Program for 3rd Ruin Memories Workshop Falmouth, Nov. 18-19, 2011

3RD RUIN MEMORIES WORKSHOP FALMOUTH NOV 18-19, 2011

St Michael’s Hotel & Spa, Falmouth

Thursday Nov 17

Checking in, etc

20.00 Dinner at Gylly Beach

Friday Nov 18

09.30 – 10.00 Introduction

10.00 -10.45 Gavin Lucas: Mobile Homes – ruination and the mobility of things

10.45 -11.30 Þóra Pétursdóttir: Things on the move and moments of intervention: A glimpse of the summer’s excavations at Eyri, Iceland

11.30 -11.45 Coffee/tea break

11.45 -12.30 Elin Andreassen/Hein Bjerck: Yuri’s Gym and Wall-E – Thrills and Troubles of the Abandoned Town

12.30-13.30 Lunch

13.30-14.45 Bjørnar Olsen: Sværholt: Recovered memories of a WWII POW camp in the far north

14.45-15.30 Liv-Emma Thorsen: Animal Fragments in Gothenburg Natural History Museum

15.30-15.45 Coffee/tea break

15.45-16.30 Þóra Pétursdóttir/Bjørnar Olsen: Abandonment, Soviet heritage and survival: travel notes from the northern Kola coast, Russia.

17.00 – 18.30 Internal Ruin Memories team meeting

20.00 Dinner at Warehouse Bistro

Saturday Nov 19

9.30 – 10.15 Alfredo González-Ruibal: From here I saw what happened. Three sites/three sieges from the Spanish Civil War

10.15-11.00 Gareth Hoskins: A site of environmental conscience? Malakoff Diggins and the muscular morality of destruction.

11.00-11.15 Coffee/tea break

11.15-12.00 Mats Burström: Dealing with Difficult Heritage. The Case of Bückeberg, Site of the Third Reich Harvest Festival

12.00 – 1300 Lunch

13.00 – 13.45 Tim LeCain: Remembering a Landscape of Mass Destruction: A World Environmental Memorial for an American Open Pit Copper Mine?

13.45 – 14.30 Caitlin DeSilvey: Butte, America: ruination, reclamation, and the remainder

14.30-14.45 Coffee/tea break

14.45-15.30 Hilary Orange: Benders, Benches and Bunkers: Recent Contestation and Commemoration at an Industrial (Heritage) Landscape

15.30-17.00 General discussion

20.00 Dinner at The Wheelhouse

Sunday Nov 20

10.00- 18.00 Excursions

19.00 Dinner at The Trengilly Wartha.

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