2012-2013: Rhythms in/and/of the City

 

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Sept. 14: Prof. Maurits de Hoog (TU Delft) and Rick Vermeulen (UvA): “New Rhythms of the City”. Location: Belle van Zuylenzaal (University Library, Singel 425), Time: 3-6pm.

Sept. 20: Dr. Joseph Heathcott (The New School, New York): “Place Specificity in the Emergence of Urban Sonic Cultures: The Case of Hip Hop’s Rise in the South Bronx”. Location: room 5.56 PCH (Spuistraat 134), Time: 4-5 pm.

Oct. 19: Workshop: “Creative Practices of Slowness in Global Cities”. Location: Vondelzaal (University Library, Singel 425), Time: 1-5pm.

Nov. 16: Dr. Tim Endesor (Manchester Metropolitan University): “The Multiple Rhythms of the City”. Location: Belle van Zuylenzaal (University Library, Singel 425), Time: 3-6pm.

Feb. 15: Dr. Carolyn Birdsall (University of Amsterdam): “Investigating City Rhythms with Soundscape Theory”. Location: Belle van Zuylenzaal (University Library, Singel 425), Time: 3-6pm.

March 15: Dr. Niall Martin (University of Amsterdam): “Spaces of Precarity: Rhythm and Hospitality in Marc Isaacs’ ‘Lift'”. Location: Belle van Zuylenzaal (University Library, Singel 425), Time: 3-6pm.

April 12: Prof. Martina Löw (Darmstadt University of Technology): “The Intrinsic Logic of Cities: Towards a New Theory on Urbanism”. Location: Belle van Zuylenzaal (University Library, Singel 425), Time: 3-6pm.

May 17: Prof. Jeroen de Kloet (University of Amsterdam) and Leonie Schmidt (University of Amsterdam): “From Handover to Leftover: Tatming and the Postcolonial Ruins of Hong Kong”; and Dr. Stephen Amico (University of Amsterdam): “Gay-Made Space: Music and Sexuality in Post-Soviet St. Petersburg”, Location: Belle van Zuylenzaal (University Library, Singel 425), Time: 3-6pm.