Taking Place and Making Place 

Celebrating 25 years of Space and Culture

June 23rd – 25th, 2022 KU Eichstätt-Ingolstadt 


For up to date conference program please visit the website here

Thursday, 23.06

14:00 – 16:00Welcome  Space and Culture Roundtable 
16:00 – 16:15Tea Break
16:15 – 18:15Panel I

Place-based epistemological pluralism 
Richard Costa
University of Alberta

Practicing coexistence: towards a more than human approach of place-making
Verena Schröder 
KU Eichstätt-Ingolstadt

Places on the Threshold of Nature and Culture: Reflection on Richard Long’s Land Art
Lars Nowak
Hunan Normal University FAU Erlangen-Nürnberg 

Stairs and the informal: socio-material understanding of informal places
Juan Guevara
University of Alberta

Colonial Spatialization of Anuradhapura
Pradeep Sangapala
University of Alberta
18:15- 19:45 Dinner
19:45- 21:45Panel II

Studying everyday acoustic palimpsests:  bottom-up approach to develop creative &  performative research  practices/methodologies
Sena Karahan Mimar
Sinan Fine Arts University

Urban Ebullience: Adventures in  Knowledge Production Within the Hyperlocal 
Nicholas Hardy
University of Alberta

Taking and Making Place through Sound:  From the Phonotope to the Phonocene
Rémy Bocquillon
 KU Eichstätt-Ingolstadt

You Are Here: The Personal Map Project
Elena Siemens 
University of Alberta

Home / Bodies: A Soundscape
Mickey Vallee

Methodology and the Problem of Noise in  the COVID-19 Pandemic
Jutta Kister 
KU Eichstätt-Ingolstadt 

Friday, 24.06

8:30 -10:30Panel III

Were we all in this together? Sub-national  border closures during Covid-19 along the NSW border
Andrew Burridge, Justine  Lloyd, Dan Ghezelbash, Richie Howitt
Macquarie University

Locked in the Apartment: How the Urban  Middle Class Grappled with Routines,  Bodies, and Place during the COVID-19  Pandemic
Soumili Kundu 
South Asian University 

Material clientelism: understanding  informal politics from below
Juan Guevara
University of Alberta

Adventures in a labyrinth: a fictional topological exploration
Neda Genova
University of Warwick
10:30- 10:45Coffee Break
10:45- 12:45Panel IV

Making places with mobile knowledge – Practicing place in the globalized Wine industry
Gerhard Rainer, Christian Steiner 
KU Eichstätt-Ingolstadt

From global to local entanglements in Brazilian soy business: making place in midwestern agrobusiness towns
Frank Zirkl 
KU Eichstätt-Ingolstadt

Envisioning places. Taking and making future places in the woods
Jutta Kister
KU Eichstätt-Ingolstadt

Hop production in the Holleday region in  Bavaria: changes (not) taking place due to  new demands of breweries and  consumers?
Frank Zirkl
KU Eichstätt-Inglostadt
13:45-15:45Panel V

The Regeneration of Urban Space in the  Context of Globalization: the Punkspace  burst from an Industrial Heritage
Ge Zheng
Sichuan University 

De/Reterritorializing Interstitial Spaces: The Cases of Floating University Berlin and Agrocité Paris
Dalal Elarji
Universität Liechtenstein 

More Than a Façade: Aestheticized Branded  Apartments in South Korea
Jeongwon Gim
University of Alberta

Gemütlichkeit and Everyday Life
Jim Morrow
University of Alberta 
15:45-16:00Tea Break
16:00-18:00 Keynote Speaker: Martina Löw
18:00-19:30 Workshop on Sound and Qualitative Inquiry
Mickey Vallee

Saturday, 25.06

8:30-10:30Panel VI

The global in the local. Thinking Latour between Social-Media and places of commemoration
Michael Holaschke
KU Eichstätt – Ingolstadt 

A political ecological critique of  placemaking: Realizing Chitgar Lake as a  collective desired waterscape in Tehran
Leila Khodabakhsh, Nassim Mehran
KU Eichstätt – Ingolstadt 

Ent-Ortung, Sous-Rature and Khora: The Case of Sheikh Jarrah
Joost van Loon
KU Eichstätt – Ingolstadt

Developing, Resisting, or Bridging Experience of a Sense of Belonging: The Experience of Negotiating Home after Migration
Foroogh Mohammadi
Memorial University of Newfoundland 

Place-making and the making of a New World
Rob Shields
University of Alberta
10:30-10:45Coffee Break
10:45-12:45Panel VII: Urban Studies, Everyday Life and Lived SpaceInterdisciplinary
Centre for Urban Culture and Public Space (TU Wien)

“Here, daily life becomes a pedagogy  itself!”: the (un)learning practices of taking place
Burcu Ateş, Laura Sobral, Predrag Milić

Ageing, Space and Subjectivity: The  Meaning of Place for the Ageing Subject
Angelika Gabauer

Everyday Theorizing in Urban Studies
Sabine Knierbein

Making place through taking place: The creation of urban space through the performative lens 
Xenia Kopf

Affect and pedagogical perspective on the  construction of visual representation of space
Tihomir Viderman
13:45-15:45Keynote Speaker: Celia Lury
15:45-16:00 Closing Session
16:00-17:30“Machines in Flames”
Film screening and Q&A with Thomas Dekeyser
(Royal Holloway University London)