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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

CONF, CfP British Association of American Studies(BAAS) Conference “Head West”. University of Exeter, UK. 18.-21.4.2013. Deadline: 1.11.2012

“Head West” British Association for American Studies 58th Annual Conference A 4-day conference to be held at the University of Exeter, 18-21 April 2013 We are delighted to announce that three plenary speakers have already been confirmed: Paul Gilroy, Anthony Giddens Professor of Social Theory at the London School of Economics Dolores Hayden, Professor of […]

CONF, CfP British Association for American Studies 58th Annual Conference. Panel on ‘Cultures of the American Suburbs’. Deadline: 15.10.2012

CALL FOR CONTRIBUTIONS In 2013, the University of Exeter will be hosting the British Association of American Studies(BAAS) Conference from 18-21 April. Professor Dolores Hayden, author of _Building Suburbia: A Field Guide to Sprawl_ will be the keynote speaker, and the Cultures of the Suburbs Network will be hosting a panel on ‘Cultures of the […]

CONF, CfP Sixth Biennial Conference of the Society for the History of Children and Youth – “Space and Childhood in History”. University of Nottingham, UK. 25.-27.6.2012. Deadline: 31.10.2012

Call for Papers, Society for the History of Children and Youth, June 25-27, 2013 Conference Theme: “Space and Childhood in History” The Sixth Biennial Conference of the Society for the History of Children and Youth will be held June 25-27, 2013,  at the University of Nottingham in Great Britain. The Program Committee invites scholars to submit proposals […]

CONF, CfP “The Transformation of Urban Britain since 1945”. University of Leicester, UK. 9./10.7.2013. Deadline: 1.2.2013

Call for Papers The Transformation of Urban Britain since 1945 A conference organised by the Centre for Urban History, University of Leicester, 9-10 July 2013 Plenary Speakers: John Gold (Oxford Brookes); Frank Mort (Manchester); Guy Ortolano (New York University); Selina Todd (St Hildas, Oxford) During the second half of the twentieth century the towns and […]

CONF, CfP “Grassroots in the City: Urban Movements and Activism in Central and Eastern Europe”. Södertörn University, Stockholm, Sweden. 24./25.05.2013. Deadline: 1.12.2012

Call for Papers (pdf) International conference on Grassroots in the City: Urban Movements and Activism in Central and Eastern Europe Conference venue: Södertörn University, southern Stockholm, Sweden Dates: 24-25 May 2013 The conference seeks to gather researchers working in the field of social movements and civic activism in the urban environment of Central and Eastern […]