PANEL, CfP: CITY PLANNING EXHIBITS 26.-28.10.12 New York, USA. Deadline: 24.02.12

CITY PLANNING EXHIBITS Urban History Association (UHA) New York City, NY 26-28 October, 2012 http://uha.udayton.edu/conf.html Deadline: Friday, February 24 We are hoping to complete a panel on “City Planning Exhibits” for the Urban History Association conference in October. Generally, we are interested in the ways in which urban reformers and planners have conceived of the […]

CfP for Journal of Urbanism THE FUTURE OF SINGLE-FAMILY DETACHED HOUSING; Deadline: 1 June 2012

THE FUTURE OF SINGLE-FAMILY DETACHED HOUSING Journal of Urbanism http://www.tandf.co.uk/journals/rjou Deadline: 1 June, 2012 What is the role of single-family detached housing in sustainable cities? Many are now predicting that single-family housing, especially at the periphery of major cities, is destined to become the future slum. But should we give up on single-family housing as […]

CfP: Rethinking Urban Inclusion: Spaces, Mobilisations, Interventions Coimbra Portugal 28.-30.06.12, Deadline: 04.02.12

Call for Papers (submission deadline 4 February 2012) Rethinking Urban Inclusion: Spaces, Mobilisations, Interventions to be held in Coimbra, Portugal, 28-30 June 2012 Conference held under the initiative “Cities Are Us” With almost half the world’s population living in cities, questioning the urban dimension of social inclusion and exclusion is imperative. Urban inclusion is increasingly […]

CfP: Emerging Boundaries of Praxis – 9th AHRA Research Student Conference 19.-20.05.12 Aberdeen

Emerging Boundaries of Praxis 9th AHRA Research Student Conference. 19-20 May 2012. Aberdeen Scott Sutherland School of Architecture, Robert Gordon University With IDEAS Research Institute; Environment for People Call for papers New Urban Conditions are transforming the way we perceive urban issues and recognize new research strands. Shifting socio-economic and political conditions and the urban […]

PANELSEARCH: Reimagining the City: Postwar International Expertise and the Built Environment New York, 26-28.10.12

REIMAGINING THE CITY: POSTWAR INTERNATIONAL EXPERTISE AND THE BUILT ENVIRONMENT Urban History Association (UHA) New York City, NY 26-28 October, 2012 http://uha.udayton.edu/conf.html Deadline: 17 February, 2012 This panel seeks a contributor to complement three graduate students presenting papers on city planning and architecture in postwar cities in the U.S., Latin America, and Europe/Soviet Union, respectively. […]

Conf & CfP: QUESTIONING URBAN MODERNITY 18.05.12, University of Amsterdam CfP Deadline: 10.02.12

QUESTIONING URBAN MODERNITY May 18, 2012, University of Amsterdam Deadline: 10 February, 2012 http://www.nica-institute.com/questioning-urban-modernity/ Keynote Speaker: Prof. Jennifer Robinson (Department of Geography, University College London) It is widely accepted that our understanding of contemporary city life is based primarily on the tradition of western conceptualizations of modernity, dating back to the turn of the twentieth […]

CfP, Conference: THE COSMOPOLITAN METROPOLIS Sixth Biennial Urban History Association (UHA) Conference New York City 26.-28.10.12 CfP Deadline: 15.03.12

THE COSMOPOLITAN METROPOLIS Sixth Biennial Urban History Association (UHA) Conference New York City October 26-28, 2012 http://uha.udayton.edu/conf.html Call for papers: The Program Committee seeks submissions for panels, roundtable discussions, and individual papers on all aspects of urban, suburban, and metropolitan history for the Sixth Biennial Urban History Conference in New York City on October 26-28, […]

CfP: MID-SIZE CITY. THE DUAL NATURE OF URBAN IMAGERY IN EUROPE DURING THE LONG 20TH CENTURY. Deadline: 31.01.12

CALL FOR PAPERS Colloquium, Ghent University Urban Studies Team (GUST) 19-21 April 2012 http://www.gust.ugent.be/news MID-SIZE CITY. THE DUAL NATURE OF URBAN IMAGERY IN EUROPE DURING THE LONG 20TH CENTURY Urban life and the imageries surrounding it come in many shades and colors. The full spectrum however is little explored. Discussions in urban studies over the […]

CfP: Walking in the City: Quotidian Mobility and Ethnographic Method, Deadline: 01. April 2012

Edited by Timothy Shortell, Ph.D., and Evrick Brown, Ph.D. Department of Sociology, Brooklyn College CUNY Deadline: 1 April, 2012 Local politicians, protesters, busy commuters, tourists, flâneurs, urban ethnographers. These social actors and many more work the city streets as an essential part of their quotidian routines. Everyday mobility on the streets and public spaces of […]