Spaces & Flows: Fourth International Conference on Urban and ExtraUrban Studies, University of Amsterdam, Amsterdam, Netherlands
Spaces & Flows Research Network
Garden Conversation, Spaces & Flows: Third International Conference on Urban and ExtraUrban Studies, Wayne State University, Detroit, USA

Founded in 2010, the Spaces & Flows Research Network is brought together around a shared interest in the changing shape of human spaces and the social, economic and informational flows that connect these spaces.


Annual Conference

Spaces and Flows: International Conference on Urban and ExtraUrban Studies attendees include leaders in the field, as well as emerging scholars, who travel to the conference from all corners of the globe and represent a broad range of disciplines and perspectives. A variety of presentation options and session types offer opportunities for attendees to share their work, discuss key issues in the field, and build relationships with attendees.

Membership in the network is included with each conference registration.

Journal & Books

The Spaces & Flows Research Network supports a book imprint and a journal. Book proposals and article submissions which meet the specified requirements are then evaluated by qualified peers using a two way anonymous review process. If accepted in peer review, these works move through additional phases toward publication. To learn about the entire publication process for books or journals, please visit Learn More about the Book Publication Process or Learn More about the Article Publication Process.


Spaces & Flows Research Network members have several opportunities for ongoing involvement. They can share video presentations of their scholarly work, apply to serve on the network’s Advisory Board, participate as a Reviewer, help curate relevant news as online editors, and much more. In short, there are myriad chances for members to gain experience and bolster resumes. Monthly email newsletters contain updates on our conference, journals, and books as well as other news from the field.

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