Humanity has entered its urban age, with a rapidly growing majority of the population now living in cities. The ‘urban globe’ faces unprecedented social and environmental challenges.
Early bird registration fees available until: 31th March 2017
The focus topics for the Special Issue are:
For the those interested in Smart Cities the École Polytechnique fédérale in Lausanne has an interesting MOOC to offer. It’s part of the IGLUS master programme. Further information.
The Congress will evaluate the usefulness of High-Seed Rail (HSR) under a quintuple perspective:
Dedline: 5th April 2017
There is a new deadline for submitting abstracts for the EURA Conference 2017 in Warsaw.
Extended the deadline for submitting abstracts: 20.12.2016
Further information here.
Spaces of dialog for places of dignity: Fostering the European Dimension of Planning invites and encourages AESOP community to submit abstracts.Themes are for example Planning theory and education, urban design and pubblic spaces or the forthcoming city.
The abstract submission deadline is 9th January 2017.
The Leibniz Institute for Research on Society and Space (IRS) in Erkner (near Berlin) and the Technical University of Berlin offer the positions of post-doctoral researchers in the interdisciplinary Leibniz Research Group on
“Mediatisation processes in urban planning and changes in the public sphere. Perspectives of social sciences, historical urban studies and planning sciences”,
subject to the final approval by the Leibniz Association.
Open Access Week is here. To celebrate all things OA, Taylor & Francis have worked with learned society publishing partners to handpick a selection of research articles that demonstrate how research can be used and applied in our everyday lives. From healthcare to housing, education to the environment, this collection showcases the many ways research can help inform policy makers, practitioners, clinicians, industry, and us all on today’s vital issues. Read the research to action collection now.
There are a series of highlighting activities through the course of this week: