European City Planning at the turn of the 19th and 20th century

International conference – call for abstracts

The conference focuses on past urban planning and sustainable management of historic urban spaces, presenting the latest research into European city planning at the turn of the 20th century and emphasising what cities along the Danube were practising. Conference papers will be published digitally after the conference. Selected papers will be also recommended for publishing in the journal Architektúra & urbanizmus.

The conference will be held on 21st June 2022 at Slovak University of Technology in Bratislava, Faculty of Architecture and Design.

Keynote speakers of the conference:
Prof. Dr. Eve Blau, Professor of the History and Theory of Urban Form and Design and Director of Research, Harvard University Graduate School of Design
Dr. Ing. Carola Hein, Professor and Head of the History of Architecture and Urban Planning, TU Delft
Prof. Dr. Dr. h.c. Ákos Moravánszky, Professor emeritus, ETH Zürich, Institut gta

The official conference language will be English, meaning that keynotes, sessions, and digital proceedings published after the conference will all be in that language. There will be no simultaneous translation.

Abstracts should be sent to They should be no more than 300 words (excluding title and authors’ information) and submitted in English. The title, author’s name, affiliation, author’s email, and keywords should be mentioned in the abstract.
Submitted abstracts will be peer reviewed by members of the Programme Committee. Receipt of completed abstracts will be acknowledged by email as soon as they are submitted. The Programme Committee reserves the right to determine how an abstract will be accepted.

Extended deadline for abstracts: 31st March 2022
Notification of acceptance: 12th April 2022

Deadline for submission of the full paper: 21st June 2022, the day of the conference

Members of the Programme Committee:
prof. Dr. Ing. arch. Henrieta Moravčíková, FAD STU
prof. Ing. arch. Jana Pohaničová, PhD., FAD STU
doc. Ing. arch. Nina Bartošová, PhD., FAD STU
Mgr. Peter Szalay, PhD., Institute of History of SAS

Participation in the conference is free of charge.

Conference contact: Nina Bartošová /