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Wednesday 22 June

11-4pm Registration open (UM)
1.30pm Welcome (UM)
2-3.30pm Session 1a: UM, Grote Gracht 80-82, Attic Session 1b: UM, Grote Gracht 80-82, 001
Travelling with Books Photography, Books and Urban Space
Jules Schoonman Jan-Frederik Rust
Samuel Spiker’s 1833 Guide to Berlin „The look from the city“: On the interdependence of artistic practice and urban city space in Provoke magazine (1968-1970)
Clément Paradis Matt Johnston
Félix Thiollier’s Forez Pittoresque et Monumental: From the artist’s book to the historical project (and back) The Photobook Club: Books and cities, communities and reading
Thodoris Koutsogiannis Laura Bowie
The Image of Athens as a Classical Landscape in Illustrated Publications from the Renaissance to Neoclassicism (15th-18th cent.) Books and Protest: 1968 in West Berlin
3.30-4pm Break
4-5pm Books and Maastricht panel (UM, Grote Gracht 80-82, Turnzaal)
5.30-7.30pm Odin Essers: ‘Google Maps avant la lettre: Mercator’s Cosmographic Meditations and Braun and Hogenberg’s Cities of the World
Followed by University of Maastricht Library Special Collections Tours (UM Library, Grote Looiersstraat 17, 6211 JH Maastricht)

Thursday 23 June

8.30-9.00am Registration (VE)
9-10am Keynote Lecture:Prof. Odile Heynders, ‘City spaces and inhabitants: super-diversity, scenario, imagination’ (VE)
10-10.30am Break
10.30-12.00 Session 2: VE
Future Cities
Salomon Frausto
Reading Theo Crosby’s Architecture: City Sense
Ruth Baumeister
Fin de Copenhague
Barbara Garrie
Artists’ Publishing in Post-quake Otautahi Christchurch
12-2pm Lunch (VE)
2-3pm Session 3a: UM, Grote Gracht 80-82, Attic Session 3b: UM, Grote Gracht 80-82, 001
Sensing the City I Representing Paris
Véronique Chance Harald R. Stühlinger
The Great Orbital Ultra Run (or the M25 in 4, 000 images) Cities through Books: Les Promenades de Paris and the role model of Paris
Marie-Louise Nigg Camille Barjou
Walking and the Production of Space in Berlin and Buenos Aires Novels City of Lights or Capital of Misery: Portraits of Paris in luxury books.
3.30-4pm Break
4-5.30pm Session 4a: UM, Grote Gracht 80-82, Attic Session 4b: UM, Grote Gracht 80-82, 001
Sensing the City II Books, the City and New Media
Ben De Bruyn Sheelagh Bevan
What Only Novels Hear: Sound, media and life in the contemporary Dutch novel Uzanne in America: The nouveau monde and the end of books
Elena Peytchinska/Thomas Ballhausen Rosemonde Letricot
A Herbarium of Words: Literary style at the scale of a street When Words meet Maps : Experiencing 18th century Lyon with Léonard Michon’s Mémoires
Emilie Sitzia Tom Abba
Seeing through Art: Writing the city in French nineteenth century novels Steps Toward an Ambient Literature: The city as a lived book
5.30-7.30pm Exhibition and drinks reception at Van Eyck (VE)
At 5.30pm Tim Hollander (2016 participant at the Van Eyck Academie) will present a personal perspective on the contemporary artist’s book and introduce some of his own work.

Friday 24 June

9-11am Session 5a: UM, Grote Gracht 80-82, Attic Session 5b: UM, Grote Gracht 80-82, Spiegelzaal
Urban Identity and the Book I Censorship & Politics
Hilla Peled-Shapira Agnes Gehbald
Representations of the City in the Writings of Émigré Iraqi Authors Laughing about Lima: Print and prohibition in the eighteenth century
Ayse H. Koksal John E. Moore
Strolling through Istanbul Guiseppe Vasi’s Panorama of Rome and the Politics of Topographical Printmaking
Maria Golovteeva Hervé Baudry
The Symbolist City: The first edition of Georges Rodenbach’s Bruges-la-Morte Mapping Early Modern  European Cities and Inquisitorial Censorship
Ellen Handy Consuelo Gómez López
The Protean Metropolis: New York City in three photographic books The Image of the City in Modern Festival Books: A narrative of political power
11-11.30am Break
11.30-1pm Session 6a: UM, Grote Gracht 80-82, Attic Session 6b: UM, Grote Gracht 80-82, Spiegelzaal
Urban Identity and the Book II Books as Urban Social Mirrors
Anne Reverseau Lori Johnson
Representing Brussels: How Willy Kessels and Albert Guislain took up the challenge in the thirties Gustave Doré’s Portraits of the Modern Metropolis
Michele Druon Ana Amigo
From Eden to Hell: Mythic constructs in Los Angeles’ regional literature. The American Gaze: Gambling and flirting in 1850s Havana
Emmanuelle Waeckerle Allison MacDuffee
JUNGLE FEVER (wish you were here) Camille Pissarro’s Turpitudes sociales, 1889: Images of the unequal city
1-2.30pm Lunch (VE)
2.30-4.00pm Session 7: VE
Books in the City: Institutions, Collections and Commodities
Pascale Villate
A Further Tale of Two Citiess: Bookselling today in London and Paris
Sarah de Bogui
The Two Sides of the Mountain: The battle of civic identities through historical libraries in Montreal
Cristina Garriga
My Bookcase Project
4.00-4.30pm Break
4.30-5.30pm Roundtable Discussion (VE)
UM = Maastricht University, 80-82 Grote Gracht, 6211 SZ Maastricht
VE = Van Eyck Academie, Academieplein 1, 6211 KM Maastricht