Call for abstracts: 17th N-AERUS conference, 17 to 19 November 2016

04 Apr 2016
Call for abstracts: 17th N-AERUS conference, 17 to 19 November 2016

N-AERUS has called for submissions to its 17th conference, to be held in Sweden in November 2016.

N-AERUS is an international network of researchers and experts working on urban issues in developing countries. The 17th edition of its conference will address the theme: Governing, Planning and Managing the City in an Uncertain World: Comparative Perspectives on Everyday Practices.

The conference will take place from 17 to 19 November 2016 at the School of Public Administration, University of Gothenburg, Sweden.

This conference strives to gather scholars and practitioners interested in exploring the everyday practices of both those who are involved in the governance, planning and management of cities, and those who are building the city from below. In the current context of political, financial, environmental, social and economic uncertainty, the conference also opens up for discussions revolving around issues of mobility, migration, segregation and integration in both global North and global South cities.

Abstract submission

250-word abstracts should be submitted in .pdf or .doc format by 30 April 2016, 12:00 pm CET, to the conference e-mail address ().

Important dates

  • Abstract submission: 30 April 2016
  • Completion of abstract reviews: 30 May 2016
  • Registration: opens 30 May, closes 15 October
  • Full paper submission: 15 October 2016
  • Conference: 17 to 19 November 2016

Further information

For more information please contact .

Details on the call for abstracts can be found here. Over the course of 2016 conference information will be regularly updated at this web address:

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