The Urban Transitions Hub and the AESOP Young Academics Network are happy to open the call for papers for the first edition of the Lisbon Early-Career Workshop in Urban Studies, to be held on 18-20 November 2020 at ICS-ULisboa. Circa 30 PhD students and early-career scholars will have the opportunity to present and discuss their research projects and/or findings during a 3-day event organised as a space of exchange, debate and learning.

The topic for the first edition is Urban Futures, Urban Transitions.

See the full Call for Papers on the event website or as pdf.

The workshop is open to PhD students and early-career scholars in the fields of urban studies, planning and geography, and all the social sciences and humanities with an interest on urban matters and urbanisation. Applications open from 15 February 2020 to 30 March 2020. Send an abstract for your presentation (max 500 words) and a short letter of motivation to and

Keynote speakers:

  • Ela Babalik-Sutcliffe – Middle East Technical University, Ankara
  • Gareth Millington – University of York

Local mentors:

  • Marco Allegra – ICS-ULisboa
  • Olivia Bina – ICS-ULisboa
  • Roberto Falanga – ICS-ULisboa
  • Andy Inch – University of Sheffield and ICS-ULisboa
  • Andrea Pavoni – Dinâmia’CET-IUL

Organising and scientific committee

  • Simone Tulumello (ICS-ULisboa)
  • Mariana Liz (ICS-ULisboa)
  • Carolina Henriques (Dinâmia’CET-IUL)
  • Joana Catela (independent researcher)
  • Rozana Darwich (University Paris Sorbonne and AESOP YAs)