UrbanMetaMapping Semester Talks Call for Applications

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Call for Papers
September 6, 2023 to June 5, 2024
Subject Fields: 
Urban History / Studies, Digital Humanities, Geography, Historic Preservation, Research and Methodology

The UrbanMetaMapping Research Consortium warmly invites applications from scholars interested in presenting their research at our online, midday academic seminar.
We are open for projects dealing with mapping man-made and natural catastrophes, issues of heritage and urban planning in the context of such
disasters, as well as digital tools used for researching these themes. We are interested in research projects without any geographical and temporal limitations. The Call for Application is open to all scholars (from PhD students upwards).

The language of the seminar is English.

Further information, including programs and abstracts of previous Talks can be found at our website: https://urbanmetamapping.uni-bamberg.de/en/talks/

Meetings take place every first Wednesday of each month at 11.00 am – 12.00 pm (Central European (Summer) Time (CET/CEST)). They will last for an hour (including Q&A) and will provide an exciting platform to discuss with international scholars their research and exchange ideas. We look forward to you joining us for the UrbanMetaMapping Seminar Series!

We invite proposals for a 30-minute presentation in English to be sent in one text document (.doc, .docx, .odt, .rtf) containing:
a) Title and abstract of 300 words maximum (no references),
b) 3-5 keywords,
c) the author’s name with current affiliation, contact details (email) and a short
biographical note (around 200 words),
c) an indication when the presentation could take place. Available dates are:
06.09.2023; 06.12.2023; 03.01.2024; 07.02.2024; 06.03.2024; 03.04.2024;
08.05.2024; 05.06.2024.

Proposals should be submitted no later than 30 April 2023 to the following email: talks.urbanmetamapping@uni-bamberg.de

Notification of acceptance will be sent by 14 May 2023.

The online seminar is organized by the UrbanMetaMapping Research Consortium funded by the German Federal Ministry of Education and Research (BMBF).


Contact Info: 

Dr Piotr Kisiel
Contemporary History and Archive,
Leibniz Institute for Research on Society and Space (IRS),
Flakenstraße 29-31,
15537 Erkner, Germany