All talks of the conference will take place at Carl-Friedrich-von-Siemens-Foundation, Südliches Schloßrondell 23, Munich/Germany
Wednesday, January 17th 2018
12:00-12:30 | Meet and Greet
12:30-13:15 | Opening Lecture by Moritz Ege & Johannes Moser
13:15-13:30 | Break
13:30-15:00 | Panel I (first part)
1.1 Periodizing Ethical Conjunctures in Urban History
Martin Baumeister (Rome): "Porous Modernity" or "Failed Cities"? Urbanity and Infomality in Mediterranean Cities after 1950.
Daniel Habit: The Good, the Bad and the Ugly: A Case-study of Bucharest’s Urban Core.
15:00-15:30 | Break
15:30-17:00 | Panel I (second part)
1.2 Periodizing Ethical Conjunctures in Urban History
Nora Lafi (Berlin): Urbanity as an Ethic: Islamic Roots, Imperial Constructions and the Challenges of Modernity and Colonialism in late-Ottoman Tunis and Aleppo.
Julia Strutz & Christoph Neumann: The Landwalls of Istanbul: A Spatial Periphery and Conjunctures of Ethical Charging.
17:00-17:30 | Break
17:30-19:00 | Keynote I
Henriettea Moore (London): The Habitat of the Subject: Exploring New Forms of the Ethical Imagination.
19:00-21:30 | Snacks & Drinks at Carl Friedrich von Siemens Foundation
Thursday, January 18th 2018
09:30-11:00 | Panel 2 (first part)
2.1 Collaborative Ways of Searching for the Good Life
Stephanie Assmann (Sapporo): Life Politics and Community Engagement in Rural Japan: Culinary Education and Entrepreneurism.
Michael Grieser: Transition Town Movement as a New Urban Lifeform in Tôkyô.
11:00-11:30 | Break
11:30-13:00 | Panel 2 (second part)
2.2 Collaborative Ways of Searching for the Good Life
Alexa Färber (Hamburg): Setting the Scenes for Collaboration: Thinking with the City As Promissory Assemblage
Laura Gozzer: Commitment - City - Self. Notes on Ethical Subjectivations in the Founding Processes of Housing Cooperatives in Munich.
13:00-14:30 | Lunch
14:30-16:00 | Panel 3: (first part)
3.1 Between Ethics and Politics: Mobilization, Antagonism and Consensus in Urban Social Movements
Ida Susser (New York): Social Movements and Borders: Hierarchy and Solidarity in the Urban Commons.
Jeannine-Madeleine Fischer: Governing through Consensus: Environmental Care in Auckland.
16:10-16:30 | Coffee Break
16:30-18:00 | Panel 3: (second part)
3.2 Between Ethics and Politics: Mobilization, Antagonism and Consensus in Urban Social Movements
Ioanan Florea (Gothenburg): Antagonism and Solidarity in Housing Movements in Bucharest and Budapest: A Field of Contention Approach.
Olga Reznikova: “We Won't Have Any Political Demands. Never! This is Our Power”: Park Protectors in Moscow Between Politicization and the Search for Consensus.
19:00 | Conference Dinner
Friday, January 19th 2018
09:30-10:30 | Keynote II
Andrea Muehlebach (Toronto): Price, Insurgency, Sovereignty: The Struggle for Public Water in Europe.
10:30-11:00 | Break
11:00-12:30 | Panel 4: (first part)
4.1 Built Form, Social Design and Emphatic Urbanism
Isabelle Doucet: Architecture and the Urban Struggle: Resist, Encounter, Care.
Max Ott: Shaping Urban Ethics: The ‚Making-of’ Architecture as a Process of Social Creativity in Berlin.
12:30-13:30 | Lunch
13:30-15:00 | Panel 4: (second part)
4.2 Built Form, Social Design and Emphatic Urbanism
Susanne Heeg: Dis/Similarities of Built Environment in Big Cities.
Michaela Busenkell: Ethical Contestation in Architecture for a Creative Singapore.
15:00-16:00 | Final Discussion Round