Montserrat Pareja-Eastaway

Ph.D. in Applied Economics, Vice-Chair of the European Network for Housing Research (ENHR), Coordinator of the Barcelona Chapter of the Research Group in Collaborative Spaces (RGCS), Director of the Master of Cultural Management at the University of Barcelona. Prof. Pareja-Eastaway works at the Department of Economics at the University of Barcelona. Her research focuses on the analysis of urban issues and, in particular, their impact on social, cultural and economic aspects. The multidisciplinary and comparative analyses are constant in her career along with her participation in professional projects in collaboration with public and private organizations, beyond academic research. She has numerous publications in national and international journals as well as books and chapters in edited volumes. She currently leads the competitive coordinated project CREASPACE (The three T’s of spaces of collaboration: Trajectory, Temporality, Territoriality) funded by the Spanish Ministry of Economics and Competitiveness, together with the University of the Basque Country. Besides she is the main researcher in the University of Barcelona partnership in two European projects, CICERONE (Creative Industries Cultural Economy Global Networks of Production) and SPOT (Social and innovative Platform On cultural Tourism and its potential towards deepening Europeanisation. Since 2013, she is the academic Director of the Barcelona week of the International Summer School on ‘Management of creativity in an innovation society’ that takes place in Montreal, Toronto and Barcelona organized by HEC- Montreal, Ryerson University and the University of Barcelona, currently in its 11th edition (June-July 2019). She is also the leader together with professor Giampaolo Nuvolati and Silvia Mugnano of the International Summer School ‘Attractive Cities: Successes and Conflicts’ organized by the University of Biccoca- Milano and the University of Barcelona, currently at its fifth edition (June 2019).