Thinking the City: Multidisciplinary Views on Urban Life and Culture – Part 1: Daniel Miller

Welcome by Chair, Doreen Massey, Faculty of Social Sciences, Open University followed by a presentation by Daniel Miller, Department of Anthropology, University College, London, UK

Daniel Miller, Professor of Anthropology at University College, London, presents his thoughts on urban life and culture in his talk Thinking a North London Street

Thinking the City: Multidisciplinary Views on Urban Life and Culture – Part 2: Dolores Hayden

Dolores Hayden, Department of Architecture and Planning, Yale University, USA

Presentation by urban historian and architect, Dolores Hayden, Professor of Architecture, Urbanism and American studies at Yale University : Sitcom suburbs and edge nodes: familiar and unfamiliar forms of American Space

Thinking the City: Multidisciplinary Views on Urban Life and Culture – Part 3: Open discussion

Open panel discussion with Daniel Miller and Dolores Hayden, chaired by Doreen Massey

Anthropologist Daniel Miller of University College, London and urban historian and architect Dolores Hayden, of Yale University discuss and answer questions relating to their presentations on urban life and culture.

Thinking the City: Multidisciplinary Views on Urban Life and Culture – Part 4: John Rajchman

John Rajchman, Department of Art History, Columbia University, NYC, USA

A conference in which internationally celebrated cultural theorists explored the role art plays in forming our experience of modern cities.

Organised in collaboration with the Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC) Cities Initiative.

Thinking the City: Multidisciplinary Views on Urban Life and Culture – Part 5: Alan Read

Alan Read, School of Arts: Drama and Theatre Studies, University of Surrey Roehampton, UK

A conference in which internationally celebrated cultural theorists explored the role art plays in forming our experience of modern cities.

Organised in collaboration with the Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC) Cities Initiative.

Thinking the City: Multidisciplinary Views on Urban Life and Culture – Part 6: Open discussion 2

Open Discussion 2

A conference in which internationally celebrated cultural theorists explored the role art plays in forming our experience of modern cities.

Organised in collaboration with the Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC) Cities Initiative.

Thinking the City: Multidisciplinary Views on Urban Life and Culture – Part 7: Lawrence Grossberg

Lawrence Grossberg, Department of Communication Studies, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, USA

A conference in which internationally celebrated cultural theorists explored the role art plays in forming our experience of modern cities.

Organised in collaboration with the Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC) Cities Initiative.

Thinking the City: Multidisciplinary Views on Urban Life and Culture – Part 8: Open Discussion 3

Open Discussion 3

A conference in which internationally celebrated cultural theorists explored the role art plays in forming our experience of modern cities.

Organised in collaboration with the Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC) Cities Initiative.