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. https://kinder.rice.edu/affiliated-scholars-program 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: awards@uaamail.org 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

2019 PLPR Call for Papers

August 3, 2018UAA Community News

The 13th Annual International Academic Association on Planning, Law, and Property Rights Conference will be held 18 – 23 February 2019 at Texas A&M University in College Station, Texas. The event will be hosted by the Texas A&M College of Architecture. Though some conference sessions will explore themes related to the impact of natural hazards … Read More

Call for Abstracts on the Effects of State and Local Financial Incentives on Business Location Decisions Economic Development Quarterly

August 2, 2018UAA Community News

Economic Development Quarterly (EDQ) is seeking research manuscripts for a special issue on state and local financial incentives affecting business location decisions. Authors of selected abstracts will be invited to attend a two-day workshop at the Upjohn Institute to discuss their research ideas on this topic, and receive feedback from other invited authors and outside … Read More

Call for Papers: Metropolitics.org — Special Series on Progressive Mayors and Urban Social Movements

July 20, 2018UAA Community News

Metropolitics, a peer-reviewed, on-line journal of public scholarship about cities and urban politics, will publish a special series on progressive mayors and urban social movements in the fall of 2018. Metropolitics is committed to making original scholarly research on cities and urban politics accessible to a broad international readership in a short-form (1500-2000 words), open-access … Read More

UAA Statement Regarding Recent U.S. Travel Ban Policies (July 2, 2018)

July 2, 2018UAA Community News

The Urban Affairs Association prides itself on being an international organization that is open and accessible to scholars, researchers and practitioners globally. The UAA seeks to serve as a locus for creative cross-national dialogues. Our conferences are designed to offer meaningful opportunities for critical conversations on some of the most pressing issues facing communities today. … Read More

Chromatic Homes: The Joy of Color in Historic Places by John “Hans” Gilderbloom published by University Press of Kentucky http://www.chromatichomes.com

June 26, 2018UAA Community News

Bright, vibrant, intriguing, and unique, chromatic homes are speckled across the world’s landscape. These historic houses and buildings are saturated with colors – often highlighting decorative woodwork and architecture—to enhance, revive, and regenerate various neighborhoods and communities. John I. “Hans” Gilderbloom explores and celebrates the appeal of these captivating houses in Chromatic Homes: The Joy … Read More

Submit Your Paper for the 2018 Best Conference Paper Award

June 21, 2018UAA Community News

*Deadline: July 15, 2018 This award is presented to the author(s) of the paper judged to be the best paper presented at the Urban A airs Association’s (UAA) conference. The recipient(s) receives a total honorarium of $1000, an award plaque and complimentary conference registration. The award is presented one year after the original conference presentation. All … Read More

Rutgers Cuba Collaboration Conference and Annual Meeting: Universities as Anchors in Sustaining Community and Economic Development

June 12, 2018UAA Community News

The purpose of the conference, in Cuba, is to share innovative research projects around the theme of universities transforming neighborhoods and empowering communities through community development and economic growth. The conference is the third annual gathering of the Rutgers Cuba Collaboration that has been supported through an MOU to engage in scholarly research and exchange … Read More