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Space, Place and the City

Cluster Organizers: Alice Whitmore (arwhi4@student.monash.edu) and Ayten Alibaba (a.alibaba@warwick.ac.uk)

Areas of interest:

  • Space & Embodiment
  • Urbanism, habitus & social space
  • Place & non-place
  • Third space, migration & postcolonial literature
  • Walking, wandering & the city
  • The city as a site of translation

Past events:

Second Reading Group

Wednesday 8 June 2016

Warwick and Monash Caulfield International Portals

Texts discussed:

Doreen Massey, "A Global Sense of Place"


Michael Cronin & Sherry Simon, "The City as Translation Zone"

SPC 3rd Event

First Reading Group

Wednesday 9 March 2016

Warwick and Monash Caulfield International Portals

Texts discussed:

Michel De Certeau, "Walking in the City" and "Spatial Stories"


Elizabeth Keating, "Discourse, Space, and Place"

SPC 2nd event


Cluster Launch

Wednesday 3 February 2016

Read the Storify and MITN blog post


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