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Cinematic Urban Geographies

When Oct 03, 2013 09:00 AM to
Oct 04, 2013 07:00 PM
Where CRASSH, Alison Richard Building, 7 West Road, Cambridge CB3 9DT
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Conveners François Penz (Architecture Department, University of Cambridge)

Co-Conveners Richard Koeck (School of Architecture, University of Liverpool)
 Chris Speed (Edinburgh College of Art)
 Andrew Saint (English Heritage)

Summary

The Cinematic Urban Geographies conference aims to explore the different facets by which cinema and the moving image contribute to our understanding of cities and their topographies. This event will be the final act of an AHRC research project entitled Cinematic Geographies of Battersea.

The Cambridge conference will offer a unique opportunity to debate issues of cinematic geographies, filmic urban characterisation within the cultural & social dimension and database cinema (metadata) as well as film archives and the locative media potential afforded by the new generation of mobile phones.

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