JOSEP VINCENT BOIRA

JOSEP VINCENT BOIRA

University of Valencia (Spain) - Department of “Geography”
Assistant Professor (with Spanish national accreditation - certification for full professor since summer 2013)

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ISTITUTIONAL ROLES

Evaluator of Spanish and Italian Journals of Geography, member of the advisory panel of the Catalan University Agency (AQU) and Spanish University Agency (ANECA).

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MAIN RESEARCH INTERESTS

Urban studies, cultural geography, historical geography, european infrastructures, ethics and geography, politics and geography

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ACADEMIC CAREER

PhD in Geography from the University of Valencia. He has studied in Italian universities (Parma, Macerata, and Vercelli) and he has been visiting professor at Miami University (Ohio, USA, 2008 and 2011). He is the author of books about the urban reality of the city of Valencia (“Valencia, the city", 2011, Ed.Tirant lo Blanch). He collaborates with the Valencian Association of Entrepreneurs (AVE) and the Chamber of Commerce of Valencia in different issues on economy and territory and he has also worked on the Mediterranean axis inside the TEN-T project (European Union). He has been awarded with some research awards such as the “Demetrio Ribes” Award of Engineering, Planning and Public Works of the Generalitat Valenciana (2005) and the Politic Essay Award “Ramon Trias Fargas” (2009) for an essay on economic and territorial relations between Catalonia and Valencia: " The Catalan-Valencian Commonwealth” He writes monthly in the newspaper “La Vanguardia” (Barcelona) on political and social topics.



Sponsoring Organizations:


Sapienza Università di Roma University of Helsinki Università di Torino Western Michigan University

EUGEO


With the support of:


ESA

Publisher:
Edizioni Nuova Cultura

 

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