Conference: New directions in the history of infrastructure, 26-28 September 2014, at the Danish Post & Tele Museum

Conference Programme

NEW DIRECTIONS IN THE HISTORY OF INFRASTRUCTURE, 26-28 SEPTEMBER 2014, AT THE DANISH POST & TELE MUSEUM

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FRIDAY 26 SEPTEMBER

10.00: Registration & welcome

10.30: Key Note Lecture I: “The tangled web of Europe and Infrastructures: Shining Futures and Dead Ends”

Dr Léonard Laborie (Research Fellow at CNRS Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique, France) & Dr Alexander Badenoch (Universitair Docent, Utrecht University, the Netherlands)

11.30: Lunch at Café Hovedtelegrafen

12.30-14.00: SESSION I: BORDERS AND IDENTITIES

12.30-13.00: Dr Paul Yandle, North Greenville University, USA: “The Perilous Climb: Trans-Appalachian Transportation, Railroad Gauges and Anglo-Saxon Identity in the Southern United States”

13.00-13.30: Dr Zef Segal, University of Haifa, Israel: “Post and Railway as Creators of Voluntary Territorial Identity in mid-19th Century Germany”

13.30-14.00: Dr Aristotle Tympas, University of Athens, Greece: “Integrating Critical Disability Studies into the Historiography of Infrastructures” (Co-authors: Dr Vasilis Galis, Örebro University, Sweden; Spyros Tzokas, Hellenic Open University, Greece.)

14.00: Coffee/Tea

14.30-16.00: SESSION II: FLOWS OF INFORMATION

14.30-15.00: Dr Andreas Marklund, Post & Tele Museum, Denmark: “A Stake in Public Confidence: Communications Privacy and the Interests of the State during the Establishment of Modern Telecommunications in Denmark, c. 1850-1900”

15.00-15.30: Dr Elizabeth Bruton, University of Leeds, Great Britain: “The ‘Cable Wars’: Military and State Surveillance of the British Telegraph Cable Network during World War One”

15.30-16.00: Dr Patryk Wasiak, University of Wrocław, Poland: “Astra Satellite Television System, Materiality of a Satellite Dish and Polish ‘Shadow Audiences’ “

16.00 – 16.20: Research network presentation: “The NEAR2 Project”.  

Dr Martin Schiefelbusch, The nexus Institute for Cooperation Management and Interdisciplinary Research, Germany.

Circa 16.30-17.30: Guided tour at the Post & Tele Museum by the museum’s Head of Education, Henrik R Rasmussen.

18.00: Dinner at Café Hovedtelegrafen

 

SATURDAY 27 SEPTEMBER

09.00: Sneak preview of coming book: “Europe’s Infrastructure Transition: Economy, War, Nature”

Professor Arne Kaijser (KTH Royal Institute of Technology, Sweden) & Dr. Erik van der Vleuten (University of Technology Eindhoven, the Netherlands)

10.00: Coffee/Tea

10.30-12.00 SESSION III: MEANING THROUGH MATERIALITY

10.30-11.00:
Dr Anna Harris, Maastricht University, The Netherlands: “Invisible Moving Matter: The Underground Life of Pneumatic Tube Systems”

11.00-11.30: Dr Martin Emanuel, University of Uppsala, Sweden: “Co-production of the Bicycle-City: Infrastructure and Cycling in Copenhagen”

11.30-12.00:
Dr Onne Bieringa, Independent Scholar, The Netherlands: “A Thing of No Matter: The Construction of the First Modern Road Tunnel”

12.00: Lunch at Café Hovedtelegrafen

13.00-14.00 SESSION IV: MASTER CLASS FOR PhD-FELLOWS

13.00-13.30: Mr Matthew Hockenberry, New York University, USA: “Thousands of Workers, Engineers, Hands, and Eyes. Western Electric and the Material Mediation of Telephonic Production in America, 1876-1927”

13.30-14.00: Ms Sanne Aagaard Jensen, Post & Tele Museum, Denmark: “‘Infrastructure’ on the NATO Agenda: Defining and Securing Infrastructure in Denmark and within NATO in the 1950’s”

14.00: Coffee/Tea

14.10-15.10: Dan Borberg Mogensen, City Administration of Copenhagen: “Sustainable Urban Development in Copenhagen, or Copenhagen – European Green Capital”

15.30-16.30:
Excursion: Guided canal tour through central Copenhagen.

18.00:
Dinner at restaurant Søren K, Royal Library of Denmark

 

SUNDAY 28 SEPTEMBER

09.00: Key Note Lecture II: “From History of Infrastructures to the History of Logistics”

Professor Lars Thue (Professor of Modern History, BI Norwegian Business School, Norway)

10.00: Coffee/Tea

10.30-12.30 SESSION V: POLITICS & POWER

10.30-11.00:
Dr Carlos Galviz, University of London, Great Britain: “The Politics of Transport Infrastructure and Decent Homes in Nineteenth-Century London and Paris”

11.00-11.30: Dr Martin Schiefelbusch, The nexus Institute for Cooperation Management and Interdisciplinary Research, Germany: “Planning, Politics and Society. Insights and Outlooks from Historical Studies of Railway Infrastructure Development”

11.30-12.00: Dr Björn Hasselgren, KTH Royal Institute of Technology, Sweden: “Government’s Role for Transport Infrastructure – A Co-Evolutionary Approach”

12.00 –12.30: Dr Birthe Förster, Darmstadt University of Technology, Germany: “Analysing Power-Relations. Large-Scale Infrastructure Projects in Sub-Saharan Africa, 1930-1970”

12.30-13.00: Lunch Sandwich at the Museum

Round off

Circa 13.00: Conclusion of the Conference

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