Call for Papers: Colloquium
4th-5th May 2017, Auditório do Arquivo Geral da Cidade do Rio de Janeiro, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
DATE: 30/1/2017
The Colloquium O Rio de Janeiro and its urban development: the role of the municipal urban planning sector is part of the proposal for the organization of a thematic dossier to be published in the Revista do Arquivo Geral da cidade do Rio de Janeiro. The Dossier was elaborated from the invitation made by the Editors of the Journal and the proposal is focused on works that deal with the urban development of the city of Rio de Janeiro in its long historical and historiographic duration, including themes and more current problems.
The analytical inputs are the most diverse: the professionals who act within the scope of urban-urban policies within the sphere of local power; the proposals of urban expansion and infrastructure of the territory; urban plans and urban intervention projects; studies on the relationship between urban legal codes and municipal power actions in the field of urban development; the municipal institutions created and their achievements; urban economy, land structure and development; the regional-metropolitan debate in the 1960s and the State of Guanabara, among other possible ones, are the guiding principles of the themes and works.

Key Dates:
Abstract submission: 30th January 2017
Abstract selection and notifcation of speakers: between 1st February and 30th March 2017
Full papers: 10th April 2017
Conference: 4th and 5th May 2017

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