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(U N) B O U N D I N G  T R A D I T I O N :

The Tensions of Borders and Regions

THURSDAY, DECEMBER 12, 2002

8:00 AM - 8:45 AM

REGISTRATION
ROOM: LUXEMBOURG ROOM III
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8:45 AM - 9:50 AM

OPENING SESSION
ROOM: VERSAILLES

Opening Addresses
Nezar AlSayyad, University of California, Berkeley
David Lung, University of Hong Kong, China

Welcome Remarks
Professor Tsui Lap Chee, University of Hong Kong, China

On the Conference Theme: [Un]Bounding Tradition
Nezar AlSayyad, University of California, Berkeley, U.S.A.

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9:50 AM - 10:10 AM
COFFEE BREAK
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10:10 AM – 12:00 AM
PLENARY SESSION

DWELLING AND SPACE: RECONFIGURING TRADITION
ROOM: VERSAILLES
Chairs: Nezar AlSayyad
University of California, Berkeley, U.S.A.
David Lung
University of Hong Kong, China

Traditional Environments and Any-Space-Whatever
Ackbar Abbas
University of Hong Kong, China

Belonging
Neil Leach
University of Bath, Bath, U.K.

Discussant: Ananya Roy
University of California, Berkeley, U.S.A.

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12:00 PM – 1:00 PM
BREAK
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1:00 PM – 2:50 PM PAPER SESSIONS
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A.1 GLOBAL NETWOKS: UNBOUNDING THE CITY
ROOM: VERSAILLES
Chair: Jeffey Cook
Arizona State University, Tempe, U.S.A.

Redefining Bangalore: Global Networks and the Contemporary City
John Stallmeyer
University of California, Berkeley, U.S.A.

The East/West Intersection: On Palms, Sails, and Globalization In Dubai, U.A.E.
Yasser Hassan Elsheshtawy
United Arab Emirates University, Al-Ain, U.A.E.

Redefining Space: Between Castells’ “Space Of Flows” and Betty’s “Cyberspace”
Hesham Abdelfattah
Cairo University, Cairo, Egypt

From On-Line To Off-Line: The Emergence of a New Urban Community In The Age Of Information Technology
Sung-Hong Kim and Jong Ho Yi
University of Seoul, Seoul, Korea


B.1 LOCATING “AUTHENTICITY”
ROOM: LONGCHAMPS
Chair: Lynne DiStefano
University of Hong Kong, China

Identifying Traditional Thai Marketplaces From People’s Attitudes Toward Them
Apichoke Lekagul
Chiang Mai University, Chiang Mai, Thailand

Border Architecture And The Interaction Between Ethnic Groups: Transformation Of A Watchtower In Taiwan
Min-Fu Hsu and Mei-Fang Kuo
National Cheng Kung University, Tainan, Taiwan

Ethnicity And Urban Design In Bali: Reinventing Desa Adat As An Urban Design Unit
Nirarta Samadhi
National Institute of Technology, Malang, Indonesia


The Sustainability Of Chinese Shophouses In Asia And Southeast Asia In The Contemporary World
Widya Sujana
Oxford Brookes University, Oxford, U.K.


C.1: COLONIAL HYBRIDITY
ROOM: LUXEMBOURG I
Chair: Alona Nitzan-Shiftan
Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, U.S.A.

Architectural and Historiographical Traditions Unbounded: Italian and Arab Villages in 1930s Libya
Mia Fuller
University of California, Berkeley, U.S.A.

Negotiating Boundary and Constituting Identity: The Urban Typologies of Four Asian Port Cities
Weijin Wang
University of Hong Kong, China

The Evolutionary Development of Asmara: Colony to Hybridity
Edward Denison and Guang Yu Ren
Pulborough, U.K.

Tradition, Identity, and the Contemporary Built Environment in Zimbabwe
Joseph Aranha
Texas Tech University, Lubbock, U.S.A.

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2:50 PM – 3:10 PM
COFFEE BREAK
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3:10 PM – 5:00 PM PAPER SESSIONS
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A.2: POLITICS OF CARTOGRAPHY
ROOM: VERSAILLES
Chair: Harrison Fraker
University of California, Berkeley, U.S.A.

A Matrix Landscape for the Remapping of a Pyrenees Border
Magda Saura
Technic University of Catalonia, Barcelona, Spain

Tribal Borders and their Exclusion of Sacred Space
Anne Lawrason Marshall
University of Idaho, Moscow, U.S.A.

Mental Maps and Shifting Settlements: The Invisible Boundaries of the Zimbabwean Musha
Rowan Roenisch
De Montfort University, Leicester, U.K.

Drawing Boundaries: Vernacular Architecture in Maps
Marcel Vellinga
Oxford Brookes University, Oxford, U.K.


B.2 PLACING “AUTHENTICITY”
ROOM: LONGCHAMPS
Chair: Mui Ho
University of California, Berkeley, U.S.A.

Traditional Dwellings, Conservation, and Land Use: A Study of Three Villages in Sai Kung, Hong Kong
Sidney Cheung
Chinese University of Hong Kong, China

Typological Evolution of the Built Tradition in Tai O, Hong Kong
Wai-Keung Yeung
City University of Hong Kong, China

Beyond the Built Environment: Revealing (In)Visible Borders in a Brazilian Landscape
Leonardo Castriota
Universidade Federal de Minas Gerais, Brazil

“Authenticity” as a Tension of Global and Local Values
Ipek Akpinar and Semra Aydinli
Istanbul Technical University, Istanbul, Turkey


C.2: PERFORMING IDENTITY
ROOM: LUXEMBOURG I
Chair: Gunawan Tjahjono
University of Indonesia, Depok, Indonesia

Technology as Mediator: The Jean-Marie Tjibaou Cultural Center, New Caledonia
Susan Frosten
Philadelphia University, Philadelphia, U.S.A.

Bantering and Magic: Policing Access to Djienne’s Building Trade with Jests and Spells
Trevor Marchand
SOAS, London, U.K.

Eating at the Borders: Culinary Journeys
Jean Duruz
University of South Australia, Australia

A Place Of Identity and Fear: Boundaries Experienced in a “Gypsy” Quarter in Ankara
Emine Incirlioglu
Bilkent University, Ankara, Turkey

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6:30 PM – 8:00 PM
OPENING RECEPTION
HONG KONG SCIENCE MUSEUM
(Dim Sum will be served)

Hosts
Mr. Paul Leung
Leisure and Cultural Services Department, Hong Kong, China
Mr. Edward Ho
Council of Lord Wilson Heritage Trust


8:00 PM– 10:00 PM
Special viewing of the History Museum for IASTE participants

 



FRIDAY, DECEMBER 13, 2002

8:45 AM - 10:35 AM PAPER SESSIONS
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A.3: RETHINKING HISTORIOGRAPHY AND DISCOURSE
ROOM: VERSAILLES
Chair: Mia Fuller
University of California, Berkeley, U.S.A.

The Heritage (In Between): Discourses of “Region” and “Nation” in Bilad Al Sham
Rami Daher
Jordan University of Science and Technology, Amman, Jordan

Narrative Borders and the Politics of New History
Alan Mikhail
University of California, Berkeley, U.S.A.

Alternative Models to Clustered Cultures: A Discussion of Paradigmatic Themes
Anne Hublin
Ecole d’Architecture, Paris Villemin, France

Tropical Tropes: The Politics and Economics of Built Forms in Hot and Humid Climates
Chee Kien Lai
University of California, Berkeley, U.S.A.


B.3: BLURRED BORDERS/POROUS IDENTITIES
ROOM: LONGCHAMPS
Chair: Clara Irazabal
University of Southern California, U.S.A.


New Geographies in Northeast China: Regionalism, Patriotism, and Making the “Hong Kong Of The North”
Lisa Hoffman
University of Washington, Tacoma, U.S.A.

Border Encounter: A Search for a Translocal Reality in Northern Vietnam
Chan Yuk Wah
Chinese University of Hong Kong, China

Borderland Environments, Sites of Regionalization
James Scott
Free University of Berlin, Germany


Speaking in Thai, Dreaming in Isan: Popular Thai Television and Emerging Identities of Lao Isan Youth
Catherine Hesse-Swain
Edith Cowan University, Perth, Australia


C.3: HYBRID FORMS: TRADITION VS. MODERNITY
ROOM: LUXEMBOURG I
Chair: Mike Austin
Unitec, Auckland, New Zealand


Exploding Pueblos and Multiplying Hogans: Suburbanization of the First AMericans
Jeffrey Cook
Arizona State University, Tempe, U.S.A.

The Adoption of the British Cottage Roof Form in the Far East: Accidental Architectural Imperialism?
Lynne DiStefano and Ho Yin Lee
University of Hong Kong, China

The Role of the Vernacular in the Making of Tradition
Bashir Kazimee and Ayad Rahmani
Washington State University, Pullman, U.S.A.

Making Kuwait: Tradition vs. Modernity
Yasser Mahgoub
Kuwait University, Kuwait

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10:35 AM - 10:55 AM
COFFEE BREAK
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10:55 AM - 12:45 PM
PLENARY SESSION

HYBRIDITY AND THE SPACE OF BORDERS
ROOM: VERSAILLES
Chairs: Nezar AlSayyad
University of California, Berkeley, USA
David Lung
University of Hong Kong, China

Crossing Borders
Margaret Crawford
Harvard University, Cambridge, U.S.A.

From Borderlands to Gated Communities: Hybrid Landscapes of Privilege and Prohibition in a not Quite Borderless World
Matthew Sparke
University of Washington, Seattle, U.S.A.

Discussant:
C. Greig Crysler
University of California, Berkeley, U.S.A.

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12:45 PM – 1:45 PM
BREAK
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1:45 PM – 6:00 PM
TOUR OF HONG KONG’S CENTRAL DISTRICT AND OLD VICTORIA
(Buses depart in front of the Regal Kowloon Hotel)
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6:00 PM -8:30 PM
BREAK
(Participants will be able to have dinner at their own expense at nearby restaurants before assembling again at the Star Ferry Terminal on the Hong Kong side)

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8:30 PM-10.00 PM
STAR FERRY CRUISE OF THE HONG KONG HARBOR
(Dessert and soft drinks will be served on board)
 


SATURDAY, DECEMBER 14, 2002

8:45 AM - 10:35 AM PAPER SESSIONS
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A.4 DIASPORIC RECONFIGURATIONS
ROOM: VERSAILLES
Chair: John Webster
University of Tasmania, Launceston, Australia


Ethnicity, Tradition, and the Design of a British Mosque
Anwarul Islam
Manchester School of Architecture, U.K.

Manifestation of Religious Identities in a Mediated Diasporic Space
Reena Mehta
University of California, Berkeley, U.S.A.

Private Home as a National Territory: The Role of Public Housing in Making Border Space
Rachel Kallus
Technion, Haifa, Israel

Adaptation of Space as Expression of Identity: Muslim Neighborhoods in Britain
Noha Nasser
University of Central England, Perry Barr, U.K.


B.4: CONTESTED BORDERS/CONTESTED SPACES
ROOM: LONGCHAMPS
Chair: Sidney Cheung
Chinese University of Hong Kong, China


Regions on the Border of a Nervous Breakdown
Lineu Castello
Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil

Borders, Ethnicity, and Traditions: A Passage to the Northeast of India
Indrani Baruah
Berkeley, U.S.A.

Ernst May’s Border Settlements, Silesia, 1919-1925
Susan Henderson
Syracuse University, Syracuse, U.S.A.

Conflict and Change on the Edge: Border Stories of a Rural Factory in Reform China
Duanfang Lu
University of California, Berkeley, U.S.A.


C.4 THE LIMINAL SPACE OF EAST/WEST DIALOGUE
ROOM: LUXEMBOURG I
Chair: Heng Chye Kiang
National University of Singapore, Singapore

The Chardak: An East-West Dialogue
Judith Bing and Jonathan Brooke Harrington
Drexel University and Temple University, Philadelphia, U.S.A.

A City As A Practice Of Social Closure Of Exclusion And Usurpation
Triatno Yudo Harjoko
University of Indonesia, Depok, Indonesia

On Traditional Architecture And Modernization In Betawi Settlements, Jakarta
Yulia Nurliani
University of Indonesia, Depok, Indonesia

Similarities And Dissimilarities In The Turkish And Greek Traditional Houses Of Kula
Cigdem Akkurt
Iowa State University, Ames, U.S.A.

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10:35 AM - 10:55 AM
COFFEE BREAK
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10:55 AM – 12:45 PM PAPER SESSIONS
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A.5 PLACES OF NOSTALGIA AND DISNEYSCAPES
ROOM: VERSAILLES
Chair: Jeffrey Cody
Chinese University of Hong Kong, China


Afghanistan Revisited: Sustainable Development and Eco-Tourism
William Bechhoefer
University of Maryland, College Park, U.S.A.

Rewriting Memory: The Impact of Migration on Vernacular Settlements in Greece
Antonia Noussia and Vaso Trova
University of Plymouth, London, U.K., and University of Thessaly, Volos, Greece

Matera, Italy: Identity and Tradition Sans Frontieres
Anne Toxey
University of California, Berkeley, U.S.A.

Gated Communities and Social Segregation: The Cairene Experience
Basil Kamel
Cairo University, Cairo, Egypt


B.5 CONTESTED EDGES/CONTESTED SPACES
ROOM: LONGCHAMPS
Chair: Marcela Pizzi
Universidade de Chile, Santiago, Chile

Divided Cities/Invisible Walls
Paul Simpson
Mackintosh School of Architecture, Glasgow, U.K.

Postcolonial Iconization Of Borders
Robert Ian Chaplin
Institute of Tourism Education, Macau

Traditions In Conflict And Opportunities For Integration: Housing In Sarajevo, Bosnia
Marina Pecar
Kansas State University, Manhattan, U.S.A.


Lhasa’s Barkhor: Contested Space And The (Re)Production Of Tibetan Cultural Identity
William Duncanson
University of California, Berkeley, U.S.A.


C.5 HYBRID BUILDINGS/HYBRID FORMS
ROOM: LUXEMBOURG I
Chair: Mike Martin
University of California, Berkeley, U.S.A.

The Danish Bungalow Unlimited
Helen G. Welling
Copenhagen, Denmark

Urban Markets: Sustaining Group Identity And Building New Hybridities
Mary Padua
University of Hong Kong, China

Reviving The Betawi Tradition: The Case Of Setu Babakan
Gunawan Tjahjono
University of Indonesia, Depok, Indonesia

The Manner Of Manors
Keith Loftin and Jacqueline Victor
University of Colorado and University of Denver, U.S.A.

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12:45 AM - 2:15 PM
BREAK
IASTE ADVISORY BOARD MEETING
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2:15 PM - 4:25 PM PAPER SESSIONS
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A.6 TENSIONS OF PRESERVATION
ROOM: VERSAILLES
Chair: Magda Saura
Technic University of Catalonia, Barcelona, Spain

Remaking Of A Historic, Ethnic City: World Heritage Site In Lijiang As A Contested Space
Jeffrey Hou and Chiao-Yen Yang
University of Washington, Seattle, U.S.A., and National Taiwan University, Chung-He, Taiwan

Origins Of Diaspora: Struggles Over Architectural Identity In A “Famous Hometown Of Overseas Chinese”
Dan Abramson
University of Washington, Seattle, U.S.A.

A Silent Contest For The Stepwells Of Western India
Morna Livingston
Philadelphia University, Philadelphia, U.S.A.

The Time Dimension: The Impact Of Heritage Listing On Regional Reconfiguration
Chris Landorf
University of South Australia, Adelaide, Australia

An Inquiry Into Attitudes Toward Tradition And Modernity
R. Hanna
Mackintosh School of Architecture, Glasgow, U.K.


B.6 THE LANDSCAPE OF BORDERS
ROOM: LONGCHAMPS
Chair: Frank Sun
Center for Architectural Research and Education, Hong Kong, China

“Beating The Bounds”: Switching Boundaries Over Five Millennia
Paul Oliver
Oxford Brookes University, U.K.

South African Provincial Borderlands: Territorial Innovations and “Traditions” Behind Socio-Political Disputes
Benoit Antheaume and Frederic Giraut
Institut de Recherche pour le Developpement, Johannesburg, South Africa

Map Or Mosaic? Cultural Boundaries as Conveyed By Language, Not Drawn With Lines
Rosemary Latter
Oxford Brookes University, U.K.

Order Without Equality: The Role of The Border in the Politics of Segregation
Kevin Mitchell
American University of Sharjah, U.A.E.

Transformation in the Urban Form of a Traditional City: The Case Of Yazd, Iran
M.R.N. Mohammadi
University of Yazd, Iran


C.6 HYBRID NATIONS/HYBRID PLACES/HYBRID URBANISM
ROOM: LUXEMBOURG I
Chair: Robert Mugerauer
University of Washington, Seattle, U.S.A.


The New Territories Market Towns: Intersection of Land and Sea
Patrick Hase
Royal Asiatic Society, Hong Kong, China

Latin American Hybrid Spaces and Transcultural Architectures
Felipe Hernandez
University of Nottingham, U.K.

Inside/Outside: Shifting Boundaries and Hybrid Places
Susan Rogers
University of North Carolina, Charlotte, U.S.A.

Mapping Hong Kong’s Cultural Landscapes: Avoiding an Identity Crisis
Ken Nicolson
Hong Kong, China

Myth Of Dominance in the Cultural Representation of the House: An Assessment of Building Codes in Bali
Dewi Jayanti
University of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia
 



SUNDAY, DECEMBER 15, 2002

8:45 AM - 10:35 AM PAPER SESSIONS
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A.7 HISTORY AND PEDAGOGY
ROOM: VERSAILLES
Chair: William Bechhoefer
University of Maryland, College Park, U.S.A.

Connections and Interactions: Reconfiguring the Architecture Survey Course
Paula Lupkin
Washington University, St. Louis, U.S.A.

Toward a Global History of Architecture
Vikram Prakash
University of Washington, Seattle, U.S.A.

Architectural Borders: A Case Study in Northern Iran
Frank Brown and G. H. Memarian
University of Manchester, U.K., and University of Science and Technology, Tehran, Iran

Postcards From the Edge of Atlanta’s I-20 East
Michael Gamble
Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, U.S.A.


B.7: TEMPORAL BORDERS
ROOM: LONGCHAMPS
Chair: Weijing Wang
University of Hong Kong, China

Seeking a New Grand Design for a Reclaimed Region: The Case Study of Nishinasuno Town, Japan
Nobuyoshi Fujimoto and Nobuo Mitsuhashi
Utsunomiya University, Japan

Forming, Fading and Reforming: Reconfiguring a Traditional Place in Tainan City, Taiwan
Min-Fu Hsu and Ping-Sheng Wu
National Cheng-Kung University, Tainan, Taiwan

It’s About Time! An Investigation of The Unmaking of the Nicosia Green Line
Jamal H. Abed
American University of Beirut, Lebanon

Beyond Regional Confines: Traditions Across Borders
Amer Moustafa and Nadia Alhasani
American University of Sharjah, U.A.E.


C.7 NEGOTIATED EGDES/NEGOTIATED HYBRIDITY
ROOM: LUXEMBOURG I
Chair: Hesham Abdelfattah
Cairo University, Cairo, Egypt

Architecture and Industry: Trespassing of Borders and New Architectural Models in Nineteenth-Century Chile
Marcela Pizzi and Maria Paz Valenzuela
Universidade de Chile, Santiago, Chile

Privilege at the Edge
Vimalin Rujivacharakul
University of California, Berkeley, U.S.A.

Pacific Regionalism: Lines on the Sea
Mike Austin
Unitec, Auckland, New Zealand

Material Scarcity and the Vernacular in Micronesia
Jaymes Cloninger
Seoul, South Korea

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10:35 AM - 10:50 AM
COFFEE BREAK
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10:50 AM – 1:00 PM PAPER SESSIONS
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A.8 IMAGINING SPACE, PLACE, AND REGION
ROOM: VERSAILLES
Chair: Morna Livingston
Philadelphia University, U.S.A.

National Memory And The Aesthetic Construction Of Citizenship: South Africa’s Apartheid Museum
C. Greig Crysler
University of California, Berkeley, U.S.A.

Reconfiguring A Metropolitan Region: Corporate Architectural Typologies In Portland, Oregon
Clara Irazabal
University of Southern California, U.S.A.

On The (Re)Authentication Of Israeli Architecture Against The Palestinian Border
Alona Nitzan-Shiftan
Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, U.S.A.

Space Of Liminality In The Latin AMerican Novel
Maite Villoria
Nottingham University, Nottingham, U.K.

What Is This Thing Called Place?
Kazi Ashraf
University of Hawaii, Manoa, U.S.A.


B.8 CONTOURS OF THE NATION-STATE
ROOM: LONGCHAMPS
Chair: John K.C. Liu
National Taiwan University, Taiwan

Circuits Of Power And Powerlessness
Sally Gaule
University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, South Africa

Development And Environmental Risk In Rural China: A Study Of Two Village Enterprise Communities
Bryan Tilt
University of Washington, Seattle, U.S.A.

Post-Apartheid Metro Boundaries: Conflicts, Contestations, And Compromises In Durban
Brij Maharaj
University of Natal, Pietermaritzburg, South Africa

SUNDAY, DECEMBER 15, 2002

(Dis)Locating The Merlion In The Artificial Landscape Of Land Reclamation And Shifting Boundaries
Jiat Hwee Chang
National University of Singapore, Singapore

Cypriot Boundaries
Nadia Charalambous and Nico Peristianis
Intercollege, Nicosia, Cyprus


C.8 RELIGIOUS IDENTITIES AND HYBRID FORMS
ROOM: LUXEMBOURG I
Chair: Eva Man
Baptist University of Hong Kong, China

Reconfiguring The Caribbean: From Fixed Identity To Fluid Hybridity
Robert Mugerauer and Monika Kaup
University of Washington, Seattle, U.S.A.

Church, Largo, And Street On Macao
Heng Chye Kiang and Chen Yu
National University of Singapore, Singapore

The Flip Side Of The Shrine
Madhuri Desai
University of California, Berkeley, U.S.A.

From Haus Tambaran To Church: Continuity And Change In Contemporary Papua New Guinean Design
George Jell and Sabine Jell-Bahlsen
University of Texas, San Antonio, U.S.A.

“The Lord Will Provide”: The Role Of Episcopalian Christianity In Nets’aii Gwich’in In Social Development
Steven Dinero
Philadelphia University, U.S.A.

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1:00 PM – 2:30 PM
BREAK
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2:30 PM– 4:30 PM
FINAL PLENARY PANEL - REFLECTIONS

ROOM: VERSAILLES
Moderators: Nezar AlSayyad
University of California, Berkeley, USA
David Lung
University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong, China

Panelists: Ackbar Abbas
University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong, China
Margaret Crawford
Harvard University, Cambridge, U.S.A.
Neil Leach
University of Bath, Bath, U.K.
Matthew Sparke
University of Washington, Seattle, U.S.A.

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7:30 PM – 9:30 PM
CLOSING RECEPTION
Maman Room, Regal Kowloon Hotel