The fifth ESA RN37 Midterm Conference in Berlin is hosted by the Georg Simmel Center for Metropolitan Research at Humboldt University Berlin, in collaboration with the Sektion Stadt- und Regionalsoziologie of the German Society of Sociology (DGS) and various Berlin-based urban scholars. Talja Blokland is the local organizer, and we really thank her and her colleagues for their proposal and their effort. The conference will take place in-person from the 5th to the 7th of October 2022.