International Association People – Environment Studies (IAPS 2024)



Submissions are welcomed on such issues as:

Six domains were selected to organize the topics of the conference, each one with several sub-categories. The organization of the congress will reorganize and relocate communications according to the type and number of communications received and accepted.

Topic 1: Climate Change and sustainability - Changing human behavior

• Sustainable lifestyles and green economy

• Resource crises and environmental research

• Risks and hazards: their perception and management

Topic 2: Natural and urban environments – The transitions of cities

• Urban design, architecture, landscape design and their effect on people

• Design and habitation of domestic, work and public buildings and spaces

• Evaluation of buildings and natural landscapes

• Stress-related to work and residential settings

Topic 3: Participation, citizenship and environmental justice

• Sustainability and social innovation

• Environmental activism and discourses

• Social movement and social media

Topic 4: Place attachment - Space, gender and post-colonialism

• Theories of place, place attachment, and place identity

• Social use of space, crowding, privacy, territoriality, personal space

• Stigmatized spaces, prejudices and spatial segregation

• Gentrification and touristification

Topic 5: Mobility, habits and needs

• Spatial cognition and wayfinding

• Mobility research

• Leisure and tourism behaviour in physical settings

Topic 6: Information, communication management and construction of realities

• Representation and Social Construction of Realitats

• Sources of information, credibility and communication management

• Uncertainties of science, ecoanxiety and solastalgia