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 […]

LECTURE Leverhulme Public Lecture: The crisis in urban studies: revolution, reform and reconstruction. UCL London, UK. 31.5.2012

Leverhulme Public Lecture: The crisis in urban studies: revolution, reform and reconstruction Thursday 31 May 6pm UCL Geography Pearson Lecture Theatre, Pearson Building (see www.ucl.ac.uk/locations/ucl-maps) Professor Sue Parnell (African Centre for Cities, University of Cape Town and Leverhulme Visiting Professor, UCL)

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 […]

FUNDING 11 Doctoral Fellowhsips at interdisciplinary graduate program “Topology of Technology” at the Darmstadt University of Technology, Germany. 3yrs, October 2012. Deadline: 1.6.2012

The interdisciplinary graduate program “Topology of Technology” at the Darmstadt University of Technology, Germany, announces 11 doctoral fellowships, starting Oct. 1, 2012, and running for a maximum of 3 years. The program is organized by teachers from the subjects of history, sociology, philosophy, mechanical engineering, computer science, sports science, and the planning sciences. It focuses […]

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 Special Issue: “Architectural Theory Review” Architecture, Evidence and Evidentiality. Deadline: 17.9.2012.

Special Issue: Architecture, Evidence and Evidentiality _Architectural Theory Review _(to be published as Volume 18, Number 1, March 2013) Edited by William Taylor, Andrew Leach & Lee Stickells Deadline: 17 September, 2012 Conceptually, evidence differs from material, matter and content for its relationship with a problem. Evidence offers proof in support of a position, a […]

NEWSLETTER: 50th Newsletter of the Georg Simmel Center for Metropolitan Studies (Berlin)

Topics: Urban Governance and local Democracy in European Cities *** GSZ Think & Drink Colloquium *** Application Deadline 16.05.: International Forum “NGOs in Support of the World Heritage Properties” *** Deadline 15.05.: ONE Lab: “Future Cities Summer 2012” *** GSZ-Graduate Studies Group

3. European Urban Summer School “Times of scarcity: reclaiming the possibility of making”, 21.-30.09.2012. University of Westminster, London, UK. Deadline: 31.05.12

European Urban Summer School 2012 – University of Westminster Link to homepage: http://www.scibe.eu/euss/886/ Times of scarcity: reclaiming the possibility of making Globalisation, climate change, resource depletion and financial crises are the prevailing – and often crippling – conditions which shape our immediate professional and academic lives and longer-term futures. In our times of rapid change, […]