Planning Forum, a scholarly journal on planning and urban development, and led by students at the University of Texas at Austin, is now seeking abstract submissions for its 2021 issue on the following, but not limited to, topics:

  • Climate Change and Environmental Planning
  • Historic Preservation in Planning
  • Justice and Equity
  • Land-use Regulations
  • Planning in the Context of a Pandemic
  • Transportation and Accessibility

Submission types can be inquiries, explorations, or photo essays. For more details, please visit

Key Dates
07/15/2020 Abstract Submission Deadline
08/01/2020 Notification of Acceptance
10/01/2020 Full Manuscript Submission Deadline
04/01/2021 Publication Date

By July 15th, interested authors should submit their abstract here:

Planning Forum is a platform for publishing peer-reviewed scholarly articles on planning and urban development issues in diverse geographic settings and scales, including state, national, international, urban, rural, suburban, and the Global North/South. We are interested in scholarly research work, both quantitative and qualitative, and other, more varied forms of articles, from reflective think-pieces to photo essays. It is open to all scholars, practitioners, activists, and writers from all institutions.

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