Call for Papers: Platform Urbanism and the Governance of Cities

Call for Papers Platform Urbanism and the Governance of Cities Edited by James Evans, Bas van Heur and Andrew Karvonen Frontiers in Sustainable Cities (topic: Governance and Cities) Abstracts Deadline: 30 June 2019 Manuscript Deadline: 31 October 2019 Digitally enabled platforms are reshaping cities in the twenty-first century. Platform-based activities, ranging from Uber and AirBnB to … Continue reading Call for Papers: Platform Urbanism and the Governance of Cities

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CfP: “History Takes Place – Dynamics of Urban Change”

The Summer School “History Takes Place – Dynamics of Urban Change” will bring together from 23 to 27 September 2019 international young researchers – historians, art historians, archaeologists, cultural and social scientists, city planners and architects. This year’s programme concentrates on the city of Tel Aviv-Jaffa focusing on its Bauhaus heritage and will be hosted by the … Continue reading CfP: “History Takes Place – Dynamics of Urban Change”

CfP: CKC 2019 Rethinking, Resisting, and Reimagining the Creative City

12-13 September, 2019 Hosted by the Digital Cultures Research Centre, UWE Bristol Proposal deadline: 29 March 2019 In July 2018, the Digital Cultures Research Centre at the University of the West of England convened the first Creativity, Knowledge, Cities (CKC) Conference to critically explore the tensions between the creative sector, cities and universities. We invite … Continue reading CfP: CKC 2019 Rethinking, Resisting, and Reimagining the Creative City

CFP: Philosophy of the City Summer Colloquium 2019: “Urban Aesthetics”

June 17–19, 2019 University of Helsinki, Finland Locations: Lahti (17.–18.6) & Helsinki (19.6.) Next summer, the international Philosophy of the City Research Group (PotC) joins forces with the International Institute of Applied Aesthetics (IIAA) of the University of Helsinki (FI) in organizing the 2nd PotC Summer Colloquium with the theme of “Urban Aesthetics”. The aim of the … Continue reading CFP: Philosophy of the City Summer Colloquium 2019: “Urban Aesthetics”

Apply to be the TWG YECREA Representative!

Are you an early-career/junior scholar doing work in the urban media studies or related area?  Apply to become the Media & the City TWG YECREA Representative and help us shape the future of the TWG and the urban media studies field! The YECREA network is calling for early-career communication researchers across Europe to apply for … Continue reading Apply to be the TWG YECREA Representative!

CFP: 4th Nordic Science and Technology Studies Conference, 12–14 June 2019, Tampere University, Finland

The field of science and technology studies (STS) has become increasingly prominent in the Nordic countries. The purpose of the biennial Nordic STS conference is to promote exchange of ideas and collaboration among STS scholars by providing a regional forum for presenting on-going research, networking, and initiating new ideas and conversations. The Nordic STS conference … Continue reading CFP: 4th Nordic Science and Technology Studies Conference, 12–14 June 2019, Tampere University, Finland

CFP: Urban Play – The 15th Annual Tampere University Game Research Lab Seminar 15th-16th of April 2019, Tampere, Finland

URBAN PLAY - The 15th Annual Tampere University Game Research Lab Seminar, 15th-16th of April 2019, Tampere, Finland  https://urbanplayseminar.wordpress.com/call-for-papers/ Urban Play  Urban spaces offer a rich environment for a diversity of play practices, from location-based games to parkour and from hopscotch to chess in parks. Historically, cities have offered rich affordances for games and play, but … Continue reading CFP: Urban Play – The 15th Annual Tampere University Game Research Lab Seminar 15th-16th of April 2019, Tampere, Finland