National League of Cities-UAA Research Fellowships Available (Application deadline: November 22, 2019)

August 22, 2019UAA Community News, UAA Conference

Call for Applications Fellowships for Research on Preemption Impacts on Cities & Towns Deadline for Applications: November 22, 2019 11:59pm CST Review Decisions: December 9, 2019 While preemption has grown as a tool for states, its impacts on the functions of cities, their residents and their businesses have gone largely unexamined…until now! The National League of … Read More

UAA 2020 Conference: Now Accepting Abstract/Session Proposal Submissions

July 15, 2019UAA Community News, UAA Conference

Washington, DC USA | April 2-4, 2020 | Renaissance Downtown Hotel Shaping the Future of Urban Research Now Accepting Abstract/Session Proposal Submissions! Submission Deadline: October 1, 2019 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 … Read More

Submit Your Paper for the 2020 Best Conference Paper Award (for 2019 conference papers presented in Los Angeles)

July 3, 2019UAA Community News, UAA Conference

Deadline: Monday, July 15, 2019 This award is presented to the author(s) of the paper judged to be the best paper presented at the Urban Affairs Association’s (UAA) conference. Recipients are given a  $1000 honorarium, an award plaque and complimentary conference registration (valued at $400+) to the subsequent conference where the achievement is officially recognized. … Read More

Routledge Handbook of Housing Policy and Planning Released

June 20, 2019UAA Community News

The Routledge Handbook of Housing Policy and Planning edited by Katrin Anacker, Mai Thi Nguyen, and David Varady provides a comprehensive multidisciplinary overview of contemporary trends in housing studies, housing policies, planning for housing, and housing innovations in the United States, the United Kingdom, and Continental Europe. In 29 chapters, international scholars discuss aspects pertaining … Read More

Call for Proposals: Dismantling the Architecture of Segregation, July 19

June 19, 2019UAA Community News

Dismantling the Architecture of Segregation A Conference Sponsored by the Center for Urban Research and Education, Rutgers University-Camden, October 11, 2019 This one-day conference will bring together leading academics, practitioners, and policymakers to develop an anti-segregation policy agenda. Speakers and panelists will articulate, analyze, and debate policy changes to finally begin to dismantle the Architecture … Read More

APA’s 2020 National Planning Conference: CfP Deadline 1 July

June 13, 2019UAA Community News

APA’s 2020 National Planning Conference will be in Houston, 25-28 April. The session proposal submission window is open through 1 July. The Research to Improve Planning track will be of special interest to faculty. This track hopes to bring the best ideas from planning researchers to practitioners and to help researchers gain insights from practitioners. … Read More

Editorship of UAA’s New Journal Race, Ethnicity and the City Awarded to: Yasminah Beebeejaun and Ali Modarres

May 29, 2019UAA Community News

The Urban Affairs Association (UAA) has established its second refereed journal, Race, Ethnicity and the City, to be published by Routledge | Taylor & Francis Group. The founding editorship has been awarded to Yasminah Beebeejaun (University College London), and Ali Modarres (University of Washington Tacoma). The institutional home of the journal will be the University … Read More