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

UAA Conference Call for Participation – Los Angeles, California

June 12, 2018UAA Community News

 49th Annual Conference of the Urban Affairs Association  April 24 – 27, 2019 | Los Angeles, California, USA | Luskin Conference Center  Call for Participation  Abstract/Session Proposal Deadline October 1, 2018, 11:59pm Central Daylight Time (CDT) OR or 4:59am GMT)  About the Conference Over a three-day period, researchers, graduate students, policy advocates, service providers, … Read More

University of Louisville — PhD Funding Available Now (this Fall, classes starting August, 2018)

June 8, 2018UAA 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 this Fall, 2018 (August). Please contact Dr. David Imbroscio at or see the Urban and Public Affairs website for more information. The deadline for applications (including all materials) is August 1.

APA NPC 19 Call for Proposals Released: New Research Track; Deadline 25 June

June 7, 2018UAA Community News

The American Planning Association’s 2019 National Planning Conference Call for Proposals has been released. There is a new Academic and Professional Research track; let’s make it a success: “How can research aimed at understanding and improving planning practice bring planning researchers and planning practitioners closer together? Whether conducted by scholars or practitioners, proposals in this … Read More

The New School’s Community Development Finance Lab wins ACSP/Lincoln Land Institute’s Innovative Curriculum Award.

June 7, 2018UAA Community News

The New School’s Community Development Finance Lab was selected as one of three courses across the country to receive the Innovative Curriculum Award from the Association for Collegiate Schools of Planning (ACSP), the biggest academic planning association in the country, and the Lincoln Institute of Land Policy. Taught by Kevin McQueen — a partner at … Read More

Conference: Comparative Urbanism: Global Perspectives Urban Studies Institute, Georgia State University

May 14, 2018UAA Community News

CALL FOR PAPERS Date & Location March 7-8, 2019 Georgia State University, Atlanta, GA, USA This conference’s objective is to advance empirical and conceptual thinking on comparative urban research across the Global North, South, and East. Over the past decade, the field of urban studies has become awash with calls for more explicit comparative research … Read More

Public Call for Visiting Professors in Federal University Of Paraíba, Brazil

May 11, 2018UAA Community News

90 vacancies for Professors with a PhD and at least 2 years of proven academic experience; 3 vacancies for Architecture, Urbanism and Related Areas for the PPGAU/UFPB; Contract: up to 4 years; Profile: Doctorate in Architecture, Urbanism and Related Areas; Candidates should attend lectures; conduction, development and application in scientific research; Salaries: US $3,220.00 to … Read More

Third Annual Education Reform, Communities, and Social Justice Research Conference at Rutgers University May 18th

April 30, 2018UAA Community News

On Friday, May 18th, 2018, the Edward J. Bloustein School of Planning and Public Policy at Rutgers University will host the third annual research conference on Education Reform, Communities, and Social Justice: Exploring the Intersections. The conference will showcase two dozen research papers and a lunch plenary of distinguished scholars and educators who will discuss … Read More