WORKSHOP, URBAN ACTIVISM Crises regimes and emerging social movements in cities of Southern Europe. Athens. 7.-9.2.2013

An international workshop titled “Crisis regimes and emerging urban social movements in cities of Southern Europe” will take place in Athens from 7th to 9th February 2013. The workshop is organized by Encounter Athens, INURA Athens and the Public Policies and Government Institute of the Autonomous University of Barcelona. It is supported by the Department of Urban and Regional Planning of the National Technical University of Athens and it is funded by the Antipode Foundation.

The intention of the workshop is to provide an opportunity for exchanging experiences concerning the impacts of the current crisis in Greek, Italian, Portuguese and Spanish cities and explore alternatives for radical action.

ACADEMICS, CFP: Stadtkolloquium Urban PhD Workshop. UCL, London. 25.-26.3.2013. Deadline: 15.1.2013

*Stadtkolloquium* Interdisciplinary Urban PhD Research Group
4th Annual Workshop 2013 – 25 & 26th March
UCL, London

Call for papers

Stadtkolloquium, in conjunction with UCL’s Urban Laboratory, is pleased to announce its annual 2-day work shop for PhD research students in urban-related disciplines. The workshop will provide an open, informal and intimate space to collaborate and discuss progress amongst peers with regard to topical, theoretical, practical or methodological concerns. We therefore welcome contributions from students at all stages of the dissertation process.

*Stadtkolloquium* aims to create a supportive environment for urban researchers who to develop their work and meet PhD students from other departments and universities. The workshop is unique in that all participants agree to both present their work and support others in doing so in small group sessions. Organizers hope to generate lively round-table discussions on diverse urban questions across various academic disciplines including Geography, Architecture, History, Anthropology, Literature, Cultural Studies, Development Studies, Fine Arts, Environmental Studies, Gender Studies, Health Sciences, Planning, Engineering and beyond.

CfP CONF Within the Limits of Scarcity: Rethinking Space, City and Practices. University of Westminster, London, 27.2.–1.3.2013

Within the Limits of Scarcity: Rethinking Space, City and Practices 27th February – 1st March 2013 University of Westminster, London http://www.scibe.eu/wp-content/uploads/2012/09/cfp_phdconference_scibe.pdf Keynote Speakers: Pier Vittorio Aureli, Architectural Association / Berlage Institute Camillo Boano, The Bartlett – DPU UCL Ole Bouman, Nederlands Architectuurinstituut Erik Swyngedouw, University of Manchester Scarcity is often considered as a fundamental condition […]

CONF ACUMEN: Assembly for Comparative Urbanisation and the Material Environment Digital methodologies for social research on processes of urban landscape development, Leeds, UK, 12.-13.12.2012.

ACUMEN: Assembly for Comparative Urbanisation and the Material Environment Digital methodologies for social research on processes of urban landscape development Leeds, UK, December 12-13, 2012. The deadline for application forms is Friday the 2nd of November. Registration for ACUMEN costs 25GBP Link: http://www.geog.leeds.ac.uk/research/events/conferences/acumen-assembly-for-comparative-urbanisation-and-the-material-environment/ The number of participants is limited, but we do still actively encourage […]

SYMP The Making of Modern Ankar: Space, Poitics, Representation, University of Westminster, UK 23.11.2012 2-7pm

An international symposium organised by the Department of Architecture at the University of Westminster in  conjunction with SOAS Seminars on Turkey The making of modern Ankara is a momentous yet oft-neglected episode in twentieth-century history. The transformation of this ancient Anatolian town into the capital of the Turkish Republic captured the world’s attention during the […]

CfP CONF (Re)constructing communities in Europe, 1918-1968. A venture into the discursive practices of community building Radboud University Nijmegen / Utrecht University – Soeterbeeck Study Center, 18.-20.12.2013. Deadline: 1.3.2012

Call for Papers International Conference (Re)constructing communities in Europe, 1918-1968. A venture into the discursive practices of community building Radboud University Nijmegen / Utrecht University – Soeterbeeck Study Center 18-20 December 2013 Theme Conceptions of community were at the heart of inter- and post-war discourses of (re)construction, both in communist Eastern Europe and the democratic […]

CONF International Conference of the Italian Association of Urban History – Waterfronts Revisited. The Transformation of the Port Cities and the UNESCO Recommendation on the Historic Urban Landscape. Rome, Italy. 9.11.2012

International Conference of the Italian Association of Urban History – AISU Waterfronts Revisited. The Transformation of the Port Cities and the UNESCO Recommendation on the Historic Urban Landscape November 9, 2012 CNR – National Research Council of Italy Piazzale Aldo Moro 7 – Rome Aula Marconi Organized by the CNR – Institute for the Conservation and […]

PUB PNUK Discussion “Manifesto for Planning and Land Reform” in the UK

From Andy Inch: Hi all, Bob Colenutt, Michael Edwards, Tim Marshall and I, with important contributions from other PNUK members at various stages, have been working for some time to put together a ‘manifesto for planning and land reform’. We now have a draft completed which we hope will generate some debate and discussion about […]

CONF CfP “Colonial and Postcolonial Urban Planning in Africa” Lisbon, Portugal. 5.-6.9.2013. Deadline: 15.1.2013

International Planning History Society (IPHS) & Institute of Geography and Spatial Planning, University of Lisbon, Portugal “COLONIAL AND POSTCOLONIAL URBAN PLANNING IN AFRICA” Lisbon, Portugal 5-6 September 2013 The Conference – Colonial and Postcolonial Urban Planning in Africa – aims to re-examine the history of colonial urban planning in Africa and its legacies in the […]

PhD 6 graduate, 2 postdoc, 3 visiting fellowships at TU Darmstadt, Germany from 2013. Deadlines: 7.12.2012

The interdisciplinary graduate program “Topology of Technology” at the TU Darmstadt, one of Germany’s leading Universities of Technology (near Frankfurt), announces up to six doctoral fellowships, starting April 1, 2013, and running for a maximum of 3 years. Furthermore the graduate program announces one postdoc fellowship (2 years) and three visiting fellowships (for a three-month […]