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2018 Salzburg Conference in Interdisciplinary Poverty Research

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The Salzburg Conference in Interdisciplinary Poverty Research is open to all disciplines (sociology, economics, anthroplogy, social medicine, geography, political science and the humanities), approaches and conceptual backgrounds within the field of poverty research, and papers coming from an interdisciplinary background are particularily welcomed. Both research papers of empirical, theoretical or conceptual nature and policy papers are welcomed.


The focus theme of the 2018 conference is Space and Poverty.

Confirmed keynote speakers are

  • Sylvia Chant, Professor of Development Geography and Director of MSc Urbanisation and Development at the LSE,

  • Eveline Dürr, Professor in Social and Cultural Anthropology at the University of Munich,

  • Suzanne Fitzpatrick, Professor of Housing and Social Policy and Director of the Institute for Social Policy, Housing and Equalities Research at Heriot-Watt University,

  • Mark Shucksmith, Professor of Planning and Director of the Institute for Social Renewal at Newcastle University.


Possible topics for the focus theme sessions are, among others,

  • spatial dimensions of poverty,

  • poverty in urban and rural spaces,

  • homelessness and housing,

  • migration and poverty,

  • poverty and spatial mobility

  • spatial planning and poverty,

  • privatization of public spaces,

  • spatial exclusion/inclusion and segregation, architecture and poverty,

  • theories of geographies of poverty and inequality,

  • poverty and environmental issues (access, perception, recognition),

  • energy, water, food poverty

  • measurements of poverty and spatial context

  • mapping poverty.


More information can be found on the conference homepage: www.poverty-conference.org

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