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 […]

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, […]

PANEL SEARCH European Society for Environmental History Conference 20.-24.8.2013. Munich, Germany. Deadline: End August 2012

European Society for Environmental History (ESEH) Conference 20-24 August 2013 Munich, Germany http://www.eseh2013.org/ For the ESEH conference in Munich, August 2013, we are organizing a session on rediscovering and re-surfacing urban waters.

PANEL SEARCH Association of American Geographers Annual Meeting Los Angeles 9.-13.4.2013 Session Title: Moving to Berlin – A Growing Laboratory of Urban Thought and Research. Deadline: 1.9.2012

Association of American Geographers (AAG) Annual Meeting 2013 Los Angeles April 9-13th. Session Title: Moving to Berlin – A Growing Laboratory of Urban Thought and Research Organizers: Sandra Jasper, UCL Urban Laboratory; Department of Geography, University College London (UCL) Sam Merrill, Department of Geography, University College London (UCL); Centre of Metropolitan Studies, TU Berlin Julia […]

PANEL SEARCH “The Violence of Pluralism: Urban Transformations and New Political Subjectivities in the Rebellious Mediterranean.” Mersin, Turkey 20.-23.3.2013. Deadline 15.9.12

As part of the annual Mediterranean Meeting to be held in Mersin, Turkey (March 20-23, 2013) we are coordinating a workshop on the links between violence, pluralism, urbanism and the 2011 uprisings in the Middle East, North Africa and Southern Europe. The title of the workshop (no. 11) is: “The Violence of Pluralism: Urban Transformations […]

PANEL SEARCH “The Violence of Pluralism: Urban Transformations and New Political Subjectivities in the Rebellious Mediterranean.” Mersin, Turkey 20.-23.3.2013, Deadline: 15.9.2012

As part of the annual Mediterranean Meeting to be held in Mersin, Turkey (March 20-23, 2013) we are coordinating a workshop on the links between violence, pluralism, urbanism and the 2011 uprisings in the Middle East, North Africa and Southern Europe. The title of the workshop (no. 11) is: “The Violence of Pluralism: Urban Transformations […]

FUNDING PhD-scholarship “GIStorical Antwerp”

The University of Antwerp Centre for Urban History (Belgium), is looking for a historian, geographer or GIS-expert for a four-year PHD-scholarship (2012-2016) in the context of a new research project: GIStorical Antwerp: a micro-level data tool for the study of past urban societies, test-case: Antwerp GIStorical Antwerp is a challenging research project funded by the […]

STUDY PROG MA “Social Design – Arts as Urban Innovation”, University of Applied Arts Vienna (Angewandte), Konservatorium Wien Privatuniversit√§t (KONS), Vienna, Austria.

“Social Design -Arts as Urban Innovation” is a new master programme at the University of Applied Arts Vienna (Angewandte) and the Konservatorium Wien Privatuniversit√§t (KONS). Urban Environment Today, more than half of the world population lives in cities, and according to UN reports another 200,000 people arrive each day. In the next 20 years, cities […]

CONF UCL Urban Laboratory Cities Methodologies 2012. London, UK. 4.-7.7.2012

UCL URBAN LABORATORY CITIES METHODOLOGIES 2012 UCL Slade Research Centre Woburn Square, London 4-7 July, 2012 http://www.ucl.ac.uk/urbanlab/en2/index.php?page=3.0.0 Inaugurated in 2009, Cities Methodologies is an initiative to showcase innovative methods of urban research from across UCL and the wider urban research community. Through peer-reviewed exhibits and events, it draws together undergraduate, masters, and doctoral research, alongside […]

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, […]