RC 21 Conference 2015: The ideal city: between myth and reality

This session will explore urban governance processes in relation to housing policies in the Global South.

Call for Papers: 8th International Conference on Migration and Development

The French Development Agency (AFD) Research Department, the World Bank Development Research Group (DECRG), and the Center for Global Development (CGD) are jointly organizing the 8th International Conference on Migration and Development to take place on June 8-9, 2015 in Washington, DC.

The Urban Popcultures Project: 5th Global Meeting

For each generation, the world’s cities have provided a fertile cultural landscape in which alternatives to the mainstream emerge and flourish. From the jazz clubs of 1920s Harlem and the Swing Kids of 1930s Berlin, to the block parties that gave rise to hip hop and rap in 1970s New York, to the Freetekno movement … Continued

Call for Papers: Territory, Politics, Governance

CALL FOR PAPERS: New Geographies of Development

Second call for papers: Doing Global Urban Research International Conference, Loughborough University

Call for papers inviting 45 participants. Sponsored by the Urban Studies Foundation, “Doing Global Urban Research” will take place from Monday 7 September to Wednesday 9 September 2015.

Call for papers: ECAS 2015 6th European Conference on African Studies

The principal theme of ECAS 6 is Collective Mobilisations in Africa: Contestation, Resistance, Revolt. This theme, however, is not exclusive. The scientific committee will also consider panel proposals on other themes, associated with emergent and more classical fields of study alike.

Island Cities and Urban Archipelagos: call for papers

This conference brings together researchers from across the globe to explore urban life on islands and archipelagos. Islands are often associated with peripherality, yet they have long been important sites for the growth of cities. Physical separation from the mainland and spatial limitations can encourage the transport of products and ideas, improved defence infrastructure, construction … Continued

Call for papers: Local Government and Urban Governance

“Local Government and Urban Governance: Citizen Responsive Innovations in Europe and in Africa” The 2015 Annual Conference of the International Geographical Union (IGU) Commission on ‘Geography of Governance’ (IGU-GoG), to be held in Lisbon, Portugal, 9 – 10 April 2015, at the Institute of Geography and Spatial Planning – University of Lisbon, aims to explore … Continued

Call for papers: Real Corp 2015

Planners, city and town leaders, architects and urban stakeholders are invited to submit papers for the Real Corp conference on urban planning and regional development in the information society. The theme is “Plan together, right now, overall.” Register online.    

Call for papers: Canadian Journal of Tropical Geography (CJTG)

The Canadian Journal of Tropical Geography (CJTG) invites papers for vol. 2, no 1 and vol. 2, no 2 which are scheduled to be published on 15 March 2015 and on 15 November 2015.