Free Download Available for Latino City: Urban Planning, Politics, and the Grassroots

July 17, 2017UAA Community News

American cities are increasingly turning to revitalization strategies that embrace the ideas of new urbanism and the so-called creative class in an attempt to boost economic growth and prosperity to downtown areas. These efforts stir controversy over residential and commercial gentrification of working class, ethnic areas. Spanning forty years, Latino City provides an in-depth case … Read More

Call for Abstracts — Contested Terrains: [Im]Possibilities for Transitions to Just Sustainabilities

June 23, 2017UAA Community News

Recent events have highlighted the enormous challenges associated with transitioning towards just sustainabilities—ensuring a better quality of life for all, in a just and equitable manner, whilst living within the limits of supporting ecosystems (1). Of particular importance are the 2016 UK vote on Brexit, the 2016 US election of Donald Trump, and the 2017 … Read More

Last Call: Abstracts for Conference “Urban Marginality and Institutional Effects”

June 12, 2017UAA Community News

LAST CALL: abstracts will be received until June 15th International Conference “Urban Marginality and Institutional Effects” Santiago de Chile, 11th-13th of October, 2017 The International Conference “Urban Marginality and Institutional Effects” will be held in Santiago de Chile, between the 11th and the 13th of October, 2017, and is organized by the Fondecyt Project 11150426, … Read More

2017 Best Book in Urban Affairs Award – Honorable Mention

June 6, 2017UAA Community News

Award Recipients Robert Chaskin (University of Chicago) and Mark Joseph (Case Western Reserve University) The Urban Affairs Association (UAA), the international professional association for urban scholars, researchers and public service professionals, convened its 47th Annual Conference in Minneapolis, Minnesota, April 19-22, 2017. More than 750 participants, representing universities, research institutions, non-profit organizations, and public and … Read More

2017 Best Book in Urban Affairs Award

June 6, 2017UAA Community News

Award Recipient Rachel Weber (University of Illinois at Chicago) The Urban Affairs Association (UAA), the international professional association for urban scholars, researchers and public service professionals, convened its 47th Annual Conference in Minneapolis, Minnesota, April 19-22, 2017. More than 750 participants, representing universities, research institutions, non-profit organizations, and public and private organizations/institutions from around the … Read More

2017 Best Article in the Journal of Urban Affairs Award

June 6, 2017UAA Community News

Award Recipients Per Strömblad (Linnaeus University) and Bo Malmberg (Stockholm University) The Urban Affairs Association (UAA), the international professional association for urban scholars, researchers and public service professionals, convened its 47th Annual Conference in Minneapolis, Minnesota, April 19-22, 2017. More than 750 participants, representing universities, research institutions, non-profit organizations, and public and private organizations/institutions from around … Read More

2017 Marilyn Gittell Activist Scholar Award

June 6, 2017UAA Community News

Award Recipient Samuel L. Myers, Jr. (University of Minnesota) The Urban Affairs Association (UAA), the international professional association for urban scholars, researchers and public service professionals, convened its 47th Annual Conference in Minneapolis, Minnesota, April 19-22, 2017. More than 750 participants, representing universities, research institutions, non-profit organizations, and public and private organizations/institutions from around the … Read More

2017 Contribution to the Field of Urban Affairs Award

June 6, 2017UAA Community News

Award Recipient Susan E. Clarke (University of Colorado) The Urban Affairs Association (UAA), the international professional association for urban scholars, researchers and public service professionals, convened its 47th Annual Conference in Minneapolis, Minnesota, April 19-22, 2017. More than 750 participants, representing universities, research institutions, non-profit organizations, and public and private organizations/institutions from around the world … Read More

Call for Papers: Special Issue on Human Dynamics in Smart and Connected Communities

May 31, 2017UAA Community News

An Open Call for Submissions: Special Issue of Journal of Urban Affairs on “Human Dynamics in Smart and Connected Communities” Special Issue Guest Editors: Daniel Sui, Ohio State University, USA (Sui.10@osu.edu) & Shih?Lung Shaw, University of Tennessee, Knoxville, USA (sshaw@utk.edu) Abstracts due: July 15, 2017 Aims and Scope Advancements in location?aware technology, information and communication … Read More