Edinburgh College of Art, 19-20 June 2015

Funded by the IASH International and Interdisciplinary Research Network: New cultures of urban citizenship in Europe


Thursday 18th June

8pm Welcome drinks and dinner for invited speakers

at Slighhouse
54 George IV Bridge, Old Town, Edinburgh EH1 1EJ



Friday, 19th June

Edinburgh College of Art Boardroom
Evolution House
78 Westport, Edinburgh, Midlothian, EH1 2LE
T. 0131 221 6000




9.30am – Tea and Coffee

10am – 11.30am

Panel 1: What is urban citizenship?


11.30am – 11.45am: Coffee break


11.45am –1.15pm
Panel 2: Activist Aesthetics


1.15pm – 2pm: Lunch


2pm – 3.30pm
Panel 3: Architecture and Democracy


3.30pm – 3.45pm:  Coffee


3.45pm – 5.15pm
Panel 4: Co-creating the city

Friday Evening

6pm – 7.30pm Book launch‘Radical Politics and Citizenship in Europe: from the Balkans to Scotland’

Word Power Bookstore, 43-45 West Nicholson Street, EH8 9DB

  • Speakers: Penny Travlou (Lecturer, Edinburgh College of Art), Srecko Horvat (philosopher and writer, Croatia) and Igor Stiks (researcher and writer, Edinburgh College of Art)

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8pm Dinner for invited speakers

at Spoon 6a Nicolson Street, Edinburgh EH8 9DH, T. 0131 623 1752

Saturday 20th June

11am – 12:30pm  City Visit


1:30pm – 3:30pm  Working group: The Future of the Network (lunch will be served), Boardroom, ECA

Participants: Peter Vermeersch, Christoph Lindner, Austin Williams, Oli Mould, Dubravka Sekulic, Penny Travlou, Tahl Kaminer, Tiffany Jenkins, Stacey Hunter, Richard Williams and Igor Stiks