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Learning from Context - conference program

Building social competence from local knowledge

22-23 September 2017

Berlin, Aquarium
Skalitzer Str. 6, 10999 Berlin
Berlin DE

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Conference program

DAY 1, Friday September 22

8:30-9:15 Registration at Aquarium

Session 1

09:15 – 09:45   Welcome & Program

  • What Are we doing here – Lorenzo Tripodi
  • The EULER project – Jim Segers
  • Where are we – Aquarium – Kottbusser Tor

9:45 – 11:00   KEYNOTE Session – Moderated by Laura Colini

  • Defending and nurturing the hidden economies of a city.  Michael Edwards, UCL Bartlett School / JustSpace London
  • Questions & Answers

11:00 – 11:30   Coffee Break

11:30 – 12:45   EULER Neighbourhood Applications

  • Open Promoter Platform – Antwerp
  • Som La Marina – Barcelona
  • Elephant Path – London
  • Switch On Mehringplatz – Berlin

12:45 – 13:45   Lunch Break

13:45 – 15:15   Session 2

Room A: Learning Cities: empowering through knowledge exchange

  • The metroZones Schoolbook. Kathrin Wildner, Anne Huffschmid – metroZones, DE
  • Atlas of Invisible Spaces: Mapping the Interface Between School and City. Antje Lehn Academy of Fine Arts Vienna, Institute for Art and Architecture, AT
  • Turning school into a space of community. Zuzana Tabačková, SPOLKA, SK
  • To work means to belong. Jonas De Maeyer HEIM, BE
  • We are here now – A Pedagogy of Urbanity. Jens Brandt, UEL – Urban Education Live project, Technical University of Tampere, FI

Room B: Mapping neighbourhoods, challenging spatial disadvantage

  • Learning from San Siro: co-producing and sharing knowledge in a Milanese public housing neighbourhood. Francesca Cognetti, Elena Maranghi, Gabriele Solazzi, Politecnico di Milano, IT
  • Learning  from, with and for Anchieta’s community; Building peripheries’ citizens inclusion from local dialectics, Caroline Custine, Alice Larsimont, Lucas Lerchs, KULeuven / MAHS-MAUSP, BE
  • Kottikratie. Kottbusser Tor as a contemporary agora. Felix Hartenstein, Technische Universität Berlin, DE Zentralinstitut El Gouna, Department of Urban Development, EG
  • Community participation for an inclusive society. A multidisciplinary action-research in a marginalised neighbourhood of Bologna. Lorenzo Betti, Martina Riccio, Centro di Salute Internazionale e Interculturale (CSI) – APS, IT

15:15 – 15:30   Coffee break

15:30 – 17:00   Session 3

Room A: Activating communities: creative strategies for fragile territories

  • GuilmiArtProject in the puddle scenario. Generating reactions, shaking immobilism, denouncing collusions through community based art projects. Lucia Giardino, Florence University of the Arts, IT
  • Budapest100 – How can open houses create open communities? Rita Szerencsés Hungarian Contemporary Architecture Center, Budapest, HU
  • Narrating Places in Neu-Hohenschönhausen (Berlin) and Darmstadt. Jolanda Todt, Weißensee Kunsthochschule Berlin, DE
  • The value of the contribution of architecture to cohesion and social engagement: the example of Imre Makovecz’s work within the faluházak project during the 1970s and 1980s. Martina Giustra, PTE University of Pécs, HU
  • Knowledge as Energy: the Role of Komunitas in Bandung, Indonesia. Lenny Martini, School of Business and Management, Institut Teknologi Bandung, Indonesia

Room B: Co-creating the city: participative tools and approaches

  • Funding the Cooperative City: From knowledge network to local action, Daniela Patti & Levente Polyak Eutropian Research & Action, Budapest, Wien, Rome.
  • CiutatBeta a social innovation policy lab. Òscar Martínez Ciuró, Trànsit Projectes/ ITD Barcelona ES
  • 3 transformative scapes in Florence. Anna Lisa Pecoriello University of Florence , IT
  • (Re)searching for quietness in the Reuterkiez. Antonella Radicchi, Marie Curie TU Berlin, DE

17:00 – 17:15   Closing remarks

Drinks at Südblock and networking

DAY 2, Saturday, September 23

09:00 – 09:20   Welcome back and intro to “hands-on-practice” sessions

09:30 – 11:00   Session 4

  • Room A: Situated Learning: how do we consolidate knowledge and competencies produced in grassroots initiatives? Facilitated by Elizabeth Calderón Lüning, Laura Colini
  • Room B: Thinking Platforms: technical infrastructures or political models? Facilitated by Lorenzo Tripodi, Andreas Unteidig

11:00 – 11:15   Coffee break

11:15 – 12:45   Session 5

  • Room A: Urban Commons: concrete alternative or trendy buzzword? Facilitated by Sophie Bloemen,
  • Room B: The future of work in the collaborative city: how far networking capacities open opportunities for fairer economic models? Facilitated by Ela Kagel, Jim Segers

12:45 – 13:15   Final plenary

13:15 – 15   Lunch break

15 – 17:00   Walking tour in the neighbourhood

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