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May 07, 2013

Ecologies of Urbanism in Asia II: Cities, Towns, and the Places of Nature

Call for Papers
Ecologies of Urbanism in Asia II: Cities, Towns, and the Places of Nature

June 9-12, 2014
Hong Kong
Application deadline: July 15, 2013
Convenors: Anne Rademacher (NYU) and K. Sivaramakrishnan (Yale)

The organizers seek submissions for a conference to investigate urbanism, nature, and ecological sustainability in Asian cities and towns. The papers will engage cases grounded in South Asia, Southeast Asia, and south China in the following thematic areas: the political ecology of the city, urban environmentalism, nodes and networks, and the social lives of infrastructure. Paper proposals of no more than 300 words (1 double spaced page) and a two-page author's CV showing current institutional affiliation with postal and email addresses, should be sent via email attachment as pdf documents, to Sahana Ghosh, sahana.ghosh@yale.edu. All selected participants will be provided RT economy airfare to Hong Kong and up to six nights' accommodation. This conference follows on Urban Ecologies in Asia held in Hong Kong in 2010.

Posted by katemw at May 7, 2013 08:33 AM

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