Government and Housing in a Time of Crisis: Policy, Planning, Design and Delivery. 



Key Dates: 

15th-30th May 2016: Abstract Deadline     (abstracts accepted anytime before this period)

30th May-10th June 2016: Abstract Feedback

15th July 2016:  Registration Closes – Speakers (Audience registration open until conference dates)

08-09 September 2016: CONFERENCE

01st November 2016: Full Paper Submission

01st December 2016: Full Paper Feedback

01st January 2017: Begin publication of Full Papers



The conference welcomes case studies; product launches, design proposals, research projects, investigative papers and theoretical considerations in various formats:

Conference Presentations (20 minutes)

Written Papers (3,000 words) *

Alternative Proposals  Films; photo essays, workshops, e-exhibition.

In-person and virtual presentations (via Skype, etc.) are welcome.

Delegates are given the option to present their work at conference either with or without an accompanying full written paper.



* 3,000 word papers will be published online.

Subject to review, selected authors will be invited to develop longer versions of their papers for either:

1. Special Issues of the Architecture_MPS journal (UCL Press)

2. The Housing-Critical Futures print book series (UCL Press)

3. The Housing the Future print book series (LIbri Publishing)

All abstracts and papers are fully double blind peer reviewed.



Abstract Submission:  

Download: Government and Housing_Abstract Form

Send completed forms to:



Speaker Registration Fee: £175. Register here

Audience Registration Fee: £50.  Register here


This event is organised by the interdisciplinary research organisation AMPS (Architecture, Media, Politics, Society); its academic journal Architecture_MPS; Liverpool John Moores University and Liverpool City Council.  It forms part of the AMPS program of events, Housing – Critical Futures.

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