Cities are the major sites and physical nodes in the infrastructurally mediated flows of water, energy, waste, communication, people, goods and services. Networked infrastructures have become increasingly critical for urban life. Their smooth operation is a prerequisite for social well-being, economic prosperity and political stability in our cities.
Please find below our call for papers for the annual conference of SocRel - the Sociology of Religion Study Group of the British Sociological Association. Our theme is "Communicating Religion". You can submit abstracts through an online portal - the link is in the cfp below.
Please consider submitting an abstract, and share this call with colleagues and students who may have an interest in the topic.
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As Co-editor with Italo Pardo, I have the pleasure to announce that the November 2018 issue of Urbanities-Journal of Urban Ethnography (Vol 8 No 2) with a Special Section on Gentrification, is now published and, as usual, is available free of charge online at: http://www.anthrojournal-urbanities.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/11/Vol-8...
General Call for Papers
We invite papers and colloquia that approach language policy from a variety of theoretical and methodological perspectives, and in a variety of contexts, from the local/institutional to the national/global.
Abstracts of up to 300 words are welcome that address topics such as (but not limited to):
This special edition of Genealogy will consider the history of childhood through a focus upon continuities and discontinuities in British and affiliated Anglophone cultures. It will begin with a reflection upon the changing nature of childhood in Britain, and the traces that previous generations of children have left in ‘folk’ and nursery tales and rhymes, some of which were taken into British colonial culture, in the US in particular (Not just ‘once’ upon a time by Pam Jarvis).
Please see below for a call for papers for the forthcoming issue of the international relations journal Revista CIDOB d´Afers Internacionals, “Cities in the Era of Globalisation: International Municipalism and the Right to the City”.
The issue will be edited by Raquel Rolnik (Professor of Architecture and Urbanism, University of São Paulo) and Eva Garcia Chueca (Scientific Coordinator, Global Cities Programme, CIDOB).
Power, Economic Development and Morality: Paradoxes and Challenges
Ibn Haldun University invites paper proposals for the 5th International Ibn Khaldun Symposium, Power, Economic Development and Morality: Paradoxes and Challenges, to be held on 27th - 28th April, 2019, in İstanbul
While many studies on Ibn Khaldun focused on Asabiyyah and the role of kinship and tribal bonds in establishing dynasties, little attention has been given to his views on the role of accumulating wealth and conspicuous consump
Following on from the publication of Reification and Representation: Architecture in the Politico-Media-Complex Dr Graham Cairns is guest editing a special issue of the journal Architecture_MPS on the relationship between social policy, political communication and the built environment. Special consideration will be given to areas of sociology, politocal history and communication studies.