Workshop: Urban district, a research topic in interdisciplinary perspective

TEMADate and Venue: CEFRES, Na Florenci 3, 16th March, 2016.

A young researcher workshop on “Neighbourhoods”, organized by Luďa Klusáková (Institute of World History of the Faculty of Arts of Charles University). All contributions will be discussed by Prof. Lydia Coudroy de Lille.

Language: English.


10:00–11:00  Prof. Lydia Coudroy de Lille (Université Lumière, Lyon)

  • Introduction – Conceptualization of the notion „urban district“ and her personal approach to the research area

11:00 Mgr. Natallia Linitskaya, PhD candidate in the 4th year of study program: Between city and work shops: house, job and leisure in the tractor work shops neighborhood in Minsk, 1946-1960s.

12:00 Mgr. Tereza Horáčková, PhD student in the 1st year of study program: Les Vietnamiens à Prague :  « SAPA » – un espace de cohésion socio-culturel et des économies informels.

13:00 Lunch

Prof. Luďa Klusáková: Urban district in the perspective from the TEMA network.

Anna Pestova (TEMA MA 1st year): Gentrification projects Užupis (in Vilnius) and Kalamaja (in Tallinn).

Stesha Sashnikova (TEMA MA 2nd year):  Creation of new public places as an important direction of urban development of Petrograd district in the beginning of the 20th century.

Sami Bayram (TEMA MA 2nd year): The Role of Public Institutions in the transformation of Pera into a cultural district of Istanbul.

Conclusions of the workshop.