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Elina Alatalo

Tampereen yliopisto
Sähköpostiosoiteelina.alatalo [at] tuni.fi

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Elina Alatalo is an architect and doctoral researcher in Environmental Policy of Tampere University, Finland. Her recent research has concentrated on new forms of urban activism, getting vacant spaces back into use and developing sustainable urban neighbourhoods. She is specialized in creating experiments with citizens such as building a community sauna or facilitating network of self-organized coworking places. Currently she teaches in and coordinates Climate University in Tampere that offers multidisciplinary courses on sustainability. She is an active member of COST Action called Writing Urban Places that looks into the possibilities of narrative and other creative methods for urban research. She is also a co-founder of Insurgent Spatial Practices -collective that explores the valuable knowledge that alternative cultures develop.