Expanded Resources on the JUABlog for Remote Classes: Video and Power Point presentation on our Special Issue “Worlds of Austerity”

May 21, 2020UAA Community News

Video and Power Point presentation on “Worlds of Austerity: Governance and Resistance in Eight Cities” In trying to promote free access to much of the Journal of Urban Affairs’ content during the Urban Affairs Association’s 50th anniversary, we have expanded our offerings to include videos that can be used for remote classes while face-to-face classes … Read More

New Inductees into the UAA Distinguished Service Honor Roll

May 21, 2020UAA Community News

In 2013, UAA established the Distinguished Service Honor Roll to recognize our most impactful service leaders.  This year the UAA Recognitions Committee has selected eight individuals for induction into the Distinguished Service Honor Roll.  The selected honorees are: Deidre Beadle, Urban Affairs Association UAA Assistant Director and 10-year staff member of the Executive Office Sabina … Read More

UAA ANNOUNCES 2020 AWARD RECIPIENTS

May 11, 2020UAA Community News

The Urban Affairs Association hosts an international conference each spring in a different city. During that conference, UAA recognizes outstanding scholarship and service in the field of urban affairs through international awards. Although the 2020 conference was cancelled due to the current pandemic, award recipients are being announced now, and will be formally recognized at … Read More

Open Call for Papers (Journal of Race, Ethnicity and the City)

May 1, 2020UAA Community News

Open Call for Papers The Urban Affairs Association is delighted to announce our new journal, the Journal of Race, Ethnicity and the City (JRE). We are making an open call for papers to be submitted to the journal. The journal will: Serve as an outlet for ground-breaking theoretical and empirical approaches that explore race, ethnicity, identity … Read More

Call for Papers – The Journal of Urban Affairs Special Issue, Understandings of Global South Urbanism: The Identity of African Cities (Abstract deadline: May 31, 2020)

April 15, 2020UAA Community News

Call for Papers Journal of Urban Affairs Special Issue Theme: Understandings of Global South Urbanism: The Identity of African Cities  Guest Editor  Dr. Patrick Brandful Cobbinah The University of Melbourne, Australia Email: patrick.cobbinah@unimelb.edu.au African cities are at the crossroads of rapid urbanization and climate change. United Nations statistics show that Africa is expected to accommodate … Read More

UAA 2020 Conference is Cancelled

March 13, 2020UAA Community News, UAA Conference

Thank you for your patience and cooperation during this difficult time. UAA is first and foremost a community of committed, engaged and caring individuals. We are facing a new set of challenges, but we will prevail by doing what we do best – coming together and using our collective strengths. It is in this spirit … Read More

Call for Papers for Special Issue (new deadline: 06/30/20)

March 11, 2020UAA Community News

The research journal of the Housing Education and Research Association, Housing and Society, announces a call for papers to appear in a special issue of the journal related to the theme, “Housing and Health” edited by David Turcotte. Topics of interest focused on the relationship between housing and health include, but are not limited to, … Read More

Call for nominations: APSA Urban and Local Politics section awards

March 4, 2020UAA Community News

The Urban and Local Politics section of the American Political Science Association invites nominations for its awards: The Best Dissertation Award recognizes the best dissertation on urban politics accepted in the previous year. The Byran Jackson Dissertation Research Award recognizes the outstanding scholarship by a graduate student studying racial and ethnic politics in an urban … Read More

International & Interdisciplinary Conference on Spatial Methods for Urban Sustainability

March 4, 2020UAA Community News

The “Global Center of Spatial Methods for Urban Sustainability” (GCSMUS) will organize the “1st International & Interdisciplinary Conference on Spatial Methods for Urban Sustainability” (“SMUS Conference”) from 15.03 – 21.03.2021, hosted by the University of Botswana in Gaborone. The Call for Session Organizers is open (Deadline: 31.03.2020). The seven-days conference aims at promoting a global … Read More