Research

Political Urbanism and Sustainable Spatial Development

Other projects

Completed activities

Gouvéole - Spatial governance of wind energy activities
Duration March 2014 - January 2017
Funding SNSF (Swiss National Science Foundation)
Description This research project analyzes the decision-making processes concerning the social acceptability of wind turbines and proposes social engineering tools to improve the dialogue and negotiations among the actors of the concerned areas.

For more information have a look at the research homepage.

Involved persons
  • Florent Joerin, University of Applied Sciences Western Switzerland (HEIG-VD)
  • Jean-David Gerber, University of Bern
  • Stéphane Nahrath, University of Lausanne (IDHEAP)
  • Pierre-Henriy Bombenger, University of Applied Sciences Western Switzerland (HEIG-VD)
  • Marie-Joëlle Kodjovi, University of Applied Sciences Western Switzerland (HEIG-VD)
  • Kevin Blake, University of Lausanne (IDHEAP)
  • Adeline Cherqui, University of Applied Sciences Western Switzerland (HEIG-VD)

The research cluster "Governing Telecoupled Resource Systems for Environmental Justice" analyses how current dynamics in global resource regimes affect local and regional systems of land use and how governance strategies in different arenas can shape these dynamics.

For more information:  "Governing Telecoupled Resource Systems for Environmental Justice"