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O RC21 (RC21 – Research Committee on Urban and Regional Development) divulga chamada para o Congresso “Rethinking Urban Global Justice: An international academic conference for critical urban studies”, que será realizado em Leeds (Inglaterra), no período de 11 a 13 de setembro de 2017. O prazo para envio de artigos é 10 de março.

Veja a chamada na íntegra aqui.

RC21 Leeds : September 11-13, 2017

Rethinking Urban Global Justice: An international academic conference for critical urban studies

The proposed abstracts should address the sessions’ topics and should be inspired by the 2017 conference theme, ‘Rethinking Urban Global Justice’.

Abstracts should be sent by e-mail to both and to the session organizers.

You are limited to two appearances: one paper, and one other role such as a panelist or session chair, or any combinations of these.

The selection process

The abstracts will be reviewed by both the session organizers and RC21, you will be notified by the session convenors of the outcome.

The deadline for abstract submission is 10 March 2017.

Abstract guidelines

The abstracts should include the following information:

Details of the session to which the abstract is submitted: session title, session number and session convenors.

The focus: Themes, underlying hypothesis, empirical and/or theoretical basis, structure of the paper.

Word count: 300-500 words.

The contact of the author(s): Name(s), affiliation(s), address (including postcode), a phone number (will not be made public) and an e-mail address.

List of organised sessions

1. Exploring the ‘transformative power’ of culture: regeneration, gentrification and social justice

2. Transnational Gentrification: The Nexus between Lifestyle Migration/Residential Tourism and Gentrification

3. Gentrification and Statehood

4. Gentrification as Method

5. Seeking Sexual Justice: Global Reactions to the Gentrification of Sex and the Sanitization of Urban Spaces

6. Class, place, heritage and critical urban futures

7. Gendered Geographies of Gentrification

8. Rethinking gender and sexual justice in the new dynamics of the global urban

9. Reconstructing the real estate-finance link: Housing financialization after the crisis

10. The future of public real estate: toward a global commodification of the urban public realm?

11. New forms and practices of dispossession through housing and land financialisation

12. The geography of profits and politics – The role(s) of developers in urban development and the implications for urban theory

13. Impacts of Urban Movements in Local Governance

14. Municipalities of change: the road from social struggles to local governments

15 Second wave Occupy movements? New territorialized movements challenge global injustice and dispossession policies

16. History, Memory, and Time in Contemporary Urban Contentions

17. The urbanization of politics in Eurasia

18. Urban Scholarship, Urban Activism, and Justice Struggles: The Academy as Enabler of Emancipatory Politics?

19. Analyzing urban conflicts: NIMBY syndrome, urban justice and social movement

20. Co-producing knowledge for Global Urban Justice in Precarious Neighborhoods: Claims, Critical Reflexions and Coalitions

21. The leaking roof of the democracy: Challenges of new urban democratic spaces

22. Recognition, Justice and Critical Urban Theory today

23. Urban Social Policy as Struggle for Urban Global Justice?

24. The Right to The City: urban and global justice

24. Leaving governance behind? Habitat III and Spatial Justice

25. Rethinking Urban Justice in European cities. Between the neo-liberal turn and the socio-innovation rhetoric

26. RESTLESS CITIES: Solidarity, conflict and struggle in the context of displacement, immigration and security politics

27. Forced Displacement and Urbanity: Global movements, urban destinations and social justice in the Mediterranean Migration Crisis

28. The Welcome City?

29. Migration and the City—Internal and International Dynamics in China

30. Urban planning and migrants in the city: glocal and transnational perspectives

31. Cosmopolitanism, racism and the urban experience

32. Urban racial segregation and social justice in the context of the black diaspora

33. Authoritarianism and the Urban: Alive, and Dominant?

34. New forms of solidarity and exclusion in the Brexit-Trump era. Conviviality, Everyday Multiculturalism and Racism

35. Can urban design contribute to foster global urban justice?

36. Street art, graffiti, and urban interventions: Inscriptions of ‘crisis’ in public space

37. More Than Pedestrian: Psychogeography, Creative Walking and Spatial Justice

38. Visualising the fight for home and security: Revealing injustice and making change

39. Towards a just creative city

40. Security and (in)justice: beyond the securisation of the urban

41. Urban securitisation and the need for humanising alternatives

42. Green or just? Social impacts of environmental policies

43. (Trans-)national planning in the global South: hyper-connectivity, territorial transformations

44. Failing better: Creative and collaborative methods in researching urban inequalities and conviviality

45. School segregation in contemporary cities: social, spatial and political dynamics

46. Critical Methodologies for Global Urban Justice

47. Innovative Qualitative Methods

48. Global Urban Youth in the Midst of Precarization of Life: Towards the Formulation of New Claims For Social Justice

49. Urban transgressions and informalities in the “Global North”

50. Holiday rentals and the right to housing: rethinking social justice in the tourist city

51. Social Production of Urban Periphery/ High-rise Suburbia

51. Segregation in Spatial Proximity and the Vertical Idiom

52. Locating Climate Vulnerabilities at the Urban Crossroads

53. A Regional Comparative Urbanism?

54. Towards a Global Urban Geopolitics. Bringing Geopolitics into the Mainstream of Comparative Urban Studies

55. Work and Cities: Debating new forms of work and employment and work organization in cities

56. A self-reproducing movement? Everyday failures and queer solidarities

57. Law and the City: Shaping Resilience in Urban Crises

58. Valuing Urban Dissensus: Contested Knowledge Claims in Realising Just Cities

59. From Participation to Power? Possibilities and Pitfalls in Co-producing Urban Governance

60. Resistance, Acquiescence and Social Justice in Global ‘Austerity Urbanism’ – Urban Politics and beyond

61. Public space renewal, liveability and inequalities in contemporary cities

62. Neoliberal urbanism and the (un)desired citizen-subject: Mechanisms, strategies, resistance

63. The grounded city, foundational urban systems and reliance structures

64. Circuits of knowledge and practices in global urban mobilisations: experimentations and critical approaches

65. Transgressive Strategies Towards a Utopian Urban Vision for the Conflicted Cities

66. Housing Justice, Human Rights and the City

67. Re-thinking the core toolbox of urban interventions: critical approaches to zoning and land regulation in practice

68. Disputes in the Urban Territory, Groups of Interests, Distributive Conflict and Injustice in Cities Budgeting

69 The political life of public policy instruments: graphic artifacts, technologies and legibilities in urban governance

70. Elites and in(justice): unravelling the link

71. DISASTER AND ENVIRONMENTAL JUSTICE: new challenges for urban areas

72. The Political Meaning of Informal Urbanisation: building democracy while building the city

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