II International Conference 'African Urban Planning'

Published at: 17 September 2016

II INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE

'AFRICAN URBAN PLANNING'

Institute of Geography and Spatial Planning - University of Lisbon & International Planning History Society

Lisbon, 7-8 September 2017



CALL FOR PAPERS

The 2nd International Conference on African Urban Planning, organized by the Institute of Geography and Spatial Planning - University of Lisbon, in collaboration with the International Planning History Society (IPHS), will be held in Lisbon, on September 7-8, 2017.

It will be a forum for the discussion of the state-of-the-art of research on African Urban Planning, four years after the first conference in 2013.

The Conference will bring together researchers and planners from academia, public and private sectors, and non-governmental organizations, in an effort to present and debate their research on African Urban Planning and to share knowledge, viewpoints, methods, research outcomes and policy ideas.

It is organized around four main themes:

•Theme 1 - The History of African Urban Planning
•Theme 2 - Learning from African Urban Planning
•Theme 3 - Localizing Goal 11 of the SDGs and The New Urban Agenda
•Theme 4 - Social and economic challenges and changes in African cities


We invite researchers in the broad area of African urban studies - Planning, Geography, Architecture, History, Anthropology, Archaeology, other Social Sciences, Arts and Humanities - planners, planning consultants, and postgraduate students to present and discuss new evidence and innovative perspectives on African Urban Planning.



IMPORTANT DATES

• Submission deadline for abstracts: 31 January 2017

• Notification of abstract acceptance: 15 March 2017

• Registration and payment: 1 - 15 April 2017

• PowerPoint Presentation (PowerPoint file): during the conference

• Full paper for publication: date to be announced during the conference



CONFERENCE CONVENOR & ORGANIZATION

Carlos Nunes Silva

Institute of Geography and Spatial Planning

University of Lisbon

Lisbon, Portugal

Conference e-mail:

urbanplanningafrica2017@gmail.com



MORE INFORMATION

Conference website:

https://sites.google.com/site/cpcup2017conference/home