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Chronopolis: Time and Urban Space – a German Studies Graduate Student Conference
October 30, 2015 - October 31, 2015
Combining Reinhart Koselleck’s notion that time is conceived in spatial metaphors with Henri Lefebvre’s premise that space is socially produced, this conference invites papers that investigate how cities and time mutually determine and reflect each other. While the focus is on Germanspeaking cities, we also welcome approaches that connect time in the metropolis to international frameworks and consider the rise of global cities and global metropolitan networks.
Further details can be found here.
Co-sponsored by University of Michigan Museum Studies Program