Conference Programme

Spaces and Places
An Inclusive Interdisciplinary Conference

Saturday 13th April 2019 – Sunday 14th April 2019
Bruges, Belgium


Saturday 13th 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: Architecture / Meaning
Chair: Teresa Cutler-Broyles

Power, Cosmopolitanism and Socio-Spatial Division in the Commercial Area in Victorian and Edwardian London
Elisabete Mendes Silva

Place before Form: Shifting Paradigms in Contemporary Architecture
Sami Chohan

Kuwait Parliment Building: The Holly Assembly
Anas Alomaim

10:45 – 11:00 Tea/Coffee

11:00 – 12:30 Session 2a: Identity, Society, Community
Chair: Khaled Nabil Ahmed

Ancestry Lost, Nationality Found: Paradoxes of Migration between Europe and Latin America
Melissa Martins Casagrande

Living In and Out of the “Ghetto”: Between Confinement and Mobility
Lise Paulsen Galal

How Public Participation Leads to Placemaking of Space and Resilience of Place
Nakul Nitin Gote

Exploring Identity, Insideness and Interior Environments
Aileen Strickland McGee

11:00 – 12:30 Session 2b: Textures, Spaces and Places
Chair: Zarmeene Shah

Framed by Textiles
Lesley Millar

The End of the City, or is it the Entrance? Short-circuiting the Garbage Machine with Embedded Aesthetics
Karen Wall

Wilding a Garden and Other Subversive Activities
Angela Specht

12:30 – 14:00 Lunch

14:00 – 15:45 Session 3: Space, Place and Meaning in Literature: 5-person panel
Chair: Elizabeth Ho

The Manipulation of Space as a Means of Establishing Power in Girl Interrupted
Jennifer Hedges

Violent Spaces in the Fiction of Thomas Hardy
Olivia Krauze

“Set me Free”: Spaces and the Politics of Creativity in Margaret Atwood’s Hag-Seed
Nishevita Jayendran

A Fortress of Privilege: Toxic White Masculinity in Alison Bechdel’s Fun Home
Caroline Porter

15:30 – 16:00 Tea/Coffee

16:00 – 17:30 Session 4: Literature and Film as Shapers of City Space
Chair: Deepthi Krishna Thota

Reshaping Spaces of Home and Nation: Reading Postcolonial Literary Adaptations as Social Justice Pedagogy
Demelza Hall

Pastoral Spaces in Contemporary Cityscapes: a Geocritical Analysis
Stefano Rozzoni

The Cinematic Spaces of the Horizontal Metropolis
Annelies Staessen

17:30 – 17:45 Cross Panel Issues, End of Opening Day Consolidation

17:45 Wine and Drinks Reception

Sunday 14th April 2019

09:00 – 10:30 Session 5a: Politics / Power / Space
Chair: Jennifer Hedges

Architectural Case of Tahrir Square, Cairo during 2011: From Vague Space into Livable Interactive Place
Khaled Nabil Ahmed

Military and Civil Spatial Entities: The Production of Space in Israel
Yuval Knaan

Imprisonment of Public Space
Esra Akbalik

Controlling Spaces to Control Dissent: A Psychosocial Analysis of WTO and G8 Protests
Ciro De Vincenzo and Alessandra Fantozzi

0900 – 10:30 Session 5b: Movement and Image in Space
Chair: Qiong He

Tidal Spaces: Choreographies of Remembrance and Forgetting
Laura Bissell

Gendered Cinematic City: Risk and Freedom for Women in Contemporary Urban Space of Hyderabad
Deepthi Krishna Thota

Locked Rooms: Map-ability and Cramped Spaces in Contemporary Fiction and Culture
Elizabeth Ho

The Improvising Planner: Dancing Your Way through the City-Making Movement
Beitske Boonstra

10:30 – 11:00 Tea/Coffee

11:00 – 12:30 Session 6: Crime in City Space
Chair: Elisabete Mendes Silva

This Place is not Safe to Walk! A Qualitative Study on Safety Perception and Mobility
Caroline Cardoso Machado

New Structures, New Citizens: Considering Security in the Urban Complex Through Contemporary Visual Art
Zarmeene Shah

British Imperialism and Politics of Space in the Second Boer War: Power and Conflict in South African Concentration Camps
Carla Larouco Gomes

12:30 – 14:00 Lunch

14:00 – 15:30 Session 7: Space, Health and Community
Chair: Stefano Rozzoni

Therapeutic Spaces, Fluid Sexualities and Female Community
Matilda Blackwell

Socio-Spatial Identity: Intersecting Community Activism and Design Build as a Form of Restorative Architectural Praxis
Clint Abrahams

Emotions and Senses: The Relation Between Architecture, Emotion and Perception
Andrea de Paiva

15:30 – 16:00 Tea/Coffee

16:00 – 17:30 Session 8: Movement and Performance Through / In Space
Chair: Teresa Cutler-Broyles

Movement, Place and Identities: What is a Procession: What does it do?
Louise Platt

Can Performative Walking Change our Experience of Liminal Space?
Deirdre Macleod

The Space Bar
Layla Mrozowski
Kyla Gardiner

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

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