New Metropolitan Perspectives – 5th International Symposium
25-27 May 2022, Reggio Calabria, Italy

It will include the II Edition of Rhegion United Nations 2030:

II Edition Rhegion United Nations 2030: Towards a new space’s ORMA, Opportunity and Risks of new Modalities of Anthropization between sustainability, innovation and fragility for the territory 
It will be in mixed mode, i.e. in presence and virtually.

The reference to Rhegion, the ancient Greek name of Reggio Calabria, intends to highlight the importance of history and memory for the present and to propose scenarios for a sustainable future linked to cultural, material and intangible heritage. Considering, moreover, that we are in the Region of Bernardino Telesio, author of De rerum natura iuxta propria principia, mentor of Tommaso Campanella, coming from Stilo (RC), who wrote The city of the sun.

All Sessions have the digital transition as a common element.

After having addressed the 17 objectives proposed by the United Nations in a multidisciplinary way in the I Edition, the focus of the II edition is on 4 areas:

  1. Scenarios of territories between cities and villages for the ecological transition
    Chair: Sandro Fabbro – University of Udine, Francesca Silvia Rota – CNR IRCrES
  2. The ecological transition into the existing: challenges for the ancient and modern heritage
    Chair: Paolo Salonia – ISPC CNR & ICOMOS, Stefano Aragona – University Mediterranea of Reggio Calabria
  3. Energy Municipalities, Territory, Re-forestation, Water in the ecological transition: participation and monitoring
    Chair: Stefano Aragona – University Mediterranea of Reggio Calabria, Francesca Assennato – ISPRA
  4. Small local steps essential for the ecological transition
    Chair: Gabriella Pultrone – University Mediterranea of Reggio Calabria, Fabiola Fratini – University La Sapienza of Rome

Work in progress Program II Edition Rhegion UPDATE 2022.04.12

The Call for Papers is OPEN!
Deadline: 30 December 2021

Information for submitting the paper

The II Edition of Rhegion is a Focus Event of the New Metropolitan Perspectives 2022, and the paper will be published – after a double-blind check – by Springer

Paper submission deadline extended to December 30th, 2021
February 6th, 2022 Notification to authors
February 17th, 2022 Author Registration deadline
May 25th-27th, 2022 Symposium

Guideline for paper submission:













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