Urban Emergencies : Emergent Urbanism

UE: EU is seeking multidisciplinary papers and projects that discuss emergent risks on the built environment of cities and its inhabitants

Call for Papers: Third International Conference of Regional and Urban Planning (ICURP14)

Africa needs to re-position itself to respond to the challenges and opportunities of sustainable urban development. What is required at this time is a forum for multidisciplinary discourse on how to address the  complex interactions in spatio-temporal terms, taking into consideration the social, economic, political, cultural, physical and environmental dimensions of Africa’s urbanization. These interactions […]

Call for Papers: The Seventh Biennial Conference of the Urban History Association

The Seventh Biennial Conference of the Urban History Association Philadelphia, Pennsylvania October 9-12, 2014 The Urban History Association Program Committee seeks submissions for sessions on all aspects of urban, suburban, and metropolitan history. We welcome proposals for panels, roundtable discussions, and individual papers, and are receptive to alternative session formats that foster audience participation in the proceedings. The Program […]

Nordic Africa Days 2014: Misbehaving States and Behaving Citizens? Questions of Governance in African States

The Nordic Africa Days (NAD) is the biannual conference of the Nordic Africa Institute organised for the past 15 years in the Nordic Countries, with participants representing the state of the art in African Studies and Africa related knowledge production. The Nordic Africa Days 2014 has a thematic focus on different assumptions of governance. It […]

Call for Papers: 2014 Island Cities and Urban Archipelagos Conference

‘Island Cities and Urban Archipelagos’ is an international, interdisciplinary conference exploring how island status influences urban development, common attributes of island cities worldwide, and the opportunities that islandness presents for developing urban cultures and economies.

Call for Papers – Durban and Cape Town as Indian Ocean Port Cities: Reconsidering Southern African Studies from the Indian Ocean

A conference sponsored by the Journal of Southern African Studies and the Centre for Humanities Research (CHR)

Call for Papers: Journal of West African History (JWAH)

The Journal of West African History (JWAH) is a new interdisciplinary peer-reviewed research journal that will publish the highest quality articles on West African history. Located at the cutting edge of new scholarship on the social, cultural, economic, and political history of West Africa, JWAH will fill a representational gap by providing a forum for […]