AccueilBoom Cities: Urban Development in the Arabian Peninsula

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Publié le lundi 03 décembre 2012 par Loïc Le Pape

Résumé

Cities in the Arabian Peninsula are at the intersection of global energy markets, local and regional politics, international investment, religious networks, and labor migrations. This conference convenes international specialists of urban studies to map the latest evolutions in the field.

Annonce

BOOM CITIES: URBAN DEVELOPMENT IN THE ARABIAN PENINSULA CONFERENCE, NEW YORK UNIVERSITY ABU DHABI, DOWNTOWN CAMPUS, DECEMBER 3 & 4, 2012

Convened by

  • Claire Beaugrand Postdoctoral Research Fellow, Institut Français du Proche-Orient, Beirut
  • Amélie Le Renard Research Fellow, Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique, France
  • Pascal Menoret Assistant Professor of Arab Crossroads Studies, NYUAD
  • Roman Stadnicki Head of Urban Studies Department, Centre d'Études et de Documentation Économiques, Juridiques et Sociales, Cairo

Programme

MONDAY, DECEMBER 03 | DAY 1

9:00 – 9:30 AM OPENING REMARKS

9:30 – 10:00 AM PRESENTATION OF THE PHOTO EXHIBITION

On the Outskirts of Gulf Cities, Photographs by Manuel Benchetrit, Text by Roman Stadnicki

 

10:00 – 10:40 AM Keynote Nelida Fuccaro, School of Oriental and African Studies, University of London

11:00 – 1:00 PM PANEL1: Urban Development

Chair Claire Beaugrand, Institut Français du Proche-Orient, Beirut

  • Andrew M. Gardner, University of Puget Sound : The Amalgamated City: Petroleum Wealth and Urban Space in Doha, Qatar
  • Philippe Cadène, Paris Sorbonne University Abu Dhabi : The National Development Plan and the Future of Kuwait City
  • Brigitte Dumortier, Université Paris 4 Sorbonne : Concurrence and/or complementarity between coastal cities in the United Arab Emirates
  • John Burt, New York University Abu Dhabi : The environmental costs of coastal urbanization in the Gulf

2:00 – 4:00 PM PANEL 2: Urban Renewal

Chair Pascal Menoret, New York University Abu Dhabi

  • Atef Alshehri, University of Oxford : Resetting the Urban Clock: Reconfiguring the Sacred City of al-Madina
  • Nadine Scharfenort,Johannes Gutenberg University, Mainz : Large-Scale Urban Regeneration: A New Old Market and a “Heart” for Doha
  • Beth Harrington, Northwestern University : Spaces of Culture: The Design and Arrangement of Abu Dhabi’s Saadiyat Island
  • Patrizia Zanelli, LUSPIO University, Rome : Rapid Urbanization in Yemeni Short Stories

6:30 – 8:30 PM PUBLIC LECTURE

Intercontinental Hotel Auditorium

“Where the Sidewalk Ends: Informal Urbanism in Dubai” by Yasser Elsheshtawy, Associate Professor, United Arab Emirates University

TUESDAY, DECEMBER 04 | DAY 2

10:00AM – 12:00 PM PANEL 3: Spatial Politics

Chair Amelie Le Renard, Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique, Paris

  • Ulrike Freitag, Zentrum Moderner Orient, Berlin : Urban Modernization in Jeddah in the late 19th and early 20th century
  • Farah al-Nakib, American University of Kuwait : The Right to the Urban Commons: Public Space and Public Protest in Kuwait, 1938-2012
  • Sebastian Maisel, Grand Valley State University : Urban development in Unayzah: Where is the Paris of Najd today?
  • Pascal Menoret, New York University Abu Dhabi : Joyriding in Riyadh and the Critique of Urban Space

02:00 – 4:30 PM PANEL 4: Urban Margins

Chair Roman Stadnicki, Centre d’Etudes et de Documentation Economiques, Juridiques et Sociales, Cairo

  • Claire Beaugrand, Institut Français du Proche-Orient : Urban Marginalization in Kuwait and Bahrain
  • Amelie Le Renard, Centre national de la Recherche Scientifique, Paris : Respectability and Racist Modes of Exclusion in Riyadh: Experiencing the City with Female Filipino Nurses
  • Magdalena Karolak, Prince Mohammad bin Fahd University : Bahrain's Parallel Societies: An Analysis of the Urban Landscape
  • Laure Assaf, Paris West University : The Corniche of Abu Dhabi: Public Space and Outdoor Intimacy
  • Amin Moghadam, University of Lyon : Iranian Migrations to Dubai: Transitional Spaces and Practices

4:30 PM Keynote Yasser Elsheshtawy, United Arab Emirates University

Lieux

  • New York University in Abu Dhabi, Downtown campus
    Abu Dhabi, Émirats arabes unis

Dates

  • lundi 03 décembre 2012
  • mardi 04 décembre 2012

Mots-clés

  • Arabian peninsula, cities, urban development, Abu Dhabi, Dubai

Contacts

  • Roman Stadnicki
    courriel : roman [dot] stadnicki [at] cedej-eg [dot] org

URLS de référence

Source de l'information

  • Roman Stadnicki
    courriel : roman [dot] stadnicki [at] cedej-eg [dot] org

Pour citer cette annonce

« Boom Cities: Urban Development in the Arabian Peninsula », Colloque, Calenda, Publié le lundi 03 décembre 2012, http://calenda.org/229954