Tuesday, November 26, 2013

Mapping Post-Socialist Urban Spaces in Vilnius

EHU's International Winter School on Critical Urbanism
Mapping Post-Socialist Urban Spaces in Vilnius
21.2.-8.3.2014, Deadline 10.1.2014

An International Winter School, organized by European Humanities Universities Laboratory of Critical Urbanism, invites students from Germany, Belarus and Lithuania for a two-week course on mapping social practice in relation to the built environment of the Lithuanian capital Vilnius and the smaller town of Druskininkai.

The school will be composed of a mix of lectures, seminars, excursions, a cultural programme, and supervised fieldwork, which will guide students on how to research the spatial dimensions of social relations in contemporary Vilnius. As a final assignment, students will create an exploratory mapping project of a particular dimension of the life of this post-socialist city.

The school will take place from February 21 to March 8 in Vilnius, Lithuania. The working language is English. Students will earn a certificate of 5 ECTS after handing in their final paper.

Full Information: http://criticalurbanism.org
Contact: Dr. Benjamin Cope, urbanism@ehu.lt
Deadline for Application: 10.1.2014

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