Addresses & Lectures

Frank Moulaert is an international speaker on social innovation, social transformation and neighbourhood development. What do these mean for social cohesion and urban policy? And what are the methodological challenges for their scientific analysis?

Addresses

 

18 May 2016

Plenary Lecture

Radical Social Innovation, WISERD/CRESC Civil Society Colloquium, Cardiff University, UK


10 March 2016

Title: Territorial Innovation Models: the importance of being ‘conservative’ 

International Conference on Learning in Regional Development, Innovation and Place Making, Leerfabriek in Oisterwijk (KVL), Netherlands


 

 


December 2015

Interview: L’innovation sociale et le développement urbain intégré

Lu Journal du Conceil, No. 18, pp. 4-5,  Conseil économique et social de la Région de Bruxelles-Capitale 


23 November 2015

Title: Innovation sociale et services de santé

Séminaire sur l’environnement capacitant du soin. Lille, France


16 November 2015

Title: L’innovation sociale: de quoi parte-t-on?

Colloque “Innovation Sociale: enjeu pour Bruxelles” organise par le CES de Bruxelles, Belgium


12 November 2015

Urban design and social innovation. The culprit of caring neoliberal urban policy?

TRADERS Summer School, Genk, Belgium


22 October 2015

Title: Urban and Regional Development Trajectories in Contemporary Capitalism (with Abid Mehmood).

Roundtable 'Towards a neo-structural methodology for urban and regional development analysis', 55th Annual ACSP Conference "Justice and the City', Houston TX. USA


15 October 2015

Title: Innovacion social y gobernanza en las ciudades (with Constanza Parra)

Universidad Pontificia Bolivariana, Medellin, Colombia


14-16 October 2015

Title: Social resilience cells: How to bring social science back into the sustainability debate (with Angeliki Paidakaki)

LIVEWHAT Project Conference Geneva, Switzerland


28-29 September 2015

Title: Transdisciplinary action research in rural development: the role of Social Innovation (with Constanza Parra),

International conference on the meanings of the rural, University of Aveiro, Portugal


15 January 2015

Title: Etudes urbaines: où l’analyse théorique de l’Innovation Sociale a vu la lumière

CNAM, Paris, France


 

 

10 December 2014

Title: Riposizionare la governance urbana: itinerari e innovazione dei nuovi gruppi sociali

Piccoli comuni e coesione sociale: politiche e pratiche urbane per l’inclusione sociale e spaziale degli immigrati, Università di Roma III, Rome, Italy 


21 November 2014

Title: Les services éco-systémiques culturels: à quelle épistémologie du développement territorial appartiennent-ils?

l'UMR CNRS 7533 Ladyss et l'Université Paris Diderot, Paris, France


14 November 2014

Title: Studi Urbani: dove l’innovazione sociale inizia ad essere teorizzata

Dipartimento di Sociologia, Università di Bologna, Bologna, Italy


31 October 2014

Title: Urban Studies: Where Theorising Social Innovation Started

British Academy and ESRC Conference on Social Innovation, London, UK 


24 October 2014

Keynote address over Skype: Spaces of Social Innovation

Milton Keynes, Open University, UK 


 17 October 2014

Title: l’innovation sociale: le lien naturel entre le communautarisme et l’intérêt général ?

Journée contre la Pauvreté, Bruxelles, Belgium


17-19th September 2O14

Title: Social Innovation: from contextualised concepts to a methodology for social innovation research (with Constanza Parra)

EASST2014, Torun, Poland


3 July 2014

Title: Emotional geography, creative geography?

RUCAS final conference, Lisbon University, Lisbon, Portugal


9 May 2014

Discussant at session ‘How social innovation and new democratic practices contribute to the transition?

The Francqui International Conference, Brussels


14 March 2014

Title: Social Innovation: From concept to focus of a SoK approach.

Université catholique de Louvain, Louvain-la-Neuve


11 March 2014

Title: Culture and the city.

Fundacao Eugenio De Almeida, Evora, Portugal 


7 March 2014

Title: Analysing regional development and policy: A structural-realist approach

African Centre for Cities Network, University of Capetown, Johannesburg, South Africa  


5 March 2014

Title: Challenges to Social Cohesion and Social Innovation in European Cities.

South African Cities Network Conference, Johannesburg, South Africa 


 4 March 2014

Title: Can neighbourhoods save the city? Integrated Area Development and Multi-level Governance in European cities.

Spatial Transformations Conference, Johannesburg, South Africa


19 February 2014

Title: Does social capital have a development right of its own?

Sustainable Places Research Institute, Cardiff University, UK


 18 February 2014 
Title:
 Social Innovation at the crossroads between innovation systems and human development.
Innovation and Engagement lecture
Cardiff School of Planning and Geography, Cardiff University, UK.
See video    Event Details 


6 February 2014

Title: Co-building spatial quality in six Flemish localities.

Guest lecture for the course ‘Planning for Quality’, University of Groningen, The Netherlands


 

6 December 2013

Title: SPINDUS: methodological synthesis. Samen ruimtelijke kwaliteit opbouwen aan de hand van 6 praktische cases.

SPINDUS final conference


29 November 2013

Title: Out of town.

ESPON TOWN project conference, KU Leuven, Belguim


26 November 2013

Title: Garantir la qualité spatiale dans l’aménagement du territoire: une approche néo structurale

Le rôle de l’innovation sociale. Le Centre Jacques Cartier, Grenoble, France


13 November 2013

Title: Social Innovation: From concept to a SoK approach.

Arenberg Doctoral School. Leuven. Belgium 


7 November 2013

Title: Social Innovation: From Contextualised Concepts to a Methodology for Social Innovation Research

Conference 'Struggling with Innovations? Social Innovations and Conflicts in Urban Development and Planning', Leibniz Institute for Regional Development and Structural Planning (IRS), Berlin, Germany


6 November 2013

Title: Spaces of Social Innovation
IRS International Lecture on Society and Space, Leibniz Institute for Regional Development and Structural Planning, Berlin, Germany


28 October 2013

Title: Social Innovation: Intuition, Precept, Concept, Theory, Practice and Research.

Roskilde University, Denmark


28 October 2013

Title: Challenges in Local Development Analysis: the role of Social Innovation.

Roskilde University, Denmark


2 July 2013

Title: The International Handbook on Social Innovation: Collective Action, Social Learning and Transdisciplinary Research.

4th EMES Conference, Liege, Belgium


April 2013

Title: Spaces of social innovation: how Europe moves their boundaries

Middle East Technical University, Ankara, Turkey


28 February 2013

Title: Spaces of Social Innovation: How Europe moves their boundaries…

Groningen University, Netherlands


 

11 December 2012

Title: Revisiting the urban economy: The toxic impact of neoliberalism diluted?

Lisbon, Portugal


10 October 2012

Title: Joined up city planning in a complex world: No sustainability without solidarity

School of Social, Urban and Social Studies. RMIT University, Melbourne, Australia


4 October 2012
Title:
La recherche sur l’innovation sociale: une nouvelle étape dans la recherche sur l’innovation?
Paris, France.


29 March 2012

Title: Methodological Challenges in Local Development Analysis: Lessons from 20 years of EU research.

Newcastle Univeristy, UK


 

9 February, 2011 
Title:
 Methodological challenges in local development analysis: lessons from 20 years of EC research
Seminar Presentation
Bartlett School London, London, United Kingdom


 

8 April 2011 
Title:
 La Région Sociale : ses potentialités et blocages au sein de la globalisation.
Closing Address
International Conference ‘ Pour une nouvelle mondialisation: le défi d'innover', Montréal, Québec, Canada.


 

25 May 2011 
Title:
 Spatial Development Planning and Social Innovation.
Lecture Studium Generale
School of Architecture, Planning and Policy Development, Bandung Institute of Technology, Indonesia.


 

6 July 2011 
Title
Social innovation: not the cherry on the cake of innovation but the heart of it.
Keynote address
EMES Conference, Roskilde, Denmark


 

20 September 2011 
Title
: Promoting social innovation. The catalysing role of research.
Keynote address at the CSI Conference
CSI Conference, Vienna, Austria.


 

12 September 2011
Title:
 Spaces of Social Innovation. With a reflection on home care
Keynote address to the Best Practice Workshop Social experimentation to develop innovative home care solutions
EC DG Social Affairs.


 

29 September 2011 
Session on
: Social Innovation and Welfare Services' Based on book 'Can neighbourhoods save the city?'
Keynote address at ESPANET Conference
Cardiff School of Planning and Geography, Milan, Italy.
Book: Can neighbourhoods save the city?  


 

10 December 2010
Title: Rethinking migration in times of economic crisis: reflections from Social Polis
Closing address, International Conference ‘Rethinking Migration in Times of Economic Crisis in Europe' Berlin, Germany


7 December 2010
Title:
Quand les territoires deviennent vivants
Plenary talk to the “Deuxième Recontre du Territoire”, Université Pierre Mendès France, Grenoble, France


26 November 2010
Title: Promoting social innovation. Spreading the benefits of social innovation across Europe
Address to a panel of European journalists Brussels, Belgium
See Video


19 November 2010
Title: Attractiveness of European territories for whom?
Introduction to ESPON conference Leuven, Belgium


 14 October 2010
Title: Challenges to social cohesion and social innovation in the city
Plenary address to the conference Promouvoir la cohésion sociale au niveau européen: des concepts et des indicateurs au service de l'action, Présidence belge de l'Union Européenne, Charleroi.


7 October 2010
Title:
Challenges to Social Cohesion in Cities
Address to EC Workshop, 8th European Open Days of Regions and Cities, DG Region.


16 September 2010
Title:
Spaces of social innovation. How Europe moves their boundaries
Plenary lecture at 8th EURS Conference, Vienna, Austria.


25 May 2010
Title: Spaces of Social Innovation
Public lecture, Harokopio University Athens, Greece.


15 March 2010
Title: La sociologie des connaissances: un outil pour l'étude de l'innovation sociale
Seminar presentation, CIRTES Charleroi.


25 January 2010
Title: Spatial planning in Flanders : serving a bypassed capitalism?
Keynote address at the cconference Cidaded inovadoras: estrategias de compromisso entre competitividade e coesao 
Lisbon, Portugal.


3 December 2009
Title: Espaces d'innovation sociale: les quartiers urbains et leurs réseaux
Keynote address at the conference Habitat Social pour la Ville, Paris, France


7 October 2009
Title: What is social innovation? And why is it politically relevant?
KATARSIS Dissemination Seminar Social Innovation: an Opportunity for Europe? European Commission, Brussels, Belgium.


14-15 May 2009
Title: Theory - Practice – Dialogue (with Juan Luis Klein, Pavlos Delladetsimas, Loris Servillo and Alfredo Rodriguez)
KATARSIS Valorisation Conference, Vienna University of Economics.


14-15 May 2009
Title: KATARSIS – Methodological challenges and opportunities in social science research
KATARSIS Valorisation Conference, Vienna University of Economics.


11-12 May 2009
Title: Focused Research Agenda: Content and organisation
Vienna University of Economics and Business, Vienna, Austria.


11-12 May 2009
Title: Epistemological challenges to urban social cohesion research: the role of transdisciplinarity (with Andreas Novy and Daniela Coimbra de Souza)
Vienna University of Economics and Business, Vienna, Austria.


11-12 May 2009
Title: Social cohesion – conceptual and political clarifications (with Andreas Novy) 
Stakeholder Conference. Vienna University of Economics and Business, Vienna, Austria .


6-8 April 2009
Title: Does social capital has a right of existence on its own?
Plenary presentation at RSA Annual Conference “Understanding and Shaping Regions: Spatial, Social and Economic Futures”, Leuven, Belgium.


19-20 February 2009
Title:
  Social cohesion and the city – survey paper (with Andreas Novy, Barbara Beinstein and Daniela Coimbra de Souza)
SOCIAL POLIS, Lead Partner Meeting, University of Amsterdam, Amsterdam, Netherlands.


19-20 February 2009
Title: Focused Research Agenda & Social Polis contributions to FP7 calls (with Konrad Miciukiewicz)
SOCIAL POLIS, Lead Partners Meeting, University of Amsterdam, Amsterdam, Netherlands.