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  • Istanbul

    Call for papers - Urban studies

    CODATU XVI

    Climatic change, air quality and energy challenges: the role policy in urban transport and preventative measures in developing countries and emerging economies

    Transport is an integral component of sustaining livelihoods: without efficient urban transport mankind would not survive and develop and nor would economies. Yet, despite the immense benefits that transport enables, such as access to jobs, markets, education, and consumer goods and services via global supply chains, the transport sector generates substantial disbenefits. These include dependence on non-renewable energy, greenhouse gas emissions, local pollutions, road accidents and inequalities of access. Such disbenefits clearly demonstrate that the transport sector is currently unsustainable economically, environmentally and socially.

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  • Paris

    Seminar - Geography

    The Americas in books

    Americas Institute seminar

    Les rencontres « Les Amériques en Livres » s’intéressent aux ouvrages publiés par les maisons d’édition en partenariat avec l’institut des Amériques, ainsi qu’aux travaux en sciences humaines et sociales parus chez les principaux éditeurs français. Les rencontres permettent de faire découvrir aux chercheurs, ainsi qu’au grand public, les études les plus récentes sur les Amériques. Les ouvrages portent sur l’ensemble des espaces américains (francophone, hispanophone, anglophone et lusophone) du XVIe siècle à nos jours.

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