HC Event Ljubljana


Human Cities Event / Ljubljana, 23–27 May 2017


Shared values in diversified urban communities as a foundation for participatory provision of local public spaces

A joint event of EU Human Cities partnership and AESOP Thematic Group Public Spaces and Urban Cultures hosted by Urban Planning Institute of the Republic of Slovenia (UIRS) and University of Ljubljana, Faculty of architecture (UL-FA): Ljubljana, May 24th – 26th 2017. A three-day Ljubljana event in May 2017 is structured in three interrelated activities: a seminar, a workshop and a field-trip. The main purpose is to address the questions of revealing the values and expressions of more and more diversified urban communities as an important step-stone to a more inclusive provision of local public spaces.

The international event is organized by UIRS within the framework of the European project Human Cities_Challenging the City Scale (Creative Europe 2014–2018) with cooperation of Human Cities partners as well as other partners and supporters (abc):

  • AESOP / Association of European Schools of Planning, Thematic Group for Public Spaces and Urban Cultures

Programme (detail programme is here)

Tuesday 23 May

  • 17.00 / Lecture "Possible trajectories to navigate neo-liberal urbanism in UK. Hybrid organisations to implement activist planning" by Stefania Ragozino (IRISS CNR) at UIRS, Trnovski pristan 2, Ljubljana

Wednesday 24 May

  • 14.00–19.00 / Human Cities & AESOP joined seminar PUBLIC SPACES FOR LOCAL LIFE at Faculty of Architecture, Zoisova ulica 12, Ljubljana (Book of Contributions)

Thursday 25 May

  • 10.00–14.00 / Workshops at Ruski car neighbourhood, Bratovševa ploščad 30, Ljubljana
  • 15.00–16.00 / Human Cities exhibition opening at Ruski car neighbourhood, Bratovševa ploščad 30, Ljubljana (catalogue)
  • 19.00 / BIO Ljubljana 2017 opening at Museum for Architecture and Design (MAO), Pot na Fužine 2, Ljubljana

Friday 26 May

  • 10.00–14.00 / Human Cities Technical meeting at UIRS, Trnovski pristan 2, Ljubljana / only for Human Cities partners
  • 16.00 / Field trip by boat: Ljubljanica Embankments & Public Space Improvements

Saturday 27 May



The registration and activities will be held in english and free of charge with the exception of some additional events organized by the Museum of Architecture and Design (MAO) in the context of the biennial of design BIO 25 / Faraway, so close.

Please register by using the appropriate online form here below and mark the activities that you would like to attend. Please mind that you will have to register the activities organised by MAO once more within MAO's registration website.


For more information about the event, please write to e-mail address: humancities@uirs.si

Human Cities / Ljubljana organisers