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2020: A Year without Public Space under the COVID-19 Pandemic

SCIS Editor
06 May 2020

An initiative jointly developed by City Space Architectureand The Chinese University of Hong Kong, School of Architecture

Co-funded by the RGC Fund Project: "Built Environment and Planning for Healthy Cities", School of Architecture, The Chinese University of Hong Kong.

The name of the initiative is ‘2020: A Year without Public Space under the COVID-19 Pandemic’, you can read details here:

The initiative will include a series of webinars in May, June, July and potentially also August, intended to promote interdisciplinary conversations among selected speakers and an open discussion with the audience.

In order to receive the invitation to attend our webinars, please subscribe to our mailing list:

In addition a special issue of the  The Journal of Public Space, will be published at the beginning of June.

CALL FOR PAPERS: we would like to collect short papers, as commentaries or reflections on the current situation and/or the post covid-19 world. Submission are expected no later than May 15 at with:
- title, name of author(s), affiliation and email address, abstract (150 words) and up to 5 keywords
- short paper of max 2.000 words, including images and captions and bibliographical references
This special issue will not be a regular double-blind peer reviewed issue, since we do not have enough time for several rounds of review. But we will work in order to keep the high standards and quality of research papers, engaging leading academic scholars in the editorial review.