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Urban Affairs Association 47th Annual Conference

Wednesday, 19th April 2017 12:00 AM - Saturday, 22nd April 2017 12:00 AM
Minnesota, USA
The Urban Affairs Association has called for participants in its 47th Annual Conference, to be held in Minneapolis (USA) from 19 to 22 April 2017. The Urban Affairs Association (UAA) is a leading professional organization for urban researchers, policy analysts and advocates. UAA community members are engaged in understanding urban issues and looking for feasible policy solutions from a multidisciplinary perspective. For more than 45 years, the UAA has brought together social scientists, planners, policy analysts/advocates, and others to exchange insights and experiences regarding the most important urban issues of our time. The conference attracts 700 to 900 persons each year from the USA, Canada, Europe, Asia, Latin America and other parts of the world. The UAA welcomes abstract/proposal submissions examining a wide array of topics that explore urban places, policies, and populations. The conference topic categories include: Arts, Culture in Urban Contexts Disaster Planning/Management for Urban Areas, Cities and National Security Economic Development, Redevelopment, Tourism, Urban Economics, Finance Education Policy in Urban Contexts, Educational Institutions & Urban Inequalities Environmental Issues, Sustainability Globalization, Multi-national Urban Issues Governance, Intergovernmental Relations, Regionalism, Urban Management Health and urban populations/communities Historic Preservation, Space and Place Historical Perspectives on Cities, Urban Areas Housing, Neighborhoods, Community Development Human Services & Urban Populations, Nonprofit Sector in Urban Contexts Immigration, Population and Demographic Trends in Urban Areas Infrastructure, Capital Projects, Networks, Transport, Urban Services Labor, Employment, Wages, Training Land Use, Growth Management, Urban Development, Urban Planning Poverty, Welfare, Income Inequality Professional Development, The Field of Urban Affairs Public Safety, Criminal Justice, Household Violence in urban contexts Race, Ethnicity, Gender, Diversity Social Capital, Democracy and Civil Society, Social Theory, Religion and the City Urban Communication (Urban Media Roles, Urban Journalism, Social Media/Technology in Urban Life) Urban Design, Urban Architecture Urban Indicators, Data/Methods, Satisfaction/Quality of Life Surveys Urban Politics, Elections, Citizen Participation Urban Theory, Theoretical and Conceptual Issues in Urban Affairs Urban Issues in Asia and the Pacific Rim Urban Issues in Central & South America and the Caribbean Special Topic: Challenging Enduring Urban Injustices: Race, Ethnicity, Space, and Political Economy

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  • From Wednesday, 19th April 2017 12:00 AM to Saturday, 22nd April 2017 12:00 AM

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