New Deadline: Urban Island Studies. Peripheral Discourses of Modernity


Call for articles

Urban Island Studies Journal
Special issue | Peripheral Discourses of Modernity’ (2016)
Deadline for articles: 31 January 2016
New deadline for articles: 29th February, Asics 2017 Goedkoop 2016

Guest Editors:
Duarte Santo (CIERL-UMa, University of Westminster);

Ana Salgueiro (CIERL-UMa, CECC-UCP)
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    CIERL – Research Centre for Regional & Local Studies, University of Madeira and Island Dynamics are pleased to propose a special issue of Urban Island Studies Journal on the theme of ‘Peripheral Discourses of Modernity’.

    Urban Island Studies Journal is a peer-reviewed open access journal situated at the intersection of island studies and urban studies.

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    This is an open call for papers, but submissions are particularly welcome from presenters at the Ist Insula International Colloquim (CIERL-UMa, Madeira Island, 19th – 21st Novembre, New Balance Pas Cher 2015).
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    To learn more about Urban Island Studies Journal, contact the journal’s Lead Editor,

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