Journal of Comparative Urban Law and Policy

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Journal of Comparative Urban Law and Policy &The International Journal of Human Rights

Submission Deadline: December 15, 2020

In conjunction with the Global Pandemic Network (GPN) and UN-Habitat, theJournal of Comparative Urban Law and Policy and The International Journal of Human Rights invite articles from authors within three focus areas: (1) COVID-19, Cities and the Environment; (2) COVID-19, Cities and Governance; and (3) COVID-19, Cities and Human Rights. Submissions outside of the GPN are also welcome within the three focus areas.

GPN collects global responses to COVID-19 and its legacy, prompts debate and enables knowledge-sharing among high-level academic institutions worldwide, spurring cutting-edge, interdisciplinary research collaborations. To learn more about the GPN and join a working group, visit www.globalpandemicnetwork.org . The first webinar is scheduled for July 15, 2020.

Articles within the focus areas Cities and the Environment and Cities and Governance will be directed to the Journal of Comparative Urban Law and Policy. Articles within the Cities and Human Rights focus area will be directed to The International Journal of Human Rights. Articles will be assessed for suitability by the respective editor, and peer-reviewed by expert referees. The deadline for submissions of abstracts and final drafts is December 15, 2020 for publication in early 2021. Authors should express their intent to submit and briefly describe their work by October 16, 2020 to Karen Johnston, Managing Editor of theJournal of Comparative Urban Law and Policy, at .

The Journal of Comparative Urban Law and Policy (Ed.-in-Chief Julian Conrad Juergensmeyer, Georgia State University College of Law) is a tool for lawyers, planners, policy-makers and scholars working on metropolitan growth issues and interested in learning more about how cities around the world tackle the same issues. Articles focus on issues such as equitable and sustainable development; taxation and infrastructure finance; social mix, affordable housing, and housing finance; historic preservation; and climate change, environmental law, and greenspace preservation. Contact Karen Johnston, Managing Editor, at .

The International Journal of Human Rights (Taylor & Francis online) is affiliated with the Human Rights Researchers Network of the University of London. It covers an exceptionally broad spectrum of human rights issues: human rights and the law, race, religion, gender, children, class, refugees and immigration. In addition to these general areas, the journal publishes articles and reports on the human rights aspects of: genocide, torture, capital punishment and the laws of war and war crimes. To encourage debate, the editors publish Forum pieces and discussion papers from authoritative writers in the field. They also welcome comments, reflections, thematic essays and review articles and critical surveys of the literature. Contact Damien Short, Editor-in-Chief, at .