Selected Conference Presentations

2015

Li, Z. (2015). "The state of being healthy in social housing communities of China: A case of Guangzhou." Workshop in urban living: Mobility, sociability, and wellbeing, Shenzhen, Jan 8-9, 2015

Moos, M (2015). "New dimensions of exclusion: Age, household size and mobility in the 'sustainable' city." Annual Meeting of the Association of American Geographers, Chicago, Illinois, March 29-April 2.

Walks, A (2015)."Inequality, debt and suburbanisms." Global Suburbanisms Infrastructure Workshop. University of Waterloo, School of Planning.

Keil, R., Macdonald, S. (2015). "Boundaries to suburbanization, thresholds of possibility? The emerging suburban political ecology of the Emscher Park, GruenGuertel Frankfurt and the Ontario Greenbelt." American Association of Geographers Annual Meeting. Chicago, Illinois. March 29- April 2.

Gururani, S. (2015). "Making Property: Claiming Nature/Land in India's Urban Peripheries." American Association of Geographers Annual Meeting. Chicago, Illinois. March 29- April 2.

2014

Harris, R. (2014). “Transnational urban meanings. The passage of ‘suburb’ to India”. Conference on Transnational Cities. Past into Present, University of New Mexico, March 28-29th, 2014.

Gilbert, L. (2014). "Suburbanism in Mexico City: Where Formality and Informality Blur.” Presented at 6th International Meeting of RECIM- Red Continental de Investigación sobre la Informalidad en las Metrópolis. Universidad Autonoma Metropolitana Cuajimalpa. Mexico City.

Basten, L. (2014)."Postmodern Suburbanisms: Perspectives of internationally comparative research on planning and governance of suburbanization processes." Workshop New Suburban Research, SURF-Network Ruhr, Dortmund, January 24, 2014.

Wu, F. (2014). "The development and planning of new towns in the UK”. Shanghai Urban Planning and Design Institute, 24th April 2014, Shanghai (public lecture)

Sonia Hirt (Virginia Tech) presenting at the Workshop on Suburban Governance, held in Leipzig, Germany.2013

 2013

Hirt, S. (2013). "Is There a Post-socialist City?" Presented at Brown University Comparative Urban Studies Symposium. Providence, RI, March 2013.

Li, Zhigang. (2013). "State rescaling and the making of city-regions in Pearl River Delta, China." Presented at American Association of Geographers Annual Meeting, 9-12 April 2013. Los Angeles, CA.

Macdonald, Sara and Keil, Roger. ( 2013). “Rethinking Urban Political Ecology from the Outside In: Greenbelts and Boundaries in the Post-Suburban City”. American Association of Geographers Annual Meeting, 9-12 April 2013. Los Angeles, California.

Phelps, N.A. and Vento, A.T. (2013) "The Suburban Question: Grassroots Politics and Place Making in Spanish Suburbs." Paper presented to a specially organised workshop on ‘Explaining Metropolitan Transformation: Politics, Functions and Symbols’, 25-26 January, 2013, Amsterdam Institute for Social Science Research, University of Amsterdam.

Poppe, Will. (2013). "Neoliberal Housing Policies and Private Rental Infill Construction in Toronto." Paper presented at the Annual Conference of the Association of American Geographers. April 11, 2013. Los Angeles, California.

Wu, Fulong. (2013). "Emerging Chinese cities and the implication for global urban studies." Presidential Plenary speaker at American Association of Geographers Annual Meeting, 9-12 April 2013. Los Angeles, CA.

2012

Filion, Pierre. (2012). "Intensifying the Suburb: Lessons from Residential Densification Strategies in Toronto Suburbs, 1945-2012." Paper presented at the Annual Meeting of the American Association of Geographers, February 24-28 2012. New York City, New York.

Grant, J., Craswell, H., Gonzalez, T.,  Scott, D., & Perrin, L. (2012). "Trends in the suburbs: recent research findings." Presented at the Atlantic Planners Institute Conference, May 03, 2012. Halifax, Canada.

Keil, Roger, Siemiatycki, Elliot, Peck, Jamie, Wyly, Elvin, Knox, Paul, Walker, Richard, & Nijman, Jan. (2012). "Panel: North American Suburbanisms". February 24, 2012. Organized & chaired by Jan Nijman. Annual Meeting of the American Association of Geographers, February 24-28 2012. New York City, New York.

Knox, Paul.(2012). "Suburban social ecology: The new normal." Presented at the Annual Meeting of the American Association of Geographers, February 24-28 2012. New York City, New York.

Miller, Byron. (2012). "Hyper-consumption hegemony and fiscal brakes: the politics of sprawl in post-political Calgary." Presented at the Annual Meeting of the American Association of Geographers, February 24-28 2012. New York City, New York.

Nijman, Jan. (2012). "Miami’s suburbanization: To the Everglades and Back." Presented at the Annual Meeting of the American Association of Geographers, February 24-28 2012. New York City, New York.

Pfeiffer, Deirdre, Niedt, Christopher, McGuire, Liam, & Bulthuis, Mike. (2012). "Panel: Contemporary North American Suburbanisms: Concepts and Metrics I" . February 28, 2012. Organized by Pablo Mendez and Markus Moos. Chaired by Pablo Mendez. Annual Meeting of the American Association of Geographers, February 24-28 2012. New York City, New York.

Poppe, Will & Young, Douglas. (2012). "Densification and Neighbourhood Renewal in Toronto’s Highrise Suburbs." Paper presented at the Annual Meeting of the American Association of Geographers Panel Session “Densification: Local Resistances and Dynamics of Change.” February 24-28, 2012. New York City, New York.

Røe, Per Gunnar (2012). "Suburbanism(s) and the future, Future Suburbanisms."  Panel presentation at the Annual Conference of the Association of American Geographers, New York City.

Siemiatycki, Elliot, Peck, Jamie & Wyly, Elvin. (2012). " Vancouver’s Suburban Involution." Paper presented for the session on North American Suburbanisms,  at the Annual Meeting of the American Association of Geographers, February 24-28 2012. New York City, New York.

Walker, Richard (2012). "Varieties of suburbia: The case of the San Francisco Bay area."  Presented at the Annual Meeting of the American Association of Geographers, February 24-28 2012. New York City, New York.

Harris, Richard, Hirt, S., Purdy, S., Vorms, C. (2012). “What’s In a Name? How We Label Peripheral Places”. Main session, 11 International Conference on Urban History European Association for Urban History Conference, Prague, 29 Aug. – 1 Sept. 2012. [co-organizers]

Shanks, A., Coates, V., Harris, R. (2012). “What do Suburbanites Think About the Suburbs? A Case Study of Suburban Perceptions in Hamilton, Ontario” Canadian Association of Geographers, Ontario Divisions, Annual Meeting, University of Toronto Scarborough Campus, Oct. 12-13, 2012.

Roberts, J. & Harris, R. (2012). “Media Representations of Suburbs in Toronto From 1990-2012.” Canadian Association of Geographers, Ontario Divisions, Annual Meeting, University of Toronto Scarborough Campus, Oct. 12-13, 2012.

2011

Andrew, Caroline. (2011). "La ville, la justice sociale et la voix des femmes: quels mechanismes, quels cheminements?" Paper presented at ACFAS, May 10, 2011. Sherbrooke, Québec.

Bernt, Matthias (2011) "Changing urban georgaphies of growth and decline." Session organizer, with Marco Bontje, at the Annual International Sociology Association RC21 conference “The struggle to belong. Dealing with diversity in 21st century urban settings”, July 7-9 2011, Amsterdam, Netherlands

Filion, Pierre & Lehrer, Ute. (2011). "The Morphology of the North American Suburb: Tensions between Factors of Evolution and of Inertia." Paper presented at the International Seminar on Urban Form, August 26-29, 2011. Montréal, Québec.

Harris, Richard. (2011). "Home Ownership and Suburban Land Tenure." Invited discussant, Fourteenth Biennial National Planning History Conference, November 17-20, 2011. Baltimore, Maryland.

Keil, Roger, Ute Lehrer, Deborah Cowen, Stefan Kipfer, Byron Miller, Elvin Wyly, Douglas Young & Per Gunnar Røe. (2011). "Panel: Global Suburbanisms: Conceptual Departures 1," April 13, 2011. Annual Meeting of the Association of American Geographers, April 16, 2011. Seattle, Washington.

Keil, Roger (with Pierre Hamel, Elena Chou and Kieran Williams). (2011). "Modalities of Suburban Governance in Canada," Workshop on Suburban Governance, July 2, 2012, UFZ Leipzig, Germany

Keil, Roger, & Ute Lehrer. (2011). "World Cities-The Globalized Suburb". Panel at the International RC21 Conference, Session 16.1: The Challenge of Global Suburbanism, July 7-9, 2011. Amsterdam, Netherlands.

Mabin, Alan, Sîan Butcher & Robin Bloch. (2011). "Scope and dimensions of suburbanisms in African cities south of the Tropic of Cancer." Paper presented at the International RC21 Conference, Session 16.1: The Challenge of Global Suburbanism, July 7-9, 2011. Amsterdam, Netherlands.

Moos, Markus. (2011). "Benchmarking Project: Measuring Dimensions of Canadian Suburbanism." Panelist, Canadian Political Science Association Annual Conference, May 16-18, 2011. Wilfrid Laurier University, Waterloo, Ontario.

Poppe, Will, & Douglas Young. (2011). "Global Suburbanisms: Public Involvement in Toronto’s Tower Renewal as a Case Study of Urban Governance." Presentation at the Canadian Political Science Association Meeting, May 16-18, 2011. Waterloo, Ontario.

Røe, Per Gunnar. (2011). "Suburbanisms – within a dissolving welfare state model." Paper presented at the Annual Meeting of the Association of American Geographers, April 16, 2011. Seattle, Washington.

Schmid, Christian. (2011)."Patterns and pathways of global urbanization in Mexico City, Kolkata and Paris: Steps toward comparative analysis." Paper presented at the International RC21 Conference, Session 16.1: The Challenge of Global Suburbanism, July 7-9, 2011. Amsterdam, Netherlands.

Wilson, David. (2011). "Deploying the discursive suburbia: The Chicago experience." Paper presented at the International RC21 Conference, Session 16.1: The Challenge of Global Suburbanism, July 7-9, 2011. Amsterdam, Netherlands.

Young, Douglas. (2011). "Suburban Decline and Renewal in Post-Political Toronto." Paper presented at the Annual Meeting of the Association of American Geographers, April 13, 2011. Seattle, Washington.

2010

Wu, Fulong. (2010). "Just how neoliberal is China’s reform? The origins of urban changes under market transition and emerging new forms of urbanism." Paper presented at the International Conference on China and the Future of Human Geography, August 28, 2010. Guanzhou, China.