The City: Myth and Materiality

The City: Myth and Materiality
29 May 2018, 09:20 to 29 May 2018, 17:30
Conference / Symposium
IHR Wolfson Conference Suite, NB01/NB02, Basement, IHR, Senate House, Malet Street, London WC1E 7HU

A one-day symposium organised by the Association for Literary Urban Studies (ALUS) in collaboration with the Institute of Historical Research (IHR), University of London, with the support of the Turku Institute for Advanced Studies (TIAS).

How do city myths and city materialities interact? And in what different ways do perspectives from literary studies, urban history, and other disciplines including human and cultural geography, design history and urban planning, cast light on these intersections? 

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Organising committee: Jason Finch (ALUS, Åbo Akademi University), Lieven Ameel (ALUS, TIAS), Peter Jones (IHR, University of London) 


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