More Updates from our Members!

Happy Wednesday Fellow EURA Members!

We thought we would share some information recently forwarded by other EURA members:

1) The organizers from the Manchester Conference on Twin Cities in Past and Present  are expanding their conference by one more day and will now run 25-27 June 2015. For a chance to check out contributions from across the world and in several disciplines including urban history, political science, geography and planning check out their website.

2) The call for applications is now open for the 3rd COST Action “LocRef” PhD-Training School: “Innovation in Local Government”.The Training School will take place in Spetses, Greece from September 13 -17, 2015 . Local organizers are Prof. Dr. Nikos Hlepas and Prof. Dr. Panagiotis Getimis. Our cooperation partners from EURA/EUROLOC are Prof. Dr. Kristof Steyvers and Prof. Dr. Henk van der Kolk.

As with previous Training School events, the COST Action ‘LocRef’ offers a grant to 24 participants to (co-)finance their expenditures. The grant will be a lump sum of 750.- € for participants from outside Greeceand 450.-€ for participants from Greece. Application deadline is June 30, 2015. A possibility to earn a certificate of attendance is also guaranteed.

Additionally, the EURA Team encourages you to check out our Current Event & News page as there is always something new.

Register for the 2015 EURA Conference!

Abstract submission is now closed but the opportunity to register and attend EURA’s conference in Sibiu, Romania is still open!

The conference theme this year is Transforming cities, transformative cities. A fantastic theme set in a beautifully transformed city. Sibiu was 2007 European Capital of Culture and a post-socialist city brimming with illustrations of political, social, economic, and environmental transformation.

Check out how you can join the Lucian Blaga University of Sibiu Conference Committee and the EURA Team here.

2015 EURA Conference Update!


Hi Everyone,

We have just over a week before the 2015 EURA Conference deadline – extended until 15 February.This year’s conference is hosted by Lucian Blaga University of Sibiu, Romania! Any last minute thoughts about submissions? Then check out the details for the call for proposal on our 2015 Conference page.

EURA 2015 Conference in Sibiu!

Find out more information about this year’s upcoming conference in Sibiu, Romania by visiting our newly updated conference page!

Newsletter Issue 35 is out!

Learn about the latest with the December 2014 issue of our Newsletter.

Winter 2014 Institutional Profile

EURA features profiles of its various institutional members in each newsletter. For December 2014, we are proud to present the Global Urban Research Unit at the Newcastle University School of Architecture, Planning & Landscape.  Click here: GURU at Newcastle University to learn more about the institution as well as current Doctoral and Research opportunities available there!

Featured Publications

Recent Publications

Renewing Europe’s Housing September 2014

Published: November 2014

Public policy gives too little attention to the widespread and still growing problem of Europe’s aging and poor quality housing…

For details on a discount for the purchase of the book, click here.

The Routledge Companion to Urban Regeneration

Published: October 2013

In the past decade, urban regeneration policy makers and practitioners have faced a number of difficult challenges…

Voices and Images from the Banlieue

Published: 2014

The “banlieue” occupies a particular place in the French imagination…

Leading the Inclusive City

Published: November 24 2014

A new, international comparative book on urban leadership was launched at the Bristol Festival of Ideas in the UK last month…

Taking Planning Forward: PhD Research Projects on the Centenary of the Bartlett School of Planning 1914-2014

Published: April 2014

A collection of short research abstracts by PhD candidates at the Bartlett School of Planning, London, specially prepared in April 2014 for the Bartlett centenary…

Public space and relational perspectives: New challenges for architecture and planning

Published: October 2014

Traditional approaches to understand space tend to view public space mainly as a shell or container, focussing on its morphological structures and functional uses.

Public space and the challenges of urban transformation in Europe

Published: November 2013

European cities are changing rapidly in part due to the process of de-industrialization, European integration and economic globalization…

Edward Elgar Offers for EURA Members

Check out some of the newest titles from Edward Elgar Publishing. EURA members also have an exclusive 35% discount when they order from Edward Elgar.


Research/Job Opportunity!

A Scientific Assistant posting is now open at the Technical University of Dortmund. For more information, check out our current news and activities page.

EURA Newsletter

Issue 34: Find out the latest from our July 2014 Newsletter!

2014 Conference Updates

EURA-UAA Joint Conference 2014: ”City Futures III”

Cities as Strategic Places and Players in a Globalized World

Paris-Ile de France, 18-20 June 2014

New information is up on the Upcoming Events page.

Conferences, Symposiums, Colloquiums and more!

Information about other relevant conferences have also been added to the Other News & Events page.

EURA in 2015

Upcoming information will soon be available about EURA’s 2015 conference!