Schlagwort-Archiv: European Integration

Reflecting on border regions with ‚institutional mapping‘

Institutional mapping combines institutional information and visualisation techniques. Our team has worked with this approach for several years now (e.g. ESPON ACTAREA 2017, Chilla et al. 2012). Now we published a new paper that a) describes the state of art in institutional mapping and b) does so with the example of German INTERREG VA programmes. Chilla, T. & M. Lambracht (2022): Institutional mapping of cross-border cooperation. INTERREG programme analyses with KEEP data, European Plan...


What could the future role of macro-regional strategies in the EU be? – Four scenarios

The EU faces a substantial identity crisis, following the recent Brexit vote and given a new form of North-South divide after the Euro crisis earlier in this decade. Media and politicians harshly criticize Brussels, a view that appears to reflect the public opinion. Following these major changes, and being interested in the EU’s development through my research on macro-regions, it is a good time to ask what role macro-regional cooperation can play in the future. Click here to download .pdf: S...


Territoriality and European Integration? – A roundtable discussion at the AESOP 2015 Annual Congress

At this year’s conference of the Association of European Schools of Planning (AESOP) in Prague our working group initiated a roundtable on ‘Territoriality and its role in contemporary European Integration’ with Andreas Faludi, Phil Allmendinger, Jonathan Metzger and Tobias Chilla, moderated by Franziska Sielker. The roundtable reflected contemporary conceptual debates on territoriality with regard to European integration. The background of this discussion is a conceptual debate in recent year...