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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Call for Sessions - 15th International Conference on Urban History (EAUH 2020)

Dear all,

We warmly welcome you to the 15th International Conference on Urban History (EAUH 2020), which will take place in Antwerp (Belgium) from 2 to 5 September 2020.

The official conference programme of lectures and sessions will be accompanied by a lively social programme, including receptions, a conference dinner and the opportunity to visit major cultural sites in and around Antwerp.

Summer Schools at Global Urban Studies / University of Copenhagen, July and August 2019

Announcing two international summer schools (BA and MA-levels, 7.5 ECTS and 15 ECTS). Deadline for applications: 1st of April 2019.

URBAN CULTURE IN THEORY AND ACTION (24th of July to 16th of August 2019; 15 ECTS; open to BA- and MA-level students)

During this summer school in the heart of Copenhagen, students from across the world get an opportunity to move from analysing problems in urban societies to creating possible solutions and identifying potentials in urban space by formulating and planning research-based projects.