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Call for Papers.
Annual Meeting of the American Association of Geographers, http://www.aag.org/cs/annualmeeting, Denver, CO, USA, April 04-10, 2020.
Sessions: 1) Cities and Urban Regions in the Americas;
2) International (Planning) Institutions and/or International Urban and Planning Issues.
Organizers: Joel Outtes, GEST- Group for the Study of Societies and Territories, Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil,
Betty Smith, Eastern Illinois University, USA.
Deadline for proposals: October 10, 2019.
I invite paper proposals for a session on urban topics in the Americas and/or international institutions to take place at the annual meeting of the AAG ( AAG 2019 DC) in Denver, CO, USA, April 04-10, 2020. Papers might explore, but not be limited to
Economic restructuring and its spatial impacts
Changing urban morphology
Historic city centers
Urban historical geography
City planning in the Americas
Criminality, urban gangs and the Geography of illegal territories
The informal sector
The politics of urban environmental problems
Informal transportation and social conflicts
Participatory budget and urban social movements
Urban social geography
The International Planning Movement
The Urban International: the spatiality of international institutions such as the IFHP-International Federation for Housing and Planning, UCLG-United Cities and Local Governments, IULA-International Union of Local Authorities and IHA-International Housing Association alone or in Comparative Perspective
Please remember that participants must register asap (cheapest possible rate now); please only apply to be in the session (05 papers maximun per session, there can be a series of sessions) if you are sure you will make the conference. If you are interested in be part of the session/s please send me your abstract and then (if you prefer after I aprove it) register and later send me your pin number whenever / as soon as possible.
Thanks and all my best wishes,
Joel Outtes, GEST- Group for the Study of Societies and Territories,
UFRGS- Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Sul,
Porto Alegre-RS, BRAZIL