UAA 2020 Conference is Cancelled

March 13, 2020UAA Community News, UAA Conference

Thank you for your patience and cooperation during this difficult time. UAA is first and foremost a community of committed, engaged and caring individuals. We are facing a new set of challenges, but we will prevail by doing what we do best – coming together and using our collective strengths. It is in this spirit … Read More

Call for Papers for Special Issue (new deadline: 06/30/20)

March 11, 2020UAA Community News

The research journal of the Housing Education and Research Association, Housing and Society, announces a call for papers to appear in a special issue of the journal related to the theme, “Housing and Health” edited by David Turcotte. Topics of interest focused on the relationship between housing and health include, but are not limited to, … Read More

Call for nominations: APSA Urban and Local Politics section awards

March 4, 2020UAA Community News

The Urban and Local Politics section of the American Political Science Association invites nominations for its awards: The Best Dissertation Award recognizes the best dissertation on urban politics accepted in the previous year. The Byran Jackson Dissertation Research Award recognizes the outstanding scholarship by a graduate student studying racial and ethnic politics in an urban … Read More

International & Interdisciplinary Conference on Spatial Methods for Urban Sustainability

March 4, 2020UAA Community News

The “Global Center of Spatial Methods for Urban Sustainability” (GCSMUS) will organize the “1st International & Interdisciplinary Conference on Spatial Methods for Urban Sustainability” (“SMUS Conference”) from 15.03 – 21.03.2021, hosted by the University of Botswana in Gaborone. The Call for Session Organizers is open (Deadline: 31.03.2020). The seven-days conference aims at promoting a global … Read More

Best Dissertation Award Urban Politics — Deadline March 15, 2020

March 3, 2020UAA Community News

The Best Dissertation Award is sponsored by the Urban and Local Politics Section of the American Political Science Association. It is given annually for the best dissertation on urban politics accepted in the previous year (2019). Studies can be comparative or focused on the U.S. The award comes with a $250 prize. Nomination Instructions: Electronic … Read More

UAA Conference and Current Corona Virus

March 2, 2020UAA Community News

Dear 2020 UAA Conference Participants, I hope that you are busy making your final plans for the upcoming UAA conference.   We realize that some of you may be wondering about the status of the conference given the current corona outbreak.  The conference will take place as scheduled.  If we determine that there is a direct … Read More

New open access book: Los Angeles and the Olympic Games

February 20, 2020UAA Community News

Eva Kassens-Noor (Michigan State University, School of Planning, Design, and Construction & Global Urban Studies) announces her new open access book; Los Angeles and the Olympic Games: Planning Legacies; Springer Nature Her book describes the three planning approaches and legacy impacts the Olympic Games in one locale: the city of Los Angeles, USA. She critically … Read More

New Book: Walkable Cities (SUNY Press)

February 18, 2020UAA Community News

Carlos Balsas announces his new book, Walkable Cities – Revitalization, Vibrancy, and Sustainable Consumption, SUNY Press. Early praise: Tridib Kumar Banerjee, University of Southern California. Book Description: Examines how cities of various sizes on both sides of the Atlantic Ocean are making walkability improvements a part of their overall urban revitalization strategy. Walkable precincts have … Read More

Apply for a PhD Bursary with CURA at DMU (De Montfort University)

February 7, 2020UAA Community News

Colleagues The Centre for Urban Research on Austerity (CURA) invites outstanding prospective PhD students to apply with us for a De Montfort University (DMU) Full PhD Bursary Scholarship. We welcome applications from students capable of developing innovative, interdisciplinary and internationally relevant research in any field related to cities, urban living and austerity. We particularly welcome … Read More

A Celebration and Tribute to Norman Krumholz – 2/29/20

February 6, 2020UAA Community News

Please join us on February 29 for a celebration of the life and legacy of Norman Krumholz, Emeritus Professor of Urban Planning at the Maxine Goodman Levin College of Urban Affairs at Cleveland State University, and a widely-respected urban planner and community development leader. Professor Krumholz left an indelible mark on our city and campus, … Read More