LONDONICITY 2012 and UNDERSTANDING BRITAIN 2012: Registered Speakers

 

We are pleased to announce the following wide-ranging selection of Papers from around the world on the part of Registered Speakers for LONDONICITY 2012 and UNDERSTANDING BRITAIN 2012.

 

LONDONICITY 2012

Keynote Speaker: Prof. Jerry White (Birkbeck, London, UK)

 

Dean Adams (Kennesaw State University, USA) on West End Theatre: Questions of Preservation and Renovation .....  Catherine Arnold (Independent Scholar, UK) on Attitudes towards Mental Illness in London's Bedlam: From 'Cure' to 'Moral Treatment' ..... Ahmet Atay (Wooster College, USA) on Agatha Christie's London ..... Celia Baixa (University of Lisbon, Portual) on Museum Marketing, Tourism and Urban Development: Tate Modern and the Regeneration of Southwark ..... Marisa Balsamo (Stony Brook University, USA) on Reforming Recreation: Debates over Public Access to Cultural Institutions in Victorian London ..... 

 

Alison Barnes (University of Western Sydney, Australia) on Food and Cultural Identity in the London Borough of Hackney ..... Martina Bila (Masaryk University, Czech Republic) on Portraying London: The Public/Private Dialectic in the Writings of Virginia Woolf .....  Kevin Brown (Imperial College, UK) on Sick and Hurt: The London Hospitals and the Problem of the Wounded Seaman under the Commonwealth and Restoration ..... Matt Brown (The Londonist, UK) on Understanding London's History: The Uses of Creative Mapping ..... 

 

Cristina Carvalho (Estoril Higher Institute for Tourism and Hotel Studies, Portugal) on The Tourist Revival of Charles II’s London ..… Hugh Chapman (Independent Scholar, New Zealand) on Urban Transport for the 21st Century: Skycabs over London? ..... Hyeyun Chin (State University of New York, USA) on The Urban Marketplace as Theatrum Mundi: The Spatial Politics of the Royal Exchange in Post-Fire London ..... 

 

Ozlem Edizel (London Metropolitan University, UK) on Event-Led Urban Regeneration Strategy: The 2012 Olympics and the Transformation of East London ..... Semra Eren-Nijhar (Cyprus Turkish Association, UK) on Turkish Youth in London ..... Sandra Erickson (Federal University of Rio Grande do Norte, Brazil) on London in Brazil: William Blake and Caetano Veloso .... Drew Gray (University of Northampton, UK) on Policing the City of London, c1780-1829 ..... 

 

Carl Haddrell (Manchester Metropolitan University, UK) on Senate House: The University of London's 'Dummy' Skyscraper ..... Tim Hitchcock (University of Hertfordshire, UK) on London in Chains: Crime and Punishment in the 18th Century City ..... Leo Hollis (Independent Scholar, UK) on London Transformations: Five Key Architectural Icons ..... Lucy Inglis (Georgian London, UK) on Modelling the Body in 18th Century London Art ..... 

 

Hanita Hanim bt Ismail et al (International Islamic University Malaysia) on Landscapes of Masculine Power in the 18th Century English Novel: Richardson's Pamela and Defoe's Moll Flanders and Roxana ..... Freek Janssens (University of Amsterdam, The Netherlands) on Feeding London: The Olympic Legacy .....  Julia Kite (University of California, USA) on Lessons from the New Deal for Communities: What Drives Resident Satisfaction in London's Most Deprived Neighbourhoods? 

 

Vivi Lachs (Royal Holloway, UK) on Poverty and Class Politics in Anglo-Immigrant Yiddish Songs in London, 1895-1905 ..... Ross MacFarlane (Wellcome Library, UK) on The Colonel, the Cylinders, and the Crystal Palace ..... Yael Maurer (Tel Aviv University, Israel) on Notions of Monstrosity and Race in Cornish’s Attack the Block* ….. Aranzazu Melon (McAdam Architects, UK) on Mass Housing, Urban Sustainability, and Urban Obsolescence: Robin Hood Gardens and the Blackwall Reach Regeneration Project ..... 

 

Miho Nakagawa (Independent Scholar, UK) on Anonymous Alternative Spaces: Use Appreciation of London's Built Environment ..... Pat Naldi (University of the Arts, UK) on City, Image, Place: The London View Management Framework ...  Stephen Pruslin (Independent Scholar, UK) on Haydn and Sibelius in London ..... Maria Quirk (University of Queensland, Australia) on London's New Generation of Female Artists, Designers, and Architects, 1880-1920 ..... Patricia Rodrigues (University of Lisbon, Portugal) on Mary Wollstonecraft's Female Academy ..... 

 

Russell Rodrigo (University of New South Wales, Australia) on Public Space, Trauma, and Collective Memory: The Commemorative Landscape of Hyde Park .....  Simon Rooks (BBC, UK) on Nineteenth Century Voices: Remembering Victorian London through BBC Archive Recordings ..... Frank Watson (University of Westminster, London, UK) on The Thames Estuary: A Landscape Under Threat ..... Nathanial Weiner (Ryerson University/York University, Canada) on Film and Television Representations of Inner City London on the Brink: From Pressure to Top Boy* ..... Ken Whittick (Independent Scholar, UK) on Regulating the Building of the Medieval City .....

 

UNDERSTANDING BRITAIN 2012

Keynote Speaker: Prof. Denis Judd (London Metropolitan University, UK)

 

Ruth Adams (King's College London, UK) on Tales of Nation and Tradition: The Rescue of Country Houses and the Invention of 'English Heritage' ..... Dimitrios Akrivos (City University, UK) on Press Constructions of the Bridgend Suicides as Internet Problem* ..... Alex Antoniou (City University, UK) on The UK Obscenity Laws, The British Board of Film Classification, and the Acquittal of Michael Peacock* ..... 


Lisa R. Avalos (Georgetown University, USA) on Safeguarding Girls at Risk: Female Genital Mutilation in Britain ..... Brett Bebber (Presbyterian College, USA) on 'A Fair Deal for Sport': The Labour Party's Sporting Strategy in the 1960s and 1970s ..... Brett Bebber (Presbyterian College, USA) on Racialised Television in 1960s Britain: Alf Garnett and Till Death Us Do Part* ..... Damien-Claude Belanger (University of Ottawa, Canada) on A Providential Conquest? Catholicism and Loyality to Britain in French Canada .....



Andrea Bila (University of Paris III, France) on Muslim Identities in Change: Institutional Representation in Britain and France ..... Kevin Brice (University of Wales, UK) on Issues of Identity and Belonging among British Converts to Islam ..... Lavinia Brydon (Queen Mary London, UK) on Derek Jarman's Jubilee: A Prophetic Account of British National Identity?* ..... Claire E. Carroll (University College Dublin, Ireland) on Empire, Trade and Corporate Culture: The Board of Trade Titanic Inquiry ..... 

 

Tim Cawkwell (Independent Scholar, Norwich, UK) on Nationality, Religion and the English Village in Powell and Pressburger's A Canterbury Tale* ..... Carol Lea Clark (University of Texas, USA) on The Venerable Royal Geographical Society and the Race to Determine the Altitude of the Dead Sea ..... Dipannita Datta (Independent Scholar, India) on Nationalism, Anti-Colonialism and Universalism in Imperial India: The Poetry of Toru Dutt ..... Nathalie Duclos (University of Toulouse, France) on The Changing Role of the SNP in the Scottish Party System since 1999 ...

 

Ana Goncalves (Estoril Higher Institute for Tourism and Hotel Studies, Portugal) on Culture, Entertainment and Consumption: The Regeneration of Cardiff ..... Davinia Gregory (University of the Creative Arts, UK/Bath Spa University, UK) on Britain's Perpetual Other: Milton Keynes ..... Oded Heilbronner  (Shenk College of Design, Tel-Aviv/ Hebrew University, Jerusalem, Israel) on In Search of the English Psyche: The Travel Narrative as Cultural Criticism ….. Antonia Laurence-Allen (University of St. Andrews, UK) on Photography and National Identity: Exhibiting Victorian Scotland ..... Stephen Miles (University of Glasgow, UK) on British Battlefield Heritage: Tourism, Interpretation and Meaning .....

 

Anna Molnar (Moscow Linguistics University, Russia) on English Loan-Words in the Sphere of French Information Technologies .... Timothy Nicholson (SUNY Delhi, USA) on Post-Imperial Britain: East African Education and the Global Cold War ..... Paula Rama da Silva (Estoril Higher Institute for Tourism and Hotel Studies, Portugal) on Hogarth, Britain, and France: ‘The Gate of Calais’ ….. Sissel Rosland (University of Bergen, Norway) on "Is Northern Ireland part of the United Kingdom?": The Representation of Northern Ireland in the Debate on the Prevention of Terrorism Act, 1974 .....  



Tatiana Suprun (Moscow State University, Russia) on Notions of Englishness: Perspectives from Russia ….. Maisaraha Mohd. Taib, Alizi Alias (International Islamic University Malaysia) on Understanding Employment Selection Practices in Britain ..... Annie Thiec (University of Nantes, France) on The Conundrum of Multi-Level Politics in the UK after Devolution: The Case of the Scottish Liberal Democrats ..... Sasa Vekic (University of Belgrade, Serbia) on Popular Music and Cultural Identity in Contemporary Britain .... Drewry F. Wofford III (North Carolina State University, USA) on The Special Relationship: The Case of Concorde .....

 

* Jointly with FILM AND MEDIA 2012. For full listing of FILM AND MEDIA Early Acceptances, please see www.thelondonfilmandmediaconference.com.