We Tact: Access & Control: Urban Public Space and Heritage in an Age of Securitization

Monday, the 29th May, GSZ 12:00-12:30 Introduction and Greeting Heike Oevermann, Georg Simmel Center for Metropolitan Studies Humboldt University of Berlin 12:30-13:30 I. Accessibility Accessing the Past: The African Burial Ground and the Spatial Tensions of Power in New York Jonathan Bach, Global Studies Program, The New School, New York 13:30-13:45 Coffee Break (15 Min.) … More We Tact: Access & Control: Urban Public Space and Heritage in an Age of Securitization

CfP: Reshaping European cities? – Exploring policies, practices and everyday realities concerning ‛Airbnbification’

Reshaping European cities? – Exploring policies, practices and everyday realities concerning ‛Airbnbification’ Workshop, November 24-25, 2017: University of Salzburg, Austria Organizers: Angela Hof and Christian Smigiel, Department of Geography and Geology Digital platforms for urban tourism have not only given much more visibility to urban tourism itself but are also fueling its impact on urban … More CfP: Reshaping European cities? – Exploring policies, practices and everyday realities concerning ‛Airbnbification’

UCF/IAMCR Urban Communication Research Grant

Applications are now being received for the 2017 IAMCR Urban Communication Research Grant. The grant is worth €1,500 and supports communication and media research that advances understanding of the growing complexity of the urban environment. Hosted by the International Association for Media and Communication Research and funded by the Urban Communication Foundation, this grant supports … More UCF/IAMCR Urban Communication Research Grant

CfP: Social Production of Urban Periphery/ High-rise Suburbia

The discussion of segregation and social exclusion in urban and suburban residential areas is a traditional subject in urban studies. These issues, however, may have a different meaning for the urbanization on the fringes, the new residential areas emerging on the edges of the cities. The characteristics of these areas vary in different regions of … More CfP: Social Production of Urban Periphery/ High-rise Suburbia

CFP: Metropolis 2017, London (16.01.2017)

Reminder – Closing date for submission of abstracts: 16 January 2017 Metropolis 2017 Monday, 26 – Thursday, 29 June 2017 Venue: IMLR, University of London, Senate House, Malet Street, WC1E 7HU The DAAD Postgraduate Summer School is an opportunity for postgraduate students of German, both from the UK and abroad, to gather together for several … More CFP: Metropolis 2017, London (16.01.2017)

CfA: PhD Spring School: Urban Activism and Participatory Urban Planning in Central and Eastern Europe

The Ukrainian Researchers Society (http://tdukr.com) and its partners of the TRIPAR research project and the international research network ira.urban (www.ira-urban.de) are delighted to invite young scientists to the PhD Spring School in Vinnytsia (Ukraine), dedicated to research on Urban Activism and Participatory Urban Planning in Central and Eastern Europe! … More CfA: PhD Spring School: Urban Activism and Participatory Urban Planning in Central and Eastern Europe

CfP: International conference, Saint Petersburg, 23-24 June 2017

If the 2000s could be called a creative decade in terms of policy directives, urban development, educative reforms and the hopes placed on culture to transform both the economy and our daily lives, then in the 2010s this enthusiasm seems to be largely stagnating as a result of the global economic crisis and its social and political consequences. … More CfP: International conference, Saint Petersburg, 23-24 June 2017