CfP: Urban Health and the City

Conference Dates: 14-16, June, 2023. Location: New York. Abstracts: April 10th, 2023

This Conference Strand Call seeks to highlight issues of importance in relation to questions of public health in contemporary cities globally. It forms part of the ‘Livable Cities’ initiative between City Tech – New York and City – University of London.

Issues of interest include, but are not limited to:

  • Covid-19 and the city
  • Design for Life
  • Sick Building Syndrome
  • Care in the community
  • Healthy cities
  • Sanitation and public health
  • Walkable cities
  • Environmental psychology
  • Accessible design
  • Housing and health
  • Wellbeing and the city

The overall initiative involves an academic conference in both New York and London, associated UCL Press journal special issues, and book publications with Cambridge Scholars Publishing.

Academics from across several disciplines and departments in each university explore research and teaching initiatives on the diversity of issues that affect how we live in cities. The aim of the initiative is to highlight work in these areas, connect academics internationally, and publish findings and best practice.

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Jason Montgomery, Cindee Hogan, Graham Cairns, Claire Short