AHRC Sensory Cities Network

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Welcome & Introduction: Monica Degen & Astrid Swenson

Keynote Lecture : Gillian Rose (Cultural Geography, Open University): Smart, sensory, sensible: embodying the city’

Round table 1: The Nature and Culture of the Senses
Chair: Jill Steward (History, Newcastle University)

  • Marta Tafalla (Philosophy, Autonomous University of Barcelona)
  • Astrid Swenson (History, Brunel University London)
  • Alex Rhys-Taylor (Sociology, Goldsmith)
  • Manuela Barz (Digital Design, London Metropolitan University)

Artistic Intervention: Kate McLean (Information Experience Design, RCA & Grafic Design, CCCU)

Round table 2: Curating the Sensory City
Chair: Robin Skeates (Archaeology, Durham University)

  • Cathy Ross & Beatrice Behlen (Museum of London)
  • Carlos Delclos & David Bravo (Centre for Contemporary Culture Barcelona)
  • Rita Wagner & Sascha Pries (City Museum of Cologne)

Round table 3: Designing the Sensory City
Chair: Michael Hebbert (Bartlett School of Planning, UCL)


  • Rebecca Madgin (Urban Planning, University of Glasgow)
  • Chris Miele (Montagu Evans LLP)
  • Stefano Faiella (Threesixty Architecture, Glasgow)
  • Carolina Vasilikou (Architecture, Reading University)

Concluding Comments: The Interdisciplinary City; Jill Steward, Michael Hebbert & Robin Skeatesfooter1

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