Wednesday 2 February 2022

Call for papers: 2nd International Workshop on High-Speed Rail Socioeconomic Impacts to be held online from 13 – 14 September 2022

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Following the success of the 1st International Workshop last year (read more in eNews:, UIC has decided to support this initiative as an annual event to be organised by the University of Naples Federico II. The aim of this workshop is to explore recent research on the analysis and quantification of the effects, both on economy and on society, of investments in HSR systems.

Against this backdrop, Prof. Francesca Pagliara, member of the UIC Alliance of Universities and Professor at the Department of Civil, Architectural and Environmental Engineering of the Polytechnic and Basic Sciences School of the University of Naples Federico II, is pleased to launch the call for papers for the 2nd International Workshop on High-Speed Rail Socioeconomic Impacts.

Papers focusing on the impacts on equity and inclusion; on the land use system, such as activity and residential location choice; on the environment; on the tourism industry; on the property market as well as on pricing policies; on project evaluation; on competition, cooperation and integration with other transport modes, etc. are very welcome. Papers will be accepted for presentation and discussion at the workshop, presenting either a theoretical or an empirical perspective approach.

Abstracts of 500 words should be sent to:
Prof. Francesca Pagliara:

by 15 May 2022, writing in the subject “IW-HSR”. The acceptance decision will be notified to authors by 30 May 2022. No participation fee is applied.

Information about the workshop will be also available on

Deadline for abstracts submission: 15 May 2022
Deadline for acceptance of abstracts: 30 May 2022
Deadline for full paper submission: 15 July 2022

For full details about the call for papers, please visit

For any further information about either the call for papers or the UIC Alliance of Universities, please contact:

Prof. Francesca Pagliara:

Or at UIC please contact Philippe Lorand:

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