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  • Lisbon

    Call for papers - Europe

    4º Encontro sobre Conservação e Reabilitação de Edifícios

    ENCORE 2020

    Conservar e Reabilitar monumentos, edifícios e espaços são oportunidades únicas para fomentar a sustentabilidade das cidades. Lisboa será, em 2020, a Capital Verde Europeia, constituindo-se o ENCORE 2020 numa ocasião ímpar para relevar os desafios ambientais da transformação das cidades: poupar recursos, reutilizar materiais, melhorar a eficiência energética, repensar as centralidades urbanas, promover a resiliência. Porque a cidade resiliente deve ser a cidade das pessoas, os monumentos, edifícios e espaço urbano, têm que servir aos seus habitantes e ser atrativas para os seus visitantes. Mais do que relatar problemas, visa-se encontrar e debater caminhos e soluções para questões como: O que se deve preservar? Como atualizar sem destruir? É viável conservar e reabilitar?

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  • Sintra

    Call for papers - History

    Knowing to protect, manage and planning sustainably

    2nd Ibero-American Congress in Landscape Studies

    Second Ibero-American congress that gathers researchers and technicians in sharing knowledge about the study of landspapes. 

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  • Bordeaux

    Call for papers - History

    Prison spaces in the Middle Ages: an interdisciplinary approach to the territories and materialities of medieval incarceration

    While recent work has renewed our knowledge of medieval execution sites and of the internal layout of detention facilities, much remains to be done to understand the distribution of prison spaces and territories, in particular to shed light on the socio-spatial dynamics and logic of their establishment. These prison spaces evolved between the beginning and the extreme end of the Middle Ages, with prisons only multiplying from the 13th century onwards. These evolutions must be understood in close coordination with the evolutions of medieval justice and its spatial practices. Studies can be carried out at the scale of a building, a neighborhood, a city, a city, one or more regions.

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  • Call for papers - America

    American cities facing global changes

    Interdisciplinary Journal of Papers on the Americas (RITA) nr. 13

    Nowadays, the assessment of environmental changes worldwide is indisputable. Interdependent processes – such as global warming, the extinction of species, soil depletion and scarce energy resources – deeply alter the living conditions in our societies, from a material and symbolic point of view. These systemic transformations go well beyond the physical environment or climate change; they can be understood thanks to the concept of “global changes” that has become a main research topic in the fields of social and environmental sciences over the past thirty years. For its thirteenth issue, RITA will dedicate its section Thema to American cities facing global changes.

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  • Madrid

    Study days - Representation

    Body, Culture and Identity in Lavapies, Madrid

    From the individual to the collective

    The objective of this Seminar is to stress the importance of a collaborative and participative way to understand through our senses. We want to explore connections between thinking and action in everyday city experiences, developing “in situ” actions. We consider that the knowledge of the space need space experiences. We aim to develop a collective, community exploration of the vital flow of the Lavapiés area in Madrid altering the classical relationship between artist, landscape and inhabitants. This exploration will allow the construction of an intangible map of audiovisual fragments, photo, phonographs, video art, performative actions. The direct experimentation of space helps us understand it, as well as "to perform it"; it helps us understand the aesthetic and emotional relationships we have with it. In order to get our objectives, urban artists, soundscape experts, theater groups, architects, philosopher, civil and social associations, citizens…will be invited.

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  • Lyon

    Call for papers - Urban studies

    The lessons of Rome - 5th edition

    Ve édition

    Les Leçons de Rome propose un espace de réflexion et de débat pour quiconque appréhende l’Italie comme laboratoire de recherche architecturale, urbaine et paysagère. Définir l’Italie comme laboratoire suppose d’analyser les contextes de fabrication des politiques urbaines aussi bien que les expériences de projet, les théories comme les pratiques, les héritages et les mutations tout autant que les orientations et les prospectives.  En quelques mots, construire un savoir et une culture, mais encore tirer des enseignements et développer des outils opératoires pour appréhender le présent et enrichir les pratiques contemporaines.

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  • Bordeaux

    Call for papers - Sociology

    Socio-cultural animation and social intervention in the face of violence

    Face aux équations complexes de la violence et à sa "mise au travail", quelles réponses spécifiques l’animation socioculturelle et plus généralement le champ de l’intervention sociale peuvent-ils apporter ? Avec quelles finalités, quels objectifs, quelles méthodes, quels outils, dans quels espaces et avec quels publics ? Que nous en dit le champ de la recherche ? Telles sont les questions générales qui, autour des de l'appel à contribution ci-après et dans une perspective pluridisciplinaire, mobiliseront des contributions diversifiées, à la croisée de la recherche universitaire et des analyses professionnelles.

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  • Call for papers - Europe

    The Opera of Bordeaux

    Un appel à contributions pour un ouvrage collectif est lancé autour du thème de l'opéra. Il mobilise toutes les disciplines scientifiques.

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  • Call for papers - Geography

    Carnets de géographes research notebook – Varia section

    Les Carnets de géographes ouvrent un numéro varia annuel avec publication des articles au fil de l'eau. Cette revue, créée en 2010, entend accentuer la visibilité des problématiques et objets de recherches originaux et rarement traités par la discipline. La revue valorise également les travaux contribuant au dialogue de la géographie avec les autres sciences sociales et publie des articles traitant de la dimension spatiale des rapports sociaux qui émanent de recherches en histoire, sciences politiques, sociologie, anthropologie, psychologie, etc.

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  • Ottawa

    Conference, symposium - History

    Borders

    72nd IHAF congress

    Le plus grand congrès réunissant les historiennes et historiens de l'Amérique française aura lieu cette année à Ottawa pour sa 72e édition. Plus de 120 communications aborderont avec des angles, des approches et des questions diverses le thème des Frontière/s. Comment s’exprime, en différentes époques, la notion de frontière en Amérique française? Comment évolue-t-elle au fil des siècles? Quelles sont ses représentations? Quels types de pouvoir impose-t-elle? C’est autour de ces questions que nous engageons les participant.e.s à proposer des pistes d’analyse empiriques, théoriques ou épistémologiques qui permettront de mieux problématiser la frontière.

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  • Call for papers - Language

    Urban music in Cameroon

    Studies of content, code switching and transculturality

    L’état de la musique camerounaise doit être fait du point de vue de son contenu de plus en plus hypersexualisé mais aussi du point de vue sociolinguistique puisque son langage embrasse à la fois les idiomes coloniaux et les langues du cru.

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  • Paris

    Call for papers - Urban studies

    Gender Dynamics and Practices in Architecture, Urbanism and Landscape Architecture

    In France, as in several other countries, the professions of architect, urban planner and landscape architect have crossed a historic threshold in terms of feminization. However, numerical parity does not mean men and women have equal professional opportunities: numerous demands of feminist associations remain unsatisfied. They note the persistence of many professional inequalities: in terms of income, in terms of financial control and job insecurity, in terms of visibility, and in terms of recognition. This call for papers aims to gather contributions for an assessment of the gains and limits of feminization and gender dynamics at work in the professional worlds of architecture, urban planning and landscape architecture in France, fifty years after the "massive" entry of women into architecture schools in 1968. 

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  • Call for papers - Sociology

    Night and City

    3rd Urban Audiovisual Festival

    Scientific audio-visual production, not very considered by many disciplines, finds in the UAF a privileged scenario, both for the presentation of works and for the evaluation of the audio-visual methods applied to the study of the urban. Likewise, the UAF invites its screens to unconventional productions, made with mobile devices or exploring other forms of production of moving images. The use of new techniques is another of the main objectives of the UAF, as it aims to make known the innovations made and their multiple applications to the study of contemporary cities. The UAF is an invitation to watch the cities. To join to a debate far beyond the screens.

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  • Montreal

    Call for papers - History

    Reloaded industrial heritage. New territories, changing cultures

    TICCIH conference 2021

    Le thème du congrès, « le patrimoine industriel rechargé », veut favoriser un redéploiement des réflexions et des pratiques au-delà du « postindustriel » classique, très marqué par la déshérence et l’obsolescence. L’on voudrait ainsi contribuer au décloisonnement du patrimoine industriel qu’ont instigué de précédents congrès. Tout en réservant un espace de discussion aux bâtiments et à leur sauvegarde, ainsi que, naturellement, à celle des autres infrastructures industrielles et à la machinerie, le congrès veut poursuivre et renouveler les recherches et les échanges sur des corpus moins discutés du patrimoine industriel, en abordant l’identité de la civilisation industrielle sous l’angle de ses représentations, de sa culture, de ses territoires, de ses héritages (positifs ou négatifs), de leur documentation, de leur usage et de leur valorisation.

     

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  • Berlin

    Scholarship, prize and job offer - Political studies

    Grant programme for young researchers in Berlin

    The grants of the Study Foundation of the Berlin House of Representatives

    The grants of the Study Foundation of the Berlin House of Representatives shall be awarded to young university graduates and students with at least a Bachelor’s degree (or an equivalent) in all fields, in particular the humanities and social sciences, whose research or study projects deal with Berlin or require access to Berlin research facilities. The funds shall be used to advance academic education at all state and state-recognized universities and academic research institutions in Berlin.

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  • Call for papers - Sociology

    Associative Worlds : Grasping Politics by doing Ethnography on Associations

    Special issue 2021, vol. 47(3) of the Swiss Journal of Sociology

    This special issue aims to discuss ethnographic approaches that allow to shed light on the plurality of associations, societies and clubs. The aim is to examine the plurality of associational practices and meanings of associations, in order to contribute to a new scrutiny of the political dimension of associations. On the one hand, the papers will allow, by relying on ethnographic enquiries, to grasp the large variety of situations and worldviews that the world of associations entails, and through this, to open the way for underlying sociological questions. On the other hand, they shall question the contribution of ethnography to an exploration of the political potential of associational action - without limiting themselves to an organizational or motivational approach of the origins of an association.

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  • Pessac

    Call for papers - History

    Urban fears, 16-21th century

    The notion of “urban fears” is not new but can be reexamined, in a newly initiated approach of an “emotional” approach to the city, a study of the emotions of inhabitants. “Urban fears” will be defined as collective feelings of anxiety, in urban populations, about events occurring or likely to occur in the city where they live, and for a sufficient period of time not to be considered anecdotal. “Dangerous classes” of the lowlands, riots, natural, climatic, environmental, epidemic, food disasters, irrational fears, rumours and urban legends will be the focus of our attention. 

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  • Hammamet

    Call for papers - Urban studies

    Urban and architectural identities in Mediterranean cities

    Identités urbaines et architecturales dans les villes méditerranéennes

    The architectural and urban diversity characterising mediterranean city is inseparable from their identity. It seems clear at that this diversity and multiplicity of different identities shoud be considered as one of the greatest cultural and human values. The coexistence of forms in time and space, the blending of urban and architectural cultures, influences and contaminations, even the contrast and and contradictions of identity that are revealed in the mediterranean urban  territory reflect the stratification of the city in its pragmatics implications and its identity meanings. Today, in a context of a competition and attractiveness betwen territories, several mediterranean cities are going through a period of profound changes. Faced with these transformations, the reference to "identity territories" (Troin, 2004) and the ability of the city to build an identity and speared it among the population are called into question.

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  • La Plaine-Saint-Denis | Marseille

    Conference, symposium - Urban studies

    Urban writing, writing in sight

    Ce colloque international, organisé à l’initiative de la revue Biens symboliques/Symbolic Good réunit autour de la question des « écritures urbaines » (graffiti, tags, affiches, inscriptions) chercheurs, artistes et acteurs afin d'interroger – dans une perspective transdisciplinaire – les enjeux politiques, culturels, sociaux et esthétiques de ces écritures exposées.

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  • Paris

    Call for papers - Urban studies

    Architecture - at the crossroads of the digital and the living

    Ce colloque interdisciplinaire interroge les manières dont le numérique, par les méthodes qu'il génère, permet d'approcher la complexité des organisations spatiales, qu'elles soient naturelles ou artificielles. Cette interrogation s'inscrit dans le cadre de la production de connaissances et dans celui de l'invention d'organisations nouvelles. L'incidence du numérique sur les organisations humaines au sein des territoires (agricoles, urbains, paysagers, architecturaux, naturels) sera également placée au sein des débats.

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