Call for Papers: The Memory of Place in Architecture and Urban Planning

 

ICONARCH – III International Congress of Architecture and Planning

Sponsored by Selcuk University, Turkey

May 11th and 13th, 2017 

 

ICONARCH - III International Congress of Architecture will be held at Selcuk University on 11th and 13th May 2017. This event will serve as a meeting point for scholars from the fields of architecture and planning to discuss their research with others in a friendly and pleasant environment. ICONARCH - III offers three days packed with presentations from a large number of researchers as well as keynote presentations from leading academics. The congress offers an opportunity to form networks with other researchers in your field.

 
The call for papers is now open. We welcome papers from all areas of architecture and urban planning and from PhD students at any stage of their research. Speakers will be allocated to sessions according to the themes. The invitation is restricted to congress themes:

 

1. MEMORY OF COMMUNITY

Ø  Urban Events, traces of events,

Ø  Urban rituals/habits, celebrations and spaces

Ø  Memory Gentrification

Ø  Social-cultural and physical transformation

 

2. URBAN PALIMPSEST

Ø  Understanding Time Effect, Past-Present & Future Memories

Ø  Relations between the past experience  and the present of the places

Ø  Memory layers in Architectural & Urban Heritage

Ø   Conservation, restoration & documentation

 

3. AMNESIA IN THE MODERN CITY

Ø  Discontinuities & interruptions in urban memory

Ø  Dialectic of remembering and forgetting the past

Ø  Social-cultural and physical transformation of urban Space

ØCritiques of memory

 

4. MEMORIES FROM THE USERS’ PERSPECTIVE

Ø  Chilhood places, Individual and collective memories related buildings and cities

Ø  Objective and subjective evaluations about urban memory

Ø  Memories of children, elderly, disabled people and others

Ø  Memory makers-memory consumers

 

5. SEMANTIC, PICTORIAL & SYMBOLIC CONTEXT 

Ø  Urban Semiology, Imaginability, Urban image

Ø  Design of public memorials, monuments, landmarks, museums

Ø  Urban Values in Memories; values of specific places

Ø  Sensory factors in making memories

Ø  Perceptual knowledge, place attachment

Ø  Literature and memories Art-Historical Analysis of Cityscapes

Ø  Urban Cartography, Tangible & Intangible values

Ø  Physical, Symbolic & Spiritual Memories, Representations

 

6. ECOLOGICAL CONTEXT

Ø  Social-ecological memories, Importance of ecological identities in urban memory

Ø  Importance of cultural heritage, cultural identity, cultural sustainability

Ø  Ecological memory, sustainability

Ø  Memory landscapes

 

7. METHODOLOGICAL CONTEXT

Ø  Measurement methods for urban memory,

Ø  Memory collection techniques

Ø  Memory mapping, memory maps,

Ø  Methods for mediation and participation

 

8. TOWARDS NEW URBAN MEMORY

Ø  Re-building,Re-defining, Re-storing, Re-production,  Re-creation, Re-using, Re-establishing

Ø  Renewal, regeneration, Re-shaping, Re-forming

Ø  Re-imagination of buildings & cities, New technologies & urban memory relations

Ø  Role of architects and planners in the new era, New meanings of places, Brand cities

 

9. POLITICS OF SPACE /COLLECTIVE MEMORY

Ø  Memory of politics or  The politics of Memory, social & political identity

Ø  Social & Cultural & Collective Memory

Ø  Physical, perceptual & conceptual traces in built environment

Ø  Displacement of Urban Spaces

 

10. ARCHITECTURAL& URBAN MEMORY IN CINEMA

Ø  Collective Memory of the City through Film

Ø  Role of the Documentary in Architectural Memory-Making

Ø  Remembering and Forgetting the Built Environment Using the Moving Image 


Papers will be selected based on merit and whether they fit within a theme of the congress (as based on those abstracts submitted). However, the organisers will seek to ensure that the selected papers reflect memory of place in architecture and planning.

We welcome jointly authored or presented papers. Such submissions ought clearly to state if all presenters intend to attend the congress.

 

Abstracts should be sent to iconarch3@gmail.com by Nov 28, 2016.  please contact with Kadriye DENÄ°Z TOPÇU and/or Bilgehan YILMAZ ÇAKMAK via iconarch3@gmail.com. Registration will open shortly.

 

Submission of a paper to ICONARCH III is warranted by the author that the paper has not been published or presented for any sciencitific activity or journal previously.

 

 

 "Abstracts for individual papers and posters should be submitted electronically, by filling out the abstract submission form

The abstract of an oral presentation or poster should be 400 words maximum and include specific field of interest, issues addressed, methodology applied and results achieved or expected. 

The maximum size for posters is 135 cm high and 94 cm wide. Please should not exceed this size.

 
Full papers chosen by scientific commitee will be assessed for publication in a special issue of ICONARP (International Journal of Architecture and Planning) http://www.iconarp.selcuk.edu.tr

instead of proceedings book of ICONARCH III and will be declared after full paper rewiev notification.

 

Best wishes

ICONARCH – III Organizing Committee

 

Website: http://www.iconarch.org/

Abstract Submission Deadline:  Nov 18 (extended to 28 Nov.), 2016 (by e-mail, to iconarch3@gmail.com)

Abstract Acceptance Notification: Dec 19 
2016 (extended to 10 January 2017)

Registration Deadlines: April 10, 2017