Saturday 07 June, 2014
Arts One, Queen Mary, University of London, Mile End
Fee: £5 (which includes breakfast and lunch)
To register email Lynne McCarthy at firstname.lastname@example.org
We are very pleased to announce the following panels, presenters and paper titles and schedule for this day event:
Performing Civic Cities
Nina Muehlemann (English Language & Literature, KCL), ‘Unlimited at the Southbank Centre: Performing accessible London’.
Victor Merriman (Performing Arts, Edgehill), ‘Flourishing Cities: Performing Civil and Civic Futures’.
Katie Beswick (Performance and Cultural Industries, Leeds), ‘”Ruin Lust”: Nostalgia and Ruin in Arinze Kene’s God’s Property’.
Staging Scales of Governance
Edward Mitchell (Law, Sheffield), ‘Developing Agreements?: Private and Public Sector Development Agreements and Urban Regeneration’.
Tatiana Thieme (Geography, Cambridge), ‘Seeing Like a ‘Slum’: Hustling on the Margins of the City’.
Robin Bale (Fine Art, Middlesex), ‘“The Designated Public”’.
Joe McLoughlin, (Drama, Royal Holloway) ‘On Your Marx, Get Set, Go: Running, Writing Immaterial Maps & Elementary Communism’.
Nicholas Whybrow (Theatre and Performance Studies, Warwick), ‘”For this is the city of the eye”: Aesthetics and the Stolen Gaze in La Serenissima’.
Asli Duru (Geography, LMU München), ‘Sensing Cool Istanbul through Music: critique, hope and subversion in “Ahmet’s Endless countless Days”’.
Framing the City
Fayyaz Vellani (Geography, University of Pennsylvania), ‘Seeing Cairo: Reflections on Research’.
Pat Naldi (Visual Studies, Central St. Martins), ‘Views of the City: Creating London’s Image’.
Sarah Thomasson (Drama, Queen Mary), ‘From Churches to Corpses: Behind the Myth of Adelaide’s Festival City’.
Stephen Hodge (Drama, Exeter), ‘Where to Build the Walls That Protect Us (Through the Eyes of the Archipedologist)’.
Sonia Lam, (Anthropology, Oxford), ‘Contesting Urban Practices in Hong Kong: Protest and Experimentation amongst Post-80s Youth’.
Hanna Hilbrandt (Urban Studies & Architecture, Open University), ‘Negotiating the Urban Gaze: On the Boundaries of the Law, the Edges of the Norm and the Fringes of the City.’
10.00am-10.50am: Registration and light breakfast
11.00am-12.15pm: Performing Civic Cities
12.15pm-12.30pm: Coffee Break
12.30pm – 1.45pm: Staging Scales of Governance & City Senses
2.45pm-4pm: Framing the City & Urban Prospects
4.15pm – 5.30: Roundtable with all attendees