bilateral exchange through well-integrated urban spaces. Bringing together knowledge from design, geography, and social sciences, the project will inform local government priorities and local action. The findings will shed light on the types of urban spaces and spatial practices that support positive contact between diverse groups through a multi-level approach looking at different levels of the system.

Coordinator

ETHNICON METSOVION POLYTECHNION
Net EU contribution
€ 165 085,44
Address
Heroon Polytechniou 9 Zographou Campus
157 80 Athina
Greece

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Region
Κεντρικός Τομέας Αθηνών Aττική Αττική
Activity type
Higher or Secondary Education Establishments
Other funding
€ 165 085,44