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HYPER-TRADITIONS

Conference Program

Friday, December 15

7:45 AM – 8:15 AM 
REGISTRATION
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8:15 AM – 8:45 AM
INTRODUCTORY CONFERENCE REMARKS
Nezar AlSayyad, University of California, Berkeley, U.S.A.
Vimolsiddhi Horayangura, Thammasat University, Bangkok, Thailand 

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8:45 AM – 10:45 AM    
PAPER SESSIONS
 
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A.1 HYPER-ARCHITECTURE, VIRTUAL SPACES, AND PROFESSIONAL PRACTICE
Session Chair:
  Anne Toxey, University of California, Berkeley, U.S.A.

Mindscapes, "Affordance," and Virtual Ecosystems
Maurizio Forte

Istituto per le Tecnologie Applicate ai Beni Culturali, Italy


Recoding Architecture:  The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly

Hesham Khairy Abdelfattah and Ali Abd Alraouf

Cairo University, Egypt and Bahrain University, Bahrain

A New Type of Medical Tourism Emerges:  Real Physical Change, Neither Hyper-Virtual Nor Traditional-Colonializing
Robert Mugerauer

University of Washington, Seattle, USA


Wireless Sites:  British Architecture in the Space of Radio (1927-1945)
Shundana Yusaf
Princeton University, Princeton, USA

Traditional Architecture in the Era of the Web 2.0:  Using Online Participative Tools to Develop an Internet Database of Traditional Buildings
Gabriel Arboleda

University of California, Berkeley, USA


B.1 HERITAGE SITES AND THEIR CONTESTED MEANINGS
Session Chair:  Mrinalini Rajagopalan, University of California, Berkeley, U.S.A.

Hyper-Tradition and World Heritage: A Question of Cultural or Economic Sustainability?

Christine M. Landorf

University of Newcastle, Callaghan, Australia


Heritage of Disappearance?  Shekkipmei and Collective Memories in Posthandover Hong Kong
Cecilia Chu

University of California, Berkeley, USA

Hyper Tradition versus Cultural Interpretation in Phuket Town
Yongtanit Pimonsanthean

Thammasat University, Bangkok, Thailand

Choosing Cultural Heritages: Memories of Two Groups of Tibetan Monasteries in Central China and Their Re-Construction
Liu Dan
Chinese University of Hong Kong, China

The Use of Hindu, Buddhist, and Animist Symbolism in the Globalization of Chiang Mai City
Thosaporn Sodabunlu

King Mongkut’s Institute of Technology Ladkrabang, Bangkok, Thailand

C.1 IDENTITY POLITICS, TRADITIONS, AND EMERGING NATIONALISMS
Session Chair:  Chee-Kien Lai, National University of Singapore

From Radical Innovation to Hyper-Tradition in Seventy Years:  Synthesizing Past and Present in Italy’s Fascist-Era "New Towns"

Mia Fuller

University of California, Berkeley, USA

Por Ahora: The Nuances of Neo-Populism in Venezuela
Carmen Rojas

University of California, Berkeley, USA

Struggling with Chaos: The Residence of Dr. Zhang Yunpen, China
Kuang-Ting Huang

University of Washington, Seattle, USA

NGO Webmasters as Agents of a Kutchhi Pan-Nationhood
Azhar Tyabji

Urban Design Research Institute, Mumbai, India
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10:45 AM – 11:00 AM           
COFFEE BREAK
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11:00 AM – 12:40 PM                
PAPER SESSIONS
 
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A.2  NEW MODERNITIES AND THE URBAN IMAGINARY
Session Chair:  C. Greig Crysler, University of California, Berkeley, U.S.A.

Hyper-Traditions and Third World Modernism: The Case of Hanoi

Duanfang Lu

University of Sydney, Australia
 

The Urban Imaginary in Modern Egypt and Hyper-Subjectivity
Mona El-Sherif

University of California, USA
 

Altered Traditions and Borrowed Modernities:  Experiencing the Edge of the Hyper-real in Kenya
Tadd Andersen

University of California, USA

B.2  PRAXIS, PRESERVATION, AND POWER 
Session Chair:  Gunawan Tjahjono, University of Indonesia, Depok, Indonesia

Recolonizing Asia: Transnational Politics and the Praxis of Preservation
Montira Horayangura Unakul

UNESCO, Bangkok, Thailand
 

The Surfaces of Memory in Berlin: Rebuilding the Hohenzollern City Palace
Didem Ekici

University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, USA

“Displaying the Orient” in the “Orient”:  The Wholesale Textile Mall and the Politics of Space in Jakarta
Herlily

University of California, Berkeley, USA
 

Old Buildings, New Landscape: Redeveloping Historic Neighbourhoods – A Case Study of Xin Tian Di, Shanghai, China
Fengqi Qian

Deakin University, Melbourne, Australia
 

C.2  HYPER-TRADITION, MIGRATION, AND PLACE-MAKING 
Session Chair:  Vimalin Rujivacharakul, University of Delaware, Newark, U.S.A.

Chinese-Built Western Towers: The Hyper-Tradition of the Overseas Chinese’s Fortified Towers in the Cantonese Counties of Kaiping and Taishan 
Ho Yin Lee and Lynne DiStefano

University of Hong Kong, China


Connection to Place, Migration and the Transformation of Tradition in the Wellesley Islands

Paul Memmott

University of Queensland, Australia

The Complex Relationship Between Identity, Heritage, and Migration of the ‘Using’ - A Traditional Community at the Eastern End of Java
Endang Darjosanjoto

Sepuluh-Nopember Institute of Technology, Surabaya, Indonesia

The Place of Asmaalti: A Narrative of Migration, Identity and Heritage in Cyprus
Hifsiye Pulhan and Ibrahim Numan

Eastern Mediterranean University, Famagusta, North Cyprus
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12:40 PM – 1:25 PM
LUNCH
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1:25 PM – 3:05 PM              
PAPER SESSIONS
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A.3 HYPER-TRADITIONS AND THE AMERICAN “EVERYDAY”
Session Chair:  William Bechhoefer, University of Maryland, College Park, U.S.A.

Hyper-traditions in The Historic American Town:  The Fundamentalisms of Historic Preservation

Thomas Merrigan

Chiang Mai University, Thailand
 

The Village Ideal:  The Dialectic of the Real and the Imaginary in Modern Planning
Susanne Cowan

University of California, Berkeley, USA

Making the Familiar Strange:  Mythologies of the Everyday Environment in Springfield, U.S.A.
B.D. Wortham

University of Maryland, USA

B.3 TRADITIONS OF LABOR AND MIGRATION 
Session Chair:  Howard Davis, University of Oregon, Eugene, U.S.A.

"Vocational Migrants" and a "Tradition of Longing"
Trevor Marchand

University of London, UK
 

The Empty House:  Architecture and Identity in Michoacαn, Mexico
Catherine Ettinger

Universidad Michoacana, Morelia, Mexico

 
Baan Farang:  Living the Dream in Isan, Northeast Thailand

William Wormsley

North Carolina State, Raleigh, USA


A Living Exhibition: Labor, Desire, and the Marketing of American Indian Arts and Crafts in Santa Fe

Matthew J. Martinez

Ohkay Owingeh, USA

C.3  DETERRITORIALIZATION AND THE PRODUCTION OF SPACE 
Session Chair:  Duanfang Lu, University of Sydney, Australia

Han Rambutan Orchard, Singapore: A Site for Overseas Chinese Place-making
Chee-Kien Lai
National University of Singapore, Singapore

2020:  The City Deterritorialized
Diane Wildsmith

University of Indonesia, Depok, Indonesia and George Washington University, Washington DC, USA

Diversity and Joint Organization of Gypsy Populations in Turkey
Emine Incirlioglu

Bilkent University, Ankara, Turkey

Lost:  Cultural Heritage and Globalization in Modern China
Luo Pan

Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong, China
 
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3:05 PM – 3:20 PM           
COFFEE BREAK
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3:20 PM – 5:00 PM           
PAPER SESSIONS
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A.4 DISPLAYING TRADITION:  THE SPACE OF THE MUSEUM
Session Chair:  Yasser Elshestawy, United Arab Emirate University, El-Ain, U.A.E.

Comparative Alterities:  Native Encounters, and the National Museum

C. Greig Crysler

University of California, Berkeley, USA
 

Re-assessing the Story of Mark Twain’s Hometown
Regina Faden

Mark Twain Museum, Hannibal, USA
 

Recognizing Change in the Replication of the Barnes Foundation
Tricia Stuth

University of Tennessee, USA

Under (the Looking) Glass: Perspectives on the Preservation and Display of Cultural History
Anne Toxey

University of California, Berkeley, USA

B.4 MOBILIZING THE SPECTACLE OF TRADITION
Session Chair:  Mark Gillem, University of Oregon, Eugene, U.S.A.

Circus City : Debunking Culture-led Regeneration in Montreal
Anne-Marie Broudehoux

University of Quebec, Montreal, Canada
 

Bounded Tourism:  Immigrant Politics, Consumption, and Traditions at Plaza Mexico
C
lara Irazabal
University of Southern California, Los Angeles, USA

Migration, Power and the Line: Ceremonies of Collective Transgression in the Spatial Archteypes of Elias Canetti
Michael Chapman

University of Newcastle, Cooks Hill, Australia

 
Creating New Worlds with Hyper-Traditional Living Spheres in Japanese Migrations

Izumi Kuroishi

Aoyama Gakuin Women’s Junior College, Tokyo, Japan

C.4 THE PRODUCTION OF ETHNICIZED SPACES
Session Chair:  Emily Gottreich, University of California, Berkeley, U.S.A.

Little Indonesia in the Dutch Polder:  Migration, old age and tradition in the Netherlands

Marcel Vellinga

Oxford Brookes University, Oxford, UK
 

Investigating the Cultural Core: Spatializing the Process of Acculturation for Hmong and Lowland Laotian Immigrants in Milwaukee, Wisconsin
Lynne Dearborn

University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign, USA

Little India: Spaces of Ethnicity, Exchange and Boundedness
Limin Hee

National University of Singapore, Singapore

The Forming of Chinese Identity – A Case of Chicago’s Chinatown
Chuo Shannon Li

University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign, USA
 

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5:15 PM – 5:30 PM                  
Ceremonial Arrival
Her Royal Highness Princess Mahachakri Sirindhorn
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5:30 PM – 6:00 PM                  
OPENING CEREMONY

Surapon Nitikraipot, Rector of Thammasat University, Bangkok, Thailand
Nezar AlSayyad, University of California, Berkeley, U.S.A.

6:00 PM – 6:40 PM
KEYNOTE ADDRESS:  THE URBAN TRADITION

Michael Sorkin, The City College of New York, U.S.A.

7:00 PM – 9:00 PM                  
OPENING RECEPTION


Saturday, December 16

8:30 AM – 10:30 AM             
PAPER SESSIONS

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A.5 URBAN REAL ESTATE AND THE COMMODIFICATION OF TRADITION 
Session Chair:  John Stallmeyer, University of California, Berkeley, U.S.A.

Reality/Television: Hype, Tradition and Everyday Life in Rural Thailand
Kim Dovey

University of Melbourne, Australia
 

A Noble Life: Commodification of Traditions in Modern Hong Kong
Lynne DiStefano and Debbie Wong Tak Yee

University of Hong Kong, China
 

Tradition of Celebration: Redefining Selves and Reclaiming Identity of Chinese Indonesians in the Post New Order Era
Gunawan Tjahjono

University of Indonesia, Depok, Indonesia

Comparative Assessment of Traditional Architecture and Invented Tradition:  The Greek Island of Folegandros and its Promotion via the Internet
Eleni K. Aga

National Technical University of Athens, Greece

The City as the Mirror Image of the Developer Company:  Kelapa Gading
Evawani Ellisa

University of Indonesia, Depok, Indonesia

B.5 TRADITION AND THE HYPER-MODERN
Session Chair:  Anna Rubbo, University of Sydney, Australia

Hypertraditions and Hyperreality: The Old and New in Japan

Nelson Graburn

University of California, Berkeley, USA


Transitory Sites: Mapping Dubai’s ’Forgotten’ Urban Public Spaces

Yasser Elsheshtawy

United Arab Emirates University, El-Ain, UAE
 

The Cultural Double Helix of Hyper-Modernization and Hyper-Tradition
Sidh Sintusingha

University of Melbourne, Australia

Virtual Interventions: The Impact of Interactive Soundscapes and Visual Stimulation on Physical Architectural Spaces
Nadia Mounajjed

University of Sheffield, UK

C.5 RE-IMAGINING ARCHITECTURAL HERITAGE AND CULTURAL IDENTITY 
Session Chair:  Montira Horayangura Unakul, UNESCO, Bangkok, Thailand

Painting the Mouth:  Identity, Heritage & Migration
Paul Oliver

Oxford Brookes University, Oxford, UK

Hyper-Identity and Kuwaiti Architecture

Yasser Mahgoub

Kuwait University, Kuwait

Yemen’s Cisterns at High Altitudes
Morna Livingston

Philadelphia University, Philadelphia, USA

Merging Old and New: Saifi Village, Beirut City Center
Sofia Shwayri

New York University, New York, USA

Staged Authenticity – Dakshinachitra Museum of Arts and Crafts, South India
Sushmita Prabhakar

University of Cincinnati, USA
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10:30 AM – 10:50 AM
                     
COFFEE BREAK
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10:50 AM – 12:50 PM         
PLENARY SESSION:  HYPER-TRADITIONS/SIMULATED REALITIES

Discussant:
Mia Fuller
University of California, Berkeley, U.S.A

CinemaRealities
Dietrich Neumann
Brown University, Providence, U.S.A.


Glocalizing Jerusalem:  Hyper-Traditions at the Foot of Temple Mount
Alona Nitzan-Shiftan

Technion, Haifa, Israel
 

1:30 PM – 7:30 PM
BANGKOK CITY TOUR


Sunday, December 17

8:30 AM – 10:10 AM    
PAPER SESSIONS
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A.6 MEDIATING RELIGION
Session Chair:  Mia Fuller, University of California, Berkeley, U.S.A.

Hyper-Hinduism: The Internet and the Re-Making of "India"
M. Reza Pirbhai

Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, USA

Xena Meets Krishna: Putting Gods on Television
Gail H. Sutherland

Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, USA
 

Vodun Art and The Hyper-Visualization of Africa
Peter Sutherland

Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, USA

Fatwas on the Mainframe
Reem A. Meshal

Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, USA

B.6 HYPER-TRADITIONS AND POSTCOLONIAL LEGACIES      
Session Chair:  Anne-Marie Broudehoux, University of Quebec, Montreal, Canada

Hong Kong: Postmodern Habitus of Parenthetical Identity
Surajit Chakravarty

University of Southern California, Los Angeles, USA


Hyped or Hyper?: The Productive F(r)ictions of Tropical Architecture in Postcolonial Singapore and Malaysia

Jiat Hwee Chang

University of California, Berkeley, USA
 

The Impact of Hyper-Tourism on Colonial Built Heritage and its Traditional Environment
Robert Ian Chaplin

Macau Polytechnic Institute, Macau
 

Partition and its Aftermath: The Search for Delhi’s Hindu Past
Mrinalini Rajagopalan

University of California, Berkeley, USA

C.6 CREATING AND CONTESTING EXCLUSIONARY ARCHITECTURES
Session Chair:  Robert Mugerauer, University of Washington, Seattle, U.S.A.

There’s No Reality Like Hyper-Reality

Lineu Castello

Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil

The Configuration of a Cross-Cultural Theory of ‘Architecture’ – Exploring the Treatise
Paul Memmott and James Davidson

University of Queensland, Australia

Gendering the Space of Differences
Wijitbusaba Marome

Thammasat University, Bangkok, Thailand

The Bridge: A New Dimension in Cairene Public Spaces
Heba Farouk Ahmed

Cairo University, Egypt
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10:10 AM – 10:30 AM       
COFFEE BREAK
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10:30 AM – 12:10 PM
PAPER SESSIONS
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A.7 FILM, CULTURE, AND THE PRODUCTION OF TRADITION     
Session Chair:  Dietrich Neumann, Brown University, Providence, U.S.A.  

Imaging the (Un)real: Space in Bollywood Films
Vandini Mehta

University of California, Berkeley, USA
 

Re-imagining Mythic Constructions: Banaras through Satyajit Ray’s Aparajito
Rohit Raj Mehndiratta

Brooklyn, New York, USA


Blissfully Yours: Reading the "Real" Tradition of Illegal Immigrants

Soranart Sinuraibhan

Khon Kaen University, Thailand

B.7 TOURISM AND AUTHENTICITY 
Session Chair: Nelson Graburn, University of California, Berkeley, U.S.A.

Tourism, Authenticity, and Hyper-Traditions: the Case of Kafr Al-Gouna, Egypt
Khaled Nezar Adham

United Arab Emirates University, El-Ain, UAE
 

Mount Athos: Notes on the Authenticity of “Fake”
Mohamed Elshahed

Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, USA

Learning from Las Vegas! The Recent Development of Macao’s Mega-Casino/Resorts
Chung Man Carmen Tsui

University of California, Berkeley, USA

Local Culture in the Global Village: Authenticity in a Tai Tourist Town
Sirima Na Songkhla

University of Melbourne, Australia
 

C.7 FIXING IDENTITIES IN SPACE AND PLACE
Session Chair:  Clara Irazαbal, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, U.S.A.

The Invention of a Neo-Uyghur Style:  A Contemporary Place-Bound Architecture
Jean-Paul Loubes

Ecole Nationale Superieure d'Architecture de Bordeaux, Talence, France

Sites of “Chineseness”: Re-constructing the Imagery of the Chinese Garden in Contemporary Chinese Art and Architecture
Chan Yuen Lai

Chinese University of Hong Kong, China

Spatial Forms of Cultural Heritage
Nadia Charalambous

Intercollege, Cyprus

Space as "Public Relations"?  Urban Morphology and Ethnic Identity in Macao
Paula Engracia Martins

University College London, UK
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12:10 PM – 1:30 PM           

LUNCH and IASTE BOARD MEETING
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1:30 PM – 1:40 PM          
PRESENTATION OF JEFFREY COOK AWARD 

Recipient of Scholar Award: Mona Khechen

Recipient of Student Award: Imran bin Tajudeen
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1:40 PM – 3:40 PM                
PLENARY SESSION:  “REAL” PLACES:  DEATH OR BARE LIFE
 

Discussant:
John Lie
University of California, Berkeley, U.S.A

A Ghost in the Machine:  Death, Memory, and Modernism in the Mexican City

Gareth Jones

London School of Economics, UK
 

Professionalism as Universalism, Neutrality as Identity: Ethics and Solidarities Among ICRC Workers
Liisa Malkki

Stanford University, USA
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3:40 PM – 4:00 PM               
COFFEE BREAK 
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4:00 PM – 6:00 PM          
PAPER SESSIONS
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A.8 HYPER-TOURISM AND CULTURAL CHANGE
Session Chair:  Michael Robinson, Leeds Metropolitan University, Leeds, U.K.

Reinterpreting Tradition:  The Canals as Visitor Attractions

Julia Fallon

Welsh School of Hospitality, Tourism and Leisure Management, Cardiff, UK

More than Paradise: Dilemmas of Authenticity in a World Music Festival
Stephen McElhinney

Macquarie University, Sydney, Australia

Representing the Legacies of Confucius:  Modern Meanings of an Ancient Heritage Site in China
Hongliang Yan

Sheffield Hallam University, Sheffield, UK

Chinese Tourists in Thailand:  The Invention of a Tourist Experience
John Walsh and Pawana Techavimol

Shinawatra International University, Bangkok, Thailand
 

B.8 ARCHITECTURAL MANIFESTATIONS OF GLOBAL CHANGES                
Session Chair:  David Moffat, University of California, Berkeley, USA
                          
Houses of Guangzhou:  Shifting Identities Amid Morphological Warfare

Howard Davis and Matthew Brown

University of Oregon, Eugene, USA

Spirituality and High Technology Combined: The Swaminarayan Akshardham Complex at Gandhinagar, India
Renu Desai
University of California, Berkeley, USA

From Destructive Creativity to Amazing Reality:  Hyper-Traditions in Thai Heritage Conservation and Development
Karin Klinkajorn

King Mongkut’s Institute of Technology Ladkrabang, Bangkok, Thailand

Disjointed Jakarta: Hyper-Traditional Planning Attitudes vs. Rhizomatic Growth in a Post-Colonial City
Dewi Susanti

Universitas Pelita Harapan, Jakarta, Indonesia

Kampong Tua Tunu: Hyper-Tradition and Power-Space-Place Making
Undi Gunawan

Universitas Pelita Harapan, Tangerang, Indonesia

C.8 GLOBAL TRANSFORMATIONS AND LOCAL TRADITIONS 
Session Chair:  L. Keith Loftin, University of Colorado, Denver, U.S.A.

Globalization and Hybridization in a Post-Nomadic Native Community: The Case of Vashra'ii K'oo, Alaska

Steven C. Dinero

Philadelphia University, Philadelphia, USA  

Muscat:  Rethinking its Heritage
Mohamed El Amrousi

United Arab Emirates University, Dubai, UAE

Ascending Dragons of the Mekong:  Continuity and Change in the Built Environment in Cambodia, Laos and Vietnam
Joseph Aranha
Texas Tech University, Lubbock, USA

A Village in the Garrigue: Competing Visions for the Midi of Cιzanne and the Artists
Elizabeth Riorden

University of Cincinnati, USA
 

The Frontier of a Theme Park:  A Case Study of Community Development in Bowang
Liang-yi Yen

Feng Chia University, Taiwan, China 


Monday, December 18

8:30 AM – 10:10 PM          
PAPER SESSIONS
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A.9 SELLING THE PRODUCTIONS OF TRADITION 
Session Chair:  Marcel Vellinga, Oxford Brookes University, Oxford, U.K.

Made in China: A Cypriot Village in Transition
Rosemary Latter

Oxford Brookes University, Oxford, UK

Architectural Tradition as a Product of Tourism:  Reproducing Aborginal Built Environments in the 21st Century
Tim O’Rourke

University of Queensland, Australia

The Loss of Vernacular References:  Private Housing Development in Kota Wisata, Indonesia
Triatno Yudo Harjoko and Peter Yogan Gandakusuma

University of Indonesia, Depok, Indonesia

B.9 HYPER-SPACES OF DETENTION, EXCEPTION, AND TRANSGRESSION
Session Chair:  Dell Upton, University of Virginia, Charlottesville, U.S.A.

Beyond the Spectacle: Al-Saha Heritage Village, Beirut
Mona Khechen

Boston, USA

The State and its Others: Challenging the Double Perception of A-Locality
Oryan Shachar

Technion, Haifa, Israel

Between Nation and the World: Transforming Space and Identity through the Refugee Experience
Romola Sanyal

University of California, Berkeley, USA

The Seduction of Destruction
Aarati Kanekar

University of Cincinnatti, USA

C.9 THE HYPER-TRADITIONS OF DOMESTIC SPACE     
Session Chair:  Steven Dinero, Philadelphia University, Philadelphia, U.S.A.

Authority in Maya Domiciliary Transformation:  A History of Hyper-traditions

James Davidson

University of Queensland, Australia


Hyper Architecture and Lost Traditions? Dwelling Transformations on Pongso-no-Ta’u

Jeffrey Hou

University of Washington, Seattle, USA

Houses Where Ghosts Dwell:  Ghostly Matters in Contemporary Thai Homes
Nuttinee Karnchanaporn

King Mongkut’s University of Technology Thonburi, Bangkok, Thailand

Coexistence of Parallel Universes:  A Survival Tradition in Dwellings of Northeastern Thailand
Nopadon Thungsakul

Khon Kaen University, Khon Kaen, Thailand
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10:10 AM – 10:30 PM
COFFEE BREAK 
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10:30 AM – 12:30 PM
PAPER SESSIONS
 
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A.10 ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT, TRADITIONAL ECONOMIES, AND GLOBAL CHANGES
Session Chair:  Timothy Duane, University of California, Berkeley, U.S.A.

Hybrid Urbanism in Bahrain:  From Pearl Hunting to Pearl Making
:  The Story of Iconic Development

Ali Abd Alraouf and Hesham Khairy Abdelfattah

Bahrain Univerity, Bahrain and Cairo University, Egypt

From Moonshine to Sunshine:  Landscapes of Local Industry in Rural Ireland
Gareth Doherty

Harvard University, Cambridge, USA
 

New Silicon Valleys: Informatization, Globalization and Tradition in Bangalore, India
John Stallmeyer

University of California, Berkeley, USA


B.10 TRADITION IN ARCHITECTURAL PRACTICE

Session Chair:  Mui Ho, University of California, Berkeley, U.S.A.

The Transformation of Towers

Jacqueline Victor and L. Keith Loftin III

University of Denver and University of Colorado, Denver, USA

The Regeneration of ‘Ban Suan Rim Khlong’: Steps Towards Sustainability for Thai Communities
Cuttaleeya Noparatnaraporn

Kasetsart University, Bangkok, Thailand

The Earth = The Site:  From the Enriching Diversity of Built Forms to the Essential Understanding of Their Kinship
Andre Casault

Universite Laval, Quebec City, Canada

Hyper-Tourism in the Mediterranean Riviera of Turkey
Ebru Aras Miroglu

Middle East Technical University, Ankara, Turkey


The Role of Hyper-Tradition in the Contemporary Architecture of Malaysia: A Discussion of Identity, Cultural Heritage and Immigration

Parisa Shahmohamadi

Tehran, Iran
 

C.10 MODERN SITES OF CONSUMPTION
Session Chair:  Annie Tennant, Sydney, Australia

The New Main Street: Hyperconsumption and the Lifestyle Center

Mark Gillem

University of Oregon, Eugene, USA


The Production of Consumption Spaces and the Uses of Tradition in Branding the Thai Nation

Rachadaporn Kanitpun

Thammasat University, Bangkok, Thailand


New Delhi’s Shopping Malls:  Spaces of Multiple-Consumptions

Varun Kapur

University of California, Berkeley, USA


State Constructs of ‘Culture’ and Tourist Imagery for the Malay–Indonesian Districts of Singapore:  Ethnic Stereotypes in the Reinvention of Traditional Environments

Imran Bin Tajudeen

National University of Singapore, Singapore

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12:30 PM – 1:30 PM  
LUNCH
 
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1:30 PM – 3:10 PM    

PAPER SESSIONS
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A.11 MEDIATED SPACES AND THE NATIONAL IMAGINARY      
Session Chair:  Lynne DiStefano, University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong

Created Traditions: The Case of the Estrada Real (King’s Road), A Cultural Route in Brazil
Leonardo Castriota

Universidade Federal De Minas Gerais, Minas Gerais, Brazil
 

Critiques on ‘Wat Nai Hang’: Re-thinking the Strategy of the Ministry of Culture
Sant Suwatcharapinun

Chiang Mai University, Thailand
 

The View from the Minaret: Appropriating Mosques for a Hindu Banaras
Madhuri Desai

University of California, Berkeley, USA
 

Nationalist Chronotopes: Freedom Park and the Struggle for ‘National Identity’
Mpho Matsipa

University of California, Berkeley, USA
 

B.11 THE IMAGINARY VERNACULAR AND THE NEW TRADITIONAL 
Session Chair:  Hesham Khairy Abdelfattah, Cairo University, Egypt

Mediterranean Architecture Styles in Indonesia:  Architecture Style Migration Versus the Adaptability of the Chinese Ethnic in Indonesia
Freddy H. Istanto

Petra Christian University, Surabaya, Indonesia
 

The Conveyor-Belt Vernacular: Hyper-Traditions in the Grameen Bank Housing Program in Bangladesh
Adnan Morshed

Catholic University of America, Washington DC, USA


Changes in Thai Vernacular Housing: Emphasizing, Eliminating and Enclosing an Aquatic Environment

Wandee Pinijvarasin

Kasetsart University, Bangkok, Thailand


Hyper Cypriot Architecture:  The Transformation of Local and Global Values

Ozlem Olgac Turker and Hifsiye Pulhan

Eastern Mediterranean University, Famagusta, North Cyprus

C.11 THE CHANGING MEANINGS OF TRADITIONAL ARCHITECTURE
Session Chair:  Joseph Aranha, Texas Tech, Lubbock, U.S.A.

New Traditions and Old Realities – Old Traditions and New Realities: The Emergence of Post-Maoist Park Design in China

Mary G. Padua

University of Hong Kong, China
 

Revealing Heritage and Desire through Istanbul’s Avenues and Alleyways
Alison Snyder

University of Oregon, Eugene, USA
 

Place and Hyper-place in Chiang Mai: Meanings of sSacred Architecture in the Secular Age
Pranom Tansukanun

Khon Kaen University, Khon Kaen, Thailand
 

Hyper Traditions/Hip Villages:  Urbanite Villagers of Western Anatolia
Sebnem Yucel Young

Izmir Institute of Technology, Izmir, Turkey
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3:10 PM – 3:30 PM
COFFEE BREAK
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3:30 PM – 5:10 PM    
FINAL PLENARY PANEL:  HYPER-TRADITIONS

Discussant: 
Hasan-Uddin Khan
Roger Williams University, Bristol, U.S.A.

Panelists:
Gareth Jones

London School of Economics, London, U.K

Liisa Malkki
Stanford University, Stanford, U.S.A.

Alona Nitzan-Shiftan
Technion, Haifa, Israel

Dietrich Neumann
Brown University, Providence, U.S.A.

Nezar AlSayyad
University of California, Berkeley, California, U.S.A.
 

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5:30 PM – 11:00 PM              
CLOSING RECEPTION/EVENING EXCURSION TO AYUDDTHAYA