Tuna Tasan-Kok
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Email: m.t.tasankok@uva.nl
Phone: +31 6 55 406 351 (office GSM)
University of Amsterdam Profile

My research focuses on regulation of urban development and change from different angles. I’m specifically interested in the involvement of diverse actors and regulation of their interests in specific projects, processes and developments in cities.

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Appointed as professor of Urban Governance and Planning at the University of Amsterdam

Honoured and thrilled with my professorship appointment at the University of Amsterdam (UvA). Proudly, I'm one of the 100 women in the Netherlands (and of 19 in Amsterdam) who are promoted in 2018 for professorship, awarded through special funds initiated by former...

New urban leadership in the era of de-globalisation?

Between 9-12 October 2017 European Commission headquarters hosted a series of activities within the framework of the European Week of Regions and Cities as an annual event devoted to discuss contemporary challenges and opportunities of cities and regions. I was...

Consensus hunters? Exploring the role of planners in the era of post-politics

I have recently co-authored an article with Dr. Esin Ozdemir, who have been visiting TUDelft as a TUBITAK post-doc fellow for a year while I was still working there. The article, which is published by Urban Studies, explores the meaning of "post-politics" in planning...

Modernist planning: What went wrong?

“What went wrong with Bijlmer?” A student asked from the back of the class during the lecture on planning history in the Introduction to Urban Planning course that I’m coordinating at our Bachelor programme in UvA. We were discussing "city scientific", a period of...

We are organising a special session at AAG Annual Meeting in New Orleans

CFP Session at AAG Conference 2018, New Orleans New Investment Landscapes and Contemporary Urban Development: Exploring the Social Relations of the Real Estate Industry   Mike Raco, Nicola Livingstone (Bartlett School of Planning, University College London), and...