Diary

April 2015

In addition to our own seminar programme, the Centre for Urban History maintains a diary of conferences and other events of interest to urban historians. Items from the diary are collated into a monthly digest - Urban History News - which also includes notice of publications, appointments etc.

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22 May Irish Historic Towns Atlas Annual Seminar: ‘Irish Towns as Shared European Heritage’, Dublin, Ireland
22-23 May Urbanity and Society in the Middle Ages, University of York, UK
28 May Power and the Built Environment, University of Edinburgh, UK (cfp deadline 24 April call for papers)

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1 May Conference of the Contemporary and Historical Archaeology in Theory (CHAT) Group, 30 October- 1 November, University of Sheffield, UK (cfp deadline 1 May call for papers)
8 May Animating the Georgian London Town House, 17 March 2016, London UK (cfp deadline 8 May call for papers)
15 June Application deadline for TEMA Masters Course
1 July Crime and Gender 1600-1900 Comparative Perspectives, 27-28 November, Leiden University, The Netherlands (cfp deadline 1 July call for papers)
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April 2015

29-30 April

Urban Agency Network conference, Urban Governance and Civil Society, Centre for Urban History, University of Leicester

Powers of the City Position paper

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May 2015

4 May
Introduction and book presentation Malek Sharif on “Imperial Norms and Local realities: The Ottoman Municipal Laws and the Municipality of Beirut (1860–1908)”. ZMO Berlin. Read more
7 May

Science in the City: the archival life of Robert Hooke, London, UK

14-15 May

The Global City, Past and Present, St Andrews, Scotland

Global City website

20-21 May

Interdisciplinary Workshop 'Towards New Thinking in Urban Historiography', Bruges, Belgium

22 May

Irish Historic Towns Atlas Annual Seminar: ‘Irish Towns as Shared European Heritage’, Dublin, Ireland

22-23 May Urbanity and Society in the Middle Ages, University of York, UK
27-29 May Urban Planning and Social Mobilization from the Middle Ages to the Present (Europe and the Colonial World), Paris and Marne-la-Vallée, France
28 May Power and the Built Environment, University of Edinburgh, UK
28-29 May Migration policies and the materiality of identification in European cities, 1500-2000, Antwerp, Belgium.

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June 2015

1-26 June San Gemini Preservation Studies Session 1, Italy
25-27 June Twin Cities in Past and Present, Manchester, UK
29 June - 4 July Cities and Science: Urban History and the History of Science in the Study of Early Modern and Modern Europe, Budapest, Hungary
28 June - 11 July San Gemini Preservation Studies Intersession, Italy and Athens, Greece

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July 2015


2 July Urban Society and the Borough Court, Nottingham, UK
5-10 July

16th International Conference of Historical Geographers, London, UK

10-11 July London and the Nation, London, UK
13-15 July

Cities and Citizens: Seventeenth-Century Studies Conference, Durham, UK

13 July - 7 August San Gemini Preservation Studies Session II, Italy

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August 2015

3-7 August International Economic History Association, XVIIth World Economic History Congress (WEHC 2015), Kyoto, Japan
23-29 August

International Committee of Historical Sciences, XXIInd  CISH Congress, Jinan, China

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September 2015

22-26 September 22nd International Seminar on Urban Form,

City as organism. New visions for urban life , Rome, Italy.

26 September

Industrialisation and Society in Britain in the Era of the Industrial Revolution, Cromford, Derbyshire, UK

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October 2015

6-7 October From Vedute to Photography: Performing a City in its History, Prague, Czech Republic
30 October - 1 November Conference of the Contemporary and Historical Archaeology in Theory (CHAT) Group, University of Sheffield, UK (cfp deadline 1 May call for papers)

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November 2015

5-8 November

16th National Conference on Planning History (SACRPH),

9-10 November The Global City, Past and Present Workshop 2: "Political Economy", Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
12-15 November Pluralism and Community: Social Science History Perspectives, The Crime, Justice and the Law Network of the Social Science History Association, Baltimore, MD, USA.

27-28 November Crime and Gender 1600-1900 Comparative Perspectives, Leiden University, The Netherlands (cfp deadline 1 July call for papers)

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December 2015

5 December Reading Architecture across the Arts and Humanities, Stirling, UK (cfp deadline 26 September call for papers)

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March 2016

17 March Animating the Georgian London Town House, London, UK (cfp deadline 8 May call for papers)

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April 2016

1-3 April Economic History Society Annual Conference, Robinson College, University of Cambridge, UK (proposals by 4 September 2015 call for papers; new researcher posters by 20 November 2015)

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August 2016

24-27 August EAUH International Conference on Urban History ‘Reinterpreting Cities’, Helsinki, Finland.

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