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Seminars and conferences 2005-2008

2008

Urban Age-South America Conference, organized by the Cities Programme at the London School of Economics and Alfred Herrhausen Society, the International Forum of Deutsche Bank, Sao Paulo, 3-6 December, 2008. Presentation of the paper: “Consolidating Buenos Aires”.

Seminario de Discusión: Documentos de Trabajo de Argentina, Chile y Mexico (Workshop about Working Papers prepared from Argentina Chile and México ), organized by the Building Latin American Bicentennials Program of the OLA /New School, the Programa Bicentenarios of FADU-UBA and the Centro de Patrimonio of the Universidad Central de Chile, Santiago de Chile, 1-2 December, 2008. Presentation of paper: “Regional Perspectives”.

Lo Celebratorio y lo Festivo 1810/1910/2010. La construcción de la Nación a través de lo ritual (Celebrations and Festivities 1810/1910/2010. Building the Nation through rituals), organized by the Ministry of Culture of the Government of the City of Buenos Aires, September 30, 2008. Presentation of paper: “Buenos Aires 1910: Memoria, Porvenir y Celebraciones” (Memory, the World to Come and Celebrations).

2007

Conference of Human Development and Capability Association, “Ideas Change History” , The New School, September 2007. Paper presentation: “The Power of Anticipation”.

Seminar: “Impactos Colaterales del Urbanismo Descontrolado” (Collateral Impacts of Uncontrolled Urbanism), directed by D. José Antonio Martín Pallín, International University Menéndez y Pelayo, Santander, Spain, June 22, 2007. Class about: “Urban Design Surrounding the Great Ports (New York and Buenos Aires)”.

Conference on Cities of India and China, Chinese Academy of Fine Arts, Beijing, China, June of 2007. Participation and presentation of paper: “Technology and the Imagination of the Urban Future.”

Conference: “Social Democracy in a Neoliberal World,” organized by the Janey Program on Latin America, and the Observatory on Latin America (OLA), The New School, April 27, 2007. Responsable for the panel, “Visual Expression and Human Rights.”

2006

Conference: “Visualizing the City,” Center for Architecture AIA, New York, October 28, 2006. Panelist in charge of the presentation of the Buenos Aires 2050 Program.

Debate panel: “Expectations and Experiences for the Latin American Region,” Orozco Room, The New School, September 19, 2006. Co-organized with Michael Cohen. Panel directed by Cristina Fernández de Kirchner (Senator and First Lady of Argentina), and with the participation of David Choquehuanca Céspedes (Minister of Bolivian Foreign Affairs), Marco Aurelio García (Advisor to the President of Brazil), Heraldo Muñoz (Embassador of Chile before the United Nations) and Bernardo Álvarez Herrera (Embassador of Venezuela for the United States). Introduction to the charge of Cristina Fernández de Kirchner.

Symposium: “Participación ciudadana, democracia y buen gobierno” (Citizen Participation, Democracy and Good Governance) , San Cristóbal de la Laguna, Tenerife, Canary Islands, Spain, March 4, 2006, organized by the Municipality of Laguna and Jordi Borja Sebastiá. Participation in the “Declaration of the Laguna, March 10, 2006.”

Presentation of the book and panel: “Building the Bicentennial: Argentina 2010,” The New School, New York, March 6, 2006, organized by the Argentine Observatory, The New School. Organizer and participant. Head organizer: Linda Dunne; participants: Juan Corradi, David Harvey, Michael Cohen, M. Gutman, and Héctor Timmerman, General Consulate of Argentina.

2005

Presentation of the book, panel, and concert “Construir Bicentenarios Argentina” (Building Bicentennials: Argentina), Hotel of Immigrants, Buenos Aires, December 21, 2006, organized by the October Foundation and the Magazine Caras y Caretas. Head organizer: Víctor Santa María, President of the October Foundation. Participants: José Nun, Minister of Argentine Culture, Felipe Pigna, M. Gutman, and María Seaone. Piano concert by Miguel Ángel Estrella.

Construir Bicentenarios: Argentina - Formas urbanas, económicas y sociales (Building Bicentennials: Argentina - Urban, economic, and social forms), VII Ugycamba Working Days, School of Architectural Design and Urban Studies, University of Buenos Aires, June 13, 2005. Organizer.

International Workshop, Intelligent Environments 05, University of Essex. Colchester, United Kingdom, June 28-29, 2005. Paper: “2050 Barcelona/Buenos Aires/New York: Images of technology in the anticipation of the urban future”.

Debates de Mayo. A cinco años del Bicentenario. Nación, Cultura y política (May Debates. Five Years from the Bicentennial. Nation, Culture, and Politics), National Secretary of Culture, National Library, Panel “1910: Nationalidad, nacionalismo y república” Title of the presentation: “1910: Nación, ciudad y futuro” (1910: Nation, City and Future), May 19-20, 2005.

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