CfP, JOURNAL The Journal of Urbanism, Special Issue: DIY Urbanism, Deadline. 1.11.2012

_The Journal of Urbanism_ – Call for Papers Special Issue: DIY Urbanism Guest Editor, Donovan Finn, PhD, Stony Brook University A new attitude toward public space is emerging in cities across the globe. Though certainly not a new phenomenon, citizens are increasingly using urban space to advance political and social justice goals through protest, occupation, […]

CfP, CONF Space and Childhood in History. Sixth Biennial Conference of the Society for the History of Children and Youth (SHCY), University of Nottingham, UK. 25.-27.6.2013. Deadline: 31.10.2012

SPACE AND CHILDHOOD IN HISTORY Sixth Biennial Conference of the Society for the History of Children and Youth (SHCY) University of Nottingham 25-27 June, 2013 Deadline: 31 October, 2012 The Program Committee invites scholars to submit proposals for formal panels, roundtable discussions, and research-in-progress workshops on any aspect of the histories of children and youth, […]

CONF, CfP Sensing the City: Experience, Emotion and Exploration, c.1600-2013. York, UK. 4.-5.4.2013. Deadline: 28.9.2012

SENSING THE CITY: EXPERIENCE, EMOTION AND EXPLORATION, C.1600-2013 Urban History Group Conference University of York, UK 4-5 April, 2013 Deadline: 28 September, 2012 The urban sensescape is an underdeveloped aspect of Urban History. This conference explores the ways in which people have developed relationships with, and to, the urban environment from early modern times to […]

CfP, CONF Korea’s Place in the World: Now and Twenty Years Hence. British Association for Korean Studies (BAKS) University of London 17.11.2012 Deadline: 1.9.2012

KOREA’S PLACE IN THE WORLD: NOW AND TWENTY YEARS HENCE British Association for Korean Studies (BAKS) University of London 17 November, 2012 Deadline: 1 September, 2012 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 […]

CfP, CONF Rivers, Cities, Historical Interactions. LMU, Munich, Germany. 21.-23.2.2012. Deadline: 1.8.2012.

RIVERS, CITIES, HISTORICAL INTERACTIONS Conference at the Rachel Carson Center for Environment and Society (RCC), LMU Munich, Germany 21– 23 February 2013 Deadline: 1 August, 2012 Conveners: Martin Knoll (Darmstadt Technical University), Uwe Lübken (RCC), Dieter Schott (Darmstadt Technical University) What is the river’s place in urban history? The historical co-evolution of cities and rivers […]

CfP, CONF Sustainable Housing for the Urban Poor. Abuja, Nigeria. 20.-21.7.2013. Deadline: 17.8.2012.

SUSTAINABLE HOUSING FOR THE URBAN POOR International Network for Traditional Building, Architecture and Urbanism Sheraton Abuja Hotel Abuja, Nigeria July 20th-21st, 2013 Deadline: 17 August, 2012 There is tremendous pressure put on formal housing for the poor in cities, most especially in developing countries. This is mainly due to the great influx of people from rural areas […]

CfP Special Issue: “Architectural Theory Review” Architecture, Evidence and Evidentiality. Deadline: 17.9.2012.

Special Issue: Architecture, Evidence and Evidentiality _Architectural Theory Review _(to be published as Volume 18, Number 1, March 2013) Edited by William Taylor, Andrew Leach & Lee Stickells Deadline: 17 September, 2012 Conceptually, evidence differs from material, matter and content for its relationship with a problem. Evidence offers proof in support of a position, a […]

CfP: Going Underground: Travel Beneath the Metropolis 1863-2013. London, UK. 17.-18.1.2013. Deadline: 13.7.2012

Going Underground: Travel Beneath the Metropolis 1863-2013 A Conference to Mark the 150th Anniversary of the London Underground 17-18 January 2013 Deadline for abstracts: 13 July 2012 10 January 2013 will mark the 150th Anniversary of the public opening of the Metropolitan Railway in London. It was the world’s first urban rapid transport system […]

CfP: Narrating Spaces, Reading Urbanity. 6.-9.9.2012 Hamburg, Germany. Deadline: 31.05.2012

Call for Papers: Narrating Spaces, Reading Urbanity 06.09.2012-09.09.2012, Hamburg, Universität Hamburg Deadline: 31.05.2012 It is a truth almost universally acknowledged that a city does not consist of buildings and inhabitants alone, but also of representations: of the stories that are told about it, in literature and art as well as in everyday life – […]

CfP: The 8th Savannah Symposium: MODERNITIES ACROSS TIME AND SPACE. Savannah, USA. 7.-9.2.2013. Deadline: 15.7.2012

The 8th Savannah Symposium: MODERNITIES ACROSS TIME AND SPACE February 7-9, 2013 Keynote Speakers: Mark Jarzombek, MIT and Dell Upton, UCLA The art historian T. J. Clark spoke for many scholars when he declared that modernity marked a special historical transition when “the pursuit of a projected future – of goods, pleasures, freedoms, forms […]