Monthly Archives: September 2011

Day 4: reflections, comments and more

Without a hint of jet-lag or hangover, delegates launched into the final day. In fact, it occurred to me that Barcelona has this strange effect — at least on me — which is, the less you sleep here the better … Continue reading

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Day 3: reflections

I realised at some point today, probably after lunch, that the most important thing for a successful conference is conviviality, because that leads to sharing and that leads to delegates being prepared to give themselves over to that. But even … Continue reading

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Day 2: reflections and comments

I only wish I could split myself into 6 and then I could write about all 6 strands. Otherwise, I can´t really do the conference in its entirety justice. I would be too partial, just filtering what I picked up. … Continue reading

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Day 1: comments and reflections

In case the tours, receptions, coffee breaks and other interstitial moments aren´t sufficient for the sharing of thoughts arising from the conference, you may like to leave these by making your comments on this blog. So today got off to … Continue reading

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Medellin on Friday

Jose  Bernardi´s paper, ´Re-imagining Medellin:  a narrative of communal hope strengthened by design´ (originally programmed for 1200 Thursday 8 Sept) has been moved to Friday 8 Sept., at 1000h, Room 2 (219), session: ´Re-imagining the City (4)´.

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Llucia Homs to open the conference

It´s a fine, sunny day with a light breeze here in Barcelona today. Yesterday we got word that Jaume Ciurana, Deputy Mayor of Barcelona is unable to attend the conference opening this afternoon. Llucia Homs, Director of Cultural Sector Development … Continue reading

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