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8 August 2017

Updated ENHR conference video
Did you have a look at the updated ENHR conference video yet? (www.enhr.net/enhrconferences.php) It contains impressions of all conferences since the first one in 1986!

Call for papers for the International Journal of Housing Markets and Analysis
Call for papers for a special issue of the International Journal of Housing Markets and Analysis about homeownership and entrepreneurship. Guest editor: Gaetano Lisi, University of Cassino and Southern Lazio (gaetano.lisi@unicas.it)
Paper deadline = January 31, 2018.
Author guidelines: www.emeraldgrouppublishing.com/products/journals/author_guidelines.htm?id=ijhma

Call for papers for Urban Studies
Call for papers for Urban Studies dedicated to the theme 'A decent home for all: Homeownership and housing divide in China'. Guest editors: Youqin Huang, Associate Professor, University at Albany (yhuang@albany.edu), Shenjing He, Associate Professor, University of Hong Kong (sjhe@hku.hk) and Li Gan, Professor, Texas A&M University (gan@chfs.cn).
Abstract deadline = September 15th, 2017, full paper deadline = June 1st, 2018.

4-7 April 2018, Toronto (Canada)
Shaping Justice and Sustainability Within and Beyond the City's Edge: Contestation and Collaboration in Urbanizing Regions (48th Annual Conference of the Urban Affairs Association)
Abstract/Session proposal deadline = October 1, 2017.

Assistant Professor Urban Studies (Tenure-Track) at Georgia State University
The Urban Studies Institute at Georgia State University seeks a scholar in urban studies, at the Assistant Professor level (tenure track). The candidate must have a strong affinity and familiarity with the interdisciplinary field of urban studies; have specialized (theoretical and empirical) knowledge of questions of affordable housing and/or mobility; have the ability to conduct research that is of high scholarly value and policy relevant; have strong quantitative and GIS skills; and be attuned to comparative approaches. A PhD in urban studies, urban planning, geography, or a comparable field is a requirement for the position. Applications should be addressed to Search Committee, Urban Studies Institute, Georgia State University and must be sent via email to urban@gsu.edu. Review of applications will start on July 24, 2017, and will continue until the position is filled. For more information: urbaninstitute.gsu.edu/

Assistant Professor City Planning/Public Administration at San Diego State University
The Program in City Planning in the School of Public Affairs is seeking an experienced faculty member at the assistant professor level for a Fall 2018 appointment. This position requires expertise to teach courses in at least one of the following areas: housing policy & community development, housing affordability & homelessness, urban history, or research methods. Teaching ability and research in one or more of the following areas is highly desirable: comparative regional and local government, public administration from an international perspective, and/or non-profit organizations.
Applicants must have a doctoral degree in city planning or a closely related field by the date of appointment.
http://spa.sdsu.edu/. Application review will begin on September 11, 2017 and will continue until the position is filled. Applications via apply.interfolio.com/43328.


14 July 2017
Special issue Critical Housing Analysis
Critical Housing Analysis presents a special issue "Social Housing after the Global Financial Crisis: New Trends across Europe", edited by Teresio Poggio and Christine Whitehead and co-edited by Jozsef Hegedus, Martin Lux and Kathleen Scanlon. Contributors include: Dmitri Boreiko, Andreja Cirman, Teresa Costa Pinto, Pascal De Decker, Christian Deichmann Haagerup, Marie Glaser, Lars Gulbrandsen, Jozsef Hegedus, Joris Hoekstra, Stefan Kofner, Hans Lind, Martin Lux, Isabelle Pannecoucke, Montserrat Pareja-Eastaway, Teresio Poggio, Teresa Sanchez-Martinez, Hans Christian Sandlie, Kathleen Scanlon, Rikke Skovgaard Nielsen, Petr Sunega, Jana Verstraete and Christine Whitehead.

21-25 August, Bochum (Germany)
A European Perspective on Housing. Summer School for Young Professionals

10-13 September, Cluj-Napoca (Romania)
Regional Polarisation and Unequal Development in CEE: Challenges for Innovative Place-based Policies: RSA Central & Eastern Europe Conference 2017

14 September, Brussels (Belgium)
Promoting migrant integration for a powerful, diverse and multicultural Europe

22-23 November, Ghent (Belgium)
EFL Autumn Conference

29 November - 1 December (Hong Kong)
Polarisation, Fragmentation and Resilience: Four Urban Contexts Compared
Abstract submission deadline = July

Call for papers Journal of Urban Affairs
Call for papers for a special issue of Journal of Urban Affairs on human dynamics in smart and connected communities. Special issue guest editors: Daniel Sui, Ohio State University (Sui.10@osu.edu) and Shih-Lung Shaw, University of Tennessee (sshaw@utk.edu)
Abstracts deadline = July 15, 2017 (250 words); full paper submission = 15 September, 2017.

Call for abstracts for transitions to just sustainabilities book
Call for abstracts on the subject of possibilities and impossibilities for transitions to just sustainabilities. 500-word abstract to mary.buchanan@uconn.edu by 31 August 2017. Authors will be selected by 15th September 2017 and invited to contribute a book chapter by 15th January 2018.

Associate Professor/Professor Urban Studies at Yale-NUS College
Yale-NUS College, a collaboration between the National University of Singapore and Yale University, seeks to appoint an accomplished scholar to assume a senior role in the Urban Studies major, at the level of Associate or Full Professor. Applicants should be internationally recognised scholars with an active research profile and a commitment to creative and effective undergraduate teaching and mentoring. The appointee will be expected to begin their duties in time for the start of the 2018/2019 academic year.
Further information Yale-NUS@perrettlaver.com Review of applications will commence on 15 September 2017. More information about Yale-NUS College at www.yale-nus.edu.sg/

Assistant Professor Tenure Track, Urban Studies (Yale-NUS College)
Yale-NUS College, a collaboration between the National University of Singapore and Yale University, invites applicants for a tenure track position at the Assistant Professor rank in the interdisciplinary area of Urban Studies.
Start: 2018-2019 academic year. Salary, benefits, and leave policies will be competitive at an international level. Yale-NUS College is committed to supporting faculty research through various grants, research, and travel allowances.
Review of application begins 1 September 2017. To apply, visit academicjobsonline.org/ajo/YaleNUS .

Part-time Lecturer California State University, Northridge
The Department of Urban Studies and Planning at California State University, Northridge is seeking applicants for part-time faculty position pool to teach Sustainable Development and Environmental Impact Analysis for academic year 2017-2018.
See www.csun.edu/social-behavioral-sciences/urban-studies-planning/employment-opportunities

Visiting position at Georgia Tech
Visiting faculty position at the School of City and Regional Planning (SCaRP) at Georgia Tech (USA)
One-year position with an expected start in August 2017. The candidate will contribute to a teaching program in planning methods, statistics, housing and community development, real estate development, transportation planning and/or spatial analytics.
Cover letter, cv and at least three academic/professional references to Prof. Bruce Stiftel (gt.visitsearch@t-square.gatech.edu)

PhD studentships at Sheffield Hallam University
Three fully-funded PhD studentships to be based in the Energy & Climate Change Division (ECCD) of the Faculty of Engineering and the Environment at Sheffield Hallam University. The research students will be based in ECCD's Sustainable Energy Research Group but additional fundingis available to support one or two of the PhD candidates for a research visit of up to 12 months (length depends on funding and overall cost) at the University of Otago's Centre for Sustainability.
Closing Date = 15 September 2017
Mail to dr. Lindsey McCarthy (l.mccarthy@shu.ac.uk)
Visit jobs.soton.ac.uk/Vacancy.aspx?ref=CMEES-ECC-369

Don't forget: paper deadline for the ENHR annual conference in Tirana is 31 July.


1 June 2017
ENHR's Newsletter 2 is out!
Inside i.a. an editorial by the Chair of the Local Organizing Committee of ENHR's 2017 conference in Tirana Doris Andoni, Coordination Committee Highlights, news from WG Collaborative Housing, an updated calendar and many new published books and reports.

Tirana congress paper deadline now 31 July
The full paper deadline and the Bengt Turner Award (BTA) paper deadline have been moved forward to Friday 31 July.

PhD Studentships in Housing Studies at the University of Reading
The University of Reading is offering four PhD studentships, each for three years in duration, in the area of housing studies. One full studentship will cover tuition fees and a stipend, with the other three studentships covering tuition fees only. Applications are particularly welcomed in the areas of Architecture and the Built Environment, Housing economics, and Real Estate and Planning.
Further information: Professor David Clapham (d.f.clapham@reading.ac.uk), Professor Geoff Meen (g.p.meen@reading.ac.uk) and Professor Flora Samuel (f.b.samuel@reading.ac.uk).
How to apply see www.reading.ac.uk/graduateschool/how-to-apply/gs-how-to-apply-pgr.aspx

18-21 June, Stockholm, Sweden
7th Nordic Geographers Meeting

21-24 June, Warsaw, Poland
Cities locked in networks
EURA 2017 Annual Conference

22-23 June, Derby, United Kingdom
AMPS Conference Cities, Communities and Homes: Is the Urban Future Liveable?

29 June, Melbourne, Australia
AHURI Conference 'Affordability and liveability in our cities'

29 November-1 December, Sydney, Australia
National Housing Conference 2017


3 May 2017
Paper submission deadline extended to 31 July 2017
In relation to the recently announced new abstract submission deadline (20 May), the deadline for paper submissions has now been moved to 31 July.
Please check www.enhr2017.com/announcement.html or www.enhr2017.com/important-dates.html
Registration: www.enhr2017.com/registration.html
Submissions: www.enhr2017.com/submissions.html
Please use the following email addresses to forward your questions or remarks: enhr2017@gmail.com or enhr2017info@universitetipolis.edu.al


21 April 2017
Brexit explained
On 23 June 2016, the UK voted in a referendum to leave the European Union. The vote clearly has far-reaching implications for the UK's relationship with the EU and may even lead to the break-up of the UK itself. Mark Stephens and Richard Turkington attempt to explain what happened in the referendum, why it happened, and its implications. Will it actually lead to the end of free movement of people to and from Britain? The authors welcome your view on the subject via enhr@tudelft.nl.
Read more

New paper abstract deadline for Tirana!
The paper abstract deadline for the ENHR annual conference in 2017 has been moved to 20 May.
Read more about the congress and important dates at www.enhr2017.com/submissions.html

Papers welcome at Lyon meeting WG Private rented markets
The WG Private rented markets will meet in Lyon (14-16 June; see Calender). This year's topic is Rent, central to any PRS relationship. Presenting a paper to attend the WG meeting is not compulsory according to the coordinators, but they do encourage discussion on the papers presented and of course participation in the extended discussions they have in the 'pub' afterwards.
Deadline abstract submission = 24th April
Contact and abstract submission: julie.rugg@york.ac.uk
Read more at http://www.ens-lyon.fr/en/how-to-get-to-the-ens-de-lyon--106627.kjsp

13-21 June 2017, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
International Social Housing Festival
9 days of workshops, expositions and excursions, including several ENHR events (see Calender).
Read more at www.socialhousingfestival.com


13 April 2017
11-12 May 2017, Granada, Spain
ENHR Working Group Home Ownership and Globalisation on homeownership in transition
Deadline abstract submission = 15 April
Submission to Barend Wind b.j.wind@uvt.nl
Read more at congresos.ugr.es/congreso/enhr-international-seminar-homeownership-in-transition/

31 May-2 June, Belfast, Northern Ireland
Urban Thinkers Campus (UTC): 'The city for everyone'
Read more at www.ifhp.org/event/belfast-urban-thinkers-campus-city-everyone

14 June, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Collaborative housing: public, private and cooperative experiences
ENHR WG Collaborative Housing and TU Delft together with Fondazione Housing Sociale and Legacoop abitanti during the International Social Housing Festival from 13-21 June.
Call for presentations = 10 May
Read more at socialhousingfestival.com/events/collaborative-housing-workshop-legacoop-abitanti-fondazione-housing-sociale/

29 June-7 July, Delft, The Netherlands
Summer School Sustainable housing from a sustainable perspective
Bachelor students, Master students and PhD students in their final year.
Read more at www.tudelft.nl/bk/studeren/summerschools/
Closing date = 8 May

14-15 September, Vienna, Austria
International Conference on Working Class Districts - Urban Transformations and Qualities of Life in the Growing City
Deadline abstracts submissions = 15 April to isabel.glogar@edu.fh-campuswien.ac.at
Read more at www.fh-campuswien.ac.at/studium/aktuell/news-und-termine/detail/News/international-conference-on-working-class-districts-urbane-transformationen-und-lebensqualitaeten.html


20 March 2017
Vacancies at California State University
The Department of Urban Studies and Planning at California State University is seeking applicants for part-time faculty positions in the 2017-2018 academic year, to teach a range of courses, from introductory to upper division.
Contact Robert Kent for details: rkent@csun.edu
Read more at: www.csun.edu/social-behavioral-sciences/urban-studies-planning/employment-opportunities

Vacancy at Hunter the City University of New York
The Urban Policy and Planning Department (UPP) at Hunter College is holding an open rank search for an Assistant, Associate or Full Professor of Environmental Planning and Sustainability to enhance its teaching and research profile in urban planning. They look for candidates with expertise in environmental planning and sustainability (including environmental justice) and land use planning. UPP is an interdisciplinary department with two graduate programs (Master of Urban Planning [MUP]; MS in Urban Policy and Leadership) and an undergraduate Urban Studies program.
Read more at: cuny.jobs/new-york-ny/faculty-open-rank-environmental-planning-and-sustainability-urban-policy-and-planning-school-of-arts-and-sciences/72329893FEF243238F33FAB906ED48AA/job/
Closing date = 23 March

Vacancy at University of Sheffield
A PhD studentship is available at the Department of Urban Studies and Planning as part of a new project investigating older people's experience of housing mobility. The project, funded by a White Rose Doctoral Training Partnership Collaborative Award, will have a particular focus on understanding recognition of and attitudes towards opportunities provided by specialist housing schemes. The studentship is only open to UK/EU applicants. In addition, UK/EU applicants who have not been resident in the UK for 3 years prior to the start date will only be eligible for a 'fees only' award.
To find out more about this opportunity email: m.tait@sheffield.ad.uk
Read more at: www.sheffield.ac.uk/usp/news/phd-studentship-older-people-housing-mobility-1.687332
Closing date = 28 March

Vacancies at University of Sheffield
Five professorial Research Fellows posts at the Faculty of Social Sciences
The faculty is seeking five new Professorial Research Fellows, whose research aligns to one or more of our Faculty research themes: Sustainable Growth; Wellbeing; Inclusive Society; Digital Society; and Innovative Methods. Crucially, you are keen to lead and build on your proven track record of attracting and managing external research grants, by securing new, high profile grants. You will have a PhD (or equivalent experience) in a relevant subject area, and a distinguished record of international research in high quality journals/monographs demonstrating clear excellence.
Read more at: jobs.shef.ac.uk/sap/bc/webdynpro
Closing date = 6 April

Three Eaga Charitable Trust for Masters and PhD students
Three bursaries of up to GBP2,000 to current Masters students; students who have a confirmed place on a Masters course starting in the next academic year; and to PhD students in their second or third years of study. In all cases, applicants must be writing, or planning to write, a dissertation on a topic linked to fuel poverty within the UK or other EU countries.
Application deadline = 12 June 2017
Trust Manager: Naomi Brown eagact.aol.com

10-11 May, Lille, France
EFL Spring Conference 2017
Reservation deadline = 9 April

16-17 June, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
The role and future of social housing in Europe
OTB and ENHR Workshop as part of the International Social Housing Festival (ISHF) from 13-23 June.
Abstracts deadline = 15 May e.m.vogels@tudelft.nl

25-26 January 2018, Bristol (UK)
Health: The Design, Planning and Politics of How and Where we Live
Deadline abstract submission = 1 June 2017