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conferenza internazionale


15 > 16 maggio 2012

Badoer, aula Tafuri

San Polo 2468



a cura di

Ruba Saleh



con il patrocinio di

Cittā di Venezia - Assessorato alle politiche giovanili e Centro Pace


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15 maggio 2012

> 9.30


Amerigo Restucci Rector of the Universitā Iuav di Venezia

Alberto Ferlenga Director of the Iuav School of Doctorate Studies

Gianfranco Bettin Assessore alle Politiche Giovanili e Centro Pace

Ruba Saleh Curator, PhD student of the Iuav School of Doctorate Studies


> 10.00

Moni Ovadia

literature readings


> 10.30

Panel 1: space narratives

12 minutes video, “stranger in my home” & “Jerusalem Bride”, Sahera Derbas


Alona Nitzan-Shiftan senior lecturer, Faculty of Architecture and Town Planning, Technion-Israel Institute of Technology, “Legalizing the picturesque: modern landscape architecture and the image of Jerusalem”

Simone Ricca Architect, RC Heritage, “The construction of the social imaginations and political orders, using the discipline of archaeology

Francesco Chiodelli researcher, Politecnico di Milano “The next Jerusalem: potential future of the urban fabric”

Marco Allegra, Research Fellow, Centro de Investigaįão e Estudos de Sociologia (Cies), Instituto Superior de Cięncias do Trabalho e da Empresa – Instituto Universitārio de Lisboa (Iscte-Iul), “Producing (metropolitan) space in Jerusalem. The suburban settlement of Ma’ale Adummim


> 12.30

Discussion session


> 13.30

Lunch break


> 14.30

Panel 2: space users and the consciousness of the other

10 minutes video, “Stranger in my home”, Sahera Derbas


Guy Briller, Muslala group, “No Man’s Land”

Claudia De Martino researcher, UNIMED, Rome, “community mapping and social issues in Jerusalem, demographic trends, the neighborhood identity and their conflicting narratives”

Wendy Pullan Senior Lecturer, History and Philosophy of Architecture, University of Cambridge, “at the boundaries of the sacred. The reinvention of everyday life in Jerusalem’s Al-Wad Street”

Daniela De Leo researcher and assistant professor “La Sapienza” University of Rome, affiliated at the URVC group of the DUSP-MIT, “Jerusalem Resilient Studio: designing the first planned Palestinian neighborhood in Jerusalem since 1967". A critical proposal between urban development, informal housing and land occupation in a contested area


> 17.30

Discussion session

moderated by Gabriele Solazzi


16 maggio 2012

> 9.30

PhD students posters

Jerusalem: sacred city as a place of encounter,

pilgrimage as a circulation territory


> 09.30

First session


Susanna Pisciella, Iuav reasercher, GeRuSaLeM, Gher.Shalem

Ettore Soranzo, Giovanni Tortelli Roberto Frassoni architetti associate, Technical Office of the Custody of the Holy Land –Jerusalem, “A new museum on the history of Christianity in Jerusalem: conserving the past to insure the future”

 Reuven Gafni, PhD candidate, The Hebrew University, Jerusalem, “Mobile Populations and Wandering Synagogues in Jerusalem. The Mobility of Jewish Sacred Sites as a Reflection of Social and National Conflicts in Jerusalem 1900–1967”

Abigail Wood, SOAS, University of London/University of Haifa, Israel, “Towards a sounded ethnography of being here: European and American Christians in Jerusalem’s Old City”.


> 11.45

Second session


Alberto Olcese, Civic City researcher, “The trait of the city. Non-branding identity for Jerusalem”

Enrico Bartolomei, PhD candidate, University of Macerata, “Judaizing Jerusalem, eradicating its Palestinian history: the Mamilla Cemetery case”.

Abdelrahman Halawani, PhD Candidate, Department of Urban & Regional Planning, Palermo University, “The Reality and Unreality of Jerusalem”.


> 13.15

lunch break


> 14

Thirds session


Valentine Bandieramonte, PhD candidate, Iuav, "Building the Jerusalem of the pioneers. The Work of Conrad Schick"

Fabio Converti, Assistant Professor at the Second University of Naples, Faculty of Architecture "Luigi Vanvitelli", “Knowledge sharing and identity: strategied to spread the world cultural heritage for the quality of life in Jerusalem”.


> 15

drafting and approval of the document

Jeruslam: a place of encounter



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