Published 22 November 2021

Conferences and workshops

The Institute for Urban History also organizes as well as partakes in international conferences and workshops, in Sweden and abroad. On this page, you can find information about our international activities and our participation in conferences organized by other organizations and actors with an interest in urban history.

Current events

Urban history of the north: choices in 400 years’ urban history

On occasion of Umeå’s 400th anniversary, we aim to organize an international urban history conference on the urban history of the North. The conference will take place in Umeå, on August 19-21, 2022. If you are interested in participating, please send a draft of your presentation with a title and short description.

About The Conference, workshop, call for papers

AUH Antwerp 2020 - postponed to 2022

The European Association for Urban History meets in Antwerp. The conference will also host a meeting for the Nordic Urban History Network. The conference has been postponed until 2022. Call for papers from 1 May 2021.

Information and registration: EAUH Antwerp 2020 - postponed to 2022

Contact The Institute of Urban History


  • Heiko Droste