The proceedings of the 18th IPHS Conference is available online. The proceedings includes 260 abstracts and individual 110 fullpapers that passed peer-review. DOI has been assigned to each full paper. You can download the proceedings file on TU Delft website.

Conference Registration Closed

Online registration and payment for conference participation by credit card has been closed. Please ask at the registration desk during the conference to register. We can only accept payments in cash. The registration fee includes lunch, food and drinks during the conference as well as the conference reception. However, online registration for social programs is still available at this moment but it will also be closed 15th, 17:00 JST. After then, the conference desk will accept all the kind of registrations. We are looking forward to seeing you very soon in Yokohama!

Social Program Registration

Thank you for a lot of registrations for the social programs. The organising committee will once close the registration at 17:00 on July 15th in Japan time. After then, you are able to register for that programs at the registration desk during the conference. The registration desk will accept only cash. If you want to pay the fee by credit card, please finalize your payment via the below website before the deadline. Thank you for your understanding. Reception party fee is included in “Standard fee”, “Reduced fee” and “Accompanying person fee” of the conference registration, and the registrants who have paid one of these category do not have to pay additionally. Read more

Important Information Updated

The IPHS 2018 Yokohama Conference is beginning from this weekend! (Pre-forum on Planning History of Yokohama (in Japanese) will kick off the IPHS 2018 conference on July 15th) The organising committee is pleased to tell you the important information below. Please check them before your departure for Yokohama! Panel Program The panel program has been revised to correspond to the requests from presenters and fix mistakes. We would like you to ask to confirm it once again. You can download the program in PDF here. Please let us know immediately in case you find any mistakes. Notes Concerning Presentation 1) Time for Presentation Each panel is 105 minutes long. Generally Read more

Panel Program Modified

The organising committee has modified the panel program to correspond to the requests from presenters and fix mistakes. We would like to ask  presenters to confirm their presentations once again. When you find any mistakes or requests, please contact us as soon as possible. Thanks again for your cooperation. → Panel Program

Book Talk

IPHS 2018 Yokohama offers you an occasion to present your books and articles on planning history to the audience who are likely to be interested in for sure. Especially those who have recently published your books, welcome to join us! “IPHS 2018 Book Talk” will be held in the room 9 of the Yokohama Port Opening Memorial Hall from 13:45 to 14:45 (business meeting time) on July 17th. Each presenter have 5 minutes to introduce their books. We also offer you an exhibition table to show your books so please bring in your publications.  

Sketch Exhibition: From Architectural Ethnography to Planning

From Architectural Ethnography to Planning: Kon Wajiro and Nishiyama Uzōʼs participatory research of everyday space in Japan from the 1910s to the 1970s This exhibition features the achievements of two architects, Kon Wajiro (1888‒1973) and Nishiyama Uzō (1911‒1994). Both worked outside of the prevalent architectural trends of the first half of the twentieth century. They documented the everyday living conditions of ordinary people and proposed new forms of housing for people on low incomes. In Japan, these two architects have long been understood as a scholar of ethnography and a planning scholar respectively, rather than as practicing architects. Foreign observers rarely examined the design and lifestyle of ordinary peopleʼs housing, therewith ignoring most of Japanese Read more

Tentative Program Released

We are pleased to announce that preparations for the IPHS 2018 Yokohama conference are continuing at full speed and that all is going well. We would like to notify you of several important notices regarding the schedule and publication of papers at the conference. 1. Tentative program of conference released The organising committee has released the tentative program (ver. 1) of the conference. Please confirm your session for your presentation. 2. Sending back of Peer-review result for full papers: The academic committee has begun sending back the results of peer-reviewing for full papers. We sincerely apologize for the delay. The authors who are requested to revise their papers have to Read more

Early Bird Registration Closed

The early bird registration was closed on 15th April, 2018. The organising committee expresses great thanks to the registrants. The invitation letter will be issued to the attendee upon request. The regular registration is now open. Please do not miss your registration before 31st May, 2018. Please be aware that the publication of abstracts and full papers are available only for the authors with conference registration.

Additional Discount on Reduced Fee

By requests from younger scholars, the organising committee has decided an additional discount on reduced fee by JPY10,000. The attendees who have already paid their reduced-fee will be refunded JPY10,000. Please wait our email that will be sent in a few days. Registration fees (modified on 14th April) Registration Fees (Japanese Yen) Early bird Registration (until 15th April 2018) Regular Registration (until 31st May 2018) IPHS member – Standard fee 43,000 47,000 IPHS member – Reduced fee** 30,000  20,000 33,000  23,000 Non-member* – Standard fee 51,000 54,000 Non-member* – Reduced fee** 36,000  33,000 39,000  29,000 Accompanying person fee*** 16,000 16,000 The detailed conditions of application for each category are on “REGISTRATION & PAYMENT” page.