Colloquium on Mediterranean Urban Studies intends to discuss the transformation of the Mediterranean port cities in the period from nineteenth to twentieth century with a specific emphasis on economic, social, cultural and spatial aspects. With the motive of achieving significant results, three themes are specified for the colloquium to be held in 23-25 October 2014 in Mersin, Turkey:
1-The transformation of Mediterranean port cities and the role of social actors: socio-cultural transformation and daily life
2-The transformation of Mediterranean port cities and changing commercial relations.
3-Changing spatial practices in Mediterranean port cities: urban planning, architecture and projects
The Colloquium is organized by the Center for Mediterranean Urban Studies at Mersin University as a follow-up of previous four colloquia, held in the topic Mersin in History that was comprising studies on history, archeaology, planning and architecture of Mediterranean port cities.
All abstracts will be published in the abstracts book, and selected papers by the scientific committee will be published in the proceedings book.
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