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WEDNESDAY 14 MAY

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SATURDAY 17 MAY

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FRIDAY 16 MAY
 
 Conference and Tour Programme
conference venue:
Museum van Schone Kunsten, entrance Ferdinand Scribedreef 1, Citadelpark Ghent

  
Spaces of Knowledge and Memory 
 
Plenary Session 2 Lectures
Chair: DIRK DE MEYER
09:30-10:00

Introduction
(more) (presentation)

WOUTER VAN ACKER
10:00-10:45
Keynote
Interrogating the Analogy of Spaces
MICHAEL BUCKLAND
coffee break
11:15-11:45
Can public space be downloaded?
NADER VOSSOUGHIAN
11:45-12:15
Mapping Babel. A Typographical Analysis of Christophe Plantin's
Dictionaries
PIERRE DELSAERDT
12:15-12:45

"Penser par diagrammes et transformations: des nœuds aux espaces"

(more)

LUCIANO BOI
lunch break
13:40
During lunch break:
Simulating Otlet's Interfaces to the "Plan Mondial"
CHARLES VAN DEN HEUVEL/NIELS CHARLIER
 
Session 3a Papers
Chair: GERT MORREEL
Session 3b Papers
Chair: YVES SCHOONJANS
14:30-14:50
Mental spaces, a design tool seen in historical perspective
THIERRY LAGRANGE
From Civic Space to Virtual Space: The Past and Future of Early Public Library Buildings in Britain
ALISTAIR BLACK
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SIMON PEPPER
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KAYE BAGSHAW
14:50-15:10
Building Texts + Reading Fabrics: Metaphor, Memory and Material in John Ruskin's Stones of Venice
STEPHEN
KITE
Reassessing Yale University's "Cathedral Orgy": The Ecclesiastical Metaphor and the Sterling Memorial Library
MARGARET GRUBIAK
15:10-15:30
From Text to Theatre: An Architectural Reading of Heinrich Khunrath's 'Amphitheatrum Sapientiae Aeternae' (1595)
WILLEM
DE BRUIJN
Metaphors in action: early modern church buildings as spaces of knowledge
MAARTEN
DELBEKE
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ANNE-FRANCOISE MOREL
15:30-15:50
History or Fairytale? Camillo Sitte's metaphor of the urban space as a memory
SONJA
HNILICA
Mapping the City of Senses and Meanings: the work of three students of Kevin Lynch at MIT in the 1960s
CLÉMENT ORILLARD
15:50-16:10
Round Table 
Round Table 
coffee break
Session 4 Papers
Chair: PIERRE CHABARD
16:30-16:50
Urban Grids, Computer Grids and Global Grids.
A historical exploration of analogous architectures of the Information Society
CHARLES VAN DEN HEUVEL
16:50-17:10
Otlet: Ontology, Epistemology and the Circle of Knowledge
STEFFEN DUCHEYNE
17:10-17:30
Google Books: this would have kept Otlet awake!
PHILIPPE COLOMBET
17:30-17:50
Round Table 
 
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