CITIES AS STRATEGIC PLACES AND PLAYERS IN A GLOBALIZED WORLD
Paris, 18-20 June 2014
Cities have become ever more strategic in a globalizing world. Whilst they have always been at once social and cultural centers, key ‘spatial fixes’ for the reproduction of capitalist development, and loci of political control, their central role in a host of interlocking social, economic and political dynamics has been reinforced as they become the privileged sites of the actions of, and tussles between, national States, local authorities, firms, civil society and other actors.… Read the rest
‘The Future of Regional Studies’
Friday 1st November 2013, Manchester University, Manchester, UK
Call for Papers closes extended until 25th August 2013
Further information here: http://www.regionalstudies.org/conferences/conference/the-regional-studies-association-early-career-conference-2013
In recent times regional and local development has been affected by a changing political and economic environment that has thrown into question many of the strategies pursued in recent years. Despite the challenges, the current context provides also an opportunity to revise theoretical and policy frameworks, and to continue working to improve them.… Read the rest
Cascais 19-21 online pharmacy September 2013
You can’t find the preliminary Program of the Biennial on the Cascais website any more. … Read the rest
The Interdisciplinary Centre for Urban Culture and Public Space/SKuOR (http://skuor.tuwien.ac.at) at the Faculty of Architecture and Planning, of Vienna University of Technology, Austria, has opened a Call for Expressions of Interest for a short-term position of the City of Vienna Visiting Professorship 2014, appointed for a period of one year.
The candidate appointed to the annual theme of 2014 “Urban culture, public space and ways of life – Everyday life and insights”, will engage in teaching and research on various aspects of the social production of lived spaces.… Read the rest
The Institute of Economics, Zagreb, a research institute with a long tradition in economic research in Croatia, is organizing an international conference on The Role of Europe’s Industry in the 21st Century. The conference intends to bring together experts from academia, international institutions, central banks, government institutions and the private sector to discuss the future of industry in the European Union and South East Europe.… Read the rest
The conference ‚Cities Regrowing Smaller‘ is dealing with one of the main challenges of contemporary urban development in many industrialized countries. At the beginning of the 21st century, the shrinking cities phenomenon is widespread in Europe and worldwide. In the affected areas, several causes for population loss can be traced, such as demographic change, outmigration, structural order cheap medications online changes in the economy, and suburbanization.… Read the rest
The Centre for Sociological Studies of the Universidade Nova de Lisboa invites applications for 1 (one) postdoctoral researcher fellowship in the framework of the Strategic Project of this research Centre (PEST-OE/SADG/UI4067/2011), funded by national funds through FCT/MCTES.
Please find all the information in: http://www.eracareers.pt/opportunities/index.aspx?task=global&jobId=34334&lang=pt
Applications can be submitted in the period from 26th February to 15th March 2013.… Read the rest
The call for paper and panel proposals so far has attracted considerable attention (some 60 proposals are now in). Nevertheless buy generic drugs india there is still room for additional proposals. Therefore the *deadline for submissions* has been extended one final time and will be closed definitively at *28 February*.… Read the rest
18-21 June 2013, Skiathos Island, Greece
Call for paper: Deadline January 14th, 2013.
In the last decades,we have all witnessed a series of dramatic,universalchanges and devel opments affecting cities – urban networks and hierarchies, urban space and morphology, urban environment, urban economy, urban society. Strong new conditions such as economic globalisation, European integration,post-industrialnew economies, consciousness of envi ronmental degradation and the new requirements of green design and sustainable develop ment,high technologies and information societies,high mobility of individuals and time and space compression, legaland illegalmigrations and multi-ethnic European urban societies, culturaldiversity and individualisation in post-modern societies.… Read the rest
7-9 October 2013, Siena, Italy
Intercultural competence has always been essential to human relations. In today’s globalized world, where societies are increasingly challenged by multiculturalism, an active employment of intercultural skills at all levels of all societies is becoming more and more necessary to achieve understanding between cultures. Today’s societies are increasingly intertwined by technology and by movements of peoples. They are continually challenged by a fast pace of life and resulting sudden changes that bring about a need to constantly evolve and quickly adapt to new transformations.… Read the rest