Dorina Pojani guest lecturing on transport in Southeast Asia at the Indonesian Institute of Sciences (LIPI)
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Dorina Pojani guest lecturing on transport in Southeast Asia at the Indonesian Institute of Sciences (LIPI)

This presentation will examine issues related to policy transfer in urban transport planning in Southeast Asia. It will consider the metropolitan regions of four major capitals: Jakarta, Kuala Lumpur, Manila, and Bangkok. Who transfers policy and why, what elements of policy are transferred, in what direction and to what degree, and what barriers does transfer … Continue reading

New book by Dorina Pojani on transport policy transfer in Southeast Asian cities
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New book by Dorina Pojani on transport policy transfer in Southeast Asian cities

By now, planners everywhere know – more or less – what the ingredients of a sustainable city are, in theory. The problem is that only bits of solutions are being implemented in the cities that most need them, the majority of which are located in the Global South.  Planning for sustainable urban transport in Southeast … Continue reading

New book chapter on transport policy transfer between China and Africa, coauthored by Dorina Pojani
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New book chapter on transport policy transfer between China and Africa, coauthored by Dorina Pojani

Since 1978, when China embarked on a new period of economic reforms and introduced open door policies, it has experienced a great urban transformation. The role of transport has proved indispensable in this unprecedented rapid urbanisation and economic growth. As the first research-focused book dedicated to this important topic, the Handbook on Transport and Urban … Continue reading

New article in Journal of Environmental Planning and Management on east-west policy transfer, by Dorina Pojani
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New article in Journal of Environmental Planning and Management on east-west policy transfer, by Dorina Pojani

This article focuses on west-east planning policy transfers in Europe – the movement of ideas, principles, priorities, and processes related to the development, implementation and evaluation of planning policy. It examines the case of Albania, where various activities to promote the transfer of policy have taken place over the last quarter century. Since the end … Continue reading

New book chapters on planning policy transfer by Dominic Stead and Dorina Pojani
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New book chapters on planning policy transfer by Dominic Stead and Dorina Pojani

The new book “Knowledge, Policymaking and Learning for European Cities and Regions From Research to Practice” (Edward Elgar Pub., 2018, N. Dotti, ed.), provides theories, experiences, reflections and future directions for social scientists who wish to engage with policy-oriented research in cities and regions. The ‘policy learning’ perspective is comprehensively discussed, focusing on actors promoting … Continue reading