_ two multidisciplinary conferences examining “the city”…… a virtual, filmic, social, political and physical construct


CONFERENCE  1. Place: London. Dates: 01-03 April 2014. Host: Ravensbourne (University)


CONFERENCE  2. Place: Los Angeles. Dates: October 2014 (TBC). Host: Woodbury University


Outline: THE MEDIATED CITYconference examines the metropolis as a contested concept. It offers a platform for multiple and diverse examinations of the city. It aims to bring togetherpeople from diverse backgrounds to fragment, multiply and reconfigure our readings of the city; to offer multiple and conflicting discipline perspectives. The intention is to share views of the city as physical entity, online community, film set, photographic backdrop, geographical map, sociological case study, political metaphor, digital or video game etc…. – to examine it as a mediated and shared phenomenon.


Key dates

Conference 1 – London – 15 September 2013  Deadline for abstracts / initial proposals

Conference 1 – Ravensbourne: 01-03 April 2014       


Possible Formats:

Conference Papers – standard 20 minute presentations

Panel Discussions – 60 minute debates on selected themes

Workshop Activities – Time limited collaborative sessions

Screenings / Q&As – Films, videos, documentaries etc.

Product / Book launches – Presentations of new and radical ideas


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