[URBANTH-L]CITY DEBATES 2007 "Cities after Disaster: Filling the
FaDi S. Shayya
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Fri May 4 06:08:56 EDT 2007
CITY DEBATES 2007 "Cities after Disaster: Filling the Voids"
The Graduate Program in Urban Planning & Policy and Urban Design (MUPP/MUD) cordially invites you to the CITY DEBATES 2007 conference entitled: "Cities after Disaster: Filling the Voids". On May 8, 9, 10 & 12, 2007 in the Architecture Lecture Hall (ALH).
For info, please e-mail visiting assistant professor Barbara Drieskens at bd05 at aub.edu.lb
Tuesday, May 8 & Wednesday, May 9
Tuesday, May 8 at 6:30 p.m. (ALH)
Walid Sadek (AUB) "Mourning in the Presence of the Corpse"
Mona Harb (RU/AUB) "The Politics of Reconstruction in Post-War Haret-Hreik"
Franck Mermier (IFPO) discussant
Wednesday, May 9 at 6:30 p.m. (ALH)
Rabi Shibli (RU/AUB) "Beit bil Janub: The Rebuilding of Destroyed Houses in the South of Lebanon"
Jala Makhzoumi (RU/AUB) "The Case of Qlaile and a Landscape Approach to Reconstruction"
Serge Yazigi (ALBA) discussant
Thursday, May 10 & Saturday, May 12
Thursday, May 10 at 6:30 p.m. (ALH)
Caecilia Pieri (EHESS) "Baghdad, a Palimpsest: What is at Stake in Cyclic Destruction/Reconstruction?"
Habib Debs (RU/AUB) "The Reconstruction of Bint Jbeil: Social and Economic Urgency vs. Memory and Identity Concerns"
Yasmine Makaroun (LU) discussant
Saturday, May 12 at 10:00 a.m. (ALH)
Samuel Bordreuil (CNRS) and Anne Lovell (INSERM) "New Orleans post Katrina: Rebuilding a City and/or an Urban Society?"
Aita Group (RU/AUB) "Aita Shaab: Village Debates"
Barbara Drieskens (AUB) discussant
Maher Abi Samra and Mansour Aziz (Sinamayat) "Documenting the Voids: Photographs and Videos"
Eric Verdeil (CNRS) "Reconstruction in Perspective: Conclusion and Debate"
ALH: Architecture Lecture Hall
RU: Reconstruction Unit
AUB: American University of Beirut
IFPO: Institut Francais du Proche-Orient
ALBA: Association Libanaise des Beaux Arts
EHESS: Ecole des Hautes Etudes en Sciences Sociales
LU: Lebanese University
CNRS: Centre Nationale de la Recherche Scientifique
INSERM : Institut National de la Sante et de la Recherche Medicale
Fadi Shayya, (fss10 at aub.edu.lb)
Urban Design Graduate Student
MUPP-MUD Program, Department of Architecture & Design
American University of Beirut
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