IAPS International Network Symposium 2013

Sustainable environments in a changing global context

Identifying opportunities for innovative spaces and practices in contexts of crisis

A Coruña, Spain, June 25-28, 2013

Keynote speakers

The names will be announced following their confirmation, although positive contacts have been established. All the necessary details will be announced on this website.



Invited Session 1: The Added Value of People-Environment Studies for Housing Research and Practice


Roderick J. Lawrence

Roderick J. Lawrence (Chair)

PhD, Founding Coordinator of the IAPS Housing Network

University of Geneva, Switzerland


Sherry Ahrentzen

Sherry Ahrentzen

PhD Shimberg Professor of Housing Studies

University of Florida, USA


Carole Després

Carole Després

PhD Professor

Université Laval, Québec- Canada




Invited Session 2: Sustainability – still a sparkling and fuzzy challenge in transdisciplinary projects


Petra Schweizer-Ries


Petra Schweizer-Ries (Chair)

Nachhaltigkeitswissenschaft mit sozialwissenschaftlicher Ausrichtung

University of Applied Sciences- Bochum & Saarland University- Saarbrücken, Germany


Renate Cervinka

Renate Cervinka

Professor, Engineer, PhD

Medical University of Vienna, Austria


Jennifer Senick


Jennifer Senick

Executive Director of Rutgers Center for Green Building

The State University of New Jersey, USA




Invited Session 3: Socio-cultural sustainability: historical and traditional environments in cities of the globalizing world


Hulya Türgut

Hülya Turgut (Chair)

Professor, PhD, Coordinator of the IAPS-CSBE Network

Istanbul Technical University, Turkey


Dina Shehayeb

Dina Shehayeb


Housing and Building National Research Center, Cairo- Egypt.


Derya Oktay

Derya Oktay


Eastern Mediterranean University Famagusta, North Cyprus-Turkey




Scientific programme


IAPS Association
IAPS Housing Network IAPS Sustainability Network IAPS Culture and Space Network
Instituto de Estudios e Investigación Psicosocial People-Environment Research Group Universidade da Coruña

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