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Opportunity Type: Lectures / Symposia
Title: Preserving the Fabric of Our Neighborhoods
City: New York
State: New York
Country: United States
Summary: Mayor Bill de Blasio has chosen to make affordable housing one of his administration’s chief policy initiatives. “As we invest in more affordable housing,” he said, “we will also work with communities to preserve the fabric of our neighborhoods and invest in things that great neighborhoods need.” Preserving the Fabric of Our Neighborhoods will gather a group of leading experts to explore the intersections between historic preservation and affordable housing, portraying how preservation encourages sustainable development and helps to stabilize communities facing financial distress.
Start Date: May 26, 2015
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Opportunity Type: Conferences
Title: SSAC Annual Conference (Annapolis Royal, 27-30 May 15)
City: Annapolis Royal, Nova Scotia
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Country: Canada
Summary: Society for the Study of Architecture in Canada (SSAC) Annual Conference 2015 Annapolis Royal, Nova Scotia, May 27 - 30, 2015 Deadline: Mar 2, 2015 Call for Papers: The Society for the Study of Architecture in Canada is now accepting paper proposals for the 2015 conference, "From Architecture to Conservation", which will be held in Annapolis Royal, Nova Scotia, May 27-30. Please send an abstract of not more than 250 words to the appropriate session chair (see attached list) and to Peter Coffman (peter.coffman@carleton.ca.), accompanied by a one-page C.V. The SSAC is a learned society whose membership includes architects, historians, planners, sociologists, ethnologists, and heritage professionals. Students in these disciplines are also encouraged to submit abstracts. For details regarding the conference and paper submissions, please see: https://ssacnews.wordpress.com/conference-3/ http://www.canada-architecture.org/conference.aspx
Start Date: May 27, 2015
End Date/Deadline: May 30, 2015
Opportunity Type: Conferences
Title: Papanek Symposium 2015, Émigré Design Culture: Histories of the Social in Design, University of Applied Arts Vienna, Austria
City: Vienna
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Country: Austria
Summary: Émigré Design Culture: Histories of the Social in Design Papanek Symposium 2015 University of Applied Arts Vienna, Austria May 27-28 2015 This international symposium examines the significance of Austrian and Central European émigré and exile architects/designers in promoting a progressive culture of debate in the USA, around the needs of society and strategies for social inclusion. Leading scholars in the fields of architectural and design history, cultural history and anthropology consider the critical contribution of émigrés and exiles in forming new humanistic directions in design. Public event, free of charge, registration required. http://papanek.org/symposium/
Start Date: May 27, 2015
End Date/Deadline: May 28, 2015
Opportunity Type: Lectures / Symposia
Title: Papanek Symposium 2015
City: Vienna
State: Please select a State
Country: Austria
Summary: Émigré Design Culture highlights the significance of Austrian and Central European émigré and exile designers and architects in promoting a progressive culture of debate in the USA, around the needs of society and strategies for social inclusion. This symposium is the first to address the pivotal role of émigré networks in shaping a new social agenda in design. Scholars in the fields of cultural, design and architectural history consider the critical contribution of émigrés and exiles in forming new humanistic directions in design, opening up a forum to debate its relevance for today's global perspective. Curator: Dr. Elana Shapira Director: Prof. Dr. Alison J. Clarke Assistant: Bryleigh Morsink Kindly supported by the Austrian Science Fund (FWF) Public event, free of charge, registration required. http://papanek.org/symposium/ Programme: 27 May 2015 09.00-10.00 Registration 10.00-10.30 Introduction Alison Clarke (Director, Papanek Foundation) Welcome Gerald Bast (President, University of Applied Arts Vienna, AT) Elana Shapira (Symposium Curator) 10.30-12.30 Reconsidering the Viennese Heritage Chair: Monika Platzer (Architekturzentrum Wien) 10.30-11.00 Eve Blau (Harvard University, USA) Isotype and Architecture in Red Vienna and Beyond 11.00-11.30 Oliver Kühschelm (University of Vienna, Austria) (Mis)understanding Consumption: Consumer Experts and the Austrofascist Regime 11.30-12.00 Barnaby Haran (University of Hull, UK) Shaping the Mass Mind: Frederick Kiesler and Edward Bernays in New York in the 1920s 12.00-12.30 Discussion 12.30-13.45 Lunch Break 14.00-16.00 Exile and Émigré Culture: Psychology and the Politics of Inclusion Chair: Todd Cronan (Emory University, USA) 14.00-14.30 Christopher Long (University of Texas at Austin, USA) Josef Frank and Paul T. Frankl: Two Tales of the Wiener Moderne Abroad 14.30-15.00 Ruth Hanisch (Independent Architectural Historian, Germany) Freud’s Armchair: Felix Augenfeld and the Psychoanalysis Movement in Vienna and New York 15.00-15.30 Pat Kirkham (Bard Graduate Center, USA) Eva Zeisel’s Vienna, Budapest, New York: Wanderlust, Imprisonment, Exile and Emigration 15.30-16.00 Discussion 18.00-19.00 Papanek Lecture Felicity D. Scott (Columbia University, USA) Planetary and Interplanetary Housekeeping 19.00-20.00 Reception 28 May 2015 10.00-13.00 Émigré and Exile Networks: Designing a Better Society? Chair: Christopher Long (University of Texas at Austin, USA) 10.00-10.30 Robin Schuldenfrei (The Courtauld Institute of Art, UK) László Moholy-Nagy, Herbert Bayer and the Social Usefulness of Art 10.30-11.00 Anna Vallye (Washington University in St. Louis, USA) Educating the Citizen’s Mind: György Kepes at MIT. 11.00-11.30 Break 11.30-12.00 Elana Shapira (University of Applied Arts Vienna, Austria) The Question of Gender: Kiesler, Rudofsky, Papanek and Surrealism 12.00-12.30 Monica Penick (University of Wisconsin-Madison, USA) Paul László and the Atomic Future 12.30-13.00 Discussion 13.00-14.00 Lunch Break 14.00-15.30 Émigrés and Exiles and the Global Turn Chair: Gerd Zillner (Frederick Kiesler Foundation, Austria) 14.00-14.30 Felicity D. Scott (Columbia University, USA) Bernard Rudofsky and Architecture without Architects 14.30-15.00 Todd Cronan (Emory University, USA) Schindler vs. Neutra or Architecture at the End of History 15.00-15.30 Discussion 15.30-16.30 Roundtable discussion “Ruptures and Continuities – Émigrés and Exiles and the Social in Design”
Start Date: May 27, 2015
End Date/Deadline: May 28, 2015