Welcome to the online platform for the 2nd urbanHIST Conference:
“Interpreting 20th Century European Urbanism”
Stockholm, 21-23 October 2019.
Writing Town Planning Histories
Dissemination and Mobility of Town Planning Ideas
Urban Regeneration in European Cities
Discourses of Consumption in Modern Architecture and City Building
Cities and the Environment
Facets of Modernity in Housing Development
Post-socialist transition: Between Conflicts and Legacy
Housing beyond State Power
The impact of Industrialisation on Central and Eastern European Cities
Nature and the City: (Re-)creating Urban Landscapes
Confirmed Keynote Speakers
Prof. Henrieta Moravčíková, Slovak University of Technology in Bratislava, Slovakia
Prof. Luděk Sýkora, Charles University, Prague, Czech Republic
Prof. Sasha Tsenkova, University of Calgary, Canada
Prof. Stephen V. Ward, Oxford Brookes University, UK
About the conference
The conference will take place at the Wenner-Gren Center in Stockholm between the 21st and the 23rd of October 2019.
Convenor of the conference is Abdellah Abarkan, Professor and Head of the Department of Spatial Planning at Blekinge Institute of Technology (BTH) in Karlskrona, Sweden. Besides the Bauhaus University Weimar (Germany), the University of Valladolid (Spain) and the Pavol Jozef Šafárik University in Košice (Slovakia), BTH is one of the four urbanHIST beneficiaries. The 15 urbanHIST early stage researchers are substantially involved in the organization of this conference.
Wenner-Gren Center is located at Sveavägen 166, 102 31 Stockholm
For information about urbanHIST H2020 Project, please visit www.urbanhist.eu
This project has received funding from the European Union’s Horizon 2020 research and innovation programme under the Marie Skłodowska-Curie grant agreement No 721933.