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: http://www.pvac.leeds.ac.uk/communicationandthecity/ 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_ (http://articulo.revues.org/) 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 http://www.cies.org/gss/. 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 www.scibe.eu 27th February – 1st March 2013 University of Westminster, London submissions of abstracts until 1st November 2012 to: scibephdconference@gmail.com 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 […]

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 […]

ONLINE, MEDIA Comments on the Olympics in London and their impact on communities

Vice Magazine’s ‘Guide to the Olympics,’ a 30-minute documentary (in four parts, starting here: http://www.vice.com/rule-britannia/the-vice-guide-to-the-olympics-part-1 ), offers, among other more sensationalist bits, interviews with residents of Carpenter’s Estate in the Borough of Newham, living on the ‘doorstep’ of the Games. The documentary also features author Iain Sinclair ( http://www.iainsinclair.org.uk/tag/2012-olympics/ ), who argues that the Olympics […]

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, […]