Challenges of Space and Place, June 9th-10th

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Challenges of Space and Place, Blekinge Institute of Technology, Karlskrona Sweden
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The school of Planning and Digital Media at Blekinge Institute of Technology is pleased to announce a symposium for PhD students and young scholars entitled "Challenges of Space and Place," taking place June 9th and 10th, 2011.

The symposium is accepting abstracts for submission under its theme in three broad themes: The Intangible City, discussing issues such as the digital media and the city, representation and image construction, and image of the city; the Public City encompassing topics such as democracy and place, production and consumption of public spaces, diversity, and private-public; and the Political City encompassing issues of politics and power in planning, and decision-making over space and place.

Full theme descriptions, contact details and registration information can be found here:

Submissions should be sent no later than Feb 1st to The deadline for accepted papers is May 10th, 2011.