Health, Wellbeing and the ‘Livable’ City

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Call for Papers
New York, United States
Subject Fields: 
Health and Health Care, Public Health, Psychology, Social Work

Health, Wellbeing and the ‘Livable’ City

This highlight call focuses on issues of health, wellbeing and the environments we live in: cities, communities, neighborhoods, regions, countries. It is part of the ‘From New York to London - Livable Cities’ initiative, and specifically the June 2023 conference Livable Cities at City Tech – City University of New York.

Strands planned for this event include:

Public Health, Environmental Psychology, Healthy Cities, Walkable Cities, Accessible Design, Inclusivity, COVID-19, Urban Sanitation, Healthy Communities and more.


This initiative follows on from events and publications on health and the built environment, including:

- Environments by Design: Health, Wellbeing and Place, Italian Society for the Sociology of Health, Syracuse University, Chalmers University, Northumbria University, 2021

- Designing for Health & Wellbeing: Home, City, Society Vernon Press, 2020

- Health: Journal Special Issue, Architecture MPS, Vol 16, No. 1-4. ISBN 9006-2025. UCL Press, London, 2019

- Health: The Design, Planning and Politics of How and Where We Live, University of the West of England, 2018


This is a hybrid event taking place online and at the City Tech Campus in New York City.


Organizers: City Tech – City University of New York, with support from Amps.

Publishers: UCL Press, Cambridge Scholars Publishing, Routledge


Contact Info: 

Erica Brady, Jason Montgomery and Cindee Hogan,

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