Spaces of Dissent: An interdisciplinary workshop on Occupy London

Credit:ASSN, Vasari Research Centre (Birkbeck)
Photographer: Dominic Misfud 2011
Thursday 23 February 2012
Birkbeck School of Arts
43 Gordon Square

A panel of academics from a range of disciplines will discuss Occupy London.  They will focus on how urban space and politics intersect in the historically, politically and theologically charged context of St Paul's Churchyard and the City of London.

Short informal presentations will be followed by a round table discussion and an open discussion with the audience.  

Speakers include:

Professor Derek Keene, Honorary Fellow and Professor (Metropolitan History), Institute of Historical Research

  Medieval St Paul's: confrontation and occupation

Dr Christine Stevenson, Senior Lecturer, Courtauld Institute of Art

  "My craz’d Arches": seventeenth-century St Paul’s
   assaulted, and protesting

Dr Mari Paz Balibrea Enriquez, Senior Lecturer in Modern Spanish Literature and Cultural Studies, Birkbeck

  Invested in space: reflections on the location(s) of dissent

Sarah Lamble, Lecturer, School of Law, Birkbeck

  Disciplining Spaces of Dissent: The rioter, the occupier and 
  the regulation of resistance

This is event is free, but booking is recommended.
Click here to book.

Organised by the Architecture, Space and Society Network, Vasari Research Centre, Department of History of Art and Screen Media, School of Arts, Birkbeck

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