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CONFERENCES RESEARCH ABOUT ISLAND CITIES

Call for papers

Island Cities and

Urban Archipelagos

21-25 October 2014, Copenhagen, Denmark


Island Cities and Urban Archipelagos is an international, interdisciplinary conference exploring how island status influences urban development, common attributes of island cities worldwide, and the opportunities that islandness presents for developing urban cultures and economies. It will also consider how and why different island cities have developed in different ways.


The conference will feature talks on a variety of subjects concerning urban island culture, government, and economy. Presentations may concern cases from individual cities, but the conference as a whole will take a comparative approach to understanding what it means to be an urban island. All proposals for presentations will be subject to peer review.


The deadline for abstracts is now closed. However, particularly valuable new abstracts may still be accepted. Please make your submission as soon as possible.


Proposing a presentation.

To propose a presentation, please fill in all sections of the form to the right. Advice on filling in the form is given below. If you have difficulty using the form, e-mail the organisers at icua@islanddynamics.org for more information.


Submission Type: Select between two submission types.

Standard Presentations last a maximum of 20 minutes, followed by around 10 minutes’ audience discussion. These talks may be accompanied by PowerPoint presentations.

Organised Sessions are groups of 3-4 Standard Presentations concerning a single theme and organised by the presenters (rather than the conference’s scientific committee). To propose an organised session, the corresponding author must submit a title and abstract for the session as a whole, including the names of the authors. Each participating presenter must then submit the abstracts that form part of the Organised Session.



Title & Abstract: The title and abstract of your talk must be between 150-250 words total. Shorter or longer submissions may be ignored. Do not format the text using italics, bold, or underlined words, and avoid discipline-specific jargon and citations to other works.


Biographical Note: Your biographical note (maximum 100 words) should be written in complete sentences and include your research areas, academic degree, job title, and affiliation as applicable. If the presentation has more than one author, the corresponding author should provide biographical notes for the other authors as well.


Publication: Island Dynamics will prepare a number of edited collections of papers for publication following the conference. The peer-review process for these papers is distinct from the conference abstract review process. If you might be interested in contributing a written paper for publication, please mark this box so that we can update you with the relevant information.

Submit a proposal