BWRC 2019 Housing Conference Call for Papers

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Call for Papers
October 26, 2019
New York, United States
Subject Fields: 
Geography, Public History, Social Sciences, Sociology, Urban History / Studies



Brooklyn Waterfront Research Center

Spring 2019 Annual Conference: “Housing along the Brooklyn Waterfront”


BWRC seeks a candidate to research and write a white paper that will set context for our Spring 2019 Conference, "Housing along the Brooklyn Waterfront: Then and Now" (working title). Although the project intends to create an accessible and comprehensive historical account of housing within the geographic area, proposals are welcome from several disciplinary perspectives.


An honorarium will be awarded to the selected candidate, and BWRC will schedule periodic meetings to consult with candidate between November 1st, 2018 and February 1st, 2019. The final deliverable will be between 20-40 pages and will be published in the conference program. We welcome supplemental digital materials; the white paper will be published on our website.


Eligible candidates should have an academic affiliation and demonstrated scholarly expertise in urban history; urban planning; urban development; and/or New York City history.


Applicants should prepare a 500-word prospectus and submit, with a brief cover letter, a one-page CV and a list of relevant publications by October 26th, 2018 to Director Richard Hanley at Questions and inquiries can be directed to Director Richard Hanley. 



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Questions and inquiries can be directed to Director Richard Hanley at