BLOG NO. 2

Shinjuku, Tokyo.
Photo Credit: Will LaFleur

PREVIEW: FRIDAY SESSIONS

By Will LaFleur

Helsinki, Fi — Prepare yourselves for the barrage of alter-canonical works in the Friday workshop by having a quick look at the lineup below, then head over to the Library and dig into the suggested reading list gleaned from the presenter’s papers.

The lineup for Friday, February 19:

Chairs:
Marjaana Jauhola (Morning)
Lina Olsson (Afternoon)

Disucussants:
Piro Rexhepi (Morning)
Tanja Winkler (Afternoon)

Morning Sessions

Presentation 1:
Burcu Yigit Turan and Mia Ågren, Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences, Department of Urban and Rural Development; Uppsala, Sweden
Paper:
White landscapes: tracing socio-spatial epistemologies of whiteness in contemporary Swedish planning

Presentation 2:
Eija Meriläinen, University College London, Institute for Risk and Disaster Reduction; London, U.K.
Paper:
Gendering planetary urbanization in the Arctic

Presentation 3:
Rachel McArdle, Maynooth University, Department of Geography; Maynooth, Ireland
Paper:
Intersectional Climate Urbanism: the inclusion of Irish Traveller voices

Presentation 4:
Magdalena Novoa, University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign, Department of Urban and Regional Planning; Urbana-Champaign (Illinois), U.S.A.
Paper:
Insurgent Heritage: Memory, place-based care and cultural citizenships

Afternoon Sessions

Presentation 5:
Ben Purvis, University of Sheffield, School of Architecture; Sheffield, U.K.
Paper:
The boundaries of urban studies: what space for ‘urban science’?

Presentation 6:
Jens Kaae Fisker, University of Southern Denmark, Department of Sociology, Environmental and Business Economics; Odense, Denmark
and
Letizia Chiappini, University of Amsterdam/University of Milano-Bicocca, Department of Human Geography, Planning and International Development Studies; Amsterdam, Netherlands
Paper:
Coding the Urban Differently: Thinking Parasitic Platform Urbanism with Serres and Lefebvre

Presentation 7:
Miguel Montalva Barba, Salem St. University, Department of Sociology; Salem (Maine), U.S.A.
Paper:
To Move Forward, We Must Look Back: White Supremacy and Settler Colonial Logic at the Base of Urban Studies

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