Call for Papers: 'Developments in World City Network Analyses'

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2015 Association of American Geographers Annual Meeting
Chicago, USA
21-25 April 2015

Developments in World City Network Analyses

Ben Derudder, Ghent University
Peter Taylor, Northumbria University
Zachary Neal, Michigan State University

The objective of this set of special sessions during the upcoming AAG conference is to develop a timely overview of recent developments in World City Network Analyses. Contributions may include papers dealing with:

  • alternative ways of conceptualizing, and thinking about, world city networks;
  • findings based on updated and/or innovative datasets;
  • new ways of specifying world city networks;
  • alternative ways of analyzing world city networks

Interested participants should send a title and an abstract of about 250 words to Ben Derudder ( by September 15th at the latest. Note that contributors will have to register for the conference and submit their abstract the regular way (i.e. through the AAG website:, after which they need send the registration code (PIN) they receive.