Reflections Associated with Participatory Budgeting in a New Edition of the CGR Meetings

Reflections Associated with Participatory Budgeting in a New Edition of the CGR Meetings The CGR meetings will be resumed in November 2022 with a topic of interest for any local community – participatory budgeting, a topic debated with Adrian Dohotaru,…

Timişoara: Between “Strong Development” and “Smart Development”

Timişoara: Between “Strong Development” and “Smart Development” The March edition of the CGR Meetings proposes to the public interested in territorial development a discussion associated with the challenges launched by the local authorities in the City of Timişoara. The guest…

Territorial Development, with or without Planning?

Territorial Development, with or without Planning? The guest of the 22nd edition of the CGR Meetings was Nicolae Popa, Professor at the West University of Timişoara, Faculty of Chemistry, Biology, Geography, Department of Geography and Head of the Centre for…

From a Sustainable Management of the Built Heritage to Regional Development

From a Sustainable Management of the Built Heritage to Regional Development Dr. Szabolcs István Guttmann, Architect, Vice-President of the Order of the Romanian Architects, Transylvania Branch, and expert for the Ministry of Culture on the protection of monuments and historical…

Spatial Effects on the European Private Health Insurance Market

Spatial Effects on the European Private Health Insurance Market The importance of the insurance sector for the European countries, regardless of their level of development, can be seen from the perspective of life/health insurance, car insurance, and agricultural insurance. This…

Digital Challenges for Active Mountain Tourism

Digital Challenges for Active Mountain Tourism During July 2020, Transylvania Mountain Festival, in partnership with the Faculty of Geography within Babeş-Bolyai University of Cluj-Napoca, ran an internship programme designed for students – Mountains of Romania for Active Tourism | Adventure…

Innovation and Experiment in Contemporary Cities

Innovation and Experiment in Contemporary Cities The role of innovation in urban dynamics is increasingly brought forward. For this reason, in the June edition of the CGR Meetings, Bogdana Neamţu, Associate Professor at Babeş-Bolyai University, Faculty of Political, Administrative and…

Lessons in the Pandemic. How Can Cluj-Napoca Apply for the European Green Capital Award?

Lessons in the Pandemic. How Can Cluj-Napoca Apply for the European Green Capital Award? A new debate under the aegis of the Centre for Regional Geography will take place on Thursday, 28 May 2020, at 10.00 a.m., via Zoom platform….

“CGR Meetings” – 12 Editions of Debates on Regional Development and Territorial Planning

“CGR Meetings” – 12 Editions of Debates on Regional Development and Territorial Planning The Centre for Regional Geography celebrates ONE YEAR of events generically entitled “CGR Meetings”, dedicated to specialists working in the field of regional development and territorial planning,…

How “Green” Is Mobility in Romania?

How “Green” Is Mobility in Romania? The guest of the February edition of CGR Meetings is Radu Mititean, lawyer, Executive Director of “Napoca” Cycling Club and President of the Romanian Cyclists’ Federation. With a pioneering role in all that means…

Regional Inequalities in Romania – Topic of Debate at the “CGR Meetings”

Regional Inequalities in Romania – Topic of Debate at the “CGR Meetings” The Centre for Regional Geography continues the series of CGR Meetings in 2020. The January guest is Professor József Benedek and the topic proposed for debate is Regional…

About “Remarkable Romania”

About “Remarkable Romania” In December, the Centre for Regional Geography hosts the presentation of the partial results of the Remarkable Romania project, managed by Cluj Cultural Centre. The project aims to create a network of settlements connected by the cultural…

On Psychological Maps and Geographical Psychology with Professor Daniel David

On Psychological Maps and Geographical Psychology with Professor Daniel David The existing connection between psychology, geography and territorial planning and the exploration of new research frontiers are the main topics of debate at the November edition of the CGR Meetings….

A New Series of Debates on Territorial Development at the Centre for Regional Geography

A New Series of Debates on Territorial Development at the Centre for Regional Geography Beginning with October 2019, the “CGR Meetings” series continues with a new topic “How to amplify the geographical dimension of studies on territorial planning?”. The guest…

About Errors in Spatial Planning Documents

About Errors in Spatial Planning Documents The dialogue with stakeholders in regional planning and development will continue also in June. The guest speaker of the month is Radu Cocean, Lecturer at Babeş-Bolyai University, Faculty of Economics and Business Administration. The…

Negotiation of Normality … with Eugen Pănescu, Architect and Urban Planner

Negotiation of Normality … with Eugen Pănescu, Architect and Urban Planner The guest speaker at the May edition of the CGR Meetings is Eugen Pănescu, architect and urban planner, member of several professional forums in the field of architecture, urban…

Why Is Spatial Planning Important?

Why Is Spatial Planning Important? Why is Spatial Planning Important? is the title of the next presentation hosted by the Centre for Regional Geography. Marcel Ionescu-Heroiu, Senior Urban Development Specialist at the World Bank, proposes a dialogue with all those…

How Attractive Are the Romanian Cities? – A New Debate in the Series of “CGR Meetings”

How Attractive Are the Romanian Cities? – A New Debate in the Series of “CGR Meetings” A new presentation in the series of “CGR Meetings” will be given by Dr. Marius Cristea, Consultant in the World Bank’s office in Bucharest,…

The Series of “CGR Meetings” Continues with a Debate on Intelligent Territories

The Series of “CGR Meetings” Continues with a Debate on Intelligent Territories A new debate on territorial development will be held on Thursday, February 28, 2019, at 4 p.m., at the headquarters of the Centre for Regional Geography, 5-7 Clinicilor…

Urban Planning Landmarks of Cluj-Napoca – A New Debate in the Series of “CGR Meetings”

Urban Planning Landmarks of Cluj-Napoca – A New Debate in the Series of “CGR Meetings” The Centre for Regional Geography continues the series of debates “CGR Meetings” with the second event, a debate on “Urban Planning Landmarks of Cluj-Napoca”. The…

The Centre for Regional Geography Initiates the Series of “CGR Meetings”

The Centre for Regional Geography Initiates the Series of “CGR Meetings” Beginning with December 2018, the Centre for Regional Geography initiates a series of meetings aimed at discussing territorial development issues. The meetings are addressed to academics, researchers, students, and…