Sophia Journal International Conference: Landscapes of Care

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Member of programming and organizing committee of the 8th International Conference of the Sophia Journal.

The conference is part of the thematic cycle 'Landscapes of Care', dedicated to contemporary photographic and visual practices that focus on how architecture, broadly understood, can help heal a planet in crisis.

The Conference presents a program dedicated to the theme 'Landscapes of Care: photography, film, modern architecture and landscape heritage', which includes round tables for each panel, addressing specific topics coming from the Sophia magazine call, the presentation of submitted articles and visual essays, and the exhibition 'The Idea of Álvaro Siza', by Mark Durden and João Leal.

The conference is led by the Center for Architecture and Urbanism Studies CEAU/FAUP and coordinated in partnership with other institutions, namely University College Dublin (UCD), London South Bank University (LSBU), School of Media Arts and Design (ESMAD), University of Copenhagen and European Centre for Documentary Research, University (UCPH), University of South Wales (USW/eCDR).

Under the direction of Pedro Leão Neto (FAUP), the conference organizing and programming committee includes Hugh Campbell (UCD), Igea Troiani (LSBU), João Leal (P.PORTO / ESMAD), Mark Durden (USW/eCDR), Olívia Marques da Silva (P.PORTO / ESMAD), Rikke Munck Petersen (KU), and Teresa Cunha Ferreira (FAUP/CEAU).

Period2023 → …
Event typeConference
Conference number8
LocationPorto, PortugalShow on map
Degree of RecognitionInternational