Spaces & Flows: Ninth International Conference on Urban and ExtraUrban Studies

  • 2018 Special Focus: Mobilities in the Global North and South – Critical Urban and Global Visions
  • 25–26 October 2018
  • Marsilius Kolleg, Heidelberg University, Heidelberg, Germany

Conference Themes and Special Focus

Spaces & Flows: Ninth International Conference on Urban and ExtraUrban Studies features research addressing the following annual themes:

  • Theme 1: Urban and Extraurban Spaces
  • Theme 2: Human Environments and Ecosystemic Effects
  • Theme 3: Material and Immaterial Flows
  • 2018 Special Focus: Mobilities in the Global North and South – Critical Urban and Global Visions

Plenary Speakers

The Spaces & Flows: Ninth International Conference on Urban and ExtraUrban Studies will feature plenary sessions by some of the world’s leading thinkers and innovators in the field.

Melissa Butcher

Melissa Butcher

Department of Geography, Birkbeck, University of London, London, UK

Jason Henderson

Jason Henderson

Professor of Geography & Environment, San Francisco State University, San Francisco, USA

Timothy Cresswell

Timothy Cresswell

Trinity College, Hartford, Connecticut, USA

Conference Chair

David Wilson is Professor of Geography and Geographic Information Science and African American Studies at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. He is the author of Cities and Race: the New American Black Ghetto (2007) and Inventing Black-On-Black Violence: Discourse, Space Representation (2005). He is a founding member of the Spaces & Flows Research Network.

Conference Co-Chairs

Ulrike Gerhard

Ulrike Gerhard

Heidelberg Center for American Studies (HCA), Heidelberg University, Heidelberg, USA

Christiane Brosius

Christiane Brosius

Heidelberg Centre for Transcultural Studies (HCTS), Heidelberg University, Heidelberg, Germany

Gregg Culver

Gregg Culver

Economic Geography, University of Würzburg, Germany

2018 Conference Partners

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