Call for The Lisbon Early-Career Workshop in Urban Studies (8-10 nov 2023)

With thanks to Simone Tulumello and colleagues for the invitation to join their wonderful workshop, check below for basic info on how to apply and attend. To get the full picture, please visit:

The Lisbon Early-Career Workshop in Urban Studies

Imaginaries of inhabitation, or, the future of planetary dwelling

3st edition – 8-10 November 2023

 Instituto de Ciências Sociais da Universidade de Lisboa (ICS-ULisboa), Lisbon


Keynote speakers:

  • Michele Lancione (Politecnico di Torino)
  • Stephanie Wakefield (Life University)

The Urban Transitions Hub, the AESOP Young Academics Network and project “UrbanoScenes: Post-colonial imaginaries of urbanisation”, with the support of Research Group SHIFT: Environment, Territory and Society of ICS-ULisboa, will host the third edition of the Lisbon Early-Career Workshop in Urban Studies, from 8 to 10 of November 2023. Circa 30 PhD candidates and early-career scholars will have the opportunity to present and discuss their research projects and/or findings during a 3-days event organised as a space of exchange, debate and learning.

Who can attend the workshop

The workshop is open to PhD students and early-career scholars in the fields of urban studies, planning and geography, and all the social sciences and humanities with an interest on space.

A minimum of 8 seats will be reserved to members of the AESOP Young Academics, please mention in your motivation letter whether you are a member (registration to the YAs is free and open to all early-career scholars).

Application and registration

Applications open from 15 February 2020 to 30 March 2023.

Send an abstract for your presentation (max 500 words) and a short letter of motivation to and

Decisions will be sent by 30 April 2023.

Registration by 30 June 2023.

Submission of long abstract or short paper (max 5,000 words) to be distributed among participants by 30 September 2023.

Registration fee: 200€.


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