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September 16, 2021 @ 6:00 am - 8:00 am

View of the petrochemical plants from the port area, Porto Marghera, 2016. Photo: Gilda Zazzara.

DePOT’s Fall 2021 Roundtable Series: Rethinking Deindustrialization Studies

This roundtable series invites us to revisit our understanding of the field of deindustrialization studies. Two sessions expand the geographic imaginary from the old industrial heartlands of Western Europe and North America. Another asks us to make gender analysis more central.  The final session brings curatorial and archival knowledge into the conversation.  

Thursday September 16th 6:00-8:00 am (Eastern Standard Time – apologies to North Americans) or: 8pm (Sydney, Australia), 11am (UK), 12 noon (Germany, France, Italy). 

This event is co-organized with two Australian Research Council funded projects on “History, Heritage and Environmental Change in a Deindustrialised Landscape” (based at Macquarie University) and “Continuity and Change in the Australian Industrial Landscape” (based at the University of Wollongong).

Register here. This event will be held on Zoom. The event will be taking place in English, with presentations in French translated to English via closed captions. If you have any additional access needs please contact the organizer.

The recording for this event can also be viewed here.

Chairperson: Steven High, Concordia University. 

  • Tanya Evans, Macquarie University. 
  • Lucy Taksa, Macquarie University. 
  • Chris Gibson, University of Wollongong 
  • Chantel Carr, University of Wollongong 
  • Seamus O’Hanlon, Monash University. 
  • Jesse Adams Stein, University of Technology Sydney. 
  • Eric Eklund, Federation University. 


Cover Image: View of the petrochemical plants from the port area, Porto Marghera, 2016. Photo by Gilda Zazzara.  


September 16, 2021
6:00 am - 8:00 am
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