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Urban & Rural Development

AEROENERGYTECH  
This list has been retained 24/09/2015 no one can subscribe to this list and no one can post to this list– contact helpline@jiscmail.ac.uk for all enquiries regarding this list This is the list to facilitate communication and collaboration between the members of the EPSRC (Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council ) Airport Energy Technologies Network (AETN).

ARCHITECTURAL-RESEARCH-PRACTICE  
The purpose of this list is to make announcements to the architectural research and practice community about conferences, symposia, events and publications relating to the study, practice, theory and history of architecture and architectural practice

ARKLETON  
Arkleton is a new global list concerning rural development and education. Our focus is rural social science, and promoting links between academics, practitioners and policy makers.

BCS-DEVEL  
Run by the British Computer Society Developing Countries Specialist Group. List encourages the involvement of any practitioner, policy maker or researcher interested in the appropriate use (and/or abuse!) of IT/IS in so-called developing, emergent or industrialising economies.

BPO-GEOGRAPHY  
The mailing list fosters communication between the participants of the RSA Research Network on Regional Development and Changing Geography of Outsourcing Business Services in an Enlarged Europe. The RN aims to build upon the theoretical framework of value chains and the changing division of labour, which will be embedded in an understanding of recent trends in corporate restructuring.

BURUNDIRESEARCHNETWORK  
The Burundi Research Network is a group for all researchers working on and/or in Burundi. This mailing list would enable researchers to share information and know about new projects, publications, conferences calls, etc.

CDMHR  
Centre for Disaster Management and Hazard Research is based at Coventry University, UK. This research group uses a holistic approach to undertake applied research to better understand all aspects of hazard and disaster management.

CELS  
This list will be used by the Centre for East London Studies (CELS) at UEL and associated individuals and institutions for announcements and discussions.

CHN-HISTORY  
This list has been retained 28/07/2014 no one can subscribe to this list and no one can post to this list– contact helpline@jiscmail.ac.uk for all enquiries regarding this list A forum for the discussion and research into all aspects of Cornish history, including cultural, social, political, industrial and demographic, in both a national and international context

CITIESAFTERTRANSITION  
The 'Cities after Transition' CAT list brings together researchers working on any aspect of transitional cities, but is particularly focused on cities in the socialist Communist and post-socialist worlds. List members work on urbanisation and sub-urbanisation, urban processes and planning, urban cultures and so on within the context of post-socialist transition. The CAT network hosts international conferences.

CITY-FAITH-FORUM  
Academic discussion of the relationship between urban change and religion. Key themes: geographies of secularisation and the 'post-secular'; Significance of 'faith-based organisations' in urban planning and policy; Significance of religion for urban politics and urban social cohesion.

COMMUNITY-OWNERSHIP-FORUM  
The list provides a forum for discussion and debate between academics studying forms of community asset and land ownership. This is a growing area of public policy and the list is aimed at academics engaged with community ownership and control of public services, housing, community facilities and cooperatives.

COMPLEXITY-PLANNING  
This list supports communication between scholars exploring the complex nature of cities and the complex nature of urban planning. It is linked to the Association of European Schools of Planning (AESOP) thematic group on complexity.

CREATIVE-ECONOMY-AFRICA  
Mailing List for the AHRC funded research network UNDERSTANDING AND SUPPORTING CREATIVE ECONOMIES IN AFRICA: EDUCATION, NETWORKS AND POLICY. The mailing list will share news, events and research updates on the creative economy of Africa and its international connections.

CREATIVE-REGIONS  
The network covers trends and issues around the development of the creative and cultural industries at the regional level. It is focused on the UK but explores also initiatives at the European and International level. It aims to foster a multi-disciplinary debate among researchers, practitioners and policy makers in the field. <HTML> <HTML> The network covers trends and issues around the development of the creative and cultural industries at the regional level. It is focused on the UK but explores also initiatives at the European and International level. It aims to foster a multi-disciplinary debate among researchers, practitioners and policy makers in the field. The research network also runs a website with news, event and working paper. Visit <a href="http://www.creative-regions.org.uk"> Creative Regions Website </a> </HTML> </HTML>

CURANETWORK  
A network for those interested in discussing issues linked to cities, urbanism, austerity and resistance.

DSAWOMENANDDEVELOPMENT  
List to support communication between members of the DSA Women and Development Study Group.

ECOC  
Email list for researchers assessing the European Capital of Culture

ENVIRONMENT-DISASTERS  
Specialist list for researchers and disaster professionals on the interactions between disasters (natural and conflict-induced) and the environment.

ESTATE-MANAGEMENT  
The estate management list covers urban land and buildings their development, use, management and valuation/appraisal; it is of primary interest to academics and researchers in Land Economy, Estate Management and related fields.

FWS_WP2  
This list has been retained 04/09/2015 no one can subscribe to this list and no one can post to this list – contact helpline@jiscmail.ac.uk for all enquiries regarding this list Workpackage 2 activities of the Futureworkspaces project. Sublist of futureworkspaces

FWS_WP4  
This list has been retained 04/09/2015 no one can subscribe to this list and no one can post to this list – contact helpline@jiscmail.ac.uk for all enquiries regarding this list Workpackage 4 activities of the Futureworkspaces project.

GATEDCOMMUNITESPRIVATEGOVERNANCE  
This list connects a multi disciplinary and international community of researchers investigating the growth of private urban governance. The list-owner co-founded this community in 1999, which meets F2F every two years.

GFGRG  
This list is used by members of the Gender and Feminist Geographies Research Group (formerly the Women and Geography Study Group) of the Royal Geographical Society to circulate announcements and to facilitate discussion of issues of relevance to feminist geography and to supporting women in Geography. Note - the change of name follows from the 2013 debate and vote about the name of the group. <HTML> This list is used by members of the Gender and Feminist Geographies Research Group (formerly the Women and Geography Study Group) of the Royal Geographical Society to circulate announcements and to facilitate discussion of issues of relevance to feminist geography and to supporting women in Geography. Note - the change of name follows from the 2013 debate and vote about the name of the group. </HTML>

GREENPOLITICS  
This is a general discussion list, electronic noticeboard and networking facility for academics working on environmental politics. It is a forum for requests, debate, announcements and information (news, research projects, conferences, new books and courses) on any matters which fall within the broad range of the discipline.

HELPS  
This list has been retained 01/06/2012 no one can subscribe to this list and no one can post to this list - contact helpline@jiscmail.ac.uk for all enquiries regarding this list This list is designed to promote liaison between those recording all aspects of the historic environment, whether as part of a national project, a specialist interest group or locally based society. The list is intended for members to share experiences for the benefit of others, exchange information and provide mutual support.

HSAMEMBERS  
This list will be used to disseminate news and informaton to the membership of the Housing Studies Association as well other JISC mail users in related disciplines who wish to receive HSA notifications.

HUBS-PROJECTS  
This list is used for members of HUBS, based at the University of Edinburgh, with members of the SICSA community and incubator projects. HUBS is a research project that investigates the methods and merits of connecting the most rural communities with very high-speed broadband.

HULFORUM  
This is a list to enable communication and discussion amongst researchers, institutions and practitioners, on the UNESCO Recommendation on the Historic Urban Landscape.

ICGG  
This list is for ICGG-related communications only. Users posting announcements unrelated to the ICGG (including CFPs and marketing material) will be removed from the list. This list is for communication and discussion between members of the International Critical Geography Group (ICGG) and for the dissemination of information about the International Conferences of Critical Geography and related activities. Membership of the ICGG is obtained by subscribing to this list. By subscribing to this list you are confirming that you wish to join the ICGG and that you support its Statement of Purpose, which can be found here: http://internationalcriticalgeography.org/statement-of-purpose/.

IJLBE  
The #IJLBE provides a vehicle for the publication of high quality legal scholarship in the context of the design, construction, management and ongoing use and enjoyment of the built environment. Areas of substantive law addressed include land, property, planning, environmental, housing and construction law as well as relevant areas of contractual and tortious liability. Submitted manuscripts may adopt doctrinal, theoretical or other forms of legal scholarship, or deal with empirical and socio-legal investigations within a built environment context. In keeping with the international scope of the journal, articles drawing comparisons between two or more jurisdictions and those offering theoretical cross-jurisdictional legal perspectives are particularly welcome.

INTERPRETING-STRAT  
This list has been retained 14/08/2014 no one can subscribe to this list and no one can post to this list - contact helpline@jiscmail.ac.uk for all enquiries regarding this list The Interpreting-Strat mailing list is used to discuss developments in the principles and practices of stratigraphic analysis in particular, and in the manipulation of excavation and other archaeological fieldwork data in general. Our aim is to generate fuller, and more innovative, uses of stratigraphic data,and to promote increasing collaboration between archaeological stratigraphers and other specialists.

LASER-SCANNING  
This list has been retained 04/08/2014 no one can subscribe to this list and no one can post to this list - contact helpline@jiscmail.ac.uk for all enquiries regarding this list The list will be used by all those researching laser scanning across a wide range of disciplines. In the first instance it will be used by members of the Remote Sensing and Photogrammetry Society Special Interest Group, but the idea is to open membership beyond this

LOCALCOMMUNITYSAFETYPARTNERSHIP  
This mailing list promotes discussion and a network of academics and practitioners working in the areas of voluntary and community sector involvement in community safety and supporting offenders.

LRAP  
Forum for discussion of restoration of London rivers.

MEXICO-CLIMATE-CHANGE-GROUP  
This list has been retained 07/08/2014 no one can subscribe to this list and no one can post to this list - contact helpline@jiscmail.ac.uk for all enquiries regarding this list Discussion group for climate change in Mexico

MSC-DEVELOPMENT-STUDIES  
This list has been retained 22/04/2015. No one can subscribe to this list and no one can post to this list. contact helpline@jiscmail.ac.uk for all enquiries regarding this list This list is intended for msc development studies students through communicating web resources, conferneces, seminars, additional reading, jobs, internships, data sources and topical news reports.

NATURAL-HAZARDS-DISASTERS  
This is a multidisciplinary discussion group on natural hazards and disasters, covering socio-economic, psychological, organisational, scientific and technical aspects.

NEIGHBOURHOOD-PLANNING  
The Localism Act 2011 empowered Parish and Town Councils or Neighbourhood Fora in unparished areas to develop neighbourhood plans for their areas. This is the ultimate in community engagement - and can be a ripe area for research and peer-to-peer assistance.

NEW-TOWNS  
Britain has a rich tradition in planning new towns. They provide many examples of success in delivery new development at scale and providing employment and amenities for new residents. However, our new towns are no longer new and many face significant challenges going into the future. This forum encourages debate about a wide range of research on new towns. This includes: How new settlements in the future can learn from our new towns programme How to update the physical infrastructure of new towns The social history of new towns Heritage and conservation in a new town context What can we learn and share with international experiences of new towns How to improve the environmental sustainability in new towns Different new town models including those led by local authorities and the private sector

NONPROFIT-SOCIAL-MARKETING  
Discussion list for researchers and practitioners in the field of nonprofit and social marketing and consumption.

OASIS-USERS  
This list is used to make announcements to, and foster discussion between, users of the OASIS form. The OASIS project provides an online index to the mass of archaeological grey literature that has been produced as a result of the advent of large-scale developer funded fieldwork.

PARKINGDAY  
The list is for those interested in the interdisciplinary cross-sector symposium and workshop 'the role of parking in future cities' that will be held in Cambridge in September 2017.

PIPNETWORK  
A network of University of Leeds and Third Sector organisations involved with the University of Leeds Positive Impact Partners (PIP) Programme.

PNUK  
Planners Network UK (pnuk) is a collective of practitioners, students, academics and activists developing and supporting critical thinking about the current state of planning in the UK. We want to connect those concerned about the current climate of debate, develop resources to support critical thinking and stimulate debate about alternatives to market-driven planning.

PROPERTYRIGHTS-PLANNING  
This list brings together researchers interested in property rights, planning and the evolution of cities at the boundary of planned and market order.

PUBLICREALM  
This list has been retained 07/08/2014 no one can subscribe to this list and no one can post to this list - contact helpline@jiscmail.ac.uk for all enquiries regarding this list A forum for the promotion and exchange of knowledge and advice on the design, maintenance, management and improvement of the public realm. This programme to encourage skills and deliver education in public realm design, maintenance and management is being developed by the University of Westminster and the PRIAN, the Public Realm Information and Advice Network.

PV-NET-DISCUSS  
This list is for discussions arising from the activities of the ESRC NCRM-funded network for Participatory Video in Research Methods.

REGIONAL-SCIENCE-RSAIBIS  
The list is administered by the British and Irish Section of the Regional Science Association International. It is used to make announcements on matters related to the Association and its affiliated Sections. It is also aimed at facilitating exchange of information and wider discussion, among members, on empirical, theoretical and applied issues of regional science, spatial economics and economic geography in Britain, Ireland and abroad.

RGS-PERG  
This list is the principal hub for the dissemination of e-information to the RGS Planning & Environment Research Group membership

RHUL-ICT4D  
This list is for members of the Information and Communications Technology for Development Centre at Royal Holloway, University of London.

RURAL  
Integrated (economic, environmental, social, cultural) aspects of rural development practice and policy. This is an interdisciplinary list designed to stimulate comparison of research styles an issues as well as facilitating international comparisons.

RURAL-DEV-CEE  
This list is intended for researchers, educationalists and others involved in all aspects of sustainable rural development in central and eastern Europe. It is a forum for the exchange of news, discussion of ideas, identification of project opportunities, publication details etc.

RURAL-TRANSPORT-DEVELOPMENT  
To promote discussion, research and exchange of information into rural transport and development issues in low income or developing countries

SLUMTOURISM  
This mailing list keeps its members informed on what is happening in research on slum tourism. We send out regular updates both of academic and more general nature.

SODIS  
This list has been retained 29/04/2015 no one can subscribe to this list and no one can post to this list - contact helpline@jiscmail.ac.uk for all enquiries regarding this list A discussion list for the Network on Solar Water Disinfection as a water treatment method at the household level. Intended for HE academics with input from practitioners and sector professionals concerned with water supply and sanitation systems in Developing Countries.

SPLASH  
This list has been retained 02/06/2016 no one can subscribe to this list and no one can post to this list – contact helpline@jiscmail.ac.uk for all enquiries regarding this list This list is a support facility for the SPLASH programme. SPLASH is the name of the European Union Water Initiative European Research Area Network EUWI Era-Net. It aims to improve the effectiveness of European funded research on water for development and to develop the capacity of local organizations to coordinate and communicate their research activities.

SPORTSOCIALTRANSFORMATION  
The list is created as a result of the workshop organised under the Researcher Links scheme offered within the Newton Fund, the British Council and Fund de Amparo Pesquisa do Estado de Paulo - FAPESP (2004/50504-8), in the city of Sao Paulo, Brazil on 10-13th March, 2015. # The aim of the list of to connect researchers, policy makers and activists interested in examining the complex range of sociocultural impacts that arise from the design, management and legacy planning for mega sport events. The impacts on local populations, spaces and community identities are deeply interconnected with processes of social and political transformation that occur via urban redevelopment and relocation, the promotion of sport development to enhance social cohesion, tourism development, and education, health and employment programs.

SST  
This list has been retained 03/06/2013 no one can subscribe to this list and no one can post to this list - contact helpline@jiscmail.ac.uk for all enquiries regarding this list This list will facilitate collaboration, communication and the exchange of ideas between the members of SST.

STADTKOLLOQUIUM  
This list is used by postgraduate students and early career researchers in the field of interdisciplinary urban research to make announcements and disseminate information on upcoming conferences, seminars, CFPs, and other events, publications, and projects specifically relevant to postgraduate students. The list also provides a forum for discussions related to the study of cities. It is linked to Stadtkolloquium, an annual interdisciplinary postgraduate workshop based at the UCL Urban Laboratory, but open to anyone interested in urban related questions.

STEAPP-CONNECT  
This list is to support the network of current students and alums in the UCL Masters in Public Administration in Science, Technology, Engineering and Public Policy.

STICK  
The Scottish Technology and Industry Collections and Knowledge network aims to promote care and enjoyment of these ollections. Through research, stewardship and advocacy, STICK will encourage wider engagement with technological and industrial collections across Scotland.

SWITCH  
This list has been retained 14/08/2014 no one can subscribe to this list and no one can post to this list - contact helpline@jiscmail.ac.uk for all enquiries regarding this list The overall goal of the SWITCH project it to catalyse change towards more sustainable urban water management in the City of the Future. This list is to host the first e-conference of the SWITCH project. Increasing global change pressures, escalating costs and other risks inherent to conventional urban water management are causing cities to face ever increasing difficulties in efficiently managing scarcer and less reliable water resources. As well, satisfying water uses/services and waste water disposal without creating environmental, social or economic damage is an ever more difficult challenge.

TIREETECHWAVE  
A hands-on making and meeting event exploring the edges of technology on the wild edge of Scotland. It enables attendees to have a 'technological retreat', away from the pressures of their host institution, and also engage with the technology and design challenges of an isolated community.

TOURISM-CULTURE-POLICY  
Discussion and exchange of information relating to cultural tourism and policy. This includes: regeneration, gentrification, city branding and creative cities. Also: festivals, Olympic/cultural cities, heritage, tourist gaze, authenticity. Share announcements and insights in the above and related areas

TRAVELLERS  
This list is used to disseminate information and share good practice amongst libraries, archives, museums and others working with Travellers.

URB-GEOG-FORUM  
This list provides for dialogue on various debates and concerns related to the study of cities and urban geography, and a channel for the dissemination of related information on upcoming conferences, seminars, CFPs, and other events. Maintenance of the list is coordinated by the Urban Geography Research Group (UGRG) of the Royal Geographical Society (with the Institute of British Geographers), and participation is open to members of the UGRG and anyone else interested in research on cities.

URBAN-PLACE-NAMES  
The Urban Place Names list brings together those interested in the critical study of place names and naming practices in urban areas. It is intended to be interdisciplinary in focus and includes perspectives from Cultural Politics, Geography, Linguistics, Sociology and Urban Planning (among others).

URBAN-POOR-INFO  
This list has been retained 14/08/2014 no one can subscribe to this list and no one can post to this list – contact helpline@jiscmail.ac.uk for all enquiries regarding this list A list for discussion and information exchange on the knowledge and information systems of the urban poor in developing countries.

URBANDESIGN  
A forum for the exchange of knowledge and advice and discussion of all issues relating to Urban Design

URBANISATION-DEVELOPMENT  
The list is used for communications between the members of the Development Studies Association Urbanisation and Development Study Group, about events, research opportunities and other issues of interest.

WATER-RECYCLING-UK  
This list has been retained 15/03/2016 no one can subscribe to this list and no one can post to this list– contact helpline@jiscmail.ac.uk for all enquiries regarding this list A list for discussing urban water recycling in the UK. Issues range from risk assessment, technologies, environmental impact, costs, integration with building infrastructure and public perception. One of the aims is to develop guidelines for technology selection.

YORKANDHERITAGE  
York and Heritage will act as a forum between academic researchers, practitioners working in the local authority, museums and heritage organizations and community history and heritage groups. Events can be shared through this list as well as discussion about emerging project ideas or issues of concern.