Interesting event at Liverpool Uni's Pol and Comm school....

City in Film Symposium

City in Film: Liverpool’s Urban Landscape and the Moving Image is a research project exploring the relationship between the city’s architecture and film. This symposium examines the project’s different aspects includes lectures, discussions, and a film screening and is open to academics, film-makers and collectors and the general public.

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Date: 1st November 2006
Time: 10.00-7.00pm
Venue: Budden Lecture Theatre, School of Architecture, University of Liverpool, Oxford Road , (Accessible venue)
Programme: Click to download
Invited Speakers: Professor Ian Christie, Professor of Film and Media History, Birkbeck College, University of London

Professor Iain Borden, Director of the School of Architecture, The Bartlett, UCL

Dr Vanessa Toulmin, Research Director at the National Fairground Archive at the University of Sheffield, and Joint Co-ordinator of the Mitchell and Kenyon Archive

Professor Michael Chanan, Documentary Filmmaker and Professor of Cultural and Media Studies at the University of the West of England. Professor Chanan will be presenting a screening of his film Detroit: Ruin of a City (2005)

Elizabeth Lebas, Reader in Visual Culture at Middlesex University in London. Presentation topic: The Glasgow Corporation’s documentary film commissioning from 1920-1980.

Cost: students/concessions: £10 university staff: £20 others: £30 Admission fee includes buffet lunch, tea/coffee and refreshments
Contact Address: Les Roberts & Richard Koeck, City in Film Research Office, School of Architecture, The University of Liverpool, Leverhulme Building, Abercromby Square, Liverpool L69 3BX
Telephone: 0151 794 2608
Booking: Please email to reserve a place at the symposium