Call for Papers

The 2020 conference calls for contributions investigating a broad range of topics in planning history relating to the theme of City Space Transformation: Renovation of the Urban Environment. Papers may cover topics including urban form, urban visions, comprehensive planning, planning legacy and heritage, cross-cultural exchange and colonization, and the concept and methodology of global/world planning history.

Abstracts of research papers are required for all candidates who want to give their presentations. All proposal abstracts will be peer-reviewed by the academic committee. And the authors who want to publish their full papers in the conference proceedings have to go through a peer-reviewed process of full papers. The publication of abstracts and full papers are available only for the authors with conference registration.

Abstracts should be written in no more than 500 words exclusive of references. Links between the paper and the conference theme should be indicated with keywords if possible.

Also a short biographical statement (about 200 words) or a short resume needs to be submitted with the abstract, including full contact information (affiliation, address, email, and phone).

Abstracts (and full papers) should be written in English.

Please submit your abstract through the form of the EasyChair system and attach your short biographical statement or CV in the PDF format through the EasyChair form.

You first need to register to create an account and login to EasyChair, and then you can submit your proposal.

Abstract Submission (reference material)

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Abstract/Panel/Round Table Submission

30th  September open the submission of Abstracts and proposals for panel sessions and round tables.

Easy Chair will be open for submission of Abstracts from 30th September to 1st November.

The IPHS 2019 welcomes papers and proposals that contribute to the discussion about “City Space Transformation: Renovation of the Urban Environment’”, which is the conference theme.

Expected Subthemes*:

* This is an open list and proposals that address other aspects of the conference theme will be considered

Categories of Proposals

The 19th IPHS Conference in Moscow in 2020 has three categories of proposals: Abstract, Panel, and Round Table.

The Abstract is an outline of your research. The authors who pass the peer-review for abstracts can then proceed to the peer-review track for full papers (optional).The Panel is an organized session with a specific theme and includes three to four related presentations.The Round table is a session with neither formal presentations nor abstracts.

All proposals are due by 1 November 2019 via the online submission system. The results will be notified to the authors in late December, 2019. (See the important dates)

1. Abstracts

Abstracts of research papers are required for all candidates who want to give their presentations. All proposal abstracts will be peer-reviewed by the academic committee. Authors who want to publish their full papers in the conference proceedings have to go through a peer-review process of full papers. The publication of abstracts and full papers is available only for the authors with conference registration.

Abstracts should be written in no more than 500 words exclusive of references. Links between the paper and the conference theme should be indicated with keywords if possible. Also a short biographical statement (about 200 words) or a short resume needs to be submitted with the abstract, including full contact information (affiliation, address, email, and phone). Abstracts (and full papers) should be written in English.

Please submit your abstract through the form of the EasyChair system and attach your short biographical statement or CV in the PDF format through the EasyChair form.

You first need to register to create an account and login to EasyChair, and then you can submit your proposal.

2. Panels

A Panel is an organized session with a specific theme which includes three to four presentations. Proposals for whole panels are encouraged and will be given preference in the program. Colleagues who want to organize a panel have to submit a brief abstract on the theme of the session (about 200 words) with three to four abstracts of research papers. The proposals for panels will be refereed by the academic committee. The abstracts for panel presentations should comply with the format of the proposal abstracts. A short biographical statement (about 200 words) or a short resume of each presenter needs to be submitted with the abstract, including full contact information (affiliation, address, email, and phone). Panels can be held only in English.The panel organizers should find three to four presenters before the submission. If you have difficulty with finding enough presenters, please contact the convenor. The organizing committee may arrange additional presenter(s) when the panel organizer cannot find enough number of presenter(s).

3. Round Tables

Round table is a session with neither a formal presentation nor an abstract. The organizing committee welcomes proposals for round tables. Colleagues who want to provide a round table are required to submit an outline of the session (about 200 words) including information on the topic and participants. The proposals will be refereed by the academic committee.