The 8th International Festival of Research & Innovation on Urban Management

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The 8th International Festival of Research & Innovation on Urban Management

It is our great pleasure to invite you to contribute research works to the “8thInternational Festival of Research & Innovation on Urban Management” that is held by Tehran Urban Planning & Research Center annually. It calls for papers from all academic disciplines and thematic areas to reflect critically on the current dynamics in the field of urban management and to explore the various practical and theoretical challenges of urban research today. Accredited international institutes are invited to introduce an eminent scholar (along with their research work) to be placed in the long list of the Tehran International Award. The most prominent works will be shortlisted for Tehran International Award. The festival will be held on 14-15 December 2015; Deadline for submission is extended to October 15, 2015.

Scope and Topics of Interest

Research works exploring any of the urban study themes are welcome. Preference will be given to high quality papers that fall within one of the following seven tracks, under which specific panels will be organized. Topics for papers may include, but are not limited to: 1) City and Lifestyle; 2) Society, Culture and Urban Relations; 3) Islamic-Iranian City; 4) Urban Environment and Sustainable Development; 5) Government, Governance and Urban Economy; 6) Urbanism and Urban Spatial Planning: 7) Infrastructure and Urban Services


ed works will receive awards as a token of TUPRC gratitude. The proceedings of the festival will be published at the end of the event. Meanwhile, the rest of the submitted works will be available on the TUPRC E-exhibition website at:

Submission Process

Researchers can submit works, categorized into essays, books, research projects, papers and theses. These works must be original and in compliance with the Intellectual Property Rights. Submissions must be in English only and contributors should send their works to TUPRC at


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