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Published on Thursday, May 04, 2023

Abstract

The conference provides a place for discussion and debate for scholars in the humanities and social sciences working on various forms of mobility. Presentations may address mobility in its diversity and fall in the following research agendas: theoretical debate; methodological innovations; public policy and decision making in mobility; regulation of mobility and its tools; the actors and their logics of action; the norms and values underlying mobility and social inequality; temporality and spatiality of mobility; mobility prospective.

Announcement

Presentation

The 6th edition of the Swiss Mobility Conference (SMC) will take place on Thursday, September 14 and Friday, September 15, 2023 at the University of Lausanne. The deadline to submit a proposal has been postponed to the 15th of May 2023.

The SMC is the result of collaboration between the chairs of urban sociology (EPFL) and geography of mobilities (UNIL). The conference provides a place for discussion and debate for scholars in the humanities and social sciences working on various forms of mobility. 

Presentations may address mobility in its diversity (residential choices, daily mobility and mode choice, multi-residentiality, tourism, etc.) and fall in the following research agendas:

  • theoretical debates (and in particular the contributions of social theories to the study of mobilities)
  • methodological innovations (using mobile methods)
  • public policy and decision making in mobility
  • regulation of mobility and its tools
  • the actors and their logics of action (residential choice, daily mobility and mode choice, multi-residentiality, etc.)
  • the norms and values underlying mobility and social inequality
  • temporality and spatiality of mobility
  • mobility prospective

Submission guidelines

Abstracts of no more than 3000 characters must be sent to: mobility.conference@unil.ch

by May 15, 2023.

Scientific Committee

Abstracts will be evaluated by the SMC Scientific Committee:

  • Thomas Buhler, Université de Franche-Comté
  • Matteo Colleoni, Università Milano-Bicocca 
  • Frédéric Dobruszkes, Université Libre de Bruxelles
  • Caroline Gallez, Université Gustave Eiffel 
  • David Kaufmann, Eidgenössische Technische Hochschule (ETH) Zürich
  • Sven Kesselring, Hochschulefür Wirtschaft und Umwelt (HfWU), Nürtingen-Geislingen
  • Giulio Mattioli, TU Dortmund University
  • Timo Ohnmacht, Hochschule Luzern
  • Mathis Stock, Université de Lausanne (UNIL)
  • Stéphanie Vincent, Université Lyon 2

For more information: http://www.unil.ch/igd/mobility-conference 

Places

  • Lausanne, Switzerland (1015)

Event attendance modalities

Full on-site event


Date(s)

  • Monday, May 15, 2023

Keywords

  • mobilité, choix modal, multi-résidentialité, action publique, norme, valeur, inégalité sociale, logique d'action, spatialité

Contact(s)

  • Chloé Montavon
    courriel : chloe [dot] montavon [at] epfl [dot] ch
  • Andreia Dinis Pinto
    courriel : andreia [dot] dinispinto [at] unil [dot] ch

Reference Urls

Information source

  • Chloé Montavon
    courriel : chloe [dot] montavon [at] epfl [dot] ch

License

CC0-1.0 This announcement is licensed under the terms of Creative Commons CC0 1.0 Universal.

To cite this announcement

« Swiss Mobility Conference », Call for papers, Calenda, Published on Thursday, May 04, 2023, https://doi.org/10.58079/1b4g

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