Maria Frolich Kulik
  • Event • Symposium and Workshop August 31, 2023
    August 31, 2023 – September 2, 2023

    Urban-Rural Assembly Symposium & “Raumbild” Planning Workshops in Huangyan 

  • Urban-Rural Assembly (URA)

    Managing inclusive transformation-to-sustainability processes at the urban-rural interface of the Huangyan-Taizhou region in China.

    The Sino-German project 'Urban-Rural Assembly (URA)' focuses on the urbanising region of Huangyan-Taizhou in Zhejiang Province in China as a unique research and development environment aiming to: 1) build an inter-disciplinary and multi-scalar understanding of trans-local interdependencies and metabolisms at the urban-rural interface; 2) develop and implement community-driven pilot interventions enhancing resource efficiency and reinforcing regional circular economies; and 3) develop and demonstrate new multi-level, multi-actor governance tools that enable local municipalities to manage urban-rural linkages towards a progressive urban-regional model that builds on socio-ecologically inclusive and cooperative development approaches.

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  • News March 21, 2023
    March 21, 2023

    Job Opportunity: Research Assistant (d/m/f) for URA Project 

    Are you interested in collaborating on a research project concerning urban-rural linkages in China?

    Apply Now!

  • News February 7, 2023
    February 7, 2023

    URA Periodical Issue #2: Dialogues Published 

    We are very happy to announce that the URA Periodical Issue #2: Dialogues has been published! 

    This issue addresses the notion of “dialogues” by including research articles written collaboratively by Sino-German teams, graphic contributions incorporating voices from various geographical contexts, and puts emphasis on our interviews with experts in China and Germany, Sino-German Advisory Board members, and contacts from the field.