4-6 September 2023, Genoa (Italy)
1st Summer School for Young Urban Scholars
Summer School entirely dedicated to PhD students and young non-tenured researchers. This event is planned to strengthen specific urban research skills, foster soft skills and interdisciplinary and multidisciplinary expertise. PhD students and young non-structured scholars will also be able to discuss and receive feedback on their work from senior researchers with high reputation in urban studies.
Applicants will be requested to submit a full draft of a paper/proposal/chapter to receive a feedback during the summer school.
31 March 2023: submission of motivation letter and CV
15 April 2023: communication of the selection result to the applicants
17 April – 17 May 2023: registration
15 June 2023: end of possibility to ask for refund in case of non-participation
15 July 2023: submission of papers/proposal/chapters.
You find the Summer School website here.
10-12 October 2023, Brisbane (Australia)
National Housing Conference: A way forward
This conference – ‘Australia’s premier housing event’ – is aimed mainly at governments and the housing sector. An important purpose of the conference is to bring policy makers, practitioners, and researchers together. The Australian National Housing Conference is an AHURI (ENHR member) event and holds plenaries and presentations of papers. The abstract process is already closed.
You can find the website and registration option here.
13-14 October 2023, Tirana (Albania)
Issues of housing, planning and resilient development of the territory
There will be sessions on housing, on planning and architecture, and on management, technology and sustainability. The conference will have a Euro-Mediterranean Perspective, including Albania, Western Balkans and the Mediterranean Basin.
The conference is organised by ENHR member POLIS University in cooperation with the Academy of Sciences of Albania.
For registration and more information about the conference visit the conference website.
17 October 2023, London (UK), 6.30 pm to 8.00 pm (in-person and online in Sheikh Zayed Theatre, New Academic Building)
The state of homelessness in London
London’s pressing homelessness issues will be addressed, exploring causes, impacts, and implications for policy.
-Pam Orchard, CEO of The Connection at St Martins
-Maria-Christina Vogkli, Research Officer in Business Outreach in LSE’s PhD Academy
-Christine Whitehead, Emeritus Professor of Housing Economics at LSE
-Jennifer Wynters, Head of Benefits at Hackney Council
For more info and registration, see here.
26-27 October 2023, Oslo (Norway)
Urban Research Conference Urban Futures: Is the Sustainable City Attainable?
Oslo Metropolitan University (ENHR member OsloMet) is requesting papers on the role of the city and city regions in the transition to an overall sustainable society and papers that shed light on the transition in the light of inclusion, democracy and justice.
Abstract (300-500 words max.) and a short bio: 15 August 2023.
Read more about the conference, the five tracks (Urban redevelopment, Urban housing markets, Urban demographics, Urban Analytics, Governing urban change) and how to submit abstracts here.
22-24 November 2023, Brussels (Belgium)
Housing is Caring: Housing through gender studies
This conference aims to integrate academic audience – students, doctoral students, young or experienced researchers – activist and general audience. Proposals may be empirical, theoretical, epistemological or methodological. Proposals may include an intersectional or l overlapping perspective, attentive to the articulation of relations of domination.
Proposals should not exceed 3,500 characters including spaces, excluding bibliography, and may be submitted in French or/and English. We also foresee a publication project following the colloquium. Presentations should be accessible to a broad, non-academic audience.
Submission deadline for proposals: 20 August 2023.
Proposals should be sent to email@example.com. Applicants will receive a reply around mid-September.
Here’s the conference website.
4-6 December 2023, Linz (Austria)
Transformative Change in the Contested Fields of Care and Housing in Europe
This conference at the Johannes Kepler University seeks to analyse the contemporary developments in care regimes and housing systems and respective configurations of care and housing. Of particular interest is research which reflects on the connections of the two fields.
Organizers and chairs: Brigitte Aulenbacher, Andreas Novy, Valentin Fröhlich, Benjamin Baumgartner, Florian Pimminger and Hans Volmary.
Abstract submission: 250-300 words and full affiliation of the author(s) by 31 July 2023 here.
Information about the acceptance by 31 August 2023. The conference language is English.
Find the conference website here.
21-23 February 2024, Adelaide (Australia)
Re-imagining a better housing future
The Asia-Pacific Network for Housing Research (APNHR) Conference will be held jointly with the Australasian Housing Researchers’ Conference.
The conference keynote speakers are Professors Rebecca Chiu, Richard Ronald and Susan Smith.
Sub-themes of the conference are Housing equality for all generations; Housing as economic, social and health infrastructure; Asia-Pacific housing opportunities and challenges; Housing policy lessens from turbulent times; Housing supply challenges and opportunities; Housing futures through a well-being lens; Solutions for precarious housing systems; Creating sustainable and resilient homes and communities.
For more information and to register early interest, please see the newly launched Australasian Housing Studies Association website.
APNHR and ENHR are sister-organisations and maintain close ties.
11-12 March 2024 (online)
3rd New Housing Researchers Seminar
Present your PhD research and ask a peer audience and senior ENHR chair for input and advice on 11 March (afternoon sessions) and 12 March (morning sessions).
Register by sending an e-mail and summary of about 200 words to ENHR’s Secretariat before 31 January 2024: firstname.lastname@example.org.
24-27 April 2024, New York (USA)
Cities on the Edge: Promoting equity and resiliency through research, activism, planning, and policy
Annual Urban Affairs Association conference, this year in collaboration with ENHR and the European Urban Research Organisation (EURA).
UAA welcomes paper/poster abstracts and session proposals on urban studies-related research topics from all disciplines.
1 October 2023: Abstract/Proposal Submission deadline (no late submissions are accepted). Submit here.
6 December 2023: Registration deadline for all accepted presenters and moderators (again no deadline extention expected).
Find the link to the conference here.
26-30 August 2024, Delft (The Netherlands) – Save the date
ENHR Annual conference
5-day conference including the New Housing Researchers Conference on 26 August.
Recent ENHR events
20 January 2021
Webinar ‘Housing and new technologies: New methodologies and paradigms in housing research’
Organised by the new Working Group Housing and New Technologies.
20-21 January 2021 Cologne (Germany)
Workshop ‘Recent Trends in European Rental Market Regulation’
Hosted by Working Group ‘Housing Finance’ and ‘Private Rented Markets’ in cooperation with the German Economic Institute (IW – Institut der deutschen Wirtschaft).
28-29 January 2021
Online workshop to share ideas, findings and discuss insights pertaining to housing, migration and family dynamics
Working Group Housing, Migration and Family Dynamics.
12-26 February 2021
Housing related impacts of the pandemic
Nine online seminars, most of them organised and hosted by ENHR Working Groups.
27 May 2021
Online seminar Recent dynamics in homeownership and housing wealth
Hosted by Working Group Homeownership and Globalisation.
30 August – 2 September 2021 Nicosia (Cyprus) – online
ENHR Annual conference ‘Unsettled settlements: Housing in unstable contexts’
For more information click here.
11 March 2022
New researchers’ on-line seminar
First on-line seminar for for new researchers to present and discuss their work with pears and get feedback on their work from senior members of the ENHR research community.
15-16 June 2022 Amsterdam (The Netherlands)
Late Homeownership – ENHR Working Group Homeownership and Globalization workshop
The aim of this workshop is to bring together research that revolves around the idea of transformation of homeownership associated with the financialization of mortgage and housing markets.
Find more information here.
30 August – 2 September 2022 Barcelona (Spain)
The struggle for the ‘Right to Housing’: The pressures of globalization and affordability in cities today
Annual ENHR conference.
Find the conference website here.
9-10 March 2023
2nd New Researchers online seminar
Invited to participate were PhD students as well as others that currently are not yet at this stage but have the intention to embark on PhD studies in the future. There was no requirement to submit a full paper.
16 March 2023
Webinar Southern European housing policies in the 2020s: the farewell to residualisation?
The Working Group Southern European Housing Discussion and review of the state of the art of current housing policies (and their respective narratives – political, media, citizens etc.) in Southern European countries and/or regions and/or cities, problematizing them in the context of the above- mentioned changes.
28-30 June 2023, Lodz (Poland)
ENHR annual conference themed ‘Urban regeneration: shines and shadows’
Annual ENHR conference. Find the conference website here.