Monthly Archives: March 2016

Book project: Public Space Design and Social Cohesion – Call for Chapters

An interdisciplinary group of researchers from the Department of Urban studies and Planning, The University of Sheffield are currently working on a book project on Public Space Design and Social Cohesion: a Comparative Perspective between the Western World and Global South to place it in the Routledge series on Planning and Urban design. Initial contacts with the publishers have indicated a strong interest, and we are now at the stage of putting together a list of authors and abstracts to finalise an agreement with Routledge.

An abstract of 300 words should be submitted by email to the editors Patricia Aelbrecht ( and Bobby Nisha ( by 15 April, 2016.