Programme

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Thursday 7 February 2013
15:00-17.00 Welcome at the School of Architecture, NTUA
17.00-17.30 Opening

Session 1: “Crisis regimes. Transformations and manifestations of the crisis in cities of Southern Europe”, @ NTUA
17:30 – 19.00 Presentations
• Spain – Marc Marti-Costa (Universidad Autónoma de Barcelona)
• Portugal – Jorge Malheiros (Neturb – Manifesto Urbano)
• Italy – Marvi Maggio (COBAS & INURA Florence)
• Greece – Maria Kalantzopoulou (Encounter Athens)
19.00-20.00 Discussion
Discussant: Costis Hadjimichalis, Professor Emeritus Harokopio University of Athens

21:00 Welcome reception

Friday 8 February 2013
Session 2: “Ultra-neoliberal urban development”, @ NTUA
10.00-11.40 Presentations of social movements
• Cidades pela Retoma e Transição / Cities for recovery (Porto) – Rodrigo Cardoso
• Neturb – Manifesto Urbano / Neturb – Urban Manifest (Lisbon) – Ana Estevens
• NOTAV (Torino) – Gianluca Pittavino (infoaut.org)
• Riprendiamoci la città. Roma non è in vendita / Take back the city. Rome is not for sale (Rome) – Paolo di Vetta (BPM)
• Επιτροπή Αγώνα για το Μητροπολιτικό Πάρκο στο Ελληνικό / Committee for the Metropolitan Park of Hellinikon (Athens) – Andreas Danos
• Συντονιστική Επιτροπή για τη Διάσωση του Σαρωνικού / Committee for the Saronikos bay (Athens) – Marilena Iatridou
• Plataforma Defensem el Port Vell / The Platform “Defend Port Vell” (Old Port) (Barcelona) – Mauro Castro
• “Neoliberal Madrid: From M·30 operation to Eurovegas project” (Madrid) – Beatriz Garcia (Observatorio Metropolitano Madrid)
11.40-12.00 Coffee break
12.00-13.30 Discussion
Discussant: Nikos Belavilas, Assistant Professor NTUA

13:30-14:30 Lunch break

Session 3: “Housing in crisis”, @ NTUA
14:30-16:10 Presentations of social movements
• Blocchi Precari Metropolitani / Precarious Metropolitan Blocks (Rome) – Irene di Noto
• Movimiento di Lotta per la casa Firenze / Housing struggle movement of Florence (Florence Italy)- Alessio Capezzuoli 
• Δίκτυο κοινωνικής αλληλεγγύης Εξαρχείων-Νεάπολης-Μουσείο / Network of social solidarity Exarhia-Neapoli-Museum (Athens)
• Ανοιχτή κοινωνική κατάληψη “Επιβίωση” / “Survival” open social squat (Thessaloniki)– Iro Tsampazi
• Plataforma de Afectados por la Hipoteca (PAH) / Platform of mortgage victims (Barcelona)- Pau Llonch 
• Squatting, housing and the M15 (Madrid Spain)- Miguel Α. Martinez
• HABITA – Colectivo pelo Direito à Habitação e à Cidade / Collective for the rights to housing and city (Lisbon)- Rita Silva
• Rede ex-Bairros Criticos / Network of ex-Critical Neighbourhood (Lisbon)– Antonio Guterres
16.10-16.30 Coffee break
16.30-18.00 Discussion
Discussant: Stavros Stavrides, Associate Professor NTUA

18.00-18.30 Break

Public event “Against and beyond the crisis: the role of urban social movements”, @ NTUA
18.30–21.00 Keynote speeches by:
Margit Mayer, professor at the Free University of Berlin
Boaventura de Sousa Santos, professor at the University of Coibra
Brief intervention by:
David Harvey, Distinguished professor at the graduate centre of CUNY

21:30 Dinner

Saturday 9 February 2013
Session 4  “The local as a reference for new mobilisations, solidarity networks and actions”, @ NTUA
10.00-11.40 Presentation of social movements
• Επιτροπή κατοίκων Εξαρχίων / Citizens committee of Exarhia (Athens)
• Επιτροπή κατοίκων Ακαδημίας Πλάτωνος / Citizens committee of Akadimia Platonos (Athens)
• Plataforma Recuperem Can Batlló / Platform for the Recuperation of Can Batlló (Barcelona)- Marc Dalmau Torva
• Análisis 15-M Madrid / Analysis 15-M Madrid (Madrid)- Eduardo Maura
• Associação para a Valorização Ambiental da Alta de Lisboa / Uptown Lisbon Association for Environmental Enhancement (Lisbon)- Jorge Cancela
• Plataforma Gueto / Ghetto Platform (Lisbon)- Almada Flavio
• Movimento Sem Emprego (Lisbon) – Joao Jordao
• temporiuso.net (Milan)- Giulia Cantaluppi, Isabella Inti & Matteo Persichino
• I Cantieri che vogliamo/ The yard we want (Palermo)- Luisa Tuttolomondo
11.40-12.00 Coffee break
12.00-13.30 Discussion
Discussant: Dina Vaiou, Professor NTUA

Field Trip 1
13:30-16:30 “Facets of the crisis in urban space: walk in the centre of Athens”

Session 5 “Collective understanding of the crisis in cities of Southern Europe and a perspective for action”, @ NTUA
17:00-20:30 Roundtable and discussion

21:00 Dinner

Sunday 10 February 2013
Field Trip 2 (optional)
10:00-13:00 “Privatisation and urban development: Hellinikon former airport”

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