Call for Papers: ‘Urban Africa’ conference – Turin

The Centre for African Studies (CSA) and the Association for African Studies in Italy (ASAI), in collaboration with the Department of Cultures, Politics and Society of the University of Turin and the Department of Architecture and Design of the Polytechnic University of Turin, organize an inter-disciplinary conference.

Inheriting the City: Advancing Understandings of Urban Heritage

This conference seeks to better understand the ways in which heritage can be mobilised in the development of city well-being and the changing approaches to how it is managed, taking into account issues of ownership, responsibility, local and national economies and identities.

Linking Urban and Rural Tourism: Strategies in Sustainability

The purpose of this conference is to provide a forum for discussion on the latest developments, trends, and research into sustainable tourism that links rural and urban tourism markets, production, and policy, either through supply chain networks, dispersion strategies, joint marketing campaigns, or regional partnerships.

Call for Contributions: The Southern African Cities Conference 2016

The Southern African City Studies Conference 2016 call for contributions seeks participation from scholars in all disciplines based in Southern Africa.

Call for (graduate student) papers for Reducing Urban Poverty

Papers will cover topics such as: the opportunities and challenges the urban labor market presents for women; urbanization and gender-based violence; gender-sensitive considerations in urban design and infrastructure; gendered approaches to urban planning, services, and policymaking, or the impact of urbanization on men’s and women’s health.

Call for Papers: Island Cities and Urban Archipelagos 2016

This conference brings together researchers from across the globe to explore urban life on islands and archipelagos.

ECREA TWG Media and the City 2015 Conference: 2nd Call for papers and extension of deadline

The conference will feature a special dialogic plenary where participants from different disciplines will be invited to share views on their work in the context of media and the city.

Urban Arrival Infrastructures. An International Workshop on Migration and Cities in the 19th and 21st Century

In this international workshop, we want to investigate the role of urban arrival infrastructures in shaping the interactions between newcomers and the broader urban fabric.


The XVIth N-AERUS conference will consist of three thematic roundtable sessions following individual paper presentations. The sessions will question and reshape academic, institutional and community-based agendas for the identification of innovative research frameworks, practices and the pedagogy related with built environment disciplines.

Call for Papers: The Horizontal Metropolis

The Urbanism and Urbanization International PhD Seminars and the 2015 Latsis Symposium will investigate the “Horizontal Metropolis”, its space, its traditions, and its contemporary relevance as an energetic, ecological and social design framework.