We are a moderated multi-disciplinary forum for discussion and dissemination of scholarship on urban history and urban studies. As a member of H-NET (Humanities and Social Sciences Online), H-Urban has no geographical or chronological boundaries. Thus, we welcome the involvement of scholars, professionals, and graduate students who are interested in urban places and processes across the globe and in all eras.

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CFP (Business History Conference): Civilizations

2017 Business History Conference Annual Meeting
Denver, Colorado, March 30-April 1, 2017

Civilizations is the theme of the 2017 Business History Conference meeting. From the House of Medici to Japan, Inc., business and commerce have shaped society and public life.  Eighteenth-century social theorists such as Montesquieu and Smith described the “civilizing” process of long-distance trade networks in agricultural staples and luxury goods in the transition from feudalism to commercialism.

Seeking Hosts for New Books in Architecture

New Books in Architecture (http://newbooksnetwork.com/category/architecture/) is seeking hosts interested in conducting interviews with authors of new books on architecture and related disciplines. Hosting the channel is a good way to bring the work of scholars of architecture to the attention of large audiences. Interested parties should write Marshall Poe at marshallpoe@gmail.com.


ATLAS.ti training, October 22-23, Berkeley, CA

ATLAS.ti Training
October 22-23, 2016
Berkeley, CA

This workshop will provide both a conceptual background and practical experience in computer assisted qualitative data analysis (CAQDA) using ATLAS.ti. After instruction in the fundamental aspects of CAQDA, the course turns to the logic of the ATLAS.ti program, and how it functions as a tool for CAQDA.