IASTE 2006 Conference Program

IASTE 2006: Hyper-Traditions

Thammasat University, Bangkok, Thailand—December 15-18, 2006

CONFERENCE PROGRAM


FRIDAY, DECEMBER 15, 2006

7:45 AM-8:45 AM—REGISTRATION
Secretariat Room, Second Floor Mezzanine


8:45 AM – 9:30 AM— OPENING SESSION
Queens Park Grand Hall, Second Floor
 
Opening Addresses
Nezar AlSayyad
University of California, Berkeley, U.S.A.

 

Vimolsiddhi Horyangkura
Thammasat University, Bangkok, Thailand

 

Welcome Remarks
Surapon Nitikraipot
Rector of Thammasat University, Thailand

 

On the Conference Theme: Hyper-Traditions
Nezar AlSayyad
University of California, Berkeley, U.S.A.


9:30 AM-10:00 AM— KEYNOTE ADDRESS: THE URBAN TRADITION
Queens Park Grand Hall, Second Floor
 
Michael Sorkin, City College of New York, U.S.A.


10:00 AM – 10:15 AM

COFFEE BREAK


10:15 AM – 12:15 PM —PAPER SESSIONS


A.1 HYPER-ARCHITECTURE, VIRTUAL SPACES, AND PROFESSIONAL PRACTICE
Queens Park Room 4, Second Floor

Chair: Harrison Fraker

University of California, Berkeley, USA

 

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 University of Bahrain, Bahrain

 

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

 

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

Nadia Mounajjed, Chengzhi Peng, and Stephen Walker

University of Sheffield, UK


B.1 HERITAGE SITES AND THEIR CONTESTED MEANINGS
Queens Park Room 5, Second Floor

Chair: Mrinalini Rajagopalan

University of California, Berkeley, USA

 

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

Christine M. Landorf

University of Newcastle, Callaghan, Australia

 

Heritage of Disappearance? Shekkipmai 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
Queens Park Room 6, Second Floor

Chair: Chee-Kien Lai

National University of Singapore, 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


12:15 PM – 1:15 PM

LUNCH
Lunch will be provided for all Imperial Queen’s Park Hotel guests in the Rainbow Room on the 5th Floor.


1:15 PM – 2:55 PM —PAPER SESSIONS


A.2 NEW MODERNITIES AND THE URBAN IMAGINARY
Queens Park Room 4, Second Floor

Chair: Greig Crysler

University of California, Berkeley, USA

 

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, Berkeley, USA

 

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

Tadd Andersen

University of California, Berkeley, USA

 

The Cultural Industries Cluster and the Re-making of Urban Place in the London City Fringe

Nolapot Pumhiran

University of London, UK


B.2 PRAXIS, PRESERVATION, AND POWER
Queens Park Room 5, Second Floor

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, Burwood, Australia


C.2 HYPER-TRADITION, MIGRATION, AND PLACE-MAKING
Queens Park Room 6, Second Floor

Chair: Vimalin Rujivacharakul

University of Delaware, Newark, USA

 

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, Ian Lilley and Cameo Dalley

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


2:55 PM – 3:10 PM

COFFEE BREAK


3:10 PM – 4:50 PM —PAPER SESSIONS


A.3 HYPER-TRADITIONS AND THE AMERICAN “EVERYDAY”
Queens Park Room 4, Second Floor

Chair: William Bechhoefer

University of Maryland, College Park, USA

 

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

 

Spatial Construction of a Sense of Identity

Arief B. Setiawan

Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, USA


B.3 TRADITIONS OF LABOR AND MIGRATION
Queens Park Room 5, Second Floor

Chair: Howard Davis

University of Oregon, Eugene, USA

 

“Vocational Migrants” and a “Tradition of Longing”

Trevor Marchand

University of London, UK

 

The Empty House: Architecture and Identity in Michoacán, Mexico

Catherine Ettinger and Salvador Garcia

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
Queens Park Room 6, Second Floor

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 and James N. Rosenau

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


4:50 PM – 6:30 PM–PAPER SESSIONS


A.4 DISPLAYING TRADITION: THE SPACE OF THE MUSEUM
Queens Park Room 4, Second Floor

Chair: Yasser Elshestawy

United Arab Emirates University, El-Ain, UAE

 

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, Knoxville, 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
Queens Park Room 5, Second Floor

Chair: Mark Gillem

University of Oregon, Eugene, USA

 

Circus City : Debunking Culture-led Regeneration in Montreal

Anne-Marie Broudehoux

University of Quebec, Montreal, Canada

 

Religion Moves to the Mall: Plaza Mexico and the Mobilization of Hispanic Religiosity in California

Clara Irazabal and Macarena Gomez-Barris

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 and Michael Ostwald

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
Queens Park Room 6, Second Floor

Chair: Emily Gottreich

University of California, Berkeley, USA

 

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


7:00 PM – 9:00 PM
OPENING RECEPTION
Queens Park Grand Hall, Second Floor


SATURDAY, DECEMBER 16, 2006

8:30 AM – 10:30 AM— PAPER SESSIONS


A.5 URBAN REAL ESTATE AND THE COMMODIFICATION OF TRADITION
Queens Park Room 4, Second Floor

Chair: John Stallmeyer

University of California, Berkeley, USA

 

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

David O’Brien and 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 Development Company: Kelapa Gading

Evawani Ellisa

University of Indonesia, Depok, Indonesia


B.5 TRADITION AND THE HYPER-MODERN
Queens Park Room 5, Second Floor

Chair: Anna Rubbo

University of Sydney, Australia

 

Hypertraditions and Hyperreality: The Old and New in Japan

Nelson Graburn

University of California, Berkeley, USA

 

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

Robert Mugerauer

University of Washington, Seattle, USA

 

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

Yasser Elsheshtawy

United Arab Emirates University, El-Ain, UAE

 

Exploring Hyper-Traditions through Urban Morphology in Mumbai

Debabardhan Upadhyaya

University of Sheffield, UK

 

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

Sidh Sintusingha

University of Melbourne, Australia


C.5 RE-IMAGINING ARCHITECTURAL HERITAGE AND CULTURAL IDENTITY
Queens Park Room 6, Second Floor

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


10:30 AM – 10:50 AM

COFFEE BREAK


10:50 AM – 12:50 PM

PLENARY SESSION: HYPER-TRADITIONS/SIMULATED REALITIES

Chair: Nezar AlSayyad

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

 
Discussant:
Mia Fuller
University of California, Berkeley, USA


1:30 PM – 7:30 PM

BANGKOK CITY TOUR

Buses will depart from the lobby of the Imperial Queen’s Park Hotel at 1:30. Please gather in the lobby in advance of the departure time.


8:30 AM – 10:10 AM—PAPER SESSIONS


A.6 MEDIATING RELIGION
Queens Park Room 4, Second Floor

Chair: Mia Fuller

University of California, Berkeley, USA

 

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
Queens Park Room 5, Second Floor

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
Queens Park Room 6, Second Floor

Chair: Robert Mugerauer

University of Washington, Seattle, USA

 

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

 

Housing Enclaves: Between Reality and Imagination

Eka Permanasari

University of Melbourne, Australia


10:10 AM – 10:30 AM

COFFEE BREAK


10:30 AM – 12:10 PM—PAPER SESSIONS


A.7 FILM, CULTURE, AND THE PRODUCTION OF TRADITION

Queens Park Room 4, Second Floor

Chair: Dietrich Neumann

Brown University, Providence, U.S.A.

 

Between Sadhus, Cyber-Gurus and Bollywood Stars: Exotica and Postcolonial Power Gaps in Contemporary Western Representations of India

Paolo Favero

Stokholm University, Sweden

 

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, USA

 

Blissfully Yours: Reading the “Real” Tradition of Illegal Immigrants

Soranart Sinuraibhan

Khon Kaen University, Thailand


B.7 TOURISM AND AUTHENTICITY
Queens Park Room 5, Second Floor

Chair: Nelson Graburn

University of California, Berkeley, USA

 

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
Queens Park Room 6, Second Floor

Chair: Clara Irazábal

University of Southern California, Los Angeles, USA

 

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

Metsovio Polytechnic, Athens, Greece

 

Space as “Public Relations”? Urban Morphology and Ethnic Identity in Macao

Paula Engrácia Martins

University College London, UK


12:10 PM – 1:30 PM—LUNCH and IASTE ADVISORY BOARD MEETING
The IASTE Advisory Board Meeting will take place in the Saithip Room on the 3rd Floor. Lunch will be provided to all attendees.

Lunch will be available for all Imperial Queen’s Park Hotel guests in the Rainbow Room on the 5th Floor.


1:30 PM – 1:40 PM

PRESENTATION OF THE JEFFREY COOK AWARD
Queens Park Grand Hall, Second Floor


1:40 PM – 3:40 PM

PLENARY SESSION: “REAL” PLACES: DEATH OR BARE LIFE
Queens Park Grand Hall, Second Floor

Chair: Nezar AlSayyad

University of California, Berkeley, USA

 

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

 
Discussant:
John Lie
University of California, Berkeley, USA


3:40 PM – 4:00 PM
COFFEE BREAK


4:00 PM – 6:00 PM —PAPER SESSIONS


A.8 HYPER-TOURISM AND CULTURAL CHANGE
Queens Park Room 4, Second Floor

Chair: Michael Robinson

Leeds Metropolitan University, Leeds, UK

 

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

 

Travel, Self, and Other: Exploring Travel as Ritual, Ego Loss and Reconstruction

Emily Kearns

Emerson College, Boston, USA


B.8 ARCHITECTURAL MANIFESTATIONS OF GLOBAL CHANGES
Queens Park Room 5, Second Floor

Chair: Nadia Alhasani

American University of Sharjah, UAE

 

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

Queens Park Room 6, Second Floor

Chair: L. Keith Loftin III

University of Colorado, Denver, USA

 

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 Cézanne 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, 2006
8:30 AM – 10:10 PM —PAPER SESSIONS


A.9 SELLING THE PRODUCTIONS OF TRADITION
Queens Park Room 4, Second Floor

Chair: Marcel Vellinga

Oxford Brookes University, Oxford, UK

 

For Export Only: Ayahuasca Tourism and Hyper-Traditionalism

Daniela M. Peluso and Miguel Nomikós Alexiades

University of Kent, Canterbury, UK

 

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
Queens Park Room 5, Second Floor

Chair: Dell Upton

University of Virginia, Charlottesville, USA

 

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, Alona Nitzan-Shiftan, and Rachel Seba

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

Queens Park Room 6, Second Floor

Chair: Steven Dinero

Philadelphia University, Philadelphia, USA

 

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


10:10 AM – 10:30 PM

COFFEE BREAK


10:30 AM – 12:30 PM —PAPER SESSIONS


A.10 ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT, TRADITIONAL ECONOMIES, AND GLOBAL CHANGES
Queens Park Room 4, Second Floor

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

University of Bahrain, 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

 

The Migration of Industries from the Central Core of the City of Santiago, Chile

Marcela Pizzi

University of Chile, Santiago, Chile

 

Stealth Gentrification: Camouflage & Commerce on the Lower East Side

Lara Belkind

Harvard University, Cambridge, U.S.A.


B.10 TRADITION IN ARCHITECTURAL PRACTICE
Queens Park Room 5, Second Floor

Chair: Mui Ho

University of California, Berkeley, USA

 

The Transformation of Towers

Jacqueline Victor and L. Keith Loftin III

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 and Nahid Nikkah

Tehran, Iran


C.10 MODERN SITES OF CONSUMPTION
Queens Park Room 6, Second Floor
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

 

InMerica: Traditions in Hyphen-nated Hyper America

Sabir Khan

Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, USA


12:30 PM – 1:30 PM
LUNCH
Lunch will be provided to all Imperial Queen’s Park Hotel guests in the Rainbow Room on the 5th Floor.


1:30 PM – 3:10 PM —PAPER SESSIONS


A.11 MEDIATED SPACES AND THE NATIONAL IMAGINARY
Queens Park Room 4, Second Floor

Chair: Marcela Pizzi

University of Chile, Santiago, Chile

 

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

Leonardo Castriota and Alex Ribeiro Gomes

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
Queens Park Room 5, Second Floor
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-Tradition 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
Queens Park Room 6, Second Floor
Chair: Joseph Aranha
Texas Tech, Lubbock, USA

 

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 Sacred 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


3:10 PM – 3:30 PM
COFFEE BREAK


3:30 PM – 5:30 PM — FINAL PLENARY PANEL:
HYPER-TRADITIONS

Queen’s Park Grand Hall, 2nd Floor

 
Moderators:
Nezar AlSayyad, University of California, Berkeley, U.S.A.
Vimolsiddhi Horayangkura, Thammasat University, Bangkok, Thailand

 

Discussant:
Hasan-Uddin Khan, Roger Williams University, Lexington, 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.
Michael Sorkin, City College of New York, New York, U.S.A.


5:30 PM – 11:10 PM
CLOSING RECEPTION/EVENING EXCURSION
Buses will depart from the hotel at 5:45 PM. Please gather in the lobby in advance of the departure time.


Organizing Committee

Nezar AlSayyad, Conference Director, University of California, Berkeley
Vimolsiddhi Horayangkura, Conference Local Director, Thammasat University
Stacey Murphy, Conference Coordinator, University of California, Berkeley
Thavanan Tanesdechsunthorn, Local Conference Coordinator, Thammasat University
Pimpan Vessakosol, Local Conference Advisor, Thammasat University
Montira Horayangura Unakul, Local Conference Advisor, UNESCO
Mark Gillem, Conference Advisor, University of Oregon
Wannaluk Pasomkusolsil, Local Conference Administrator
 
Sessions Advisory Committee

Hesham Khairy Abdelfattah, Nadia Alhasani, Joseph Aranha, William Bechhoefer, Anne-Marie Broudehoux, Greig Crysler, Yasser Elsheshtawy, Mark Gillem, Mui Ho, Montira Horayangura Unakul, Clara Irazábal, Gareth Jones, Hasan-Uddin Khan, Anthony King, Chee-Kien Lai, L. Keith Loftin, Duanfang Lu, Robert Mugerauer, Alona Nitzan-Shiftan, Marcela Pizzi, Mike Robinson, Vimalin Rujivacharakul, Gunawan Tjahjono, Dell Upton
 
Local Advisory Committee

Vimolsiddhi Horayangkura, Richard Engelhardt, Arak Sunghitakul, Khemchat Thepchai,Pisit Charoenwongsa, Suprabha Mooleeratanond, Trungjai Buranasomphob, Yongtanit Pimonsathean, Jarunee Pimonsathean, Warinporn Yangyuenwong, Thavanan Tanesdechdunthorn, Jaturong Pokharatsiri, Maadi Tungpanich, Rachadaporn Kanipun, Wannaluk Pasomkusolsil
 
Conference Sponsors

Thammasat University, Bangkok, Thailand
College of Environmental Design, University of California, Berkeley, U.S.A.

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