Call for Papers and External Conferences 2018-19:

May 2019

  • 9th-11th May 2019, Forum for Cultural Literacy in Europe (CLE)
    The CLE Forum Steering Committee is in a position to offer a limited number of travel scholarships to attend the conference to outstanding doctoral or post-doctoral students who are conducting research in the fields of hospitality, transcultural and migration studies. 
    More info here>> 

April 2019

  • 3-7th April 2019 American Association of Geographers Annual Meeting
    Washington DC, Floating Life ~
    More info here>>> 


January 2019

  • Journal: California Italian Studies
    Themed Issue: “Borderless Italy (Italia senza frontiere)” California Italian Studies is now accepting submissions for Volume 9 (2019). Submissions may be for either the thematic or the open-themed parts of the volume* in either English or Italian. Deadline for submissions: January 15, 2019, although earlier submissions will be given priority.
    More info here>>>


December 2018

  • Health, Wellbeing and Transport Course
    4th-7th December. Kellogg College, University of Oxford
    More info here>>


November 2018
  • Call for Papers: Portuguese Literary & Cultural Studies 33: Ocean Crossings
    1st November deadline
    More info here>>
  • Reinventing Mobilities and Borders: Cross-disciplinary Conversations
    November 8–9, 2018, Karelian Institute, UEF, Joensuu campus
    Organizers: Driss Habti and Tuulikki Kurki, Karelian Institute, UEF,
    More information here>>
  • 15th November, 2018 Smart Storytelling Day & 8th International Mobile Innovation Screening (16th November)
    Swinburne University of Technology, Melbourne
    More information here>>>
  • Virtual Special Issue on “Bio-Inspired Optimization Techniques for BioMedical Data Analysis: Methods and Applications”
    30th November deadline. , Applied Soft Computing journal, Elsevier (Impact Factor:3.907).
    More info here>>


  • The BIG HEALTH DATA & Privacy Preserving Practices Workshop will take place on 28th November 2018, 09:00 – 16:30, ImaginationLab, Lancaster University.
    More info here>>


  • CfP: Post-H(uman) index? Politics, metrics, and agency in the accelerated academy
    Conference November 29th and 30th
    More info here>>


  • Living Mobilities: Pathways, Directions and Policies. International and Interdisciplinary seminar.
    29th-30th November. Call for papers deadline 05.09.2018. Universidade de Evora. 
    More info here>>


October 2018
  • October 17th, 2018, Call for Papers: Association of American Geographers Annual Meeting
    More information here>>


  • October 15, 2018 56th International Making Cities Livable Conference on a Healthy City for ALL Portland and design competition, or June 17-21, 2019. More information here>> 


  • October 1, 2018 Cfp Deadline: One-day conference on 8 November 2018 at the University of Manchester (Manchester, UK) on: Transnational Higher Education and the China Belt and Road Initiative (BRI). More information here>>


 September 2018

 August 2018

  • 29-30 August 2018 (Em)powering Mobilities: Cities/Architectures/Justices
    Conference Aalborg Centre for Mobilities and Urban Studies CMUS. The 10th Year Anniversary conference at the Center for Mobilities and Urban Studies (C-MUS) take on the pertinent themes of power, empowerment, and mobilities. Wherever we face mobilities we also face questions of power, stratification, social differentiation, social exclusion, and immobilities. Deadline for abstract submission 16 April 2018.
  • 16th August 2018 EASA conference Staying, Moving, Settling in Stockholm More info here>>
    • CfP deadline 3 August 2018 Special Issue on “Artificial Intelligence for Mobile Health Data Analysis and
      Processing”, Journal of Mobile Information Systems, Hindawi (Impact
      Factor: 0.958)  More info here>> 


July 2018


May 2018 

  • T2M– The Lives of Hubs Cities and Their Networks  Papers may address the conference theme, or other social, cultural, economic, technological, ecological and political perspectives on the history, present, and future of transport, traffic and mobility. This mobility history conference openly aims to bridge research approaches, welcoming proposals from different disciplines dealing with mobility studies (history, sociology, anthropology, geography, economy, planning studies, business history, architecture, design, communication, etc.) We particularly encourage the submission of interdisciplinary panels. • Abstracts and papers may be submitted in either English or French. • Abstract length is limited to 300 words. • Abstracts are due May 28th 2018 Your proposal may be submitted at the following site:

February 2018

  • Social Futures Handbook Call Mobilities are critical to social futures, and we invite contributions on topics including the critical role of mobile utopia, mobilities practices, mobilities systems in shaping futures, the power of the mobilities paradigm as an analytical orientation for the study of social futures, mobilities as a methodological approach to mainstreaming or democratising the future and to ‘world’ with greater care and ethical circumspection.

  • Journal of Transport History Call Commercial Aviation History in Latin America: We are inviting scholarly contributions dealing with the basic subjects that are included in the history of commercial aviation in the region for a proposed Special Issue of the Journal of Transport History scheduled for April 2019. In existence for over 50 years, The Journal of Transport History publishes scholarly research and commentary on the history of transport, travel, tourism and mobility, and their relationships with planning and policy.

December 2017 

  • Network for Research into Chinese Education Mobilities (NRCEM) Call 800-1,200 words reports of latest research publications and projects in any area of Chinese education mobilities are shared here. Authors will provide a 200-word Chinese abstract for each report. We are currently inviting contributions of research reports. Please get in touch by emailing


Other Past Events 

23 March 2018 Mobilities Pedagogies Wilfried Laurier University, Waterloo, Canada

29 October-5 November 2017 Mobile Utopia, Lancaster, UK

2-7 October 2017 USP Mobilities, Sao Paulo, Brazil

27-28 April 2017 Living Infrastructures: Beyond Global North and Global South, Volgograd, Russia


Call for Papers and External Conferences 2017:

Forthcoming Conferences / Workshops / Seminars