Re-industrialisation + Progressive Urbanism Conference – Conference Program

Here is the final schedule for the “Re-industrialisation and progressive urbanism” conference, taking place this June.title

9:30 – 10:00: Michael Edwards | Myfanwy Taylor (UCL, UK) – Re-industrialisation as progressive urbanism: why and how?

10:00 – 10:30: Michelle Adams (Dalhousie University, Canada) – A new triumvirate for sustainable urban ecosystems: resource efficiency, economic development, and habitability through the lens of industrial symbiosis

10:30 – 11:00: Kate Royston (Robbee Smole:, UK) –  Working with the neighbours: co-operative practices delivering sustainable benefits

Tea Break

11:30 – 12:00: Karl Baker (LSE Cities, UK) – Conspicuous production: valuing the visibility of industry in urban reindustrialisation strategies.

12:00 – 12:30: Jeremy Hernalesteen (Urban Design Group, UK) – Urban design for a city integrated re-industrialization

12:30 – 13:00: Christina Norton (Fluid:, UK) – Industri[us]: Re/Use, Re/Work, Re/Value


14:00 – 14:30: Tatjana Schneider (Sheffield University, UK) – Brave New World?!

14:30 – 15:00: Malcolm Miles (Plymouth University, UK) – Whose re-industrialisation? From greening the pit to taking over the means of production.

15:00 – 15:30: Jonathan Vickery (University of Warwick, UK) – The Cultural Politics of Reindustrialisation: cultural strategy and urban economic policy in the European Union.

Tea Break

16:00 – 16:30: Doreen Jakob (Exeter University, UK | UNC Chapel Hill, USA) – Crowdsourced urbanism? The “maker revolution” and the “creative city” 2.0

16:30 – 17:00: Jeffrey T. Kruth (Kent State University’s Cleveland Urban Design Collaborative, USA) – The Political Agency of Geography and the Shrinking City

17:00 – 17:30: Krzysztof Nawratek (Plymouth University, UK) – ‘Der Arbeiter’: (Re) industrialisation as universalism

17:30 – 18:30: Open Discussion

All presentations in RLB 601, lunch and all tea breaks in RLB 501. We hope to see you there!

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