Call for Abstracts Education Reform, Communities, and Social Justice Conference

October 17, 2018UAA Community News

Over the past twenty years, neoliberal education reforms have gained increasing momentum across the US, emphasizing school choice, market discipline, standardized testing, high-stakes evaluation, privatized management, and the reframing of public education as a site for capital investment. These reforms intersect with cities and communities in complex ways. Critics argue that neoliberal reforms exacerbate inequalities … Read More

Call for Papers for the EURA – UAA City Futures IV Conference

October 3, 2018UAA Community News

We are delighted to announce the Call for Papers for the EURA – UAA City Futures IV Conference, with the theme Creating Just and Sustainable Cities. Theme The theme of the City Futures IV conference jointly organized by EURA and UAA takes  inspiration from the UN’s Sustainable Development Goals and focuses on the challenges … Read More

CPSA Call for Proposals

September 28, 2018UAA Community News

The Canadian Political Science Association (CPSA) has recently released a call for proposals for its Annual Conference, taking place in Vancouver, British Columbia from June 4-6, 2019. I invite you to consider proposing panels and papers for the Local and Urban Politics section. Proposals related to the broad theme of the conference ‘All Sides of … Read More

Los Angeles, Urban Affairs Conference (Call for Participation, Abstracts and Proposals Due: Oct 1)

September 17, 2018UAA Community News, UAA Conference

UAA Submission Deadline Approaching October 1, 2018, 11:59pm (CDT) or 4:59am (GMT) (Late submissions are not accepted) View Call for Participation OR Submit an abstract or session proposal Getting Information About the 2019 UAA Conference To receive conference news updates, sign-up for our news alerts at Questions? Visit the UAA website: (for info on proposal submissions, … Read More

UNC Center for Urban & Regional Studies Newsletter Invite

September 7, 2018UAA Community News

The Center for Urban & Regional Studies at UNC-Chapel Hill invites all UAA members to sign up to receive our quarterly e-newsletter and/or follow us on Twitter and Facebook. Through these venues, you’ll hear about new research by Center staff and our 90 Faculty Fellows, and other pertinent news.

Asian Regional Conference on Peri-Urbanization (ARCP) conference, Busan Korea November 8-11

August 28, 2018UAA Community News

The Asian Regional Conference on Peri-Urbanization(ARCP) is an international platform for scholars, researchers and practitioners to discuss interdisciplinary research and practices about peri-urbanization in the fields of regional development, urban geography, urban planning/design and all sub-fields. 2018 ARCP will take place in Pusan National University, Busan, Korea during Nov. 8-10 . Prospective authors are invited … Read More

University of Louisville — PhD Funding Available (this Spring, classes starting January, 2019)

August 20, 2018UAA Community News

Contingent on final budgetary approval, the Ph.D program in Urban and Public Affairs at the University of Louisville has funding available for highly qualified candidates to begin studies this Spring, 2019 (early January). Please contact Dr. David Imbroscio at or see the Urban and Public Affairs website for more information. The deadline for applications … Read More

Soft Support And Data Available For Research On Houston

August 10, 2018UAA Community News

If you are thinking of doing research in Houston, the Kinder Institute at Rice has two opportunities you may be interested in: 1. KINDER SCHOLAR PROGRAM. Provides soft support for researchers who plan to do on-the-ground research in Houston. Ideal for Ph.D. students and postdocs. 2. KINDER HOUSTON URBAN DATA PLATFORM. Hundreds of datasets … Read More

Nomination Deadlines for 2019 UAA Awards

August 9, 2018UAA Community News

Nomination Deadlines for 2019 UAA Awards! Questions? Contact us at: Best Book in Urban Affairs Nomination Deadline: September 12, 2018 Decision by: January 25, 2019 This award is an annual opportunity. We welcome books on any urban context in the world. The purpose of the award is to encourage high-quality research on urban issues and reward … Read More

Editor in Chief sought for International Journal of Housing Policy

August 8, 2018UAA Community News

The Management Board of the International Journal of Housing Policy (IJHP) is seeking to appoint a new Editor-in-Chief to follow Professor Richard Ronald (University of Amsterdam) who is demitting the role after 5 years. The Editor-in-Chief will be a well-established social science-based housing researcher, with an excellent record of research and publication, and an international … Read More