[Hpn] [hic_mail] First Announcement: International Housing Research Conference, Toronto, June 2004

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FIRST ANNOUNCEMENT
International Housing Conference
Toronto,  June 26-29, 2004


ADEQUATE & AFFORDABLE HOUSING FOR ALL
RESEARCH, POLICY, PRACTICE

Organized under the auspices of
Housing and the Built Environment,
Research Committee 43, International Sociological Association

Host:  Centre for Urban and Community Studies,
University of Toronto

Venue:  Campus of the University of Toronto,
located in the centre of Toronto’s downtown area.

Themes
--  Demographic, political, economic, and social trends affecting
housing outcomes and housing policy at the local, national, and
international levels
--  Comparative and historical analysis of housing systems and
policies in developed and developing nations and economies in
transition
--  Poverty, homelessness, social welfare, the human right to housing,
the Habitat agenda, NGOs & CBOs
--  Residential mobility, discrimination, segregation, social
exclusion and spatial polarization
--  Social housing policy, programs, and management
--  Neighbourhood revitalization and community development initiatives
--  Household and lifestyle trends, the search for ‘home’ and
‘community,’ housing and health, housing design, sustainable housing
--  Housing markets, private-sector investment, tax policies,
partnerships, international investment, multi-lateral institutions,
globalization, neo-liberalism
--  Theoretical and conceptual framing of housing issues and debates;
methodological issues; progress in housing studies


ORGANIZING COMMITTEE
David Hulchanski & Robert Murdie, Co-chairs.
Larry Bourne, Amrita Daniere, Eric Fong, Jason Hackworth, William
Michelson, Patricia McCarney, John Miron, Philip Oreopoulos, Jill
Wigle (University of Toronto); George Fallis, Sutama Ray, Gerda
Wekerle (York University); Richard Harris (McMaster University);
Andrejs Skaburskis (Queen’s University), Joe Springer (Ryerson
University); Marion Steele (University of Guelph).

INTERNATIONAL ADVISORY BOARD
Sheela Patel (India) & Willem van Vliet– (USA), Co-chairs.
B. Banerjee (India), T Baumann (South Africa), W Blauw (Netherlands),
M Bounds (Australia), T Carter (Canada), R Chiu (Hong Kong), C
Choguill (Australia), J Darden (USA), F de Souza (Brazil), J Doling
(UK), A Durand-Lasserve (France), R Forrest (UK), J Friedrichs
(Germany), Seong-Kyu Ha (Korea), K Hayakawa (Japan), J Hegedus
(Hungary), Y Hirayama (Japan), AY Kamete (Zimbabwe), J Kemeny
(Sweden), L Kilmartin (Australia), T Koebel (USA), J Leal (Spain), S
Leckie (Switzerland), J Lee (Hong Kong), D Lee-Smith (Kenya), D Ley
(Canada), K Mathey (Cuba), P Marcuse (USA), V Mukhija (USA), A Murie
(UK), S Musterd (Netherlands), K. Olds (USA), S. Pasternak (Brazil), G
Payne (UK), C Rakodi (UK), D Rose (Canada), D Satterthwaite (UK), M
Sidney (USA), A Stein (Honduras), DC Thorns (New Zealand), G Tipple
(UK), S Tsenkova (Canada), P Ward (USA), P Williams (UK), J Yates
(Australia).

INFORMATION
To receive further information about the conference, email:
housing.conference@utoronto.ca

Conference Communications Co-ordinator:  Philippa Campsie, M.Sc.(Pl.)

Address:
Housing Conference
Centre for Urban and Community Studies
University of Toronto
455 Spadina Avenue, 4th floor
Toronto, Ontario  M5S 2G8
Canada

fax:   416-978-7162




________________________________________

J. David Hulchanski
      Director, Centre for Urban and Community Studies
      Professor, Faculty of Social Work

University of Toronto
tel 416-978-4093;  fax 416-978-7162
________________________________________




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