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 […]

CONF Research Conference: Mega-Events, Regional Development and Regeneration Regional Studies Association Research Network on Mega-Events Workshop Mega-Event Evaluation and Measuring Impacts. LMU, London, UK. 25.6.2012

Research Conference: Mega-Events, Regional Development and Regeneration Regional Studies Association Research Network on Mega-Events Workshop Mega-Event Evaluation and Measuring Impacts 25 June 2012 10 a.m. – 4.30 p.m. London Metropolitan University Graduate Centre, Holloway Road, London N7 8DB [nearest tube station: Holloway Road, Piccadilly line, or Highbury & Islington, Victoria line] Regional Studies Mega-Events Panel: […]

CONF SEM Beyond Social Exclusion: Emerging Logics of Expulsion. UCL, London, UK. 13.6.2012

Beyond Social Exclusion: Emerging Logics of Expulsion 13 June 2012, 4.30-6pm followed by drinks reception Anatomy G29 J Z Young LT, Medical Sciences and Anatomy, UCL, Gower Street, In the last two decades there has been a sharp growth in the numbers of people “expelled” from their homes, villages, life projects, and support systems; they […]

CONF Smart City Event 2012. Amsterdam, Netherlands. 27.06.2012.

From their homepage: Successful European Smart City projects present their approach and tell you about the most successful profit-making models! The Smart City Event 2012 is the largest conference within Europe where all the parties convene for 2 days to learn from the most progressive projects. The focus is on sharing knowledge to realise climate […]

SYMPOSIUM, CONF La démocratie directe à l’épreuve du temps/ On-going Experiments in Direct Democracy Symposium. Clermont-Ferrand, France. 1.6.2012.

La démocratie directe à l’épreuve du temps/ On-going Experiments in Direct Democracy Symposium : 1 juin 2012/June 1, 2012 Co-Organisé par/ Sponsored by : Centre d’Histoire : Espaces et Cultures (CHEC), Université Blaise Pascal Centre Michel de L’Hospital (CMH), Université d’Auvergne Lieu/ Location : Faculté de droit et de science politique/ School of Law and […]

CONF: Return to the Street. Goldsmiths, University of London. 27.-28.06.2012.

A two day conference exploring the shifting role of the street as discourse and real physical space in the context of contemporary culture and politics. Full conference programme available: http://fuggbug.tumblr.com/post/22657511568/returntothestreetprog Conference attendance is free of charge. Register at: http://returntothestreet.eventbrite.com/ Identity formation and public debate do not simply occur online or through new media technologies. As […]

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 http://www.history.ac.uk/events/london-underground 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 http://www.uni-hamburg.de/iaa/Tagung_2012_narrating_spaces_e.html 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 http://architecturalhistoryscad.wordpress.com/symposium-series/8th-savannah-symposium/ 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 […]

CONF City of Flows, The City in Transition – Creating and Interconnecting Spaces of Possibility. Potsdam, Germany. 12.-14.07.2012

http://www.stadt-der-stroeme.de The City in transition – creating and interconnecting spaces of possibility. International conference from the 12th to the 14th of July 2012, organised by the “City- Climate Potsdam” Innovation Institute at Fachhochschule Potsdam (University of Applied Science) in cooperation with Potsdam city council The future development of urban environments is the subject of controversial discussion and […]