University of Louisville—PhD Program Funding Available

January 23, 2017UAA Community News

The Ph.D program in Urban and Public Affairs at the University of Louisville has funding available for highly qualified candidates to begin studies Fall, 2017. Please see the Urban and Public Affairs website for more information. The deadline for applications (including all materials) is February 3rd.

2017 AESOP Congress

January 16, 2017UAA Community News

SPACES OF DIALOG FOR PLACES OF DIGNITY: Fostering the European Dimension of Planning. The 2017 AESOP Congress will take place in Lisbon from 11 to 14 of July. The deadline for Submission of Abstracts is the 30th of January, 2017. For more information see: Download Poster (pdf)

Fifth Annual Atlanta Studies Symposium

January 12, 2017UAA Community News

Rethinking Equity in Atlanta April 26th, 2017 Atlanta University Center CALL FOR PAPERS: DEADLINE 15 FEBRUARY Though the city of Atlanta continues to thrive, as it has for the past century and a half, social stratification and inequality has remained a persistent part of its urban fabric throughout. For the fifth annual Atlanta Studies Symposium, … Read More

Sad News for UAA Community

January 11, 2017UAA Community News

We regret to inform our community that we have lost our friend and colleague, Richard Cole.  Richard was truly a UAA stalwart, former Board member (2000-2003), and 1991 Vancouver UAA Conference Program Chair. As a very active and supportive Institutional Member representative, he provided leadership as the Dean of the School of Urban and Public … Read More

Levin College Forum

November 18, 2016UAA Community News

The History of the Maxine Goodman Levin College of Urban Affairs 2016 has been a big year for the College. As it undergoes a strategic refresh under the leadership of a new Dean, we think that it is important for those both inside the College and the broader Cleveland community to remember how and why … Read More

Fellowships Available in Urban Studies for Master’s and Ph.D Students

November 18, 2016UAA Community News

The Urban Studies Program at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee is now accepting applications for both master’s and Ph.D. students for Fall semester 2017. Fellowships are available. To be considered for funding, applications must be submitted by January 5, 2017. UW-Milwaukee is the institutional home of the Urban Affairs Association. For more information, please contact Prof. … Read More

UAA Professional Development Workshops for Graduate Students

November 14, 2016UAA Community News

December 14, 2016 — Workshop Application Deadline Workshop A: The Dissertation Process Workshop B: Publishing Workshop C: Getting Your First Job Part 1. General Job Search Strategies & Issues Part 2. Academic Job Search Intensive: Job Ads, CVs, Job Talks & Interview Process Part 3. Non-Academic Job Search Intensive from A-Z Lunch and Program: Professional … Read More

Routledge to Publish the Journal of Urban Affairs

November 14, 2016UAA Community News

Philadelphia – Taylor & Francis Group and the Urban Affairs Association (UAA) are pleased to announce a new publishing partnership. Beginning with the 2017 Volume, Taylor & Francis will publish and distribute UAA’s highly regarded journal, the Journal of Urban Affairs (JUA), under the Routledge imprint. The Urban Affairs Association is dedicated to creating interdisciplinary … Read More

Refugees and the City

October 19, 2016UAA Community News

By 2030 more than 60% of the world population is projected to live in urban areas. The urbanized world of the future promises to be more diverse but also more unequal both in terms of population distribution as well as the distribution of resources and opportunities. In addition to the rural to urban migration that … Read More

Call for Paper, Panel and Roundtable Proposals: Canadian Political Science Association Local and Urban Politics Section

October 19, 2016UAA Community News

The Local and Urban Politics Section of the Canadian Political Science Association is very pleased to invite proposals for panels, roundtables and individual presentations for the Annual Meeting of the Canadian Political Science Association, taking place at Ryerson University, in downtown Toronto, Canada, from May 30 to June 1, 2017. As Canada’s flagship generalist political science conference, … Read More