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TOC 2012 : International symposium: Taking ownership of the city. “Becoming together” from urban heritage to cultural landscape


When Apr 16, 2012 - Apr 17, 2012
Where Montréal
Submission Deadline Oct 20, 2011
Categories    urban studies   geography   art history   sociology

Call For Papers

Is it still possible for a city to be more Scandinavian, French, or Spanish? Can it be more Montrealesque? Londonian? Parisian? This international symposium, Taking ownership of the city: “Becoming together” from urban heritage to cultural landscape, is an invitation to talk about how urban planning instruments, heritagization tools and other means might help us to go beyond the image makers and consider how to design for “living together” and “becoming together” in an environment sufficiently inclusive and representative to allow today’s and tomorrow’s citizens to appropriate it and make it their own. It is, in other words, an opportunity to collectively consider this “becoming together” and the future of the genius loci.

Researchers, practitionners and decision-makers are invited to submit a paper proposal before October 20th 2011 to:

Travel and accommodations fees in Montreal can be covered by the symposium organization. A detailed presentation of the event is enclosed.

Lucie K. Morisset msrc
Département d'études urbaines et touristiques
Research Chair on Urban Heritage
École des sciences de la gestion
Université du Québec à Montréal

Mailing Address :
CRC en patrimoine urbain ­ DC 1200
CP 8888 succursale centre-ville
Montréal QC
H1M 3S8

Civic address :
CRC en patrimoine urbain ­ DC 1200
279 Sainte-Catherien Est
Université du Québec à Montréal
Montréal Québec
H2X 1L5

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