Shrinkage? What Shrinkage? Alternative futures for challeged ruralities

Activity: Talk or presentationPublic lecture/debate/seminarAcademic


Marlies Meijer, assistant professor in rural governance and planning at Wageningen University presented his research that includes community-led and informal planning, government-community relations, spatial planning and rural governance. The presentation “Approaching shrinkage – alternative futures for challenged ruralities?”, was followed by a discussion with Albin Algotsson, Linköping University, main discussant.
Period29 Nov 2022
Held atTeam Nordic Shrinkage, Sweden
Degree of RecognitionInternational


  • shrinkage
  • rural areas
  • periphery
  • local governance
  • social innovation