Giancarlo Cotella

Professore Associato (L.240)
Dipartimento Interateneo di Scienze, Progetto e Politiche del Territorio (DIST)

Profilo

Interessi di ricerca

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

Biografia

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).

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Settore scientifico discliplinare

ICAR/20 - TECNICA E PIANIFICAZIONE URBANISTICA
(Area 0008 - Ingegneria civile ed architettura)

Linee di ricerca

  • Analisi comparative dei sistemi di governo del territorio e pianificazione spaziale

Competenze

Settori ERC

SH2_8 - Energy, transportation and mobility
SH2_5 - International relations, global and transnational governance
SH2_10 - Land use and regional planning
SH2_9 - Urban, regional and rural studies

SDG

Goal 7: Affordable and clean energy
Goal 10: Reduced inequalities
Goal 11: Sustainable cities and communities

Premi e riconoscimenti

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

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Comitati editoriali

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

Congressi

  • AESOP Annual Congress 2019 "Planning for Transition" (9/7/2019-13/7/2019), Program commitee (membro del comitato scientifico)
  • AESOP Annual Congress 2017 "Space of dialogue for places of dignity" (11/7/2018-14/7/2018), Program commitee (membro del comitato scientifico)
  • AESOP Annual Congress 2018 "Making space for hope" (10/7/2018-14/7/2018), Program commitee (membro del comitato scientifico)
  • World Planning School Congress 2016 "GLOBAL CRISIS, PLANNING & CHALLENGES TO SPATIAL JUSTICE IN THE NORTH AND IN THE SOUTH" (3/7/2016-8/7/2021), Program commitee (membro del comitato scientifico)
  • AESOP Annual Congress 2015 "DEFINITE SPACE - FUZZY RESPONSIBILITY" (13/7/2015-16/7/2015), Program commitee (membro del comitato scientifico)
  • AESOP Annual Congress 2014 "From Control to Co-evolution" (9/7/2014-12/7/2014), Program commitee (membro del comitato scientifico)
  • 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 (1/1/2007-10/2/2007), Program chair (presidente/responsabile del comitato scientifico)
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Altri incarichi di ricerca o didattica esterni

  • Visiting Researcher, presso University of Tokyo (1/10/2017-16/9/2018)
  • 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 Professor, presso University of Tartu (1/1/2010-1/6/2010)
  • Visiting Researcher, presso Newcastle University (20/2/2006-25/6/2006)

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Collegi di Dottorato

  • URBAN AND REGIONAL DEVELOPMENT, 2021/2022 (38. ciclo)
    Politecnico di TORINO
  • URBAN AND REGIONAL DEVELOPMENT, 2020/2021 (37. ciclo)
    Politecnico di TORINO
  • URBAN AND REGIONAL DEVELOPMENT, 2019/2020 (36. ciclo)
    Politecnico di TORINO
  • URBAN AND REGIONAL DEVELOPMENT, 2018/2019 (35. ciclo)
    Politecnico di TORINO
  • URBAN AND REGIONAL DEVELOPMENT, 2017/2018 (34. ciclo)
    Politecnico di TORINO
  • URBAN AND REGIONAL DEVELOPMENT, 2016/2017 (33. ciclo)
    Politecnico di TORINO
  • URBAN AND REGIONAL DEVELOPMENT, 2015/2016 (32. ciclo)
    Politecnico di TORINO
  • URBAN AND REGIONAL DEVELOPMENT, 2014/2015 (31. ciclo)
    Politecnico di TORINO
  • URBAN AND REGIONAL DEVELOPMENT, 2013/2014 (30. ciclo)
    Politecnico di TORINO
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