Sentiment and the City

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23 November 2011

Time: 1:00pm
Venue: Room 3.16, ArtsTwo Building, Mile End Campus

Camilla Schjerning, (University of Copenhagen) 

Behind thin walls: emotions and privacy in the early modern city Through the lens of court cases, this paper explores the role of emotions in the experience, expression and negotiation of the boundaries of privacy and private space in late 18th century Copenhagen.

Mara Ferriri (QMUL, School of Geography) 

Emotional economies of vacant spaces reuse: performing 'reactivation' In times of economic recession arts and cultural practices are often encouraged to take over vacant spaces, to promote imaginative reconstructions of 'vibrant' cities. This presentation will explore the conflicting politics and emotions associated with urban 'reactivation' in contemporary London.

Lunch will be provided To reserve your place, please email Adam Wilkinson,