Call for Sessions: SAH 2022 Annual International Conference, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. April 27–May 1. Read more.

Call for Book Chapters: Edited volume to be submitted to Routledge-RSA Regions & Cities Book Series Regions, Cities and Covid-19. Learning Resilience from the Global South: Re-conceptualising informalities as an urban planning and design paradigm. Read more.

Call for Book Chapters. Re-imaging Resilient Food Landscapes: Perspectives from Planning History. University of Florida/POLIMI. Read more.

Call for papers: Symposium GARDEN CITIES FOR THE 21st CENTURY – Valorization, preservation and challenges in France, Europe and the world. Suresnes garden city, 3-4 June 2021. Read more (English and French).

Call for abstracts: International Conference “Grand Projects – Urban Legacies of the late 20th Century”, Lisbon, ISCTE, 17-19 February 2021. Read more.

Announcement: IPHS Prizes and Awards 2020 – Awardees and Citations. Read more. 

Invitation to Summer online seminars/talks promoted by the Urban History Journal editorial team. See more.

Call for papers: Epidemics, Planning and the City. A Special Issue of Planning Perspectives. Guest editor: Juliet Davis. Read more.

CFP: RSA Europe’s Third Joint EU Cohesion Policy Conference 2020: Maximising the Opportunities for Cohesion Policy in Challenging Times. 11-13 May 2020, Zagreb, Croatia. Read more. Postponed.

CFP: RSA Annual Conference: Transformations: Relational Spaces, beyond Urban and Rural. 17 – 20 June 2020, Ljubljana, Slovenia. Read morePostponed.

CFP: RSA Europe’s Socio-Spatial Dynamics Summer College 2020: Public Policy for Regional Development. 1-3 September 2020, Cagliari, Sardinia, Italy. Read more.   Postponed.

Call for Papers: Conference ‘The Terms of Habitation: Re-theorizing the Architecture of Housing’, IIAS Jerusalem and the Technion, Haifa, Israel, November 09-12, 2020. Read more.

Call for papers: ISUF 2020, The 21st Century City, XXVII Conference of the International Seminar on Urban Form. September 1 – 4, 2020, University of Utah College of Architecture + Planning, Salt Lake City, Utah, USA. Read more.

Past events:

Call for abstracts: The Multidisciplinary Grid 2020, Conference. Holon Institute of Technology, Israel. 12-13.05.2020. Read more.

Call for papers: Decolonizing the Spatial History of the Americas, University of Texas at Austin. 10-11 February 2020. Read more.

Call for New Book Review Editor for the Journal of Planning History. Read more.

Job announcement: Lecturer or Associate Professor in Urban Planning, The Bartlett School of Planning at UCL. Read more.

Call for abstracts: IPHS 2020 Moscow Conference, City Space Transformation: Renovation of the Urban Environment. July 5-8, 2020, Moscow. Read more.

Call for abstracts: ISUF Italy 2020, Urban substrata & city regeneration – morphological legacies and designs tools. Read more.

Announcement: IV Seminar Urbanism and Urbanists in Brazil (IV SUUB), Belo Horizonte, Brazil. 4-6 September 2019.  Check the program online.

Call for abstracts: 2nd urbanHIST conference – “Interpreting 20th Century European Urbanism”, Stockholm, 21–23 October 2019. Read more.

Call for papers: 12th International Conference on Planning Research – ‘Spatial Planning for
Change’, Porto, Portugal, 20 September 2019. Read more.

Call for papers: OECD and Urban Policies. AISU (Associazione Italiana di Storia Urbana), Bologna, 11-14 September 2019. Read more.

Call for Papers: 2o. Congreso Iberoamericano de Historia Urbana (2nd Ibero-American Congress of Urban History), UNAM, Mexico, November 25-29, 2019. Read more. 

SAGHB Annual Lecture and Awards Ceremony 2019. The Society of Architectural Historians of Great Britain. ‘Why New Towns?’​​, Dr. Elain Harwood, 6.00 pm, Monday 9 December 2019, Gustave Tuck Lecture Theatre, Wilkins Building, University College London. Read more.

IPHS panel proposal: Planning Green: transcultural ideas for balanced cities with nature. Abstracts (200 words) and a short biographical statement (200 words) or a short resume, including full contact information (affiliation, address, email, and phone) should be sent to,, and Read more.

Job announcement: Tenure Track Assistant Professor in History of Architecture and Urban Planning at Delft University of Technology. Read more.

Job announcement: Tenure-Track Faculty Position in Urban History. Department of Urban Studies and Planning (DUSP) and the History Section of the School of Humanities, Arts, and Social Sciences (SHASS) at MIT. Read more.

Call for papers: Special Session ‘Transition Histories’ at AESOP 2019, IUAV, Venice, July 9-13 2019. Read more.

Call for papers: Homes Fit for Heroes Centenary Conference: Learning from 1919. Institute of Historical Research, London, 18th-19th July 2019. Read more.

Call for international support: Appeal to protect Alvar Aalto’s healing modernism. Read more.

Call for papers: XXVI International Seminar on Urban Form (ISUF): Cities as Assemblages. Nicosia, Cyprus, July 2-6, 2019.  Read more.

Call for papers: International Conference on Cities and Change: Three Decades of Post-Socialist Transition, Darmstadt, 17-18 May, 2019. Read more.

Call for papers: The 28th Annual Conference of the World History Association, organized jointly with the Global Urban History Project, San Juan, Puerto Rico, 27-29 June 2019. Read more.

Call for Papers: Conference: Energy and Decentralisation. ‘The reciprocity of space and energy’. TU Delft, 23-25 January 2019. Read more. Conference website.

I Ciclo de Palestras: Investigar Arquitetctura & Urbanismo no LNEC. ISCTE-IUL, Lisboa, Portugal. Out./Nov. 2018. Read more.

Call for Papers: The Ninth Biennial Conference of the Urban History Association, “Cities at the Crossroads”, Columbia, SC, October 18-21, 2018. Read more. 

XV Seminário de História da Cidade e do Urbanismo (XV Town Planning and City History Seminar), Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Setptember 18-21, 2018. Read more.

Call for Papers: Urbanism at Borders, Interdisciplinary Global Workshop for Research Network, Robert Gordon University, Aberdeen, Scotland, 5-8 September 2018. Read more.

Call for Papers: II Congreso Internacional Hispánico ISUF-h, “Ciudad y formas urbanas. Perspectivas transversales”, Universidad Zaragoza, Zaragoza, Spain, September 13-14, 2018. Read more.

Call for papers: Sixteenth Conference of the International Association for the Study of Traditional Environments (IASTE), “The Politics of Tradition”. Coimbra, Portugal, October 4-7, 2018. Read more.

Call for Papers: The SAHGB Annual Symposium 2018 – Architecture, the Built Environment, and the Aftermath of the First World War.  The Institute of Historical Research, Senate House, London. 9 June 2018. PDF format. Read more.

Exhibition: The Metropolis in Latin America, 1830-1930, Getty Research Institute, Los Angeles. September 16, 2017, through January 7, 2018. Read more.

Call for Papers: “Modernism and Rurality: Mapping the State of Research” – deadline: 30 Sept. 2017 (Session at EAHN2018, Tallinn). Read More.

Call for papers: “Looking at the world history of planning”, 18th International Planning History Society Conference (IPHS). The Planning Heritage Study Group, Yokohama, Japan, 15-19 July 2018. Deadline extended. Read more. 

Call for Papers: “Modernism, modernisation and the rural landscape” – deadline: 21 December, 2017. Tartu, Estonia, June 10-13, 2018. Read More.

Call for articles: CLARA Architecture/Recherche is accepting submissions around the theme of ” Architectural Criticism and Public Debate” (guest editors: H. Janniere & P. Scrivano), deadline 15th Octobre 2017. Read more.

SACRPH Awards Competition 2017. The awards will be presented at SACRPH’s 17th National Conference on Planning History, to be held in Cleveland, Ohio, October 26-29, 2017. Read more.

Call for papers: Symposium: Universities: space, place and community. Research Group on University History, University of Manchester, Manchester, UK. 13 September 2017. Read more.

Call for papers: “Städtebaugeschichte an deutschsprachigen Architekturschulen 1967–2017: Traditionen, Einflüsse und Zukunft eines Grundlagenfachs” (Town-Planning History at German-Speaking Schools of Architecture 1967–2017: Traditions, Influences and the Future of a Basic Subject). ETH, Zurich, 6-7 October 2017. Read more.

Call for papers: XXIV International Seminar on Urban Form – ISUF. Valencia, Spain, 2017. Read more.

Call for papers: Second Conference on Colonial and Post-Colonial Urban Planning in Africa. University of Lisbon. Lisbon, Portugal, 7-8 September 2017. Read more.

Call for Papers: Through Local Eyes: Place-based approaches to emerging architectural, urban design and planning challenges in Africa and the Global South, Addis Ababa, 29-31 October 2018. Deadline: 31 January 2018. Read more.

Call for papers: “Theory and Practice in Planning History”, 17th National Conference on Planning History. Society for American City & Regional Planning History (SACRPH), Cleveland, Ohio, 26-29 October 2017. Read More.

Call for papers: “Interdisciplinary connections between history and regional studies”, start-up meeting of the RSA Research Network on Regional Economic and Policy History, The Bartlett School of Planning, University College London. 25-26 April 2017. Read more. 

Call for papers: Inventing “Grand Paris”: Cross-perspectives on metropolitan areas from the 1970s to 2000, Ecole Nationale Supérieure d’Architecture de Paris-Belleville. Paris, 1-2 December 2016. Read more.

“MAD City”, International Happening of Urban Planning, Riga, Latvia, 1-2 June 2017. Read more.

Call for submissions: The Society of Architectural Historians Great Britain (SAHGB) – Annual Prizes and Awards. Read more.

Report on the inaugural workshop of the RSA Research Network on Regional Economic and Policy History, Regional Studies Association. Read more.

Call for Papers: ‘Legitimating Tradition’, 15th Biennial Conference of the International Association for the Study of Traditional Environments (IASTE). University of California, Berkeley, Kuwait City, Kuwait, 17-20 December 2016. Read more.

Call for papers: International Conference on Space and Cinema, University of Lisbon School of Arts and Humanities. Lisbon, 28-30 November 2016.  Read more.

Call for papers: 1st Latin American Congress of Urban History (I CIHU), Asociacion Iberoamericana de Historia Urbana (AIHU), Santiago de Chile, Chile, 23-25 November 2016. Read more.

Call for papers (panel): Micro-level resilience to water scarcity and overabundance in urban neighborhoods (since the early modern period. The 17th IPHS Conference. Delft, Netherlands, 17-21 July 2016. Contact.

Conference: 20th Vienna Architecture Congress – In the End: Architecture. Journeys through Time 1959 – 2019. MUMOK and Architekturzentrum Wien. 18–20 November 2016.  Read more.

Conference: The Art of Architecture: Hand Writing and Design, University of Notre Dame. 29 September-01 October 2016. Read more.

Call for submissions. CLARA ARCHITECTURE / RECHERCHE. Call for thematic issue to be published in CLARA’s 5th volume, expected for September 2017. Read more.

Job Opportunity: Assistant Professor in History of Architecture and Urban Planning at TU Delft. Read more.

Call for papers: Special issue of journal CLARA ARCHITECTURE/RECHERCHE’S 4th volume, expected for Spring-Summer 2016, dedicated to: APPROPRIATE(D) MODERNISM ABROAD? THE TRANSFORMATION, ADAPTATION AND SUBVERSION OF DISPLACED MODERNIST UTOPIAS. Read more.

Call for Papers: “Inheriting the City: Advancing Understandings of Urban Heritage”, International Conference. The Ironbridge International Institute for Cultural Heritage, University of Birmingham, Taipei, Taiwan, 31 March – 4 April 2016. Read more.

Call for exhibition submissions: Inheriting the City: Approaches to Heritage into the Future. Ironbridge International Institute for Cultural Heritage, University of Birmingham. Taipei, Taiwan, 31 March-4 April 2016. Read more.

Call for papers: Landscape: From Natural to Cultural, 5th LE:NOTRE Landscape Forum. Neapolis University, Cyprus, 16-20 March 2016. Read more.

Call for abstracts: 13th Australasian Urban History/Planning History Conference (UHPH): Icons: The making, meaning and undoing of urban icons and iconic cities. Griffith University, Gold Coast, Queensland, Australia, 31 January – 3 February 2016. Read more.

Call for papers: Regional Urbanism in the Era of Globalisation, International conference. Centre for Urban Design, Architecture and Sustainability (CUDAS) at the University of Huddersfield, West Yorkshire, United Kingdom, 3-5 February 2016. Read more.

Call for papers: Inventer le Grand Paris /Inventing Grand Paris. Cross-perspectives on metropolitan areas from the 1940s to the late 1960s. International Conference. Paris, 3-4 December 2015. Read more.

Call for papers: Migrations and Memories: an interdisciplinary conference in arts, humanities and social sciences, Londrina, Brazil, 17-19 August 2015. Read more.

Exhibition: Latin America in construction: Architecture 1955-1980. MoMA, New York, USA, 29 March – 19 July. Read more.

Call for guest editors and thematic issue: CLARA Architecture/Recherche Journal. Publication du Centre des Laboratoires Associés pour la Recherche en Architecture (C.L.A.R.A.) de la Faculté d’architecture La Cambre Horta de l’Université libre de Bruxelles (ULB). 4th volume, expected for Spring-Summer 2016. Deadline: July 5th 2015. Read more.

Call for papers: Sustainable City 2015. 10th International Conference on Urban Regeneration and Sustainability, Medellin, Colombia, 1-3 September 2015. Read more.

Exhibition: ‘Vienna. The Pearl of the Reich. Planning for Hitler’, AzW (Architekturzentrum Wien), Vienna, March to August 2015. Read more.

Position advertisement: History/Theory of Architecture, Daniels Faculty of Architecture at the University of Toronto. Read more.

Call for Papers: VII AISU Congress (Associazione Italiana di Storia Urbana) “Food and the City”, Padua, Italy. 3-5 September 2015. Read more.

Call for papers: 16th National Conference on Planning History (SACRPH), Los Angeles, California, USA. 5-8 November 2015. Read More.

Call for articles. Rethinking Le Corbusier: urban design and history, Journal of Architecture and Urbanism (Taylor and Francis/ Routledge). Special Issue: 2016 No. 1. The deadline for article submissions is November 15th 2015. For further information please contact

Call for papers: This thing called theory. 12th International Architectural Humanities Research Association Conference (AHRA 2015), Leeds, England, 19-21 November 2015. Read more. 

Call for papers: Entangled histories, multiple geographies. International Scientific Thematic Conference, European Architectural History Network  (EAHN 2015), Belgrade, Serbia, 14-17 October 2015. Read more.

Call for papers: Cold war urbanism: Histories of strategic plans, secure structures and technocratic politics in post-war Britain and beyond (Session proposed for the International Conference of Historical Geographers 2015, London, 5-10 July 2015). Read more.

Event: 2015 International Conference of Historical Geographers, London, UK. July 5-10, 2015. Read more.

Event: 10th International Space Syntax Symposium, London, UK. July 13-17, 2015. Read more.

Event: 22nd International Seminar on Urban Form, Rome, Italy. September 22-26, 2015. Read More.

Event: 2015 National Planning Conference, American Planning Association (APA), Seattle, USA. April 18-22, 2015. Read more.

Event: Being Modern: Science and Culture in the early 20th Century. Institute of Historical Research, London, UK. April 22-24, 2015. Read more.

Event: 41st Association of Art Historians Conference (AAH 2015), Norwich, 9 – 11 April 2015. Read more. 

Call for papers: From Distaste to Mockery: The city and its architectures ridiculed  (Session proposed for AAH 2015, Norwich, 9 – 11 April 2015). Read More.

Event: 16th Meeting of the Brazilian Society for Research and Post-graduation in Regional and Urban Planning, Belo Horizonte, Brazil. 18-22 May 2015. Read more. 

Event: Assembling cities – STS theories and methodologies in planning studies, Zurich, Switzerland. 21-22 January 2015. Read more.

Event: International Colloquium: Twentieth-Century Ibero American Urbanism and Municipalism, Madrid, Spain. 26-28 January 2015.  Read more. 

Event: 7th Biennial Urban History Association Conference, Philadelphia, USA. October 9-12, 2014. Read more.

Event: 9th Iberian and American Biennale of Architecture and Town Planning, Rosario, Argentina. October 13-18, 2014. Read more.

Event: Gordon Cullen Centenary Seminar, London, 29 November 2014. Read more.

Event: TCPA Annual Conference, Town and County Planning Association, London, UK. September 25, 2014. Read more.

Event: 13th Seminar on Town Planning and City History, Brasília, Brazil. September 9-12, 2014. Read more.

Event: 12th International Conference on Urban History, European Association for Urban History, Lisbon, Portugal. September 3-6, 2014. Read more.

Event: Planning and planners in the 21st century, London, UK. September 16, 2014. Read more.