Space, Place and the City

Cluster Organizers: Alice Whitmore (arwhi4@student.monash.edu) and Ayten Alibaba (a.alibaba@warwick.ac.uk)

Areas of interest:

• Urbanism, habitus & social space

• Place & non-place

• Third space, migration & postcolonial literature

• Walking, wandering & the city

• The city as a site of translation


Past events:

Second Reading Group

Wednesday 8 June 2016

Warwick and Monash Caulfield International Portals

Texts discussed:

Doreen Massey, “A Global Sense of Place”

Michael Cronin & Sherry Simon, “The City as Translation Zone”

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First Reading Group

Wednesday 9 March 2016

Warwick and Monash Caulfield International Portals

Texts discussed:

Michel De Certeau, “Walking in the City” and “Spatial Stories”

Elizabeth Keating, “Discourse, Space, and Place”

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Cluster Launch

Wednesday 3 February 2016

Read the Storify and MITN blog post

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