CfP: Post-socialist urban infrastructures

The 6 th International Urban Geographies of Post-communist States Conference: 25 years of urban change to be held in Prague on September 23-26th 2015   Post-socialist urban infrastructures: socio-material transformation and future paths. For more information here……

Call for papers: Urban reconfiguration in the post-Soviet space with focus on urban economy transformation

We are pleased to inform you that the deadline for abstract submission to the 5th EUGEO Congress (Budapest, 30 August – 2 September 2015) was extended to 15 March 2015. The panel dedicated to urban economy transformations in the post-Soviet space will be organized by ira.urban.

Do cities matter in economic development? Ira.urban in Siberia.

Our colleague Irina Slepukhina (Leibniz Institute for Regional Geography Leipzig) took part at a conference in Krasnoyarsk in Eastern Siberia, named «Eastern Vector: Prospects of Siberia’s Development in the XXI century» following an invitation by the Friedrich Ebert Foundation.

ERSA 54th Congress „Regional development and globalisation: Best practices“

In August 2014, the ira-urban team participated at the 54th ERSA Congress, which this year took place in St. Petersburg, Russia. The official theme of the ERSA Congress was “Regional development and globalization: Best practices”. Several ira.urban partners presented their researches

CfA: German-Russian Young Researchers Forum

“Ever-committed to the New? Rethinking the Sciences and Humanities”  –  The 4th German-Russian Young Researchers Forum is held in St. Petersburg this year and might be of interest to some of you!? Deadline for application: 30th  April 2014 call_for_participation_gryr