ISA - RC43: Housing and the Built Environment Conference - Calls for Panel

Unreal Estate? Rethinking Housing, Class and Identity

18 - 21 June 2017, 
City University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong

  • Financialisation and the built environment
  • Land tenure, housing and urban conflicts
  • Housing inequality and social stratification
  • Housing and comparative urbanism
  • Migration, mobility and identity
  • Gentrification, displacement and the right to the city
  • Affordability and the future of home ownership
  • Smart housing, smart cities and social justice
**Important dates**
Proposals for Panels: Deadline 17 October 2016
Call for Abstracts: Deadline 30 December 2016

Panel proposals
Panel proposals should be no more than 300 words. Please include provisional title, as well as organisers, panel members (if any) and affiliations. Proposals should be submitted before 17 October 2016.

Paper abstracts
Abstracts should be no more than 300 words. Proposals should be submitted before 30 December 2016.

Please submit your proposals at:

Keynote speakers
Sapana Doshi, School of Geography and Development, University of Arizona
Desiree Fields, Department of Geography, University of Sheffield
Steve Graham, Global Urban Research Unit, University of Newcastle
You-tien Hsing, Department of Geography, Berkeley
Keith Jacobs, School of Social Sciences, University of Tasmania
Brenda Yeoh, Department of Geography, National University of Singapore

Urban Research Group, Department of Public Policy, City University of Hong Kong

Photo by Eugene Lim from Hong Kong, China (Nam Shan Estate) [CC BY 2.0 ( or CC BY 2.0 (], via Wikimedia Commons

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