Conference Program

May 8-9, 2015
Stanford University
Levinthal Hall at the Stanford Humanities Center
424 Santa Teresa Street – Stanford CA – 94305
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Friday, May 8

08.30-09.00
Introductory remarks: Framing Urban Beyond Measure
Henrik Ernstson and James Ferguson

09.00-10.00
keynote lecture
LIVING CITIES: TOWARDS A POLITICS OF CONVIVIALITY
Sarah Whatmore

10.15-11.15
Dialogue 1: SLUMS AND QUALITY OF LIFE
Jason Corburn and Anne Rademacher Moderated by Sue Parnell

11.15-12.15
Dialogue 2: SANITATION AND WASTE
Jenna Davis and Garth Myers Moderated by James Ferguson

13.00-14.00
Dialogue 3: URBAN HYDROLOGY AND ECOSYSTEM SERVICES
Perrine Hamel and Malini Ranganathan Moderated by Henrik Ernstson

14.00-15.00
Dialogue 4: POLLUTION AND ENVIRONMENTAL HEALTH
Stephen Luby and Awadhendra Sharan Moderated by Jia-Ching Chen

15.30-16.30
Dialogue 5: AGGREGATING METRICS OF URBAN SUSTAINABILITY
Timothy Choy, Angel Hsu and Alisa Zomer Moderated by Sarah Whatmore

16.30-17.30
keynote lecture
EXCAVATING URBAN DEFICITS TO RECONSTRUCT LEGITIMATE MEASURES OF THE CITY
Susan Parnell

17.30-17.40
Closing Remarks
Henrik Ernstson

 
17.40-19.00
Reception

19.00-19.05
Introduction
Jia-Ching Chen

19.10-20.00
Film screeningONE TABLE TWO ELEPHANTS: A FILM ABOUT WAYS OF KNOWING URBAN NATURE
by Jacob von Heland and Henrik Ernstson

20.05-20.55
Film screening: KAPITAL CREATION: CHASING THE CHINESE DREAM
by Matthew Niederhauser and John Fitzgerald

21.00-21.30
Discussion

on display
Photographs: CHINA’S COUNTERFEIT PARADISE

Saturday, May 9

details TBA
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