Elena Ostanel
Marie Sklodowska-Curie Fellow 

PhD in Urban Planning, I’m currently Marie Sklodowska-Curie Fellow based at Iuav of Venice, University of Toronto and TUDelft. Based at the UNESCO Chair on Social and Spatial Inclusion of International Migrants , I coordinate the Master Course U-Rise, Urban Regeneration and Social Innovation. Visiting Professor at VIU-Venice International University where I teach the course City and Immigration. Among my recent publication: with G. Marconi (eds), The Intercultural City: migration, minorities and the management of diversity, IB Tauris, 2015. I’ the CEO of EST/CO+, a University Spin-Off dedicated to urban regeneration and social innovation.

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Education

2012: PhD in Regional Planning and Public Policy, University Iuav of Venice

2008: Master’s Degree in International Cooperation and Development, University of Bologna

2005: Bachelor’s Degree in International Relations and Human Rights, University of Padua

Teaching

Since 2015: Professor. URISE Master- Urban Regeneration and Social Innovation, University Iuav of Venice

2013-2017: Teaching staff member. Master in Intercultural Studies, University of Padua

2015-2017: Visiting Professor. “City and Immigration” and “Globalization, Ethics Welfare and Human Rights. City, Difference and Immigration” courses, VIU-Venice International University

Fellowships

2018: Visiting Fellow. Deprivedhood ERC Project, TUDelft, The Netherlands

2017: Marie Curie Fellow. Neighbourhood Change Research Parttnership, University of Toronto, Canada

2014: Marie Curie Fellow. Instituto de Investigaciones Dr. José María Luis Mora, Mexico City, Mexico

2011-2012: Research Fellow. Oecumene Project. Citizenship After Orientalism, The Open University, Milton Keynes, UK

2011: Visiting Researcher. Centre for the Sociology of Innovation, Mines Paris Tech, Paris, France

2009: Visiting Researcher. University of Witwatersrand, African Centre for Migration and Society (ACMS), Johannesburg, South Africa

Research Experiences

Since 2008: Research Fellow. SSIIM Unesco Chair- Social and Spatial Inclusion of International Migrants. Policies and Practices, University Iuav of Venice

2012-2014: Research Fellow. Small-size cities and social cohesion: policies and practices for the social and spatial inclusion of international migrants, Italian Ministry of University and Scientific Research, University Iuav of Venice

2011-2012: Research Fellow. Mediare.com. Percorsi di comunità attraverso la mediazione”, EIF-European Integration Fund, Municipality of Venice, University Iuav of Venice

2008-2010: Research Assistant. Beyond Via Anelli, towards another residential strategy for migrants in the city of Padua, Municipality of Padua, University of Padua

Affiliation

Member of SSIIM Unesco Chair research group See website

Member of AESOP Public Space and Urban Cultures Research Group See website

Member of the National Group on Urban Policies Urban@IT  See website

Member of the Board of Directors. Tracce Urbane. Italian Journal of Urban Studies See website

Member of RE-LAB Research Group See website

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