Call: Collaborators

Research Partnerships and Academic Events

AMPS (Architecture, Media, Politics, Society) is an internationally recognized non-profit research organisation.

Architecture_MPS, ISSN 2050-9006, is a fully Open Access interdisciplinary academic journal with a primary focus on issues of the built environment.

UCL Press (University College London) is the journal’s publisher. It is the UK’s only fully open access university press. It is also publisher of the AMPS book series on housing.

Intellect Books is a global, innovative publishing house for books and journals with partners including University of Chicago Press.

Responding to the possibilities opened up by these collaborations AMPS calls on research groups; established scholars and early careers academics who wish to engage in our current activities or partner with us in developing new research, events and publications. Ideally, these will be related to our two existing two research programmes: Housing-Critical Futures and The Mediated City.

Given the interdisciplinary nature of the research organisation, its journal and associated book publications, this call will be of interest to academics involved with: architecture, urban studies, geography, sociology, media studies, art, new medias and digital technologies.

Collaborations Open:

  1. Research Partnerships; 2. Academic Event Coordinators.

Deadline: Statements of Interest: 07th February.

  1. Research Partnerships:

We are seeking to partner with individuals and groups on:

  • Publications: books, journal special issues
  • Research projects: networks, focused studies etc.
  • Academic events: workshops, conferences etc.

Preferred subject specialisms:

Our collaborations are tailored to the needs of the academic / research group in question.


  1. Academic Event Coordinators.
  • Development, production and delivery of academic events.
  • Communicate with and coordinate activities of academics and event hosts.
  • Engage with colleagues in peer review and the coordination of feedback.
  • Collate and maintain databases or academic materials


  • Familiarity with academic writing
  • Excellent time management and organisational skills
  • Good written communication
  • Attention to detail

Researchers and academics interested in these collaboration and partnerships should send:

  1. A statement of interest (300 words max.)
  2. Curriculum Vitae to

Please indicate which position(s) is of interest and title the subject line of your email: “Collaborations”

For an informal conversation, contact Graham Cairns: