Final poster

 

THURSDAY 15 MAY

KEYNOTE

John Law (Professor of Sociology, Open University): Congregating Publics: GDP and its Others

PANEL 1 – PUBLIC SPACE

Regan Koch (Department of Geography, University College, London): Justifications of public and private: Notes from the not-quite-public spaces of underground restaurants

Manuela Kölke (independent researcher): Ontological registers as the medium of convergence between political theory and spatial disciplines

Antonia Layard (University of Bristol Law School): The Legal Production of Public Space (or not)

Nikolai Roskamm (Institut für Stadt- und Regionalplanung, TU Berlin, Germany): The in-between of public space: Sitting on the fence with Hannah Arendt

KEYNOTE

Clive Barnett (Professor of Geography and Social Theory, University of Exeter): Theorising Emergent Publics

PANEL 2 – CONSTRUCTED AND EMERGENT PUBLICS

Nick Mahony and Hilde C. Stephansen (Centre for Citizenship, Identities and Governance, The Open University): What’s at stake in Participation Now? Exploring emergent configurations of ‘the public’ in contemporary public participation

Helen Pallett (Science, Society & Sustainability group, University of East Anglia): Producing the publics of UK science policy: public dialogue as a technology for representing, knowing and constructing publics

Yvonne Rydin and Lucy Natarajan (Bartlett School of Planning, University College, London): Materialising public participation: community consultation within spatial planning for North Northamptonshire, England

Peer Schouten (School of Global Studies, University of Gothenburg, Sweden): The infrastructural construction of publics: the Janus face of representation by international actors in Congo

KEYNOTE

Sarah Whatmore (Professor of Environment and Public Policy, University of Oxford): Experimental Publics: Science, Democracy and the Redistribution of Expertise

FRIDAY 16 MAY

KEYNOTE

Andrew Barry (Professor of Human Geography, University College, London): Material Politics and the Reinvention of the Public

PANEL 3 – BEYOND THE SUBJECT

Andreas Birkbak (Department of Learning and Philosophy, Aalborg University, Denmark): Facebook pages as ’demo versions’ of issue publics

Gwendolyn Blue (Department of Geography, University of Calgary, Canada): Animal publics: Political subjectivity after the human subject

Ferenc Hammer (Institute for Art Theory and Media Studies, Eötvös Loránd University, Hungary): The Hungarian Roundabout and Further Settings for the Authoritarian Subject: Technologies of Self-Governance in Everyday Practices

Jonathan Metzger (Royal Institute of Technology, Stockholm, Sweden): Moose re:public – traversing the human/non-human divide in the politics of  transport infrastructure development

PANEL 4 – MATERIAL PUBLICS

Lindsay Bremner (Faculty of Architecture and the Built Environment, University of Westminster): The Political Life of Rising Acid Mine Water

Blanca Callén (Centre for the Study of the Sciences and the Humanities, Lancaster University): The making of obsolescence: how things become public in the age of precariousness

Michael Guggenheim, Joe Deville, Zuzana Hrdlickova (Department of Sociology Goldsmiths, University of London): The Megaphone and the Map: Assembling and Representing the Public in Disaster Exercises

Owain Jones (Environmental Humanities, Bath Spa University): Is My Flesh Not Public? Thinking of bodies and ‘the public’ through water

KEYNOTE

Jon Coaffee (Professor in Urban Geography, University of Warwick): Citizenship and Democracy in the City 2.0: Balancing the Quest for Resilience and the Public Interest in Urban Development

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