EURA Call for Abstracts and Panels

October 12, 2016UAA Community News

You are invited to attend the Annual Conference of European Urban Research Association (EURA) in 2017. It will take place in Warsaw, June 21st – 24th, 2017. The main topic of the Conference is Cities locked in networks. Please visit: for the details of the event. Call for abstracts is now open and will close … Read More

UMBC School of Public Policy Offers New Environmental Policy Track

October 7, 2016UAA Community News

The School of Public Policy at the University of Maryland, Baltimore County (UMBC) will offer an environmental policy track beginning in fall 2017. This complements the current urban policy track, which exposes students to neighborhoods, cities, suburbs, and metropolitan settings, and trains students to formulate questions and contribute to the solutions to pressing urban issues. … Read More

Sad news for UAA Community—Robert Warren

October 5, 2016UAA Community News

The UAA Office learned late yesterday (October 4) that Professor Robert Warren of the University of Delaware died peacefully in his sleep. “Bob” was a longstanding UAA member and a highly-respected intellectual leader in urban governance scholarship. To say that he will be missed is a gross understatement. Plans for his remembrance are underway. Additional … Read More

University of Louisville—PhD Program Funding Available

September 9, 2016UAA Community News

The Ph.D program in Urban and Public Affairs at the University of Louisville has limited funding available for highly qualified candidates to begin studies Spring, 2017 (classes begin January 9). A completed Master’s degree is required. Please contact Dr. David Imbroscio at or see the Urban and Public Affairs website for more information. … Read More

Edited Book—Call for Chapters

September 2, 2016UAA Community News

  Metropolitan Governance in Asia and the Pacific Rim: Global Trajectories, Dynamics and Challenges DEADLINE FOR CHAPTER PROPOSALS: 30 October, 2016 Edited by: Bligh Grant, University of Technology Sydney, Australia Cathy Yang Liu, Georgia State University, USA Lin Ye, Sun Yat-Sen University, China The 46th Annual Meeting of the Urban Affairs Association (UAA) held in … Read More

Call for Papers: Special Issue on Central and South America

August 24, 2016UAA Community News

  Deadline Extended to August 31, 2016! Central and South America, along with the Caribbean Islands, face unique urban challenges. From being “economic miracles” in the 1950s through the so-called “lost decade” in the 1980s, this global region has also been the laboratory for testing radical neoliberal policies since the mid 1970s and is now … Read More

UAA Now Accepting Abstract/Proposal Submissions!

August 10, 2016UAA Community News

Submission Deadline: October 1, 2016 The Urban Affairs Association Online Abstract Submission System is now open. We are accepting proposals for papers, posters, organized panels, organized colloquies, and breakfast roundtable discussions on a wide array of topics examining urban life, spaces, and policy issues. 2017 UAA General Call for Participation 47th Annual Conference of the Urban Affairs Association … Read More

Call for Papers – Special Issue of Journal of Urban Affairs

August 5, 2016UAA Community News

Actioning the Progressive City Guest Editors: Ronald K. Vogel and Meghan Joy Submission Deadline: March 31, 2017 There is a serious gap between the problems faced by 21st century cities and their proposed solutions, which are often small-scale, siloed and unsustainable.Paradoxically, as cities face the pressures of poverty, unemployment, social and physical infrastructure degradation, and … Read More

National Cross-Currents Conference Explores Innovative City Revitalization

August 2, 2016UAA Community News

Exploring the topic of how communities creatively learn to grow, developers, government and municipal leaders, education professionals and members of arts communities will participate in the first national CROSS-CURRENTS: ART+LEARNING symposium on “Powering Creative Readiness” for community growth. Coming to Winston-Salem, NC, from September 12 to 14, the symposium offers two days of cross-disciplinary seminars, … Read More