Training School Local Stories and Visual Narratives

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Training School Local Stories and Visual Narratives for international PhD students will take place on September 15th – 17th in Estonian Academy of Arts.

The action proposes an innovative investigation and implementation of a process for developing human understanding of communities, their society, and their situatedness by narrative methods. It particularly focuses on the potential of narrative methods for urban development in European medium-sized cities.

Mark Gottdiener’s public lecture “Postmodern semiotics” will take place on 15th September as part of the Training School seminar “Local Stories and Visual Narratives”.
The lecture will take place at 18.00–20.00 via Zoom and is open to the public in the lobby (A101).

Mark Gottdiener (b 1943) is a professor of sociology at University at Buffalo, specializing in urban sociology. He is called one of the most important Urban Sociologist in U.S.

The Training School in EKA will focus on local urban stories, taking the city of Tallinn as an example. Participants will engage in site visits, analysis workshops, discussions and lectures. Participants will discuss historical, semantical and archetypal settings of the narratives.

Organising team:
Klaske Havik (TU Delft)
Panu Lehtovuori (Tampere University)
Jüri Soolep, Andres Ojari, Tiina Tammet, Irene Hütsi (EAA Tallinn)

The event is supported by the European Regional Development Fund

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Posted by Irene Hütsi

Architecture and Urban DesignFaculty of Architecture