Call for papers – The City As Global Political Actor

The City As Global Political Actor On 9-11 March 2016 UCSIA organizes an international academic workshop on “The City As Global Political Actor” at the University of Antwerp, Belgium. Luce Beeckmans is one of the co-organizers. This workshop aims for a critical reflection on the popular claim that the city has the capacity to address problems that are too intractable for nation-states. Confirmed guest lecturers:

  • Martin Melosi, University of Houston (USA)
  • Enzo Mingione, University of Milano-Bicocca (Italy)
  • Gilles Pinson, Universities of Bordeaux and Paris (France)
  • Jennifer Robinson, University College London (UK)
  • Kevin Ward, University of Manchester (UK)

Researchers, doctoral students and other experts are welcome to submit their application until 15 November 2015. Full details and Call for Papers on

Categories: Lectures and Symposia