среда, 3 июля 2013 г.

Softening the urban fabric: Cities, Encounters, Subjectivities, Change

Softening the urban fabric:
Cities, Encounters, Subjectivities, Change
Friday 12 July 2013, 10am – 6 pm, University of East London, East
Building, Docklands Campus

PROGRAMME

10am – 10.30: Registration and Coffee

10.30 – 11.30: Keynote
Lila Leontidou, Hellenic Open University
‘The ‘Soft City’ of European Power Elites: Athens, from ‘cradle of
civilization’ to ‘Oriental’ margin’.

11.30 – 12.30 Section 1: Critical Cartographies
Chair: Myrto Tsilimpounidi
Debra Benita Shaw, University of East London
‘Towards a Performative Cartography of Urban Space’

Rhiannon Firth, University of East London
‘Critical cartography as anarchist method? Utopian extrapolation and pedagogy’

Coffee Break

12.45 – 14.00 Section 2: Walking in the City
Chair: Theofanis Exadaktylos
Yannis Kallianos, St Andrews University
‘Techniques of navigation and walking in a city in crisis; social
conflicts, public memory and social change in Athens’

Steve Thorpe, University of East London
‘Walking the city with Sudanese forced migrants in Cairo’

Kimberly May Ross, University of Liverpool
‘Social boundaries in urban space after regeneration; a case study of
Liverpool UK and Liverpool One’

Lunch Break

15.00 – 16.30 Section 3: The City: psychoanalysis and philosophy
Chair: Angie Voela
Steve Pile, Open University
‘The Distributed Unconscious: what happens in Vegas?’

Thomas Mical, Harvard University
‘Spatial Alterity and the Schizoanalytic Method’

John Adlam, S London and Maudsley Foundation
‘On Agoraphilia: a Psychosocial Account of the Defence and Negotiation
of Public/Private Spaces’

David Mathew, University of Bedfordshire
‘The Collected Monster’

Coffee Break

16. 45 – 18.00 Section 4: Art and the Urban
Chair: Aylwyn Walsh
Konstantinos Avramidis, University of Edinburgh
‘(Re)marks on an Athenian Wall: Reading and Writing Context’

Sasha Engelmann, University of Oxford
Active Surfaces: The Relational Experience of Dryden Goodwin’s Breathe

Judith Edwards, Tavistock
‘Seeing and being Seen: The dialectics of intimate space in the city
and Anthony Gormley’s ‘Event Horizon’

Jane Clossick, London Metropolitan University
‘Finding Depth’

18.00- 19.00 Drinks
Screening: Michael Chronopoulos
‘ΕΞΕΓΕΡΣΗ (Uprising) Or Mother's Recipe For Boiled Eggs’

Exhibition: Ministry of Untold Stories
‘Visual Dialogues on the Urban Landscape: Athens’


 Myrto Tsilimpounidi
School of Law and Social Sciences
University of East London
4-6 University Way
London
E16 2RD
Tel: (+44) 020 8223 7713
Email: myrto@uel.ac.uk

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