Philosophy of the City‑Porto, Portugal

October 11, 2017 - October 13, 2017
Universidade do Porto


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The Philosophy of the City Research Group is a global community of scholars who are dedicated to understanding the city and urban issues. We invite you to join us for our fifth year. For this conference, zeroing in on the research strands below remains paramount, but we welcome all relevant submissions.

For individual submissions, provide abstracts of 200-300 words. For panels of 3-4, each abstract should be 150-200 words. Send submissions (prepared for anonymous review) and questions to Deadline: June 1, 2017. 

Research Strands:

Urban Futures and Human Flourishing

The Integrity of Local Democracy

Urban Agriculture

Resilient Local Economies

Power and Infrastructure

Cities and Resistance

Migrations and Cities

Urban Justice: Housing, Transportation, Education, Criminal & Environmental Justice

Public Space and the Common Good

Megacities and Ecovillages

Philosophy of (and in) Urban Planning

Public Space in Technological Contexts

Art and Public Space

Smart Cities

The City in the History of Philosophy

Urban and Rural

Engineering for Justice

Sexism and the City

The City and Public Health Ethics

Race in Urban Affairs

Conference Committee: Shane Epting, Paula Cristina Pereira, Ronald Sundstrom, Michael Nagenborg, Maria Couto and Jules Simon

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