[Iag-list] Two events in June - Diverse urban cultures symposium and Master Class with Andy Merrifield

Michele Lobo michele.lobo at deakin.edu.au
Fri May 27 14:07:59 AEST 2016

Dear Friends

Two events that might interest you. Please come or circulate news to your networks. Students most welcome.

1) Symposium: Diverse Urban cultures in the Anthropocene
    Date: Wed 8/Thurs 9 June
    Time: 9am -5pm
    Venue: Burwood Corporate centre, Deakin University Melbourne
    Register at  https://www.eventbrite.com.au/e/diverse-urban-cultures-in-the-anthropocene-tickets-25369363449.  RSVP:  5pm Tuesday 31 May, 2016.

Some key thinkers

  *   Redmond Barry Distinguished Professor Emeritus Ruth Fincher, School of Geography, University of Melbourne - Planning the social city: keeping diversity and commonalities in mind
  *   Andy Merrifield, independent scholar, writer, social theorist and urban geographer - The Shadow Citizenry and the Right to the City
  *   Professor Kay Anderson, Professorial Research Fellow, Institute for Culture and Society, Western Sydney University -  Chinatown Unbound
  *   Assoc Professor Kurt Iveson, Faculty of Science, University of Sydney - The Digitalisation of Urban Encounter: on the ‘being together of strangers’ in networked cities
  *   Assoc Prof  Haripriya Rangan, Director, Research and Academic Programs, Australia India Institute/Principal Fellow, School of Geography, University of Melbourne – Mumbai’s Material Cultures
  *   Dr Sarah Prout, School of Earth and Environment, University of West Australia -A Precarious Urbanism: Aboriginal Housing in the City
2) Radical Urban Politics: Master Class with Andy Merrifield  -Author of Magical Marxism (2011), John Berger (2012), Politics of Encounter (2013), The New Urban Question (2014) and The Amateur (forthcoming, 2017)
    Date: Friday 10 June 2016
    Time: 9.30 am – 2pm
    Venue: Burwood Corporate centre, Deakin University Melbourne
   RSVP with EOI (200 words): 5pm Tuesday 31 May, 2016. dlkelly at deakin.edu.au<mailto:dlkelly at deakin.edu.au> and michele.lobo at deakin.edu.au<mailto:michele.lobo at deakin.edu.au>
    Participation: Free
    Lunch will be provided
Kind Regards

Dr Michele Lobo
Australian Research Council Senior Research Fellow (ARC  DECRA)
Alfred Deakin Institute for Citizenship and Globalisation, Faculty of Arts & Education

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