Workshop on “Reshaping European cities? – Exploring policies, practices and everyday realities concerning ‛Airbnbification’”. 24th to 25th November 2017, University of Salzburg

Workshop on “Reshaping European cities? – Exploring policies, practices and everyday realities concerning ‛Airbnbification’”. 24th to 25th November 2017, University of Salzburg

27.09.2017

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Workshop on

 

Reshaping European cities? – Exploring policies,
practices and everyday realities concerning ‛Airbnbification’

 

in Salzburg from 24th to 25th November 2017
Organized by Angela Hof and Christian Smigiel, Department of Geography and Geology

 
 
 

Programme:

 

WORKSHOP PART ONE, focus topic: Cities, urban politics and housing rentals / Airbnb (Friday, November 24th 2017)

 
15:30 – 16:30
Registration and tea / coffee
 
16:30 – 16:45
Welcome and introduction
Angela Hof and Christian Smigiel
 
16:45 – 17:15
“Short-term rentals in private accommodation: impacts and administrative scope for action on the example of the City of Salzburg”
Kurzzeitvermietung in privaten Wohnobjekten: Auswirkungen und administrative Handlungsspielräume am Beispiel der Stadt Salzburg
Felix Holzmannhofer 1 (Keynote)
(1 City of Salzburg/Department for building regulation, A)
 
17:15 – 17:30
Discussion
Chair of discussion: tba
 
17:30 – 17:45
Urban policies against ‘airbnbfication’?
Comparing the regulation of short-term vacation rentals in European cities
Thomas Aguilera 2 , Francesa Artioli 3 and Claire Colomb 4 (short talk)
(2 Institut d’études politiques de Rennes, F, 3 Université Paris-Est Créteil, F, 4 University College London (UCL), UK)
 
17:45 – 18:00
Discussion
Chair of discussion: tba
 
18:00 – 18:15
The impact of short-term rentals on an emergent tourist city: the case of Thessaloniki
Philip Katsinas 5 (short talk)
(5 King’s College London, UK)
 
18:15 – 18:30
Discussion
Chair of discussion: tba
 
19:30
Dinner
 
 

WORKSHOP PART TWO, focus topic: Gentrification, neighbourhood change and housing rentals / Airbnb (Saturday, November 25th 2017)

 
09:00 – 09:30
Airbnb vs. Berlin – A data-driven approach to Airbnbfication
Jonas Parnow 6 (Keynote)
(6 Information designer and data visualist, Berlin, DE)
 
09:30 – 09:45
Discussion
Chair of discussion: tba
 
09:45 – 10:00
When Airbnb challenges gentrification theory: towards a typology of Airbnb hosts in Reykjavík
Anne-Cécile Mermet 7 (short talk)
(7 Universtity of Neuchâtel, CH)
 
10:00 – 10:15
Discussion
Chair of discussion: tba
 
10:15 – 10:30
Impacts of holiday rentals in Lisbon and Barcelona
Agustin Cocola-Gant 8 and Ana Gago 8 (short talk)
(8 University of Lisbon, PO)
 
10:30 – 10:45
Discussion
Chair of discussion: tba
 
10:45 – 11:15
Coffee/Tea
 
11:15 – 11:30
The «collaborationist» economy of holiday rentals and the housing class gap. Notes from the Balearic Islands
Marc Morell 9 (short talk)
(9 Universitat de les Illes Balears, E)
 
11:30 – 11:45
Discussion
Chair of discussion: tba
 
11:45 – 13:00
Lunch and group photo
 
 
WORKSHOP PART THREE, focus topic: Everyday urban realities – between commodification, microentrepreneurship and resistance (Saturday, November 25th 2017)
 
13:00 – 13:30 “Between Conflict and Conviviality: (Post-)Tourism in Berlin”
Johannes Novy1 (Keynote)
(1 Cardiff University, UK)
 
13:30 – 13:45 Discussion Chair of discussion: tba
 
13:45 – 14:00 The airification of cities – making sense of the impact of peer
to peer short term letting on urban functions and economy
S. Picascia10 , Antonello Romano 10 and M. Teobaldi10 (short
talk)
(10 Università di Siena, E)
 
14:00 – 14:15 Discussion Chair of discussion: tba
 
14:15 – 14:30 Hosting on Airbnb; Navigating and Renegotiating microentrepreneurship
in the Collaborative Economies
Mathilde Dissing Christensen 11 (short talk)
(11 Drexel University & Roskilde University, DK)
 
14:30 – 14:45 Discussion Chair of discussion: tba
 
14:45 – 15:15 Coffee/Tea
 
15:15 – 15:30 The boom of Holiday Rental in Pollença, Majorca: A case
study
Nora Müller 12 (short talk)
(12 Universität Tübingen, DE)
 
15:30 – 15:45 Discussion Chair of discussion: tba
 
15:45 – 16:00 Creating rent gaps within rental tenure. Airbnb-led rent shifts
in Palma Old Quarter
Ismael Yrigoy 13 (short talk)
(13 Uppsala University, SE)
 
16:00 – 16:15 Discussion Chair of discussion: tba
 
16:15 – 17:00 Coffee/Tea & Final discussion
 
 
Keynotes:
 
Fri, 24th November, 16:45 – 17:15
Short-term rentals in private accommodation: impacts and administrative scope for action
on the example of the City of Salzburg; Felix Holzmannhofer (City of Salzburg/Department for building regulation, Austria)
 
Sat, 25th November, 09:00 – 09:30
Airbnb vs. Berlin – A data-driven approach to Airbnbfication; Jonas Parnow (Information
designer and data visualist, Berlin, Germany)
 
Sat, 25th November, 13:00 – 13:30
Between Conflict and Conviviality: (Post-)Tourism in Berlin; Johannes Novy (Cardiff University, United Kingdom)
 
 

Venue:

University of Salzburg
Faculty of Natural Sciences
Hellbrunnerstrasse 34, 5020 Salzburg
Room: “Dekanatssitzungssaal” – on the first floor (1. OG)
 
 
Programme (PDF)