[Kaupunkitutkimus] Urban History Day, Helsinki 10.3.

Taina Syrjämaa taisyr at utu.fi
Fri Jan 30 08:26:41 EET 2015

7th Urban History Day: 10th March 2015

Cities and their Societies: Organized by the Finnish Society for Urban Studies

Room 309, House of Science and Letters /Tieteidentalo,  Kirkkokatu 10, Helsinki

10.00-10.30  Registration 
10.30        Opening: Peter Clark
Riitta Nikula (Helsinki University): The Rowhouse-  internationalism and Finnish urban planning 1900-1960
11.30- 12.50
Richard Robinson (Helsinki University): Sun, Sea and Sobriety: Representations of Brighton's Milieu, 1880-1939
Joni Krekola (Parliament): Urban Youth Festivals and the Helsinki Festival of 1962
12.50-13.45     Lunch-break 
13.45-55 Asta  Manninen (Helsinki City): Exploring Open Data- Helsinki Urban Facts 
Mirja Mäntylä (Tampere University): Progressive suburbs outside the city limits:  Residential areas in manor estates near Tampere
Peter Clark (Helsinki  University):  Forgotten Spaces: Urban Wasteland
15.05-15.20       Coffee-break
15.20- 16.30     
Markku Kekalainen (Helsinki University): ‘I was in fine spirits and full of courtly ideas’ -- Court, City, and Civility in James Boswell- the 18th century London diarist
Panu Savolainen (Turku University/Aalto University): Remoteness and centrality in comparison. The early street lighting in Paris, Stockholm and Turku
16.30 Reception offered by Urban Facts, Helsinki City (thanks to Asta Manninen)

REGISTRATION IS FREE, BUT SPACE IS LIMITED. PLEASE PRE-REGISTER (giving name, address, affiliation) BY EMAIL BY 6TH MARCH TO Matti Hannikainen <matti.o.hannikainen at gmail.com>

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