Past Conferences 2010-to the present:

2019 - CUA Joint International Conference

Urban Inequalities: Ethnographic Insights

Corinth, Greece - 20-22 June 2019

Organized by:

Commission on Urban Anthropology; International Urban Symposium; University of the Peloponnese: Department of Social and Educational Policy, Postgraduate Program of Social Policy

Endorsed by:

City, University of London

Sponsored by:

International Urban Symposium-IUS; University of the Peloponnese; Corinth Municipality; Greek Ministry of Labour, Social Security and Welfare

2019 - The Commission on Urban Anthropology at the IUAES Inter-congress

World Solidarities

Poznan, Poland, 27-31 August 2019

Panel organized under the auspices of the Commission on Urban Anthropology:

  • Imagining and Practising Solidarities in Urban Contexts - Panel Conveners: Hana Cervinkova (University of Lower Silesia, Maynooth University, Ireland) and Giuliana Prato (University of Kent, UK)
  • Ethnic-religious segregation: the preservation of memory or the preservation of conflict - Panel Conveners: Marcello Mollica (University of Messina, Italy), James Dingley (Francis Hutcheson Institute)
  • Sunset Population, Interactions and Bond - Panel Conveners: Sumita Saha (Presidency University, India)
  • From Waste to Resource. Anthropology of Recycling of Urban Scums - Panel Conveners: Velislava Petrova (University of Sofia, Bulgaria) and Corine Vedrine (National School of Architecture of Lyon, France)


2018 - The Commission on Urban Anthropology at the 18th IUAES World Congress

World (of) Encounters: The Past, Present and Future of Anthropological Knowledge

Florianopolis, Brazil, 16-22 July 2018

Panel organized under the auspices of the Commission on Urban Anthropology:

OP 191 - Urban Migrants and Transformation of Public Space Panel Convenors: Zdenek Uherek and G.B. Prato


2017 - International Conference

The Informal and the Formal in Times of Crisis: Ethnographic Insights

Corinth, Greece - 7-9 July 2017

Joint International Conference:

Commission on Urban Anthropology (CUA)

International Urban Symposium-IUS

University of the Peloponnese

*Download the CfP*

DEADLINE for submission of proposals: 27 FEBRUARY 2017

All abstracts must be sent as a Word Document. Proposals must also include a short (100 word) Bio including affiliation and relevant publications, as well as e-mail addresses of all known participants.Please submit abstracts of Papers or Panels to the Convenors:

  • Italo Pardo:
  • Manos Spyridakis:
  • Giuliana B. Prato:


CASCA/IUAES Conference/Intercongress - Mo(u)vement

2-7 May 2017 - Ottawa, Canada -

Panel organized under the auspices of the CUA: RM-MRB06-Migration, urbanization and identity


2016 - International Conference

Purposeful Agency and Governance: A Bridgeable Gap

University of Kent, Canterbury, U.K. - 15-17 June 2016

Joint International Conference, sponsored by:

  • CUA - Commission on Urban Anthropology
  • IUS -  International Urban Symposium
  • CSAC - Centre for Social Anthropology and Computing
  • HRAF - Advanced Research Centre (EU)
  • School of Anthropology and Conservation, University of Kent


2016 - The Commission on Urban Anthropology at the IUAES Inter-congress

Panels: P346; P385

Re-imagining Anthropological and Sociological Boundaries

4-6 May 2016 - Dubrovnik, Croatia -


2015 - International Conference of the Commission on Urban Anthropology

The Global financial Crisis and the Moral Economy: Local Impacts and Opportunities

Brooklyn College, CUNY, USA, - 18-20 June 2015

Sponsored By:

  • Brooklyn College (CUNY), especially its International Education Program of The City University of New York
  • St. John's University
  • The CUNY Academy of Humanities and Sciences' Feliks Gross Seminar on Visual and Urban Ethnography


2015 -- The Commission on Urban Anthropology at the IUAES Inter-congress

Re-imagining Anthropological and Sociological Boundaries - 15-17 July 2015 - Bangkok, Thailand -


2014 - Annual Conference of the Commission on Urban Anthropology

Dreamed/planned cities and experienced cities

University Jean Monnet, St Etienne, France - 7-10 July 2014

Sponsored By: Centre Max Weber, Université Jean Monnet; IMU, Intelligences des Mondse Urbains; Université de Lyon; Puit Couriot, Parc-Musée de la Mine; IRAM - International RHÔNE-ALPES Medias; Ville de saint-Etienne


2014 -- The Commission on Urban Anthropology at the IUAES Inter-congress

The Future with/of Anthropologies - 15-18 May 2014 - Chiba City, Greater Tokyo, Japan -


2013 -- The Commission on Urban Anthropology at the 17th IUAES World Congress

Evolving Humanities, Emerging Worlds - Manchester, UK, 5-10 August 2013 -



Issues of Legitimacy: Entrepreneurial Culture, Corporate Responsibility and Urban Development - Naples, Italy, 10-14 September


This Conference was sponsored by://** Il Denaro Group, Wenner-Gren, Camera di Commercio Napoli, RAI, CIESAS, Regione Campania, University of Kent - Thanks to: Adler Group; Avv. Gaeta Business Lawyers



Diversity and Local Contexts: Urban Space, Borders and Migration - Prague, Czech Republic, 25-26 May

Sponsored by: Institute of Ethnology, of the Academy of Sciences of the Czech Republic, v.v.i.




Market vs Society? Human Principles and Economic Rationale in Changing Times - Corinth, Greece, 27-29 May

Sponsored by University of the Peloponnese and the Greek Ministry of Labour.



2011 JOINT CONFERENCE Commission on Urban Anthropology-CUA and Commission on Human Right

Mega Urbanisation and Human Rights: Emerging Challenges and Opportunities - Kolkata, India, 14-16 February


IUAES /AAS /ASAANZ Conference 2011 - "Knowledge and Value in a Globalising World" - Perth, Australia, 5-8 July


2010 IUAES Inter-Congress, From the Crossroads of Civilization: Understanding Diversity to Connect Societies, Antalya, Turkey, 3-6 October

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