[Iag-list] IAG 2018 Call for Papers: Contemporary Themes in Urban Geography

Libby Porter libby.porter at rmit.edu.au
Fri Feb 2 16:33:53 AEDT 2018

*Call for Papers: Contemporary Themes in Urban Geography*

*Session sponsored by the Urban Geography Study Group*

The urban condition has never been more contested, important or uncertain.
This session invites papers that consider contemporary trends, themes and
debates in urban geography in order to critically consider the experience,
meaning and future of the urban. This might include critical engagement
with the following, or other, suggested themes:

·      Economies and transformations in work, labour and space

·      Trends and tensions in urban development

·      Climate, justice and environmental transformation

·      The politics of urban life from governance and policy to struggle
and resistance

·      Gender, feminism and the future of urban life

·      Transformations in urban institutions

·      Housing, home and livelihoods

·      Cities as Indigenous places

·      Property, land use and land management

·      The human and more-than-human materialities of urban life

·      Knowing and measuring the urban

Please send abstracts of no more than 250 words to Libby Porter by 5pm
Wednesday 7 February – email: libby.porter at rmit.edu.au

Best wishes
Libby Porter, Dallas Rogers and Wendy Steele
Co-convenors Urban Geography Study Group


*Professor Libby Porter*
*Vice Chancellor's Principal Research Fellow*
*Centre for Urban Research*
*RMIT University*
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