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Winners of the YA conference 2015 Best Paper Prize announced

Winners of the YA conference 2015 Best Paper Prize announced image
Around 30 papers were evaluated for the Best Paper Prize of the YA Conference 2015 in Palermo.
The jury was composed of the conference track chairs and Rob Atkinson, editor in chief of Urban Research and Practice.
The jury has shortlisted 6 papers, then awarded two winners, one for the best structured and written paper, one for the most innovative and original approach.
The chairs of the sessions of the winning papers will support the authors in preparing the articles for submission to Urban Research and Practice.

We are happy to announce the winners of the 2015 YA Conference Best Paper Prize:

Carol Ludwig (University of Liverpool, England)

FROM BRICKS AND MORTAR TO SOCIAL MEANINGS: EPISTEMOLOGY AND HERITAGE DESIGNATION IN ENGLAND

Lorena Melgaço Silva Marques (Universidade Federal de Minas Gerais, Brazil)

SPATIAL PRACTICES IN SOCIO-TECHNOLOGICAL PERIPHERIES: THE CASE OF RURBAN COMMUNITIES IN BRAZIL


Special thanks to:
Urban Research and Practice, and especially Rob Atkinson.
The track chairs: Patsy Healey, Leonie Sandercock, Jean Hillier, Laura Saija, Cornelius Holtorf, John Friedmann, Phil Almendinger, Jonathan Metger, Marco Picone.
All the participants.