“Local self-governance and urban property relations: Historical and present perspectives”
The workshop is collaboratively hosted by the historical subproject B07 “Property concepts and conflicts in the process of privatisation: Communal self-government and communal property in Eastern Europe since 1990” (Joachim von Puttkamer and Florian Peters) and the sociological subproject C04 “Debating the public sphere and the future of the commons: Property relations in the context of welfare state transformation” (Silke van Dyk, Markus Kip, Luzie Gerstenhöfer).
Call for Papers
If you are interested in contributing to this workshop, please send an abstract of max. 300 words and a short CV to email@example.com.
We invite empirical and theoretical contributions from sociological, geographical, anthropological, and historical perspectives. Topics might include:
- Path dependencies and ruptures in urban property relations
- Debates over private vs. collective vs. municipal property
- Struggles for participation in urban settings and their link to property
- Room for manoeuvre for municipal governments regarding property issues
- Conflicts and tensions between property- and democracy-related claims
- Perspectives on economic democracy on the urban level
- Self-governance as a (neo-)liberal or anti-liberal concept
The complete CfP to download.