CONFERENCE: “Placing East Asia” A grad student conference on urbanism and the production of space, UC Berkeley, 02.-03.03.12

PLACING EAST ASIA A GRADUATE STUDENT CONFERENCE ON URBANISM AND THE PRODUCTION OF SPACE University of California, Berkeley March 2-3, 2012 http://ieas.berkeley.edu/urbanism This two-day interdisciplinary conference brings together graduate students working on urban studies in the East Asian region. Although the wide range of urban forms and historical experiences in East Asia preclude any generalization […]

CONFERENCE: Society for Economic Anthropology (SEA) Annual Meeting “The Political Economy of Cities”, San Antonio USA, 22.-24.03.12

Society for Economic Anthropology (SEA) Annual Meeting 22-24 March 2012 San Antonio, Texas https://seawiki.wikidot.com/annual-meeting Program Chairs: Dolores Koenig ( dkoenig@american.edu ) and Ty Matejowsky ( Ty.Matejowsky@ucf.edu ) THEME: The Political Economy of Cities The Annual Meeting of the Society for Economic Anthropology, March 22-24, is focused on the political economy of cities. It offers four […]

CfP, PANELSEARCH: New Deal Metropolis, Urban History Association conference, New York, 26.-28.10.2012

I am seeking papers for a proposed panel on the New Deal Metropolis at the Urban History Association conference in New York City from October 26-28, 2012. Although the New Deal period is most often framed in the popular imagination by images of rural life and landscapes produced by FSA photographers and WPA muralists, a […]

CONFERENCE: Sustaining Greenbelt’s Legacy, Greenbelt USA, 27.-28.04.12

“Sustaining Greenbelt’s Legacy” April 27-28, 2012 Greenbelt Community Center Greenbelt, MD www.greenbeltmd.gov/75 In 1937, the city of Greenbelt, Maryland, was settled as a public cooperative community under the auspices of the New Deal. 75 years later, a two-day symposium will celebrate and evaluate the developments since 1937. The conference, entitled “Sustaining Greenbelt’s Legacy”, is scheduled […]

CfP, CONF: 9th International Architectural Humanities Research Association Conference Architecture and the Paradox of Dissidence, London Metropolitan University, 15.-17.11.12.

Faculty of Architecture and Spatial Design This conference aims to reflect on the relevance of the concept of dissidence for architectural practice today. Although dissidence has been primarily associated with architectural practices in the Eastern Bloc at the end of the Cold War period, contemporary architectural and other aesthetic practices have in recent years developed […]

CONFERENCE: Regional Studies Association International Conference 2012 “Networked regions and cities in times of fragmentation: Developing smart, sustainable and inclusive places”, Delft, 13.-16.05.12

Regional Studies Association International Conference 2012 13 – 16 May 2012 – Delft University of Technology, Delft, Netherlands Networked regions and cities in times of fragmentation: Developing smart, sustainable and inclusive places Regions and cities are increasingly interdependent; economically, socially and environmentally. They are becoming more reliant on interregional flows of trade, labour and resources. […]

Conf: “Along the Shore: The Landmarks of Brooklyn’s Industrial Waterfront” National Endowment for the Humanities Summer 2012 Workshop. Deadline: 01. March 2012

Along the Shore: The Landmarks of Brooklyn’s Industrial Waterfront National Endowment for the Humanities Summer 2012 Workshop Application deadline – March 1, 2012. No – we don’t have a bridge in Brooklyn to sell you, but we do have a bridge and other historic landmarks along the Brooklyn waterfront that we would like to show […]

Sixth Biennial Urban History Association (UHA) Conference “THE COSMOPOLITAN METROPOLIS”, Columbia University, New York 26.-28.10.12

Sixth Biennial Urban History Association (UHA) Conference Columbia University, New York City October 26 – 28, 2012 http://uha.udayton.edu/conf.html “THE COSMOPOLITAN METROPOLIS” Deadline for submissions: March 15, 2012 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 […]

PANEL SEARCH: GRASSROOTS ACTIVISM AND THE INNER CITY, Urban History Association (UHA) New York 26.-28.10.12. Deadline: 17.02.12

GRASSROOTS ACTIVISM AND THE INNER CITY Urban History Association (UHA) New York City, NY 26-28 October, 2012 http://uha.udayton.edu/conf.html Deadline: 20 February, 2012 I am looking to form a panel for the Urban History Association Conference in October on the history of how grassroots activism changed in the inner city in the 1980s. Broadly speaking, the […]

PANEL SEARCH: CITY POLITICS, INTEREST GROUPS AND THE FEDERAL GOVERNMENT, Urban History Association (UHA) New York 26.-28.10.12. Deadline: 17.02.12

CITY POLITICS, INTEREST GROUPS AND THE FEDERAL GOVERNMENT Urban History Association (UHA) New York City, NY 26-28 October, 2012 http://uha.udayton.edu/conf.html Deadline: 17 February, 2012 I am seeking contributors to a panel on urban politics in the twentieth century. My paper will examine how business groups came to represent the public interest in twentieth century Los […]