[URBANTH-L]CALL FOR PAPERS - International Conference Urban Conditions and Life Chances

Bettina Springer bspringer at fmg.uva.nl
Thu Mar 16 13:09:37 EST 2006


International Conference Urban Conditions and Life Chances

6th - 8th July 2006

University of Amsterdam, The Netherlands

This is an international conference of the Amsterdam institute for  
Metropolitan and International Development Studies, co-organized by  
the Research and Training Network UrbEurope.

The conference will be an interdisciplinary meeting, open to  
geographers, political scientists, sociologists, economists,  
anthropologists, planners and other social scientists.

Conference Format

The conference will be organized in two types of sessions:

-      Plenary sessions in the morning where invited keynote speakers  
will debate recent research developments and questions related to  
various aspects of the conference theme.

-      Workshops in the afternoon will be focused on issues proposed  
by participants to expose different dimensions of urban conditions  
and life chances; selected participants will present their papers for  


-    Social interactions and dynamics in the urban region

-    Life courses and time-space behaviour

-    Urban conditions for creative knowledge

-    Area-based urban programmes and new local governance

-    The urban context and exclusion

How to participate?

Participants should register by email in order to have access to the  
conference venue. This can be done online at www.fmg.uva.nl/amidst/ 

How to submit a paper

By filling out the registration form, tick the workshop you are  
interested to participate in and copy/ paste your abstract under  
point 12.


-       Sending abstracts (April 3rd, 2006)

-       Sending papers (June 1s, 2006t)

-       Final program (June 1st, 2006)

-       On-line Registration (June 1st, 2006)

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