Marie Sklodowska-Curie Fellow
PhD in Urban Planning, I’m now running a Marie Sklodowska-Curie research project at Iuav University of Venice in partnership with University of Toronto and TUDelft. At Iuav I’m based at the Department of Architecture and Arts, where she collaborates with the UNESCO Chair on Social and Spatial Inclusion of International Migrants. I teach courses in community planning and innovation in local governments at the Master Course U-Rise, Urban Regeneration and Social Innovation.
I’ m the CEO of EST/CO+, a University Spin-Off dedicated to urban regeneration and social innovation.
Among my publications: E. Ostanel, (In)visibilising Vulnerable Community Members: Processes of Urban Inclusion and Exclusion in Parkdale, Toronto, forthcoming in Space and Culture; E. Ostanel, Can social innovation transform local governments? The experience of Naples in Social movements and public policies in Southern European cities by Laura Fregolent and O. Nel·lo, Springer.