Access & Control: Urban Public Space and Heritage in an Age of Securitization

Monday, the 29th May, GSZ

12:00-12:30 Introduction and Greeting
Heike Oevermann, Georg Simmel Center for Metropolitan Studies Humboldt University of Berlin

12:30-13:30 I. Accessibility

Accessing the Past: The African Burial Ground and the Spatial Tensions of Power in New York
Jonathan Bach, Global Studies Program, The New School, New York

13:30-13:45 Coffee Break (15 Min.)

13:45-14:45 „Disappearing Heritage” in Eastern Europe: The Castle in Buda, Hungary
Eszter Gantner, Humboldt University of Berlin/Herder Institute for Historical Research on East Central Europe

14:45-15:45 II. Control

Inheritance and Betrayal: Taming Unrest in China’s Post-socialist City through Historical Preservation
Yukiko Koga, Anthropology Department, Hunter College, City University of New York

15:45-16:00 Coffee Break (15 Min.)

16:00-17- 00 Questioning Anxiety: Subway Stations as Heritage Sites
Oksana Zaporozhets, National Research University Higher School of Economics, Moscow

17:00-17:30 Summary

18:30 Dinner (Keyser Soze Restaurant, Tucholskystraße 33/Auguststraße 10117 Berlin-Mitte)

Tuesday, the 30th of May, GSZ

10:00-11:00 III. Security

Urban Strategies, Forms of Participation and Securitization in the French Multiethnic Areas
Christophe Foultier, REMESO-ISV Linköping University, Sweden

11:00-12:00 Security, Public Space and Social Capital in Post-socialist Russian Cities: The Complicated Juxtaposition (working title)
Oleg Pachenkov, Center for Independent Social Research (CISR), European University at St.-Petersburg,

12:00-12:15 Coffee Break (15 Min.)

12:15-13:00 Grassroots Urban Activism in St.Petersburg: Keeping Security and Order in the City
Svetlana Moskaleva, Department of Political Science and Sociology in European University at St.-Petersburg

13:00-13:45 Wrap Up Heike Oevermann

14:30-17:00 TACT Intern

Venue: Georg Simmel Center for Metropolitan Studies / Humboldt University of Berlin, Mohrenstr 41, 4th Floor, Room 418

This Workshop takes place at the Georg Simmel Center for Metropolitan Studies at the Humboldt University of Berlin in cooperation with The New School / University of New York.
We would like to say thank you to the Alexander von Humboldt-Foundation for supporting this event.