Conferences

Programme Differences and Connections: Beyond Universal Theories in Planning, Urban, and Heritage Studies

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Please note, this is the preliminary programme, subject to minor changes.


March 23, 2015


15.45-19.00. Walking tour:  “The many sides of Palermo: from Borgo Vecchio (Factory) to the renewed Cala” (organized by PUSH, www.push.org).
20.30. Welcome dinner (optional)


March 24, 2015 (Campus of the University of Palermo, Polytechnic School, Building 7)

8.30-9.00. Registration
9.00-9.45. Official opening
9.45-11.00. Keynote talks (2x)
Coffee break
11.30-13.30. Parallel sessions
Lunch
14.30-16.30. Parallel sessions
Coffee break
17.00-17.45. Keynote talk
17.45-18.30. Roundtable on the future of YA.

March 25, 2015 (Campus of the University of Palermo, Polytechnic School, Building 7)

10.00-11.15. Keynote talks (2x)
Coffee break
11.45-13.45. Parallel sessions
Lunch
15.00-17.00. Parallel sessions

20.30. Conference dinner and celebration of Best Paper Prize.


March 26, 2015 (Rectorate of the University of Palermo, Palazzo Chiaramonte-Steri)


Coffee
11.00-13.00. Workshop: “In Debate: Research for Theory, for Action, or for What?” (chaired by John Friedmann and Laura Saija).

16.00-18.00. Connections: exploring contemporary planning theory and practice with Patsy Healey. Presentation of Festschrift and public debate with: Patsy Healey, Jean Hillier, Jonathan Metzger, Leonie Sandercock, Francesco Lo Piccolo,  more TBC


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