KAUNAS FACULTY OF HUMANITIES
UNIVERSITY OF LATVIA
FACULTY OF HUMANITIES AND
FACULTY OF SOCIAL SCIENCES
International Scientific – practical conference
Creative Urban Development: Culture, Business, Community
Venue: Muitinės str. 8, Kaunas
Dates: November 20–21, 2014
The conference invites presentations for adiscussion of theory, empirical research and professional practices of urban development: development of creative cities and creativity in developing cities. It welcomes all interested in city economics, management and politics, anthropology and sociology of the city and conceptions of development.
- Contemporary strategies of urban development
- Culture and education in urban development
- Creative city: theory and practice
- Social innovations in modern cities
- Urban communities: communal identities and urban development
- Public spaces and urban development
The list of the main topics is not limited, presentations on related topics are also welcome.
A planned length of presentations is 15-20 min. followed by 10 min. discussions.
The language of the conference is English.
The conference will host a doctoral seminar on November 19, a round-table discussion on strategies of cities on November 21 and artists‘ works on November 20-21 as side events.
The conference rooms will be equipped with computers, internet access and multimedia.
Extended abstracts will be published in an electronic collection of abstracts with ISBN, and the best conference papers will be published in a reviewed periodical issue Culture and Creativity with ISSN.