PANEL SEARCH: GRASSROOTS ACTIVISM AND THE INNER CITY, Urban History Association (UHA) New York 26.-28.10.12. Deadline: 17.02.12

GRASSROOTS ACTIVISM AND THE INNER CITY Urban History Association (UHA) New York City, NY 26-28 October, 2012 http://uha.udayton.edu/conf.html Deadline: 20 February, 2012 I am looking to form a panel for the Urban History Association Conference in October on the history of how grassroots activism changed in the inner city in the 1980s. Broadly speaking, the […]

PANEL SEARCH: CITY POLITICS, INTEREST GROUPS AND THE FEDERAL GOVERNMENT, Urban History Association (UHA) New York 26.-28.10.12. Deadline: 17.02.12

CITY POLITICS, INTEREST GROUPS AND THE FEDERAL GOVERNMENT Urban History Association (UHA) New York City, NY 26-28 October, 2012 http://uha.udayton.edu/conf.html Deadline: 17 February, 2012 I am seeking contributors to a panel on urban politics in the twentieth century. My paper will examine how business groups came to represent the public interest in twentieth century Los […]

PANEL, CfP: CITY PLANNING EXHIBITS 26.-28.10.12 New York, USA. Deadline: 24.02.12

CITY PLANNING EXHIBITS Urban History Association (UHA) New York City, NY 26-28 October, 2012 http://uha.udayton.edu/conf.html Deadline: Friday, February 24 We are hoping to complete a panel on “City Planning Exhibits” for the Urban History Association conference in October. Generally, we are interested in the ways in which urban reformers and planners have conceived of the […]

Call for Articles: Special Issue of Iranian Studies Journal: Revisiting the Historiography: New Approaches to the Study of Persian Architecture, Deadline: 30.03.12

Special Issue of Iranian Studies Journal Revisiting the Historiography: New Approaches to the Study of Persian Architecture www.tandf.co.uk/journals/titles/00210862.asp Guest-editor: Dr. Mohammad Gharipour Deadline: March 30, 2012 Initiated in the nineteenth century, the study of Persian architecture was advanced by such twentieth-century archeologists and Iranologists as Arthur Upham Pope, Ernst Herzfeld, Andre Godard, Roman Ghirshman, and […]

CfP for Journal of Urbanism THE FUTURE OF SINGLE-FAMILY DETACHED HOUSING; Deadline: 1 June 2012

THE FUTURE OF SINGLE-FAMILY DETACHED HOUSING Journal of Urbanism http://www.tandf.co.uk/journals/rjou Deadline: 1 June, 2012 What is the role of single-family detached housing in sustainable cities? Many are now predicting that single-family housing, especially at the periphery of major cities, is destined to become the future slum. But should we give up on single-family housing as […]

CfP: Rethinking Urban Inclusion: Spaces, Mobilisations, Interventions Coimbra Portugal 28.-30.06.12, Deadline: 04.02.12

Call for Papers (submission deadline 4 February 2012) Rethinking Urban Inclusion: Spaces, Mobilisations, Interventions to be held in Coimbra, Portugal, 28-30 June 2012 Conference held under the initiative “Cities Are Us” With almost half the world’s population living in cities, questioning the urban dimension of social inclusion and exclusion is imperative. Urban inclusion is increasingly […]

CfP: Emerging Boundaries of Praxis – 9th AHRA Research Student Conference 19.-20.05.12 Aberdeen

Emerging Boundaries of Praxis 9th AHRA Research Student Conference. 19-20 May 2012. Aberdeen Scott Sutherland School of Architecture, Robert Gordon University With IDEAS Research Institute; Environment for People Call for papers New Urban Conditions are transforming the way we perceive urban issues and recognize new research strands. Shifting socio-economic and political conditions and the urban […]

STUDY PROGRAM: Urban Studies MSc at University College London

http://www.ucl.ac.uk/urbanstudies Cities are now a critical focus for research, policy-making and public debate. More than half the global population now lives in cities and according to the United Nations this number is set to rise to three-quarters by the year 2050. The scale and complexity of these developments necessitate the development of innovative and interdisciplinary […]

CONFERENCE: Nationalism and the City 10.-11.02.12, University of Cambridge

Nationalism and the City Friday 10 February – Saturday 11 February 2012 Location: CRASSH, 7 West Road, University of Cambridge This conference is about the possibilities and interdictions of cities, the formation of political horizons, and the dynamics of identity. The object is to address an intersection: to consider histories and trajectories of nationalism as […]