The 18th URP Urban Culture Forum announcement & its call for papers


The Urban Research Plaza’s 17th Urban Culture Forum


The annual URP Forum which began in 2001, has been supported since 2012 by the Center of Excellence for Thai Music and Culture – CETMC.  It creates a sharing space for scholars, researchers, graduate students, artists involved in visual art, design, music, the creative arts, performance studies, dance, cultural studies, ethnomusicology, and related disciplines such as creative arts therapies and urban planning seeking cross-disciplinary and cross-cultural practices aimed at fostering the sustainable development of vibrant, livable cities and the promotion of cultural continuity. Presentations tied to either the academic or wide vernacular interpretation of urban culture and the arts as a tool promoting community and individual well-being, health, and diversity are welcome.

Conference dates: March 5 - 6, 2020

Conference Venue: Chulalongkorn University, Bangkok, Thailand

Theme: Saving Our Urban Habitat – Creating a Sustainable Future

Deadline (abstract): November 30, 2019.

For more detail, see our URPBKK website 

See our Call for Papers page for this year’s theme