Michael Janoschka, Department of Political Science, Autonomous University of Madrid (Spain)
Keynote 1 papers: Conflict research theories and methodologies: papers focusing on methodological approaches, states of the art and theoretical frameworks around the concept of urban or spatial conflicts and protests will be welcomed.
Luis del Romero, Department of Geography and IIDL, University of Valencia (Spain)
Keynote 2 papers: Strategies, actors and new social movements: papers focusing on actors, strategies and the changing nature of conflicts and participants in conflicts, from NIMBY attitudes to more general and complex protest movements, such as 15M or Occupy the Wall Street movements.
Keynote 3: Spatio-temporal and multi-scalar analysis of urban conflicts: the case of Montreal.
Catherine Trudelle, Department of Geography, University of Quebec in Montreal (Canada) and Mathieu Pelletier, INRS (Montreal, Canada).
There will be a Round Table (in Spanish) about social urban movements and conflicts in the Valencia Metropolitan Area the Wednesday 3rd April. A brief summary of the interventions and direct translation will be offered for those assistants who do not speak Spanish.