Final Reminder: Abstract Proposal Deadline Approaching!

September 18, 2017UAA Community News

Submission Deadline: October 1, 2017 Late submissions are not accepted. The Urban Affairs Association Online Abstract Submission System is accepting proposals for papers, posters, organized panels, organized colloquies, and breakfast roundtable discussions on a wide array of topics examining urban life, spaces, and policy issues. 2018 UAA General Call for Participation Additional Web-links: Deadlines Conference Policies … Read More

Small Cities Conference 2018 Call For Papers

September 15, 2017UAA Community News

Vulnerable Communities: Research, Policy, & Practice May 11-12, 2018 • Ball State University The 2018 Small Cities Conference brings together academics and policy makers to confront the issues facing vulnerable communities. The conference organizers seek proposals for papers and/or panels that examine the economic and social challenges facing vulnerable communities from a variety of perspectives. … Read More

DESIGN AWARDS COMPETITION: Designing Healthy, 10-Minute Neighborhoods

September 13, 2017UAA Community News

Deadline October 31, 2017 55th International Making Cities Livable Conference May 14-18, 2018, The Shaw Center, Ottawa, Canada Join us in Ottawa to share your achievements and learn from others how we can best promote healthy, sustainable, equitable 10-minute neighborhoods. We shall discuss the best neighborhood models for encouraging walking, biking and public transit, high-density … Read More

CALL FOR PAPERS: Healthy, 10-Minute Neighborhoods

September 13, 2017UAA Community News

PAPER PROPOSALS: Paper proposals are invited from elected officials, scholars and practitioners concerned with issues such as the following: Planning 10-Minute neighborhoods Land-use planning for new neighborhoods Re-shaping suburbia into healthy 10-minute neighborhoods Essential elements of 10-minute neighborhoods Generating Community in 10-Minute Neighborhoods Neighborhood plazas, sociable squares, Reclaiming streets for people Child- and elder-friendly lifetime … Read More

54th International Making Cities Livable Conference in Santa Fe

September 13, 2017UAA Community News

  54th International Making Cities Livable Conference on PUBLIC PLACES FOR COMMUNITY, DEMOCRATIC DIALOGUE, HEALTH, & EQUITY & Design Awards Competition on Designing Public Places La Fonda Hotel, Santa Fe, NM October 2-6, 2017 30 AICP CM credits http://www.livablecities.org/conferences/54th-conference-santa-fe

City and Community Call for Papers: Special Issue on Community and Crime | Guest editor: Rachael A. Woldoff, Professor of Sociology

September 13, 2017UAA Community News

City and Community Call for Papers: Special Issue on Community and Crime Guest editor: Rachael A. Woldoff, Professor of Sociology, West Virginia University Urban and community sociologists have long studied the subject of crime and disorder, but the subject of crime is often viewed as a separate specialization area. In fact, urban sociologists’ insistence that … Read More

A Statement on Charlottesville and UAA’s Commitment to Social Justice

September 1, 2017UAA Community News

For many years now, the Urban Affairs Association has supported initiatives aimed at the improvement of free speech, diversity, access to knowledge, social justice, and equality based on race, gender, ethnicity, sexual orientation, and ability. The Association is terribly saddened by the recent events in Charlottesville and stands firm in its determination to confront all … Read More

CFP: Journal of Urban Affairs Special Issue: Smart Governance across Cities in the Contemporary Era

August 23, 2017UAA Community News

Guest Editors: Kevin C. Desouza Foundation Professor, School of Public Affairs, Arizona State University Email: kevin.desouza@asu.edu Naim Kapucu Professor, School of Public Administration, University of Central Florida Email: kapucu@ucf.edu Jiannan Wu (corresponding editor) Distinguished Professor, China Institute for Urban Governance, Shanghai Jiao Tong University Email: jnwu@sjtu.edu.cn This special issue will take a multi-disciplinary view to … Read More