Programme

Attention: All the times indicated below are in Western European Time / Greenwich Mean Time (UTC)

Wednesday, 3 November

9h00. Opening ceremony Main Room

9h15. Keynote opening speech by Ruth Oldenziel Main Room

10h15. Coffee break Breakout Room

10h30. Sessions

Panel: Everyday Mobilities in Africa (I) Room 1

Organiser: Robert Heinze
Chair: Robert Heinze

Panel: Traffic management in transition – The beginnings of automation and digitalisation of traffic information systems 1960 – 1990 (railways, road, inland navigation) Room 2

Organiser: Christian Henrich-Franke
Chair: Christian Henrich-Franke (TBC)

  • Christopher Kopper, Railways: The Bundesbahn in the Federal Government’s Transport Policy Planning
  • Veit Damm, Roads: Traffic management through traffic radio – From analogue traffic report to digital navigation
  • Christian Henrich-Franke, Inland navigation: Traffic planning and traffic control on the Rhine
Panel: Railways, Cinema and Photography: contributions to the study of Mobility Room 3

Organiser: Alexandre Ramos
Chair: Eduardo Duarte
Discussant: Sheila Palomares

  • Ana Cardoso de Matos, Railways, Mobility and Landscape: an approach from cinema and photography
  • Alexandre Ramos, Trains, Camara, Action! A cinematographic view of the history of transport and mobility
  • Paulo Miguel Martins, Expresso Lisboa – Madrid

12h30. Lunch break Breakout Room

13h30. Sessions

Panel: Toward a gendered history of transport and mobility Room 1

Organiser: Melina Piglia
Chair: Melina Piglia
Discussant: Paola Jirón

General session: Railways, heritage, tourism Room 2

Chair: Hugo Silveira Pereira

  • Aleksandra Ianchenko, Art on Rails: Tramway as a Site for Public Art
  • Ana Boranieva, The City Beneath the Rails. The potential of the railway station artifact, the case of Skopje
  • Brenno Vitorino Costa, Thiago Allis, Railway heritage and its circulation: tourism use of ancient train stations in State of Sao Paulo, Brazil
  • Antonio Cosentino, The experiential tourism in Calabria: the case study of the Silana Railway
General session: Cross-border mobilities Room 3

Chair: Hugo Soares

  • Sophie Schor, Buses as Border-Crossers: A history of transit infrastructure in Israel and Palestine
  • Ekata Bakshi, Rethinking mobility in the context of Partition-induced forced-migration in West Bengal, India: Exploring the linkages with caste, region and gender
  • Jose Antonio Sanchez Roman, Regulating Mobility and Constructing the “Undesirable”: The League of Nations Transit Organization and Passport Regulations in the interwar period

15h00. Coffee break Breakout Room

15h30. Sessions

Panel: Mobile methods and their uses in urban interventions Room 1

Organiser: Jonnet Middleton
Chair: Carlos López-Galviz
Discussant: Monika Büscher

  • Paola Jirón, “Trajectories” and “Barriers”: concepts and methodologies to move urban planning in Chile
  • Walter Imilan, Mobile methods contesting urban analysis: Outlooking dwelling in precarious urban settings
  • Jorge Gallego-Méndez, Lina Marcela García-Moreno, Jackeline Murillo-Hoyos, Ciro Jaramillo Molina, Micro-accessibility Analysis Of Informal Settlements: A Space-time Prism Approach
  • Joiselen Cazanave Macías, Jorge Peña Díaz, Danay Díaz Pérez, The challenge of addressing micro-mobility in Havana: The case of informal settlements
Debate: Disseminating knowledge through Special Issues of Journals Room 2

Organiser: Jim Cohen
Moderator: Mike Esbester
Speakers: Hans Liudger-Dienel, Massimo Moraglio, Valentina Fava, Melina Piglia, Javier Vidal

General session: Aesthetics, metaphors and futures in transport and mobility Room 3

Chair: Ana Duarte Rodrigues

  • Samuel Mutter, “The Kin-aesthetics of Urban Infrastructural Mobilities: Movement, Sensation and Value in the London Underground’s Philosophy of Design”
  • Rike Bolte, Blackbox: Observaciones poetológicas sobre la grabación de voces accidentadas
  • Pierre Barrieau, Fleeting modernity in transportation planning: Transpo ‘72 vision of the future

17h00. Executive Committee meeting

18h00. Sessions

Panel: The metro in South America. Past and present of a global transport technology Room 1

Organiser: Maximiliano Velázquez
Chair: Maximiliano Velázquez

  • Dhan Zunino Singh, Transatlantic technology travel. The underground railways in Buenos Aires (1913-1944)
  • Oliver Cauã Cauê França Scarcelli, Constrained freedom: the layout definition of São Paulo Metro’s Line 1 (Blue)
  • Andra B. Chastain, The Santiago Metro under the Concertación: State-Building, Social Conflict, and the Search for Profit
  • Marcos Kiyoto de Tani e Isoda, Klara Anna Maria Kaiser Mori, The development of São Paulo’s Metropolitan network and socio-spatial segregation
General session: Mobility and the COVID-19 Pandemic Room 3

Chair: M. Luísa Sousa

  • Daniela Costanzo; Victor Callil, Covid-19 pandemic: changes in urban mobility and bicycle in Brazilian big cities
  • Mimi Sheller, Repairing the Mobile Commons: Mobility Justice Today
  • John Axl A. Palisoc, Corona cycleways in the Global South: Cycling and the (non)future of public transport in rural Philippines

Thursday, 4 November

09h00. Sessions

Panel: Everyday Mobilities in Africa (II) Room 1

Organiser: Niels Petersson
Chair: Niels Petersson

7/7 session: Mobilities in Transition and the Climate Emergency Room 2

Organiser: Lynne Pearce
Chair: Jen Southern

  • Monika Büscher, Measuring up Mobility Politics: Societal readiness for mobility transformation
  • MJ Hunter Brueggemann, Trapped in the Wrong Paradigm: Rethinking Disciplinary Positionality, Responsibility, Consistency and Agency
  • Jonnet Middleton, Immobile ontologies: Forgoing mobility or going nowhere?
  • Lynne Pearce, Britain’s Changing Roadscapes: Attachment, Loss and Re-Enchantment
  • Stephanie Sodero, Vital Mobilities: Medical Supply Chains in the Climate Emergency
  • Nicola Spurling, Mobilities Disruptions and Future Biographies
  • David Tyfield, Molibity – Rethinking liberty and mobilities in an age of climate emergency

10h30. Coffee break Breakout Room

11h00. Sessions

Panel: Contesting mobility from below, mobilising bottom-up contestations: contemporary and historical explorations (1) — Commoning Mobility Room 1

Organiser: Wojciech Keblowski
Chair: Wojciech Kębłowski, Tonio Weicker, Adam Borch, Tauri Tuvikene

  • Aline Moreira Fernandes Barata, Exploring the role of participation in shaping, reframing and contesting mobilities from below: Lessons from Rio de Janeiro and Porto Alegre, Brazil
  • Luca Nitschke, Everyday resistance, re-embedding and commoning: Non-commercial carsharing and the contestation of automobility
  • Robert Braun and Richard Randell, Can idiōtēs help us to post-automobility?
  • Louise Sträuli, The digital and everyday sides of fare evasion as a contesting practice in public transport
Panel: (Un)equal footing: configurations, orderings, otherings Room 2

Organiser: Martin Emanuel
Chair: M. Luísa Sousa
Discussant: Massimo Moraglio

  • Martin Emanuel, Sidewalks in the liberal city: walking and publicness in late 19th century Stockholm
  • Clare Hickman and Glen O’Hara, Contesting access to England’s land: who owns the ‘right to roam’?
  • Franck Cochoy, Walking or running during the pandemic: do speed and masks matter?
General session: Roads, maps, networks Room 3

Chair: Jaume Valentines-Álvarez

  • Cornelis van Tilburg, Roads, routes, ruts: The Assyrian road network
  • Simone Fari; Miguel Pazos, Mobilities Studies and Iberian scholars
  • Zef Segal, Maps on The Move: The Introduction of Motion into Modern Cartography

12h30. Lunch break Breakout Room

13h30. Sessions

Panel: Contesting mobility from below, mobilising bottom-up contestations: contemporary and historical explorations (2) — Trajectories of Mobile Citizenship Room 1

Organiser: Wojciech Keblowski
Chair: Wojciech Kębłowski, Tonio Weicker, Adam Borch, Tauri Tuvikene

  • Katja Leyendecker, Fuzzy feminism. Campaigning women contesting local cycling politics in the UK and Germany
  • Sreelakshmi Ramachandran, Stuart Macdonald, Yogi Joseph, Govind Gopakumar, Mobile citizenship as performed, negotiated and contested on transforming Indian streets
  • Silja Laine, Cultural Memory of the Turku Tram
  • Inbal Ofer, On solitary transit stations and one’s right to the city: Neighborhood Associations and the struggle for transportation infrastructures in the metropolitan area of Madrid (1965 – 1985)
Panel: (Un)equal footing: configurations, orderings, otherings (II) Room 2

Organiser: Daniel Normark
Chair: M. Luísa Sousa
Discussant: Massimo Moraglio

  • Tiina Männistö-Funk, Material-discursive practices of urban walking in Finland of the 1960s and 1970s
  • Mattias Qviström, Inherited practices and obdurate landscapes: network ruins of running
  • Daniel Normark and Martin Emanuel, Breaching the system: traffic signals and rule following among pedestrians in Stockholm and Copenhagen
Poster session Room 3

Chair: Daniel Gamito-Marques

15h00. Coffee break Breakout Room

15h30. Sessions

Panel: Politics and cultures of Cycling: global, contemporary and historical explorations (Part I) Room 1

Organiser: Dhan Zunino Singh, Claire Pelgrims
Chair: Dhan Zunino Singh

  • Nicolas Debaes, Crises and utilitarian bicycle use in Argentina. Comparing the 1940s with the covid pandemic
  • Maëlle Lucas, Cycling as a choice or as a necessity? Evolution of the cyclists’ profiles and the mobility’s social imaginaries in Bogotá
  • Claire Pelgrims, The evolution of cyclists-bicycle hybrids. Preliminary results on gender and bicycling aesthetics
  • Marion Lagadic, The makings of a gendered cycling contract in Tokyo
Debate: Too many or not enough Journals? Boundaries and future of mobility studies and transport history Room 2

Organiser: Massimo Moraglio
Speakers: Stéphanie Ponsavady, Hugo Silveira Pereira, Massimo Moraglio, Ruth Oldenziel, Sven Kesselring

General session: Urban and metropolitan mobilities Room 3

Chair: João Monteiro

  • Michael K. Bess, Middle-Class Mobility Politics in Mexico City: Transition and Persistence
  • Mariajose Nieto-Combariza, Exploring the value of mobility in two and three wheels in Barranquilla: The search for a framework to plan beyond informality and demand models
  • Luísa Gonçalves, Transit stations and urban development: Palmeiras-Barra Funda Terminal in São Paulo metropolis (Brazil) between local and metropolitan scales
  • Juliana Carvalho, Jorge Pinho de Sousa, Rosário Macário, How are we getting there? Metropolitan experiences in collaborative mobility planning

17h00. Coffee break Breakout Room

17h30. Sessions

Panel: Politics and cultures of Cycling: global, contemporary and historical explorations (Part II) Room 1

Organiser: Dhan Zunino Singh, Claire Pelgrims
Chair: Claire Pelgrims

  • Alba Francisca Vásquez Jiménez, Urban collective action: Cycling as a social and political claim
  • Patrick Rérat and Matthieu Gillot, Santiago’s “Cycling Revolution”: Demands for mobility justice
  • Alejandro Manga, Erased inequalities and cycling futures: comparing the US, France, and Latin America
  • Dhan Zunino Singh and Maximiliano Velázquez, Individual scape or mobility transition? A critical view about the boom of the bicycle during the Covid-19 in Buenos Aires
7/7 session: Teaching Transport & Mobility History Room 2

Organiser: Mike Esbester
Chair: Maria Paula Diogo

  • Mike Esbester, Teaching & the future of transport and mobility history
  • Andrea Caracausi, Combining Mobility Studies and Humanities in a Masters Program
  • Melina Piglia, Teaching Transport from the Periphery: some reflections on the experience of post-graduate / graduate teaching in Argentina
  • M. Luísa Sousa, Jaume Valentines-Álvarez, “Relying on their own inner resources”: Practice-based learning, mobility studies, historical perspective and critical thinking
  • David Turner, Teaching transport & mobility history at a distance
General session: Economics of mobility Room 3

Chair: Hugo Soares

General session: COVID 19 and mobilities Room 4

Chair: Maria Elvira Callapez

Friday, 5 November

09h00. Sessions

Panel: Contesting mobility from below, mobilising bottom-up contestations: contemporary and historical explorations (3) Room 1

Organiser: Wojciech Keblowski
Chair: Wojciech Kębłowski, Tonio Weicker, Adam Borch, Tauri Tuvikene

  • Assaf Mond, A “Garden City” around Tram Route 44: Planned Space and Used Space in a Great-War London Housing Project
  • Selim Jahangir, Ajay Bailey, Risk perceptions and safety issues of older adults accessing urban public transport in Dhaka
  • Alexander Paulsson, Free-riders, organize! Struggles over fare-free public transportation in Stockholm
General session: Moving around railway history Room 2

Chair: Isabel Amaral

10h30. Coffee break Breakout Room

11h00. Sessions

General session: Urban and regional mobility Room 1

Chair: Cristina Luís

Panel: Movement, Affection, and Community Ethics Room 2

Organiser: Jinhyoung Lee
Chair: Jinhyoung Lee

  • Taehee Kim, An Ethics of Place in a High-Mobility Era
  • Jinhyoung Lee, The Origin of Anti-Korea(n) Sentiment in the Post-War Japanese Society
  • Myungsim Yang, Migration Routes and Experiences of Zainichi Diaspora
  • Yeonhee Woo, Mobility and Crossing Boundaries of Korean Diaspora in Japan
  • Jin Suk Bae, Food Culture and Cultural Identities among Korean Return Migrants from Latin America

12h30. Lunch break Breakout Room

14h00. Sessions

Panel: Mobile cultures and Anthropocene Room 1

Organiser: Nathalie Roseau
Chair: Nathalie Roseau

  • Nathalie Roseau, Where to land? Footprints and futures of mobile cultures
  • Arnaud Passalacqua, The history of mobility, an interdisciplinary tool for training the future actors of post-carbon mobility
  • Guillaume de Syon, ‘Speed, Speed! Let’s do it like the Americans!’ Nostalgia and Envy in the marketing of supersonic flight
  • Carlos López Galviz, The Dissonance of Timescales and the Anthropocene Mobilities and Infrastructures in the Morecambe Bay
General session: Infrastructure and mobility Room 2

Chair: Paula Urze

  • Tamer Elshayal and Ingy Higazy, The Mother of all Bridges: the 6th of October Flyover and the Urban History of Cairo, 1970-Present
  • Farzaneh Bahrami, Alexandre Rigal, Agility: beyond theories of speed and rhetoric of slowness
  • Meike Brodersen, Vaike Fors, Kaspar Raats, Automating the last mile? Reframing mobility narratives through collaborative design ethnography
General session: The world of railways Room 3

Chair: Hugo Silveira Pereira

15h30. Coffee break Breakout Room

16h00. Keynote closing speech with Paola Jirón Main Room

17h00. T2M plenary session Main Room

17h30. Announcements and closing remarks Main Room