Call for Papers: Berkeley Planning Journal, Volume 28

Call for Papers
Volume 28, 2014-2015
Deadline to Submit: February 28, 2015

The Berkeley Planning Journal would like to invite submissions for Volume 28 from all planning and related fields. These fields may include: city and regional planning, urban studies, architecture, geography, environmental studies, anthropology, sociology, critical theory, science and technology studies, public health, and others.

The Berkeley Planning journal focuses on research-based papers and book reviews, but also publishes creative formats such as essays, photo essays, and interviews.

Each year the Berkeley Planning Journal awards one author the Kaye Bock Paper Award for an outstanding submission accompanied by a $250 cash gift.

Volume 28 will be a special issue. This year, the Berkeley Planning Journal would like to commemorate the legacy of Berkeley alumnus and distinguished urbanist Sir Peter Hall by soliciting submissions that deal broadly with his contributions to the field. Such themes include, but are not limited to:

Planning and design of sustainable and green cities
The Garden City and its reverberations in planning and design (see Ebenezer Howard)
Growth and change in cities; from planned growth to shrinkage and negative growth
Circulations of scale; mobilized policies and practices that produce specific zones of inclusion and enclosure
Urbanism and technological innovation; data and quantitative contributions to urbanism and urban form
Urban systems and interconnectivity

Submissions can refer to the above subject matter or the many other themes explored during his prolific career. Although we encourage specific references to Peter Hall, we welcome all submissions that interact broadly with the suggested themes.
We also encourage colleagues that have worked with or known Peter Hall to submit papers in memoriam.

Please review the submission guidelines page on the BPJ website, where you will also find a link to the eScholarship submission page.

We encourage submissions both from members of the planning and urban studies community at UC Berkeley, as well as from extramural planning scholars.

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