CfP Socialist and Post-Socialist Urban Transformation (Deadline: 13.04.2018)

The Leibniz Institute for East and Southeast European Studies (IOS) and Southeast Europe Association (Südosteuropa-Gesellschaft) invite paper proposals for the workshop “Socialist and Post-Socialist Urban Transformation in Small Cities of Southeast Europe ” to be held at IOS in Regensburg (Germany) on 9 November 2018. Weiterlesen


Reisestipendien der GSU (Deadline: 15.04.2018)

Reisestipendien der Gesellschaft für Stadtgeschichte und Urbanisierungsforschung e. V. zur XIVth International Conference on Urban History in Rom (29.08.-01.09.2018)

Eines der wichtigsten Ziele der Gesellschaft für Stadtgeschichte und Urbanisierungsforschung e. V. (GSU) ist die Förderung des wissenschaftlichen Nachwuchses Weiterlesen

Die industrielle Stadt

Die industrielle Stadt. Lokale Repräsentationen von Industriekultur im urbanen Raum seit dem ausgehenden 19. Jahrhundert
Kolloquium des Instituts für Sächsische Geschichte und Volkskunde e. V. in Kooperation mit dem Sächsischen Staatsarchiv – Staatsarchiv Chemnitz, 15.-16. Juni 2017, Staatsarchiv Chemnitz  Weiterlesen

European Cities in Dynamic Competition, Leipzig, 6.-7. Juli 2016

European Cities in Dynamic Competition – Urban Governance, Cooperation, Competitiveness and Sustainability

Today, more than two thirds of citizens of Europe are city dwellers, and the tendency is increasing. The quality of urban life and technical infrastructure are considered to be crucial to attracting and retaining a skilled labor force and businesses. The social and economic concentration of resources in cities may, however, result in negative side-effects like pollution or congestion. Weiterlesen

Conference „Cities and Citizens“, Durham University, 13.-15. Juli 2015

The 2015 Seventeenth-Century Studies conference will address the topic of ‘Cities and Citizens’ and focus on the ways in which urban centres were perceived, experienced, understood and represented in the long seventeenth century (c.1580-1720). The conference will be held within the World Heritage Site on Palace Green in the heart of the seventeenth-century bishopric capital of Durham. For more information see the website or download the full programm: 20150713-DurhamIMEMSC17thConference2015