Communication and the City: Voices, Spaces, Media


Welcome to the Communication and the City: Voices, Spaces, Media Conference website!

An international conference organized by the Urban Communication Foundation and the Institute of Communications Studies in association with the ECREA Media and the City Temporary Working Group.

Where: Institute of Communications Studies, University of Leeds

When: June 14-15 2013

Both abstract selection and conference registration are now closed and we are pleased to report that our conference CFP was a great success. We received over 150 submissions from 35 countries and were only able to accept approximately 50% of them.

In the course of two days there will be over 70 papers by presenters from 20 different countries and representing a number of perspectives related to urban communication. With nearly 90 participants, the conference will feature both academics and practitioners working in rhetoric, geography, cultural policy, activism, journalism, media studies, digital media and technology, cultural studies, sociology, architecture, and urban planning.


 **Confirmed keynote speakers**

Professor Alessandro Aurigi (Plymouth University)

Professor Carole Blair (University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill)

Professor Gary Gumpert (Urban Communication Foundation)

Professor Cees Hamelink (University of Amsterdam)


In the tab buttons above, you can find information about the conference, Leeds itself, registration and accommodation.

General enquiries about the conference may be sent to

We also have a Twitter account: @Commandthecity.

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