Calendar

5 November 2021, 10:00 – 12:00 CET
Housing affordability and the city – Trends, challanges and opportunities
Theme: The politics and regulation of short-term rental housing in European cities. Insights from Paris and Milan

Online lecture series aiming at exploring themes through the contribution of international scholars and at fostering a discussion among the participants. Speaker: Francesca Artioli (Université Paris Est-Créteil, Ecole d’Urbanisme de Paris and Lab’Urba).
Organisation: Rebecca Cavicchia (PhD Candidate at the Department of Urban and Regional Planning at the Norwegian University of Life Sciences) and Marco Peverini (PhD Candidate at the Department of Architecture and Urban Studies (DASTU) at Politecnico di Milano).
Teams link here.  

16 November 2021, 13:30 – 15:00 CET
Wohnforum Talks
Theme: Cooperatives and public housing. The Quattro Corti project in Milano.
Massimo Bricocoli, Marco Peverini (ENHR member)  and Anna Tagliaferri  will present their recently published book.
Organized by ENHR Institute Member ETH Zurich. See https://wohnforum.arch.ethz.ch/en/networks-knowledge-exchange/wohnforum-talks.html

22 November 2021, 10:00 – 12:00 CET
Housing affordability and the city – Trends, challanges and opportunities
Theme: Youth transitions in Greece: between the parental home and the housing market

Online lecture series aiming at exploring themes through the contribution of international scholars and at fostering a discussion among the participants. Speaker: Dimitra Siatitsa (Department of Sociology, University of Crete).
Organisation: Rebecca Cavicchia (PhD Candidate at the Department of Urban and Regional Planning at the Norwegian University of Life Sciences) and Marco Peverini (PhD Candidate at the Department of Architecture and Urban Studies (DASTU) at Politecnico di Milano).
Teams link here.  

23-24 November 2021
Formulas to increase public rental housing stock
Presentations and Round Tables with international speakers. Themes: evidence-based housing policy design, big data, Innovation in public housing development, The ‘Housing 2030’ initiative in Europe, commitment to delegated promotion between the public and private sector.
Organised by FHAR (Fòrum d Habitatge i Rehabilitació de Barcelona). Website and sign up option here.

10 December 2021, 10:00 – 12:00 CET
Housing affordability and the city – Trends, challanges and opportunities
Theme: Housing affordability in (post-pandemic) Europe: current state of research, policy and practice

Online lecture series aiming at exploring themes through the contribution of international scholars and at fostering a discussion among the participants. Speaker: Steffen Wetzstein (University of Western Australia, Urbact).
Organisation: Rebecca Cavicchia (PhD Candidate at the Department of Urban and Regional Planning at the Norwegian University of Life Sciences) and Marco Peverini (PhD Candidate at the Department of Architecture and Urban Studies (DASTU) at Politecnico di Milano).
Teams link here.  

2022

23 February 2022, 09:00 CET
New researchers’ on-line seminar
The ENHR Coordination Committee is organising a first on-line seminar for PhD students as well as others that currently may not be at this stage but have the intention to embark on PhD studies in the future.
The key aims of the seminar are to:
– provide an opportunity for new researchers to present and discuss their work with pears
– get feedback on their work from senior members of the ENHR research community
– enable new researchers to exchange ideas and share work experiences
– discuss any other matters of common interest
– assist and encourage new researchers to prepare papers to be presented at the 2022 New Housing Researchers’ Colloquium in Barcelona on 30 August
– initiate and set up a forum for facilitating regular communication between new researchers within the framework of the ENHR.
Submit an abstract of about 200 words (include the title, brief description of the work to be discussed and name of the author) by 31 January 2022. No requirement to submit a full paper. Please submit your abstract by 31 January to the ENHR Secretariat.
The seminar will be open also to those who may wish to attend and participate in the discussions without submitting an abstract.
The seminar programme will be announced by 16 February, at the latest. More information: ENHR Secretariat.

12-14 April 2022 Washington DC (USA) – New three-day structure
50th Annual Conference Urban Affairs Association: Shaping the future of urban research
Conference theme: The state of urban affairs and the state of urban affairs research.
1 December 2021: Abstract submission deadline.
Abstracts that were accepted for presentation at the cancelled 2020 conference will be accepted for presentation at the 2022 conference, If there are no major abstract changes. New abstracts or in 2020 accepted abstracts with major changes will need to be resubmitted and will be subject to the standard review process.
Find more information about the conference here.
ENHR and Urban Affairs Association are partners.

14-17 June 2022 Helsinki (Finland)
Third International Social Housing Festival (ISHF 2022)
This edition will include three themes: ‘People first: quality of housing as quality of living’, ‘Achieving affordability and sustainability in housing’ and ‘The right to housing: getting rid of the excuses not to guarantee it’. Find more information here.
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28 June – 1 July 2022 Barcelona (Spain)
ENHR Conference The struggle for the ‘Right to Housing’: The pressures of globalization and affordability in cities today
Call for abstracts/registration open: 20 January 2022
Abstract submission deadline: 20 March 2022
Plenary sessions
Housing under the empire of finance in the global cities
Putting rent under control: models, evidence and debate
Overcoming shortage: partnering to nurture affordable housing supply
New urban challenge: how tourism and gentrification are changing cities
Solving the green challenge: innovative design for sustainable housing.
Fieldtrips
Casa Milà, Fabra i Coats Cultural Center & Dwellings, 22@ + Ca L’Alier Innovation Centre, Co-Housing Interventions and APROP – Close Proximity Temporary Housing.
More information will follow soon.

24 September – 22 October 2022 Vienna (Austria)
International Building Exhibition (IBA Vienna) New social housing
More information you find here. Subscribe to the newsletter to keep yourself informed about the Vienna IBA activities.

Recent ENHR events

20 January 2021
Webinar ‘Housing and new technologies: New methodologies and paradigms in housing research’
Organised by the new Working Group Housing and New Technologies.

20-21 January 2021 Cologne (Germany)
Workshop ‘Recent Trends in European Rental Market Regulation’
Hosted by Working Group ‘Housing Finance’ and ‘Private Rented Markets’ in cooperation with the German Economic Institute (IW – Institut der deutschen Wirtschaft).

28-29 January 2021
Online workshop to share ideas, findings and discuss insights pertaining to housing, migration and family dynamics
Working Group Housing, Migration and Family Dynamics.

12-26 February 2021
Housing related impacts of the pandemic
Nine online seminars, most of them organised and hosted by ENHR Working Groups.

27 May 2021
Online seminar Recent dynamics in homeownership and housing wealth 
Hosted by Working Group Homeownership and Globalisation.

30 August – 2 September 2021 Nicosia (Cyprus) – online
ENHR Annual conference ‘Unsettled settlements: Housing in unstable contexts’
For more information click here