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23-25 October 2014

Mersin, Turkey

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PROGRAMME

Colloquium on Mediterranean Urban Studies

The Transformation of  Mediterranean port cities: 19th and 20th centuries

OPENNING SESSION


SPECIAL SESSION

(Keynote Speakers)


İlhan Tekeli

Middle East Technical University, Department of City and Regional Planning



Zeynep Çelik

(Prof. of Architecture, New Jersey, Institute of Technology,

College of Architecture and Design )

Post Conference Tour: Tarsus

FIRST DAY: 
23 October 2014
SECOND DAY: 
24 October 2014
THIRD DAY: 
25 October 2014

Conceiving the Mediterranean Port Cities through the Historical Geography of the Mediterranean.

Lunch

2nd SESSION


Antonia Casellas

Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona


José Manuel Madrigal

Lebanese American University


José Manuel Sanchez

Hafencity University

This is Barcelona´s Chinatown: Myth, Life and Urban Politics of a Mediterranean Port City

3rd SESSION


Cânâ Bilsel

Middle East Technical University & Mersin University


Vilma Hastaoglou-Martinidis

Aristotle University of Thessaloniki


Elena Frangakis-Syrett

City University of New York

Reuse and musealization of port infrastructure in urban Waterfronts: The Lisbon Case

Coffee Break

Volos in the network of Mediterranean cities: Comparative mapping of the city’s spatial evolution through the 19th and the 20th century

From Chios to Alexandria, in 1900’s: A Family Story

Welcome Reception

City, Fathers and Sons: Life trajectories of Salonican Sabbatians in the Nineteenth Century

Architectural Features and Protection Issues of Liman Castle, One of The Mediterranean Shore Castles of Anatolia

Port Cities in Mandate Palestine

Lunch

The Ottoman Political Power and the Public Square in The Period of Tanzimat: The Case of Izmir Konak Square

Analyzing the state-society relationship through the development of an urban space: İzmir Konak Square (1922-1970)

From a City with Port to Port-City: Mersin

Melis Cankara

Yıldız Technical University

An Unusual Blend and a Bitter Complication: Muslims and Christians Ex-Changing Houses in Rethymno after the Treaty of Lausanne

Conference Dinner

PANEL

Collective Memory

Ports and Empires: Comparative Reflections

Mediterranean City Ports: Resilience and Urban Public Space - Genoa case

From an International to a National Port City: Metamorphoses of Izmir (Smyrna) from the late Ottoman period to the early Republican era

Coffee Break

Selcen Cesur

Dilek Akyalçın Kaya

Merve Yılmaz

İstanbul Technical University

Noah Hysler Rubin

Bezalel Academy of Art and Design Jerusalem

Yasemin Avcı

Pamukkale University

4th SESSION

Sezen Karabulut

Pamukkale University

Paolo Girardelli

Boğaziçi University

A landscape of transition: Plural environments and medieval memories in the entrepôts of the Eastern Mediterranean

5th SESSION