Culture in Urban Space

Urban Form, Cultural Landscapes, Life in the City3-7 February 2020, Malmö, Sweden   This multidisciplinary, international conference concerns the intersections and interactions between culture and urban space. Earlier conferences in this series have been held in Copenhagen (2016) and Macau (2019).The city cannot be understood in terms of its buildings, infrastructure, and physical geography alone. … More Culture in Urban Space

International Conference. Re-Figuration of Spaces

20. February  – 22. February  in Berlin. Re-Figuration of Spaces:Mediatization, Mobility, Globalization andSocial Dislocation The collaborative research center “Re-Figuration of Spaces” at Technische Universität Berlin investigates changes in contemporary spatial arrangements with an emphasis on digital technologies and transnationalization. The goal is to determine the characteristics of the so-defined “re-figuration of spaces”. In order to achieve … More International Conference. Re-Figuration of Spaces

(Re)thinking Socialism. Knowledge, memory and oblivion of the socialist past

November 7-9, 2019, Sofia Institute for Ethnology and Folklore Studies with Ethnographic Museum, Bulgarian Academy of Sciences Thirty years after the end of state socialism, the need to fully comprehend it is still an immediate task. Over the past three decades, the dominant public discourse of the previous historical period has undergone significant changes: from … More (Re)thinking Socialism. Knowledge, memory and oblivion of the socialist past

Arts and the City Conference

Arts and the City Conference – Budapest, 23-24 May 2019 Károli Gáspár University & The Hungarian Academy of Sciences KEYNOTE SPEAKERS: ANDREW GIBSON, Royal Holloway, University of London BERNARDINE EVARISTO, writer, London (author of Lara, Soul Tourists and Blonde Roots, among other novels) NOÉMI SZÉCSI, writer, Budapest (author of The Finno-Ugrian Vampire and Mandragora Street 7, among other novels) Abstracts are invited … More Arts and the City Conference

Summer School: Fields of Vision: Memory, Identity, and Images of the Past

Course Date: 27 June – 5 July 2019 In cooperation with Open Society Archives and Visual Studies Platform, Central European University, Budapest, Hungary Application: 14 February, 2019 More info at https://summeruniversity.ceu.edu/vision-2019 This course focuses on the construction of memory and identity narratives through images. Its seminars and workshops are designed to complement each other while developing participants’ … More Summer School: Fields of Vision: Memory, Identity, and Images of the Past

Underground Architecture Revisited -International conference

Underground Architecture Revisited International conference 20–23 Februar 2019 Berlinische Galerie, Berlin Architecture of modernity below ground. The international conference Underground Architecture Revisited will focus on the architectural design of underground stations of the second half of the 20th century in Europe. Transportation architecture very much characterises the appearance of our cities and also functions as … More Underground Architecture Revisited -International conference

Lecture // Levente Polyák: Look Out Forward: Future Scenarios for Civic Spaces ​​​​​​​

10 Jan 2019 | 19:00 In the past two decades, economic restructuring, austerity policies and repressive politics across Europe have joined forces to reduce space for independent culture and challenged cultural producers and social activists to build their own civic spaces. The fate of these spaces, however, depend on political support, legal agreements, economic conjuncture … More Lecture // Levente Polyák: Look Out Forward: Future Scenarios for Civic Spaces ​​​​​​​