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International Conference on Urban Studies

 Conference CFP


  09 May 2020

CFP Deadline:

  05 Dec 2019


  Cambridge, United Kingdom

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Sponsoring organization:

  London Centre for Interdisciplinary Research


  Engineering & Technology - Architectural/Environmental


Event description:

Cities are born out of a specific necessity arising at a given moment in time and develop their own ethos based on a unique mentality and ideology, and a certain set of social values and cultural attitudes. Concrete, physical structures and systems, as well as abstract, conceptual notions work together in complex and complicated ways to articulate not only the symmetries and consistencies but also the paradoxes and contradictions of distinct urban and metropolitan areas. They are designed as leading centres of economics or politics, finance and commerce, governance and international administration, research and development, education and media, art and culture, entertainment and tourism. The scope and purpose of making a city are significantly important but the human factor is decisive since the city dwellers are the ones who insert their individual stories of identity into the communal biography of the municipal setting. The conference aims to explore the interdependence between... Read more

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