AHRC Sensory Cities Network

Programme Barcelona

Pati DonesTHURSDAY 16th of June, Sala Mirador, CCCB

9:30 am – Welcome Judit Carrera
Introduction to project: Monica Degen & Astrid Swenson (Brunel University

10:00 am – 11:30 am Barcelona in focus: History and Present

  • Marta Tafalla (Barcelona University): Philosophy, social power and the Senses          
  • Joan Roca (Director of the Barcelona’s City History Museum): Displaying Urban History: Lessons Learned
  • Mateu Hernandez (CEO of Barcelona Global – Branding): Barcelona’s reputation and the senses

Moderator: Monica Degen (Brunel University)

12:00 am – 1:30 pm The Senses and Power

  • Lars Frers (University College of Southeast Norway): Confronting absence: Relation and difference in sensual engagements with the lived city
  • Albert Arias (Director of Barcelona’s Strategic Plan for Tourism): Tourism beyond the gaze. Senses, affects and encounters
  • Albert Sales/Carlos Delclós (Universitat Pompeu Fabra, Barcelona): A Sense of Exclusion: Poverty, otherness and the senses

Moderator: Astrid Swenson (Brunel University)


3:30 pm –  5 pm El Raval and the Senses

  • Joan Subirats (Universitat Autonoma de Barcelona) Calle Hospital: a political analysis
  • Anna Terra (Director of Foment Ciutat, SA): Planning el Raval and the Senses
  • Merce Amor (Dialegs de Dona – migrant woman cooperative): Social Integration in el Raval

Moderator: Carlos Declos (CCCB Barcelona)

5:20 pm –  6 pm Sensory Methodologies

  • Ilaria Sartori (Director at Barcelona Sonora) Barcelona through Sound

  • Giovanna Pezzullo and Stephane Laident (Teatro de los Sentidos) The Theatre of the Senses

Moderator: Manuela Barz (London Metropolitan University)

  • Methods working groups

6 pm – 6:30 pm Concluding discussion

FRIDAY 17th of June. C/Hospital, starting at Pl. Sant Agustí.

9:30 am – 1 pm Explorative fieldwork 


2:30 pm – 3 pm Prepare methods presentation at CCCB/coffee

3 pm – 4 pm Presentations

4 pm – 5 pm Summary Discussion

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