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 […]

JOBS Call for a new Editor: Journal of Planning History. Deadline: 12.10.2012

CALL FOR NEW EDITOR: JOURNAL OF PLANNING HISTORY The Society for American City and Regional Planning History (SACRPH) is soliciting applications from qualified individuals or two-person teams to succeed Dean Christopher Silver as editor of the refereed Journal of Planning History. Prof. Silver, who has served admirably as the journal’s founding editor for more than […]

Conference, CfP Communication and the City: Voices, Spaces, Media. University of Leeds, UK. 14./15.6.2013

Communication and the City: Voices, Spaces, Media 14-15 June 2013 Urban Communication Foundation & Institute of Communications Studies, University of Leeds In association with ECREA Media and the City Temporary Working Group Conference website: The Communication and the City Conference is an international two-day event hosted by the Institute of Communications Studies at the University of […]

JOURNAL, CfA Articulo – Journal of Urban Research, Briefings section

Call for Briefings _Articulo – Journal of Urban Research_ ( seeks submissions for the inaugural volume of its Briefings section. _Articulo_ is a peer-reviewed online journal devoted to the exploration of urban issues through the lens of a wide range of social science approaches. The Journal embraces a multidisciplinary perspective on the transformation of social, […]

FUNDING 2013 Fulbright German Studies Seminar “Berlin: Where Cultures Meet and Challenges Abound”. Deadline: 15.10.2012

The Council for International Exchange of Scholars (CIES) is now accepting applications for the 2013 Fulbright German Studies Seminar The topic is “Berlin: Where Cultures Meet and Challenges Abound” and the application deadline is October 15, 2012. Eligible candidates are scholars and professionals from U.S. universities, colleges, and community colleges who hold a Ph.D., […]

JOBS Assistant Professor of Geography, September 1, 2013, University of Michigan-Dearborn, USA.

University of Michigan-Dearborn. Geography-Urban Specialist. The Department of Social Sciences at the University of Michigan-Dearborn is seeking candidates for a tenure track appointment as an Assistant Professor of Geography effective September 1, 2013. A Ph.D. in geography or a related field is required. Candidates must have a commitment to teaching talented and diverse undergraduates, expertise […]

Conference, CfP Within th Limits of Scarcity: Rethinking Space, City and Practices. University of Westminster, London. 27.2.-1.3.2013. Deadline: 1.11.2012

WITHIN THE LIMITS OF SCARCITY Rethinking Space, City and Practices 27th February – 1st March 2013 University of Westminster, London submissions of abstracts until 1st November 2012 to: Notification of acceptance: 21st of November 2012 Paper submission: 15th January 2013 CfP (pdf) Scarcity is often considered as a fundamental condition of human societies. On […]