Thank you to everyone for an outstanding 2017 SACRPH Conference. See you again in 2019!
SACRPH held its 17th National Conference on Planning History in Cleveland, Ohio, on October 26-29, 2017. The Society wishes to thank all involved — from organizers to attendees — for making this event […]
The Society for American City & Regional Planning History (SACRPH) is pleased to announce the winners of its 2017 awards competition. The Society recognized these projects and individuals at the 17th National Conference on Planning History, held in Cleveland, Ohio, on October 26-29, 2017.
Laurence Gerckens Prize for Sustained Excellence in the Teaching of Planning […]
CALL FOR PAPERS: Vernacular Architecture Forum 2018 Annual Meeting, A Shared Heritage: Urban and Rural Experience on the Banks of the Potomac, May 2-5, 2018, in Alexandria, Virginia.
DEADLINE – OCTOBER 30, 2017
The Vernacular Architecture Forum (www.vafweb.org) invites paper proposals for its 37th Annual Conference, A Shared Heritage: Urban and Rural Experience on […]
New faculty positions have been added to the SACRPH website:
Assistant Professor, Art of the Americas, Art History, Rutgers University (11/1/17) Professor and Head, Urban and Regional Planning, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (11/17/17) Assistant or Associate Professor, Urban Studies (Sociology and Anthropology), Baruch College (12/10/17)
Please see the Job Listings page for more […]
As both the conference hotel (the Westin Cleveland Downtown) and the Drury Plaza Hotel are now fully booked, we have just secured a block of reduced-rate rooms at the DoubleTree Tudor Arms Hotel. These rooms are limited in number, and unreserved rooms will be released after October 20. Please see the conference hotel page […]
New faculty and fellowship positions have been added to the SACRPH website. These include the following openings and initial deadlines:
Assistant Professor, African and African American Studies, Washington University in St. Louis (10/15/17) Assistant Professor, Asian American Literature and Culture, Princeton University (10/15/17) Faculty Positions, Urban Studies, NYU Shanghai (10/16/17) Assistant Professor, Post-1945 U.S. History, […]
As the official conference hotel is now sold out, we have secured an additional block of rooms at a reduced rate of $150.99/night (plus taxes) at the Drury Plaza Hotel Cleveland Downtown. Please see the Hotel page for details on booking procedures.
Don’t forget to register for the 17th National Conference on Planning History, to take place in Cleveland, Ohio, on October 26-29, 2017.
The conference will begin with a pre-conference tour, roundtable, and reception on Thursday, October 26th. The schedule for Friday and Saturday, October 27th and 28th, includes panels and roundtables, a Presidential address, a […]
Registration is now open for SACRPH’s 17th National Conference on Planning History, to take place in Cleveland, Ohio, on October 26-29, 2017. Please check the conference website over the coming weeks for updates on program details. We hope you will join us!
CALL FOR PAPERS
JOURNAL OF THE AMERICAN PLANNING ASSOCIATION
ENVISIONING CITY DESIGN: THE LEGACY OF KEVIN LYNCH
A SPECIAL ISSUE OF JAPA, AUTUMN 2018
Kevin Lynch, a renowned planning figure, and professor at MIT, was […]
DEADLINE FEB. 28!
Anthony Sutcliffe Dissertation Award
IPHS has created an award in honour of Anthony Sutcliffe (founding member of IPHS and Planning Perspectives). The award recognizes the best dissertation in the field of planning history written in English and completed during the two years preceding the conference. There is no restriction on topic, but submissions that most directly and innovatively address the internationalism of the modern planning movement in line with much of Sutcliffe’s work are especially welcome.
The prize was awarded first time at the July 2014 conference of the IPHS in St. Augustine, Florida, USA. The prize was awarded to Ammon, Francesca Russello (2012) Culture of Clearance: Waging War on the Landscape in Post-war America. Yale University.
The second time it was called the prize at the July 2016 Conference of the IPHS in Delft, Netherlands. The prize was awarded to Gonick, Sophie (2015) At the Margins of Europe: Homeownership, Inclusion, and Protest in Contemporary Madrid. University of California, Berkeley.
Doctoral dissertations completed during 2016 and 2017 are eligible. Self-nominations or nominations from dissertation advisors (on behalf of their students) are welcomed. The award winner will receive free conference registration for the 18 IPHS Conference in Yokohama and a $ 300 prize. All submissions must include the dissertation in single file PDF format, a brief biography of the student with full contact details, identification of the main academic advisor(s) also with contact details, and a letter of affirmation by the dissertation advisor (or some other official university documentation) that the dissertation was completed and successfully passed/defended in the eligibility period.
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POSTDOCTORAL opportunity at UC San Diego
"Claiming the City: Urban Citizenship, Hybrid Cultures, and Governance in the Modern Era"
apps due 3.15.2018
UCSD’s International Institute is searching for a postdoctoral fellow to participate in a year-long “Sawyer Seminar” focusing on the theme of "Claiming the City: Urban Citizenship, Hybrid Cultures, and Governance in the Modern Era". The Institute is grateful for a grant for this seminar from the Mellon Foundation. Our seminar will bring together faculty and graduate students at UCSD and other regional institutions to think together about urban spaces as sites of citizenship, governance, and environmental resilience. The year’s activities will include a series of invited speakers, workshops and classes held in 2018-19. For more details about the seminar, please see internationalinstitute.ucsd.edu/_files/sawyer-proposal-for-ii-website.pdf.
The International Institute, a newly founded interdisciplinary center at the University of California, San Diego coordinates and supports scholarship and teaching on international issues at UC San Diego. The II is a vibrant international and multidisciplinary intellectual community that produces and supports research and policy ideas from across disciplines. The II is committed to fostering international knowledge that encompasses multiple levels, from local knowledge of languages and sub-national groups, to regional and state knowledge, to global knowledge of international systems, institutions, and organizations. To foster these collaborations, the II provides funding to cross-divisional faculty groups and collaboratories, and convenes an annual conference dedicated to one of the university’s four research themes across regions of the world. Fellowships for student research is also awarded on an annual basis. Further information about the Institute can be found at internationalinstitute.ucsd.edu/.
Salary will be $48,216 plus benefits.
postdocservices.ucsd.edu/PostDocOpp/Job/Details/1215 ... See MoreSee Less