EVENT Feb 17
Abstract days left 0
Viewed 400 times

International Conference “Grand Projects - Urban Legacies of the late 20th Century” 2021

Iscte - Lisbon
Organization: DINÂMIA’CET -Iscte, Centre for Socioeconomic and Territorial Studies
Categories: Aesthetics, Anthropology/Sociology, Environmental Studies, History, Miscellaneous
Event Date: 2021-02-17 to 2021-02-19 Abstract Due: 2020-07-31

The international conference “Grand Projects - Urban Legacies of the late 20th Century” will take place in Lisbon, between the 17th and 19th February 2021. The event aims to debate the transformations that have taken place in urban territories over the last two decades by considering the impacts of late 20th century policies and policy conjunctures.

Abstract submission is open until the 31st of July 2020 to researchers and scholars working in all areas of architecture, urban planning, landscape architecture, sociology, geography, anthropology, cultural economy, and other related disciplines.


Conference Tracks

1_Mega-events and mega-projects: trends and demands


3_Terrain vague redevelopments

4_Environment Impact Awareness in Urban Developments

5_Methods and technologies on architectural design and urban planning

6_Urban policies

7_Urban competitiveness and social challenges

8_The role of artists and urban art

9_The Syndrome of Grand Projects: contamination processes between North-South, West-East, Global-Local

10_Urban analytics and city design


All abstracts will be reviewed by track co-chairs. After the notification of acceptance, participants are requested to submit full papers.  All accepted papers will be published in the online conference proceedings with ISBN, subject to author registration and payment. 

One paper for each session will be selected for publishing in a Special issue of CIDADES, Comunidades e Territórios (a SCOPUS indexed journal), after a peer-review process.



Ana Brandão