Re-Thinking the Concept of Density. Workshop. 15-17 October 2015, Budapest

WEB_Rethinking the concept of density

The focus of the workshop is a revisit of the topic »City Density«, which has for a long time been part of debates and is now regaining the interest of different disciplines. To give consideration to versatile approaches, the special aim of this 2-days program is to expand the traditional fields of urban studies by including ongoing debates within art, cultural studies and humanities. 

Venue: MÜSZI, 1085 Budapest, Blaha Lujza tér 1.

Participation based on registration: editors.density.publication@gmail.com

Concept and organization: Anamarija Batista, Szilvia Kovács, Carina Lesky

Project partners: Iván Tosics, University of Pécs and Rudolf Giffinger, Vienna University of Technology

Supported by: Austrian Hungarian Action Fund

Other contributors: Academy of Fine Arts Vienna, Austrian Academy of Sciences, Cultural Department of Vienna City, Ludwig Boltzmann Institute

PROGRAM

15 October 2015

13:00 – 16:00 Closed editorial board meeting

16 October 2015

13:00 Opening

Anamarija Batista, Szilvia Kovács, Carina Lesky: Introduction to the research and publication project “Rethinking the Concept of Density” I.

Angelika Schnell: Return from the future: The concept of retroactivity
Chair: Anamarija Batista

María García Mendez, Gonzalo Navarrete: Post mass housing. Revitalization of high density residential urban areas
Chair: Carina Lesky

15:30 – 16:30 Coffee break

Jürgen Schöpf: Density of sound, diversity of sound – An interdisciplinary experiment
Chair: Bálint Bolcsó

Zsuzsanna Váradi: The density of crime in the Hungarian urban areas
Chair: Szilvia Kovács

18:00 Closing

17 October 2015

10:00 Opening

Anamarija Batista, Szilvia Kovács, Carina Lesky: Introduction to the research and publication project “Rethinking the Concept of Density” II.

Christabel Stirling: ‘Come alive, London!’ Re-thinking the concept of ‘density’ through musical crowds, affective atmospheres, and the urban mobility of genre
Chair: Jürgen Schöpf

Elke Krasny: Intense: On the production of time
Chair: Katalin Teller

12:30 – 13:30 Lunch break

Marie Yazdanpanah, Katalin Teller: Density caused by shortage.  The role of public transport in Vienna and Budapest 1918/19
Chair: Sonja Jankov

Iván Tosics: The dilemmas around density
Chair: Ivana Volic

Csaba Ders: In between theory and practice
Chair: Gonzalo Navarrete

16:30 Closing

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