Design Education CFP: Routledge and the University of Manchester

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Call for Papers
December 4, 2020
United Kingdom
Subject Fields: 
Architecture and Architectural History, Urban Design and Planning, Urban History / Studies

As part of the Focus of Design Education Book series, Routledge is partnering with Manchester School of Architecture for a Teaching and Research Conference with book publication.

It is part ofthe their Teaching + Research initiative aimed at disseminating best practice research and teaching for academics and questioning the traditional distinctions between the two exercises. It is open to academics whether you are:

– focused primarily on your teaching
– carrying out research independently of your teaching
– researching pedagogical methods in the classroom
– embedding your research in your teaching


The next book will be drawn from the conference:


Dates: Dec 02-04, 2020

Abstracts: June 30, 2020 (Round One)


This will be a virtual conference with a keynote presentation by Sally Stone from Manchester School of Architecture (University of Manchester / Manchester Metropolitan University).

Conference Book editor, Laura Sanderson, Manchester School of Architecture.


Formats: As a virtual conference it has several presentation formats available:


Zoom: for real-time interaction between presenter and audience

Pre-recorded film: for presenters who wish their work to be permanently available

Streaming: for audience members who wish to view all presentations in their own time

Written Papers: for delegates who seek publication in the Routledge series



Themes for the conference and book include:

Design studio initiatives; pedagogical methodologies; teaching and learning theories; problem based projects; research that feeds into teaching learning & projects; critique of how technology is changing teaching, research and work;  projects that break disciplinary boundaries; educational and research infrastructures; global changes to academic funding priorities and more.


Previous publications in the series:







Contact Info: 

Laura Sanderson (Manchester), Cindee Hogan (Amps)