How Participatory is Participatory Budgeting… with Adrian Dohotaru

How Participatory is Participatory Budgeting… with Adrian Dohotaru The November 2022 edition of the CGR Meetings had as a guest Adrian Dohotaru, researcher-activist on ecological and social issues. The subject of the discussions was participatory budgeting. Starting from the theorization…

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,…

Popularizing Science among the General Public

Popularizing Science among the General Public On 30 September 2022, from 1:00 pm to 12:00 am, in the Cluj Arena area, the Centre for Regional Geography participated, together with other research entities, in the 2022 European Researchers’ Night open-air event….

The Centre for Regional Geography at the European Researchers’ Night

The Centre for Regional Geography at the European Researchers’ Night The European Researchers’ Night is an event to popularize science within the member states of the European Union, within the Marie Skłodowska-Curie actions of the Horizon 2020 framework project, through…

Practical Training in Ţinutul Pădurenilor, 9-12 May 2022

Practical Training in Ţinutul Pădurenilor, 9-12 May 2022 A new edition of the practical training in territorial planning organized by the Centre for Regional Geography took place between the 9th and the 12th of May 2022 and involved students of…

Services for Updating Strategic Support Documents – The Maramureş County Spatial Plan

Services for Updating Strategic Support Documents – The Maramureş County Spatial Plan Period: 15 March 2022 – 15 September 2022 Beneficiary: Maramureş County Council Prepared by: SC Aedilis Proiect SRL, Babeş-Bolyai University – Faculty of Geography Coordinator of the UBB team of experts: Associate…

Announcement: Practical training in Ţinutul Pădurenilor, 9-13 May 2022

Practical training in Ţinutul Pădurenilor, 9-13 May 2022 Between 9 and 13 May 2022, the Centre for Regional Geography within the Faculty of Geography is waiting for you at a new edition of the practical training in territorial planning, in…

Perceptions on “Smart” Planning in Timişoara

Perceptions on “Smart” Planning in Timişoara Starting from the experience gained in urban planning, Lecturer Sorin Pavel, PhD, the guest of the CGR Meetings, aroused the participants’ attention with a presentation associated with the dynamics of some territorial phenomena in…

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…

Geographical Introspections on Territorial Planning from the West University of Timişoara

Geographical Introspections on Territorial Planning from the West University of Timişoara The guest of the December edition of the CGR Meetings is Nicolae Popa, Professor at the West University of Timişoara, Faculty of Chemistry, Biology, Geography, Department of Geography and…

About Climate Services from the Perspective of a Climatologist

About Climate Services from the Perspective of a Climatologist In Professor Adina-Eliza Croitoru’s opinion, the guest of the October edition of the CGR Meetings, climate fulfils a triple role: of resource (in terms of its renewable energy potential, the cultural…

Climate: from Resource to Threat to Regional Development

Climate: from Resource to Threat to Regional Development A new debate under the auspices of the Centre for Regional Geography will take place on 27 October 2021, at 12:00. The guest of this edition is Professor Adina-Eliza Croitoru, member of…

International Conference Creativity, Culture, Development, Timișoara, 11-12 November 2021

International Conference Creativity, Culture, Development, Timișoara, 11-12 November 2021 On 11 and 12 November 2021, the West University of Timișoara organizes the international conference on Creativity, Culture, Development, in hybrid format. The conference activities will include communication sessions, round tables…

Bridging Regional Responses to Marginalization and Disparities in a Globalized World, 9-10 August 2021, Cluj-Napoca, Romania

Bridging Regional Responses to Marginalization and Disparities in a Globalized World, 9-10 August 2021, Cluj-Napoca, Romania The Annual Conference of the International Geographical Union’s C20.32 Commission on Marginalization, Globalization, and Regional and Local Responses, organized in partnership with the Centre…

Analysis of the occurrence probability of water-related hazards. Case study: the upper basin of the Ilişua River and the flood-prone sections of the local administrative unit of Târlişua, Bistriţa-Năsăud County

E-BOOK Analiza probabilităţii de manifestare a hazardelor hidrice. Studiu de caz: bazinul superior al râului Ilişua şi secţiuni inundabile ale U.A.T. Târlişua, judeţul Bistriţa-Năsăud [Analysis of the occurrence probability of water-related hazards. Case study: the upper basin of the Ilişua…

Women, involved in structures representing urban voters in Romania

Women, involved in structures representing urban voters in Romania The role of women in the structures representing the Romanian voters is in line with the same upward trend that defines other states in Western Europe, voters in urban residential areas…

Working visit to creative spaces in Cluj-Napoca, 21-25 June, Cluj-Napoca, Romania

Working visit to creative spaces in Cluj-Napoca, 21-25 June, Cluj-Napoca, Romania A mobility of the CREATONVIL/17-AUF project partners from the Republic of Moldova took place at the Centre for Regional Geography between the 21st and the 25th of June 2021….

Creation of a spatial database of drone imagery and vector and 3D derivatives

Creation of a spatial database of drone imagery and vector and 3D derivatives Elaboration period: 27.05.2021 – 01.06.2023 Beneficiary: Mayoralty of Aiton (Cluj County) Project Manager: Lecturer Gheorghe-Gavrilă Hognogi, PhD Designed as an absolutely necessary service for any administrative-territorial unit,…

The Role of Women in the Romanian Electoral Process

The Role of Women in the Romanian Electoral Process The June edition of the CGR Meetings brings into discussion a topic from the political sphere, but connected to the territorial reality and to the categories of voters in Romania. Depending…

With a Socio-Political Issue from Cameroon at the CGR Meetings in Cluj-Napoca

With a Socio-Political Issue from Cameroon at the CGR Meetings in Cluj-Napoca The April edition of the CGR Meetings hosted a presentation delivered by Professor Sergiu Mişcoiu, from the Faculty of European Studies and Director of the Center for African…

About African Authoritarian Clientelism … at a New Edition of the CGR Meetings

About African Authoritarian Clientelism … at a New Edition of the CGR Meetings The guest speaker at the April edition of the CGR Meetings is Professor Sergiu Mişcoiu, from the Faculty of European Studies and Director of the Center for…

Sensory Maps in Urban Environment

Sensory Maps in Urban Environment The guest of the March edition of the CGR Meetings, architect Daniela Maier, gave a presentation on urban morphology and rhythms. More than 40 cities around the world were analysed from the perspective of their…

Morphology and Urban Rhythms

Morphology and Urban Rhythms The debates within the CGR Meetings, associated with the dynamics of some phenomena in the territory, continue with a presentation associated with this topic. The guest of the March edition is Daniela Maier, Architect, President of…

Awareness Reflections of the Built Heritage during the 17th Edition of the CGR Meetings

Awareness Reflections of the Built Heritage during the 17th Edition of the CGR Meetings Guest of the January 2021 edition of the CGR Meetings, architect Szabolcs István Guttmann launched a discussion associated with how urban historical monuments can be preserved…

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…

Variabilitate climatică și efecte induse asupra utilizării terenurilor în Câmpia Română (Sectorul Jiu-Olt) [Climate Variability and Its Effects on Land Use in the Romanian Plain (Jiu-Olt Sector)]

E-BOOK Variabilitate climatică și efecte induse asupra utilizării terenurilor în Câmpia Română (Sectorul Jiu-Olt) [Climate Variability and Its Effects on Land Use in the Romanian Plain (Jiu-Olt Sector)] Author: Cristina-Florina Roşca (Vîrtan) Publisher: Presa Universitară Clujeană Publication date: 2020 Description:…

Evaluarea potențialului turistic al Regiunii de Nord-Vest. Strategie de valorificare [Evaluation of the Tourism Potential of the North-West Region. Capitalisation Strategy]

Evaluarea potențialului turistic al Regiunii de Nord-Vest. Strategie de valorificare [Evaluation of the Tourism Potential of the North-West Region. Capitalisation Strategy] BOOK Coordinators: Pompei Cocean, Ana-Maria Pop Authors: Gheorghe-Gavrilă Hognogi, Adina-Eliza Croitoru, Magdalena Drăgan, Gabriela Munteanu, Marin Ilieş, Gheorghe Şerban,…

Practical Training in Territorial Planning Organised under the Aegis of the Centre for Regional Geography Rescheduled for 2022

Practical Training in Territorial Planning Organised under the Aegis of the Centre for Regional Geography Rescheduled for 2022 In order to maintain the safety of the university community, both students and institutional collaborators, but also to maintain the same quality…

New Research Directions in the Private Insurance Sector

New Research Directions in the Private Insurance Sector Starting from the testing of several research hypotheses on how the density of private health insurance in Europe is influenced, Associate Professor Codruța Mare, PhD, the guest of the CGR Meetings in…

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…

Model of good practice in tourism digitalization

Model of good practice in tourism digitalization The Transylvania Mountain Festival organizers’ interests have materialized in an ongoing project, implemented in partnership with the Faculty of Geography within Babeş-Bolyai University of Cluj-Napoca, to digitize the mountain activities in the Carpathian…

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…

Heterotopia and Heritage Preservation. The Heterotopic Tool as a Means of Heritage Assessment

Heterotopia and Heritage Preservation. The Heterotopic Tool as a Means of Heritage Assessment The Urban Book Series Author: Smaranda Spânu Publisher: Springer Publication date: 2020 Details: 483 p., 6 b/w illustrations Hardcover ISBN 978-3-030-18258-8, eBook ISBN 978-3-030-18259-5, Series ISSN 2365-757X…

Planificare teritorială: de la teorie la practică. Studii de caz din Ţara Maramureşului [Territorial Planning: from Theory to Practice. Case Studies from the Land of Maramureş]

E-BOOK Planificare teritorială: de la teorie la practică. Studii de caz din Ţara Maramureşului [Territorial Planning: from Theory to Practice. Case Studies from the Land of Maramureş] Coordinators: Gheorghe-Gavrilă Hognogi, Ana-Maria Pop, Lelia Papp, Ibolya Török, Alexandra-Camelia Potra, Simona Mălăescu,…

Paşi siguri în ArcGIS Desktop. ArcMap 10.x şi ArcGIS Pro 2.x [Reliable Steps in ArcGIS Desktop. ArcMap 10.x and ArcGIS Pro 2.x]

E-BOOK Paşi siguri în ArcGIS Desktop. ArcMap 10.x şi ArcGIS Pro 2.x [Reliable Steps in ArcGIS Desktop. ArcMap 10.x and ArcGIS Pro 2.x] Author: Gheorghe-Gavrilă Hognogi Publisher: Presa Universitară Clujeană Publication date: 2020 Description: 3 p., B5, 6 online tutorials,…

Examples of Good Practice in Urban Spaces or How a Living Lab Works

Examples of Good Practice in Urban Spaces or How a Living Lab Works Urban dynamics and the transformations that appear mainly in urban spaces arouse the interest of specialists from various fields of activity. Bogdana Neamţu, Associate Professor at Babeş-Bolyai…

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…

“Green” Lessons in the Pandemic

“Green” Lessons in the Pandemic The coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic has brought for each of us new moments of reflections, either related to the evolution of certain phenomena or areas and readjustment to the new contexts created or on how each…

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….

Reliable Steps in ArcGIS Desktop – Online Course

Reliable Steps in ArcGIS Desktop – Online Course On 28 May 2020, Lecturer Gheorghe-Gavrilă Hognogi, PhD, member of the Centre for Regional Geography, will hold a course on how to represent spatial dynamics using ArcMap 10.x and ArcGIS Pro 2.x….

IGU Commission C16.29. Marginalization, Globalization, and Regional and Local Responses Annual Conference, 8-13 August 2021, Cluj-Napoca, Romania

IGU Commission C16.29. Marginalization, Globalization, and Regional and Local Responses Annual Conference, 8-13 August 2021, Cluj-Napoca, Romania On 16 April 2020, the Steering Committee of the IGU’s Commission on Globalization, Marginalization, and Regional and Local Responses, in close consultation with…

Reliable Steps in ArcGIS Desktop – Online Course

Reliable Steps in ArcGIS Desktop – Online Course On the 15th and the 29th of April 2020, Lecturer Gheorghe-Gavrilă Hognogi, PhD, member of the Centre for Regional Geography, will hold two interactive seminars on the elaboration of maps for scientific…

2020 Regional Studies Association Annual Conference – Postponed to 2022

2020 Regional Studies Association Annual Conference – Postponed to 2022 On 13th March 2020, the Board of the Regional Studies Association, in close consultation with the local organising team, took the decision to reschedule the Annual Conference in Ljubljana, Slovenia, to…

Practical training in the Land of Maramureş, 15-19 April 2019

Practical training in the Land of Maramureş, 15-19 April 2019 The Centre for Regional Geography organizes a practical training in the Land of Maramureş aimed at the students of the Faculty of Geography at all academic levels and study lines,…

A New Master’s Programme at the Faculty of Geography: Spatial Analysis and Territorial Organization

A New Master’s Programme at the Faculty of Geography: Spatial Analysis and Territorial Organization OVERVIEW Spatial Analysis and Territorial Organization is a two-year, full-time research master’s programme in Geography, fully taught in English, which is addressed to all graduates of…

“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,…

Romania – a State without an Integrated Network of Cycling and Pedestrian Tourism Routes

Romania – a State without an Integrated Network of Cycling and Pedestrian Tourism Routes The guest of the February edition of the CGR Meetings was Radu Mititean, lawyer, Executive Director of “Napoca” Cycling Club and President of the Romanian Cyclists’…

The Faculty of Geography of Babeş-Bolyai University – the Host of an Academic Event Focused on Cartographic Heritage and Digital Librarianship

The Faculty of Geography of Babeş-Bolyai University – the Host of an Academic Event Focused on Cartographic Heritage and Digital Librarianship The Faculty of Geography of Babeş-Bolyai University organizes, together with the Commission on Cartographic Heritage into the Digital of…

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…