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Publié le mardi 20 septembre 2011 par Loïc Le Pape

Résumé

Paper session: "Governance and economic integration in urban border regions", Association of American Geographers (AAG) Annual Meeting 2012, New York City, USA, 24-28 February 2012.

Annonce

Paper session: “Governance and economic integration in urban border regions”, Association of American Geographers (AAG) Annual Meeting 2012, New York City, USA, 24-28 February 2012

Organizers

  • Jen Nelles, City University of New York, USA
  • Olivier Walther, Centre for Population, Poverty and Public Policy Studies, Luxembourg

Concept and objectives

The last decades have proven to be particularly favorable for a number of urban border regions, which have transformed from disadvantaged spaces due to their peripheral position to potentially prosperous interfaces. Numerous economic interdependencies contribute both to the embeddedness of such urban regions in global networks and to the formation of highly integrated functional areas at the regional scale. Border regimes have also arisen in those urban regions in order to regulate borders and control their effects on social, political and economic actors. This political regulation takes new institutional forms which challenge the classical view of international relations based on hierarchy, asymmetry in power relations, or state institutions and treaties.

The aim of this session is to address the relationship between these functional and governance processes: How does economic interdependency in multi-state urban regions shape governance challenges? Without limiting proposals to those who deal with international borders, we welcome papers dealing with the following topics:

  • The relations between economic integration and governance;
  • The interplay of global, regional and local scales for the cross-border integration processes;
  • New metropolitan governance issues;
  • Managing cross-border mobility;
  • Urban development across internal (state/provincial) borders
  • Cross-border projects at the regional/metropolitan scale.

Joining the session

Interested participants should send an abstract of max 250 words to Jen Nelles (jen.nelles@utoronto.ca) and Olivier Walther (olivier.walther@ceps.lu)

by 15th September 2011.

More info about us is available here: http://metrolux.ceps.lu/AAG2012.cfm?m1.

Contributors will have to register for the conference and submit their abstract through the AAG website (http://www.aag.org/cs/annualmeeting/register_to_attend), and should then send the registration code (PIN) they receive to us. Please note that you have to submit the abstract AND also pay, and then your PIN is activated. We will then mention all registration codes that will be in our session.

The selection will be done by the organizers.

Fees

  • Regular Member :
    • Before Jan. 9:  $295
    • After Jan. 9: $335
  • Member Student/Retired
    • Before Jan. 9:  $155
    • After Jan. 9: $185
  • Non-Member
    • Before Jan. 9: $420
    • After Jan. 9: $465
  • Student Non-Member
    • Before Jan. 9:  $225
    • After Jan. 9: $245
  • Companion/Spouse*
    • Before Jan. 9:   $110
    • After Jan. 9: $160
  • One Day Pass
    • Before Jan. 9:   $225
    • After Jan. 9: $245

Lieux

  • 1335 Avenue of the Americas
    New York, États-Unis

Dates

  • jeudi 15 septembre 2011

Fichiers attachés

Mots-clés

  • conférence annuelle de l'association des géographes américains (AAG)

Contacts

  • Olivier Walther
    courriel : ow [at] sam [dot] sdu [dot] dk

Source de l'information

  • Olivier Walther
    courriel : ow [at] sam [dot] sdu [dot] dk

Pour citer cette annonce

« Governance and economic integration in urban border regions », Appel à contribution, Calenda, Publié le mardi 20 septembre 2011, http://calenda.org/205290