GIANCARLO COTELLA

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Professore Associato (L.240)

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Giancarlo Cotella is Associate Professor of spatial planning at Politecnico di Torino. His research focuses on the comparative analysis of of territorial governance and spatial planning systems in Europe and beyond and on the mutual influence between European Union territorial governance and domestic territorial governance and spatial planning.

More in particular, in his research he explored the evolution and impact of the EU cohesion policy and related programmes and initiatives on the Member States' cities and regions. He conducted research on spatial development trends and evidence based policy-making since 2005, with a particular attention for the indentification and transferability of good practices.

Through time, he has been teaching and researching in numerous universities in Europe and beyond, and has published widely in the international scientific literature, with over 100 articles and book chapters.

He coordinated and/or participated in several international research projects, among which it is worth mentioning a number of pan-European researches conducted within the framework of the European Territorial Observatory Network ESPON:

- METRO - The role and future perspectives of Cohesion Policy in the planning of Metropolitan Areas and Cities (https://www.espon.eu/metro);

- SUPER - Sustainable Urbanization and land-use Practices in European Regions (https://www.espon.eu/super);

- COMPASS - Comparative Analysis of Territorial Governance and Spatial Planning Systems in Europe (https://www.espon.eu/planning-systems);

- ReSSI - Regional Strategies for Sustainable and Inclusive Territorial Developmen (https://www.espon.eu/ressi);

- URRUC - Urban-rural connections in non-metropolitan areas (https://www.espon.eu/URRUC);

- TANGO - Territorial Approaches for New Governance (https://www.espon.eu/programme/projects/espon-2013/applied-research/tango-territorial-approaches-new-governance);

- SMART-IST - Smart Institutions for Territorial Development (https://www.espon.eu/programme/projects/espon-2013/targeted-analyses/smart-ist-smart-institutions-territorial-development);

- FOCI - Future Orientation for Cities (https://www.espon.eu/programme/projects/espon-2013/applied-research/foci-future-orientation-cities);

- 2.3.1 - Apllications and Effects of the ESDP in the Member States (https://www.espon.eu/programme/projects/espon-2006/policy-impact-projects/application-and-effects-esdp-member-states);

- 2.3.2 - Governance of Territorial and Urban Policies (https://www.espon.eu/programme/projects/espon-2006/policy-impact-projects/governance-territorial-and-urban-policies).

Settore scientifico discliplinare ICAR/20 - TECNICA E PIANIFICAZIONE URBANISTICA
(Area 0008 - Ingegneria civile e Architettura)
Curriculum File del curriculum application/pdf (496 KB)
Identificativi ORCID: 0000-0001-8445-412X
Scopus Author ID: 17343421200
WoS ResearcherID: B-1403-2009
Google Scholar ID: https://scholar.google.com/citations?user=2XAxzfMAAAAJ&hl=en
ResearchGate ID: https://www.researchgate.net/profile/Giancarlo_Cotella
Linee di ricerca Analisi comparative dei sistemi di governo del territorio e pianificazione spaziale
Competenze

Settori ERC

SH2_10 - LAND USE AND REGIONAL PLANNING SH2_8 - ENERGY, TRANSPORTATION AND MOBILITY SH2_9 - URBAN, REGIONAL AND RURAL STUDIES SH2_5 - INTERNATIONAL RELATIONS, GLOBAL AND TRANSNATIONAL GOVERNANCE

SDG

GOAL 10: REDUCING INEQUALITIES GOAL 7: AFFORDABLE AND CLEAN ENERGY GOAL 11: SUSTAINABLE CITIES AND COMMUNITIES

Parole chiave libere

Territorial governance Governo del territorio European territorial cooperation Spatial planning Spatial planning systems Politica di coesione Energy transition Coesione territoriale Europeanization European territorial governance Governance territoriale Regional development Pianificazione spaziale Sustainable cities
Responsabilità scientifiche e altri incarichi

Premi e riconoscimenti

  • Finanziamento delle attività base di ricerca conferito da MIUR , Italia (2017)

Partecipazioni scientifiche

Comitati editoriali

  • PLANNING, PRACTICE & RESEARCH. (2018-) , Editor di rivista, collana editoriale, enciclopedia
  • EUROPA XXI (2013-) , Direttore di rivista, collana editoriale, enciclopedia
  • EUROPEAN SPATIAL RESEARCH AND POLICY (2016-) , Membro del Comitato Editoriale
  • EUROPEAN JOURNAL OF SPATIAL DEVELOPMENT (2020-) , Editor di rivista, collana editoriale, enciclopedia

Congressi

  • 2nd AESOP Young Academics Conference "Looking Behind One's Nose" , Program chair (presidente/responsabile del comitato scientifico)
  • 1st AESOP Young Academic Conference. CE3 - Central amd Easterm European Engagement / AESOP Young Academics Network, Slovacchia, 8-10/2/2007 , Program chair (presidente/responsabile del comitato scientifico)
  • AESOP Annual Congress 2018 "Making space for hope" / AESOP - Association of European Schools of Planning, Svezia, 10-14/7/2018 , Program committee (membro del comitato scientifico)
  • World Planning School Congress 2016 "GLOBAL CRISIS, PLANNING & CHALLENGES TO SPATIAL JUSTICE IN THE NORTH AND IN THE SOUTH" / GPEAN - Global Planning Education Association Network, Brasile, 3/7/2016-8/7/2021 , Program committee (membro del comitato scientifico)
  • AESOP Annual Congress 2014 "From Control to Co-evolution" / AESOP - Association of European Schools of Planning, Paesi Bassi, 9-12/7/2014 , Program committee (membro del comitato scientifico)
  • AESOP Annual Congress 2019 "Planning for Transition" / AESOP - Association of European Schools of Planning, Italia, 9-13/7/2019 , Program committee (membro del comitato scientifico)
  • AESOP Annual Congress 2017 "Space of dialogue for places of dignity" / AESOP - Association of European Schools of Planning, Portogallo, 11-14/7/2018 , Program committee (membro del comitato scientifico)
  • AESOP Annual Congress 2015 "DEFINITE SPACE - FUZZY RESPONSIBILITY" / AESOP - Association of European Schools of Planning, Repubblica Ceca, 13-16/7/2015 , Program committee (membro del comitato scientifico)

Altri incarichi di ricerca o didattica esterni

  • Visiting Professor presso University of Tartu (1/1/2010-1/6/2010)
  • Ricercatore presso Technische Universität Kaiserslautern (1/10/2010-31/12/2011)
  • Visiting Professor presso Wroclaw University of Technology (1/1/2010-1/7/2010)
  • Visiting Researcher presso University of Tokyo (1/10/2017-16/9/2018)
  • Visiting Researcher presso Newcastle University (20/2/2006-25/6/2006)