Department of Middle Eastern Studies
Department of Middle Eastern Studies

Conference Program

April 11, 2014 Friday

Conference Room POB 2.402 (Peter O'Donnell Jr. Building)

8:30        Coffee, Light breakfast and refreshments

9:00        Welcome and Introduction

  • Esther L. Raizen, Associate Dean, College of Liberal Arts
  • Ömür Harmanşah, Harrington Fellow

9:30        Keynote Address

10:30-10:45 Coffee Break

10:45     Session 1: New Visions of Place

  • Discussant: Nassos Papalexandrou, University of Texas at Austin

Discussion 

12:30     Lunch

2:00        Session 2. Collective Memory and the Places of Heritage 

  • Discussant: Ruramisai Charumbira, University of Texas at Austin

Discussion

3:45        Coffee Break

4:00        Session 3. Sacred Places of Conflict

  • Discussant: Glenn A. Peers, University of Texas at Austin

Discussion

6: 00       Reception

7: 30       Dinner for Participants

April 12, 2014 Saturday

Conference Room CLA 1.302 B (Liberal Arts Building)

8:30        Coffee, light breakfast,  and refreshments

9:00        Session 4. Mapping Urban Landscapes

  • Discussant: Blake Atwood, University of Texas at Austin

Discussion

10:45-11:00        Coffee Break

11:00     Panel discussion moderated by Ömür Harmanşah and Jani Scandura

12:30     End of workshop/conference


Place Memory, Place Politics




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