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Call for papers

The Urban Studies and Practices Journal invites authors to contribute papers for publication


The Journal of Urban Studies and Practices
 (Print ISSN 2500-1604, Online ISSN 2542-0003) is a high-quality open access peer-reviewed research journal that is published by Vysokovsky Graduate School of Urbanism at National Research University Higher School of Economics.

The journal provides a platform for starting and experienced researchers and urban planning practitioners to share their knowledge and expertise in the form of high-quality empirical and theoretical research papers as well as reviews of books and academic literature. It publishes research papers in the fields of urban studies, urban planning, urban transportation, urban economics and sociology, anthropology, urban geography, ekistics, new city technologies, urban art, architecture and urban design.

The journal is published on a quarterly basis and is available both in print and online. A typical article should be limited to 60,000 characters including abstract, references, notes, appendices, tables and figures. A book review should not exceed 10,000 characters. The articles/reviews are accepted in English or Russian. The design of the journal is tailored to accommodate plain text, formulas, graphs, maps, photos, etc.

We kindly invite you to submit papers for the next issue of the Journal of Urban Studies and Practices, to be published in October 2017. The submission deadline is July 15, 2017. 

Please send your manuscript for review to usp_editorial@hse.ru (email subject “Article” or “Review”).

For more information about the journal please visit https://usp.hse.ru/en/about