Call for papers: spirit and sentiment — affective trajectories of religious being in urban Africa

Experiences and social practices of people living in urban Africa are powerfully shaped by the dynamics of affect and emotion. Moving into and residing in the vital and (economically, ethnically, socially) diverse urban centers of the continent often triggers, and is driven by, states of anxiety, insecurity and fear, as well as feelings of excitement … Continued

52nd Making Cities Livable (IMCL) Conference

You are invited to submit a paper proposal for presentation at the 52nd International Making Cities Livable (IMCL) Conference on Achieving Green, Healthy Cities, June 29 – July 3, 2015, in Bristol, UK

Call for papers: ‘Urban knowledge,’ Urban History Group conference

“You take delight not in a city’s seven or seventy wonders, but in the answer it gives to a question of yours.” This quotation from Italo Calvino’s Invisible Cities illustrates the ways in which urban places stimulate the production of knowledge. Cities have long been the locus of information-gathering both on a municipal and on an individual … Continued

‘Occupying Radical Geography:’ Antipode’s 5th Institute for the Geographies of Justice

The 2015 IGJ poses the question ‘how do we occupy radical geography today?’. We pose ‘occupation’ as a meta-theme or framework for praxis as we organize engagements across a wide array of debates and concerns inside/outside radical geography.

The inaugural research symposium of the regional and local economic development initiative

“BREAKING BOUNDARIES: REGIONAL AND LOCAL ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT IN SOUTH AFRICA” Amidst a troubled global economy, the contemporary development agenda of South Africa incorporates the alleviation of poverty and unemployment, addressing socio-economic marginalisation, and the facilitation of economic growth and increased productivity of the private sector. In this context, local economic development has been a critical … Continued

Call for Papers: Nigeria Beyond 2014 International Conference

First call for papers for Nigeria Beyond 2014 International Conference to be held in Johannesburg, South Africa

Call for contributions to Gender & Development’s March 2015 Issue “Working On Gender Issues In Urban Areas”

G&D is published for Oxfam by Routledge/Taylor and Francis, and is essential reading for international development researchers, policymakers, and practitioners. G&D is currently read in over 90 countries. It is published as an online/print journal at www.tandfonline.com/gad. Content is also available free: access online at www.genderanddevelopment.org Cities are home to over half the world’s people. While they can present … Continued

First Congress of Architecture in Equatorial Guinea: “LIVED ARCHITECTURE: FUTURE HERITAGE”

The First Congress of Architecture in Equatorial Guinea, “LIVED ARCHITECTURE: FUTURE HERITAGE”, will take place in the framework of the GUINEA HERITAGE 2020 project. The congress comprises five core themes with the aim of bringing together all existing studies carried out, with a view to continuing research and formulating a master plan that will provide … Continued

Urban knowledge: Call for papers

“You take delight not in a city’s seven or seventy wonders, but in the answer it gives to a question of yours.” This quotation from Italo Calvino’s Invisible Cities illustrates the ways in which urban places stimulate the production of knowledge. Cities have long been the locus of information-gathering both on a municipal and on an individual … Continued

Call for papers: spaces and flows sixth international conference

This conference aims to critically engage the contemporary and ongoing spatial, social, ideological, and political transformations in a transnational, global, and neoliberal world.