Conference Programme

Spaces and Places
2nd Global Inclusive Interdisciplinary Conference

Saturday 4th April 2020 – Sunday 5th April 2020
Lisbon, Portugal

Saturday 4th April 2019

08:30 – 09:00 Registration

09:00 – 09:15 Welcome and Opening Words: Teresa Cutler-Broyles, Event Leader

09:15 – 10:45 Session 1: Urban Planning
Chair: Teresa Cutler-Broyles

Home in the Highrise: History, Life and Identity in Germany’s Plattenbauten
Martin Blum

Chicago Pattern Project: A Personal Urban Experience
Petra Probstner

10:45 – 11:00 Tea/Coffee

11:00 – 12:30 Session 2: Space, Meaning, Identity
Chair: Odell Mitchell

Megalithic Simbology and the Definition of Space in Alentejo’s plain Neolithic
Joao Manuel Baltasar Firmino do Carmo

Behind the Walls: Utopia in Gated Communities and Cities of the Dead
Teresa Cutler-Broyles

12:30 – 14:00 Lunch

14:00 – 15:30 Session 3: Transformation of Space
Chair: Sebastiaan Bierema

Changing Meaning of Public Infrastructure to ‘Urban Convivial Space’ Through Adaptation
Edson Sanga

Spatial Reckonings: Das Raumproblem in Modern Mathematics and German Modernism
Tom Hedley

15:30 – 16:00 Tea/Coffee

16:00 – 17:30 Session 4: Militarized and Postwar Spaces
Chair: Oleksandr Prigarin

Post-war Places: Destructive Past, Uncanny Present, and the Challenges of the Future in Cyprus
Eliz Erdenizci and ?

The Creek is our Home: Peacebuilding, Space and the Everyday Reintegration of Former Combatants in the Niger Delta
Obinaa Nweke

17:30 – 17:45 End of Opening Day Discussion and Consolidation

17:45 Wine and Drinks Reception


Sunday 14th April 2019

09:00 – 10:30 Session 5: Safe Spaces / Youth Spaces
Chair: Petra Probstner

Access and Allies: Characteristic Features of ‘Safe Spaces’
Aileen Buslig and Anthony Ocana

Introvert Charging Stations and Other Safe Spaces – A 30-Minute Workshop
Angela Sleeter and Odell Mitchell

Driving Youth Engagement through Leading with a Sense of Place. A Study at the United Arab Emirates Youth Hubs
Maryam Al Ali

10:30 – 11:00 Tea/Coffee

11:00 – 12:30 Session 6: Spaces in Literature/Poetry in Spaces
Chair: Edson Sanga

‘Politicizing the ‘Neither’ Space: Beckett and Murakami’s Gendered Vagueness’
Alicia Byrne Keane

The Hyper-Real Renaissance Place
Lizzie Batchelor

12:30 – 14:00 Lunch

14:00 – 15:30 Session 7: Public Spaces and Meaning
Chair: Martin Blum

The Production of Public Space and of Populism: Lefebvre and Laclau
Sebastian Bierema

Models of suburban public spaces – Polish contribution to the research on environment and behavior
Dorota Mantey

15:30 – 16:00 Tea/Coffee

16:00 – 17:30 Session 8: Sacred Space
Chair: Teresa Cutler-Broyles

“Idyll of space” of closed places of religious communities in Siberia: presentation and video
Ekaterina Bykova

17:30 – 17:45 Discussion and Day 2 Consolidation

17:45 – 18:00 Project Development, Closing Thoughts and Goodbyes