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TOWARDS A GLOBAL DEINDUSTRIALIZATION STUDIES

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. 

Friday October 15 10:00am-12:00pm (EST) 

Co-organized with the Global Development Institute and Manchester Urban Institute initiative.

Register here. This event will take place through 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.

 

Additionally, here is the video presentation of Max Rousseau and Tarik Harroud. An English and French transcription of their presentation can be viewed here.

 

Chairperson: Stefan Berger, Ruhr University – Bochum 

  • Seth Schindler, University of Manchester, will speak about Dar es Salaam, Tanzania. 
  • Max Rousseau
  • Tarik Harroud
  • Neha Sami and Shriya Anand, Indian Institute for Human Settlements, will speak about Bangalore, India.  
  • Xuefei Ren, Michigan State University, will speak about Harbin, China.  
  • Magdalena Novoa Echaurren, University of Illinois, will speak about Chile. 
  • Owen Crankshaw, University of Bristol, will speak about Johannesburg, South Africa.  
  • Anna Calori, University of Jena, will speak about the former Yugoslavia. 
  • Azat Gündoğan from Florida State University will speak about Istanbul, Turkey. 

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Cover Image: Demonstration by Réhon steelworkers, France 1984. Photo: Philippe Piacentini.

GENDERING DEINDUSTRIALIZATION STUDIES

DePOT’s Fall 2021 Roundtable Series: Rethinking Deindustrialization Studies (Part 2)

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.  

Friday October 1st   10:00-12:00 (Eastern Standard Time) 

Register here. This event will be held through 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.

RECORDING:

Co-Chairs: Arthur McIvor, University of Strathclyde; Jackie Clarke, University of Glasgow. 

  • Naomi Petropoulos, Queen’s University Belfast. 
  • Rory Stride, University of Strathclyde. 
  • Lauren Laframboise, Concordia University. 
  • Rebekah Chatellier, University of Strathclyde. 
  • Marion Henry, Sciences Po Paris and University of Strathclyde 
  • Amber Ward, University of St. Andrew’s 
  • Andy Clark, Newcastle University. 

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Cover Image: Workers in the textile mill of Industrias Unidas S.A., Ilopango, 1956. Photo courtesy of World Bank Group/Paul Sanche.

DEINDUSTRIALIZING AUSTRALIA 

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 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. 

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