Tuesday, October 23, 2012

“Urbanism in an Age of Austerity (UAA)”/AHRC first partners meeting in Newcastle UK

SARCHA joined the first meeting of the “Urbanism in an Age of Austerity (UAA)” partners in Newcastle on October 19, 2012. This was a productive brainstorming and the ideas put forward will be transformed into an EU proposal to be submitted for funding in the coming months. An open call for the involvement of SARCHA associates will be launched in 2013. See below the meeting’s agenda

Schedule for (UAA)”/AHRC meeting
Newcastle University - Friday 19 October 2012
Location: Boardroom (2.23), Research Beehive, Newcastle University
09.30 Introduction and coffee
10.00 Brief (15 min) presentations by participants, introducing themselves and their work, their response to the theme, ways their work can relate to it, etc.
Ben Cope Laboratory of Critical Urbanism, European Humanities University, Vilnius LITHUANIA
Mark Dorrian School of Architecture, Planning and Landscape, Newcastle University UK
Mike Duff Sustainable Urbanism & Future Cities - WSP Group UK
Igor Kovacevic CCEA Center for Central European Architecture, Prague, CZECH REPUBLIC
(11.00 Coffee)
Amy Kulper Taubman College of Architecture and Urban Planning, University of Michigan / Wayne State University USA
Andreas Philippopoulos-Mihalopoulos Westminster International Law and Theory Centre, University of Westminster, London UK
Maria Theodorou SARCHA (School of ARCHitecture for All) Athens GREECE
David Turnbull ATOPIA Research Inc - Princeton USA (not able to attend)
12.15 Joint discussion about ‘work package’ structure (the way the research project is broken down into areas of study)
13.00 Lunch
14.00 Presentation by Kati Schwab (Newcastle University’s Assistant EU Funding Manager)
14.30 Break out discussions in smaller groups about detailed content of proposal, work package breakdowns, other possible participants etc.
(15.30 Coffee)
17.00 Reporting of discussions, agreement of responsibilities, make inroads into drafting proposal
18.30 Close
20.00 Dinner
SARCHA associate, Lina Liakou undertook the daunting task to keep notes of the meeting
See more on the UAA at http://www.sarcha-architecture.blogspot.co.uk/2012/10/architecture-in-age-of-austerity-uaa.html

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