CfP: The (High Density) Metropolis and Region in Planning History

The organisers of the 20th Biennial IPHS Conference are calling for panel and paper proposals. Paper submissions are to be submitted at Panel submissions can be sent by email to . The deadline for abstracts and panels is now extended to February 19, 2024.

The theme of the 2024 conference is The (High Density) Metropolis and Region in Planning History. Papers related to the following themes can be submitted:

·         Port city planning;

·         Colonial urban planning;

·         Post-colonial planning trajectories;

·         New Town planning;

·         Regions and regional planning in history;

·         Cities and the natural environment;

·         Planning in high-density urban contexts.

·         Capital accumulation and planning within global cities;

·         City development in Southeast Asia and other Asian regions;

·         The history of urbanization and planning in the Chinese context;

·         Public housing;

·         Community planning, health, and public space;

·         Transport planning;

·         Planning historiography;

·         City planning and heritage;

·         Planning History pedagogy.

Details of registration fees will be available soon. IPHS members shall receive a discounted registration fee. Therefore, to join the Society ahead of the 2024 conference, please use the weblink For questions regarding IPHS membership, please contact the Membership Secretary, Dr Gabriel Schwake at .

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