Below please find the programme for our workshop next week on "Cities Across Time." The workshop will take place on Wednesday in Room G50 at SOAS. On Thursday and Friday, we will be in the Menzies Room at the Institute of Commonwealth Studies, 28 Russell Square. (Nearest tube stops are Russell Square or Euston).
We are pleased to welcome Isaac Julien on Wednesday evening at 5.30 pm in the Main School Lecture Theatre.
If you have not yet registered for the workshop and would like to do so, please contact Gillian Hudson, via email. Please also let Gillian know whether you will be attending the workshop dinner on Thursday evening (£15, £10 concessions).
We have a really exciting line-up and look forward to seeing you at the workshop!
Wednesday, 5 November (Room G50, SOAS)
Registration and Tea/Coffee (Room G59)
Steve Dodd (Japanese, SOAS)
Charles Rice (Architecture, Faculty of the Built Environment, New South Wales)
'Life's Better with Pictures': City, Image and the Uncertainty of Self
Trevor H.J. Marchand (Anthropology, SOAS)
Forging Tradition and Shaping Space: Competing Discourses on the Style-Soudanaise Architecture of Djenne
Suradech Chotiudompant (British and Comparative Cultural Studies, Warwick)
Cities as Labyrinths: Jorge Luis Borges and Urban Complexity
Stuti Khanna (English, Oxford)
The City in Joyce and Rushdie: A Comparison
Public Lecture: Isaac Julien (Main School Lecture Theatre, SOAS)
A reception will follow the public lecture.
Thursday, 6 November (Menzies Room, Institute of Commonwealth Studies)
Focus on Jerusalem and Tel Aviv
Wendy Pullan (Architecture, Cambridge)
Narrative and Time in Early Christian Jerusalem
Anna Cossiga (Cultural Geography, Università di Tor Vergata, Rome)
Jerusalem between Myth and Reality: Reading the Holy City through Time and Space
Yosefa Loshitzky (Film Studies, London)
A Tale of Three Cities: Amos Gitai's Urban Trilogy
Erik Zakim (Modern Hebrew, Maryland)
The Modernist City: Between Jerusalem and Tel Aviv
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