Annual Conference of TRIALOG

Annual Conference of TRIALOG: Resilient Urban Development versus the Right to the City? Actors, Risks and Conflicts in the Light of International Agreements (SDG and NUA) – What can the academia contribute?

The two-day international conference is focusing on a critical review of international agreements for urban development, such as the Sustainable Development Goals (SDG, 2015) and the New Urban Agenda (NUA, 2016), and aims at highlighting potentially conflicting goals in their implementation and application. The concepts of Good Governance, the goal of a Resilient Urban Development and claims for the Right to the City serve as normative frameworks for the conference. The conference is structured along two main foci: The first day is titled “Resilient Urban Development versus the Right to the City? Risks and Conflicts” and will set the scene with an analytical and theoretical part based on results of empirical research and conceptual and theoretical work on the topics of Good Governance, Resilient Cities and the Right to the City. The second day focuses on a critical review of the action-oriented international agreements of the SDG and the NUA titled “Risks, Conflicts and Contradictions in the Implementation of the SDGs and the New Urban Agenda in the Global South. What Can the Academia Contribute?”

Abstract submission (new deadline!): 15th April 2018.
Abstract review and notification of selected abstracts for presentation: 30th April 2018.
Registration for the Conference: until 4th May 2018.
Conference: 7th and 8th June 2018 in Dortmund, Germany.

Please find here information on the Conference here.