Silk Cities is an independent contextual platform for knowledge sharing and communication between built environmental professionals (e.g. urban designers, planners and community developers) based within a country, and their peers and established academics based abroad, who are interested in that country as a result of their ethnic origins or professional activities.

 

Silk Cities 2017 International Conference News

RECONNECT POPULATION TO URBAN HERITAGE IN THE MIDDLE EAST AND CENTRAL ASIA                      UCL, 11 - 13 July

We are pleased to see such a wide geographic coverage in responses to the call. Looking forward to vibrant discussions and exchanges of ideas at the conference. The accepted abstracts represent the geographic coverage presented below:

  • Afghanistan
  • Azerbaijan
  • Bahrain
  • Egypt
  • Iran
  • Iraq
  • Pakistan
  • Palestine
  • Qatar
  • Syria
  • Turkey
  • Uzbekistan

Guest speakers

We are delighted to host the following distinguished speakers:

Dr. Peter Frankopan, Oxford University, author of The Silk Roads 2015

Mr. Masood Khan, Aga Khan Development Network

Mr. Babar Mumtaz, DPU Associates

Dr. Zaki Aslan, ICCROM-ATHAR Regional Conservation Centre