Annual Meeting of the Urban Affairs Association – San Antonio TX – March 2014 – Call for Papers

Annual Meeting of the Urban Affairs Association

http://urbanaffairsassociation.org/conference/conference2014/
San Antonio, TX, USA
March 19-22, 2014

Sessions:
1) Cities and Urban Regions in the Americas
2) International Institutions and/or International Urban and Planning Issues.

Organizers: Joel Outtes, GEST- Group for the Study of Societies and Territories, Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil – Outtes@uol.com.br Betty Smith, Eastern Illinois University, USA – besmith@eiu.edu

Deadline for proposal to our session: August 08, 2013.

We invite paper proposals for a session on urban topics in the Americas and/or international institutions to take place at the annual meeting of the UAA ( http://urbanaffairsassociation.org/conference/conference2014/ ) in San Antonio, TX, USA, March 19-22, 2014. Papers might explore, but not be limited to:

Economic restructuring and its spatial impacts Changing urban morphology Transnational linkages Urban hierarchies Historic city centers Urban historical geography Ethnic neighborhoods City planning in the Americas Criminality, urban gangs and the Geography of illegal territories The informal sector Intra-metropolitan mobility The politics of urban environmental problems Population Issues Informal transportation and social conflicts Participatory budget and urban social movements Urban social geography The International Planning Movement The Urban International: the spatiality of international institutions such as the IFHP-International Federation for Housing and Planning, UCLG-United Cities and Local Governments, IULA-International Union of Local Authorities and IHA-International Housing Association alone or in Comparative Perspective

Please remember that participants must register and pay fees by February 01, 2014. Please only apply to be in the session (five papers maximum) if you are sure you will make the conference.

Joel Outtes
GEST- Group for the Study of Societies and Territories Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil

Betty Smith
Eastern Illinois University

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