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.

WORKSHOP 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 12th and 13th of December 2012, Leeds, UK ACUMEN will be hosted by the Centre for Spatial Analysis and Policy (CSAP), School of Geography, University of Leeds. It is funded by Digital Social Research Community …

PANEL SEARCH European Society for Environmental History Conference 20.-24.8.2013. Munich, Germany. Deadline: End August 2012

European Society for Environmental History (ESEH) Conference 20-24 August 2013 Munich, Germany For the ESEH conference in Munich, August 2013, we are organizing a session on rediscovering and re-surfacing urban waters.

PANEL SEARCH “The Violence of Pluralism: Urban Transformations and New Political Subjectivities in the Rebellious Mediterranean.” Mersin, Turkey 20.-23.3.2013. Deadline 15.9.12

As part of the annual Mediterranean Meeting to be held in Mersin, Turkey (March 20-23, 2013) we are coordinating a workshop on the links between violence, pluralism, urbanism and the 2011 uprisings in the Middle East, North Africa and Southern Europe. The title of the workshop (no. 11) is: “The Violence of Pluralism: Urban Transformations …

WORKSHOP The Creativity of Property: An Interdisciplinary Workshop on the Reinvention of Ownership. UCL, London, UK. 26.6.2012

The Creativity of Property: An Interdisciplinary Workshop on the Reinvention of Ownership One-day workshop on the 26th of June at UCL Aleksi Knuutila, UCL Anthropology ( David Jeevendrampillai, UCL Anthropology ( Gabrielle Ackroyd, UCL Anthropology ( The workshop invites contributions on the topic of property and ownership in moments of change, i.e. the way concepts, …

WS SEM: summerLab 2012, The Bartlett Development Planning Unit. Bucharest | Fuzzy Urbanisms, Zurich | Liminal Contours, Rome | Occupation City. First deadline: 11.06.2012

summerLab 2012 The Development Planning Unit, UCL is proud to announce the launch of its summerLab 2012 series coordinated by Dr. Camillo Boano, William Hunter, Anna Schulenburg and Giorgio Talocci. The workshop dates are: Bucharest | Fuzzy Urbanisms  23 – 28 July Zurich | Liminal Contours 6 – 11 August Rome | Occupation City 10 …

WORKSHOP Mapping Spatial Relations, their Perceptions and Dynamics: the City Today and in the Past. Erfurt, Germany. 18.05.12

Lehr- und Forschungsbereich “Geschichte und Kulturen der Räume in der Neuzeit”, Philosophische Fakultät, Universität Erfurt 18.05.2012, Erfurt, IBZ – Internationales Begegnungszentrum der Universität Erfurt, Michaelisstraße 38, 99084 Erfurt Cities have been producing their own maps, e.g. for purposes of representation, control or orientation, right from the beginning of the 15th century, if not before. The …

CfP Korea’s Place in the World: Now and Twenty Years Hence, Workshop. London. Deadline: 01.09.12

Korea’s Place in the World: Now and Twenty Years Hence CALL FOR PAPERS BRITISH ASSOCIATION FOR KOREAN STUDIES What is the future for the Korean peninsula, north and south, in the world of 2032? What are some major drivers of change that will create the Korea of 2032? What are possible scenarios for urbanisation and …

CfP Embodying Urban Asia Workshop, Singapore. 29.-30.11.12 Deadline: 23.07.12

EMBODYING URBAN ASIA Workshop at the National University of Singapore 29 to 30 November 2012 Deadline: 23 July 2012 Asian cities have attracted significant scholarly attention in recent years. Existing academic literature includes examination of the spatial effects of transforming economies, such as infrastructural challenges, projects of gentrification and new forms of social deprivation …