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City on the Move Institute
Events in 2005!


January

“Architecture on the move! Cities and mobilities” Exhibition
In China, in its bilingual Chinese-French version.

For this tour, the Exhibition also includes photographs by Chinese photographers on day-to-day mobilities in a number of cities.
in Canton, from 18 January to 27 February, at the photography biennial at Guangdong Museum



February
Publication by Editions Belin of the proceedings of the Cerisy colloquium:
“The Senses of Movement – Modernity and Mobilities in Contemporary Urban Societies”

To mark the event, there will be a public presentation of the book in Paris.
in France, from february 28, in all good bookshops!


Publication by éditions Armand Colin of the French translation of John Urry’s “Sociology beyond Society. A new frontier for sociology?”.
in France, in all good bookshops!


Completion of the prototype tactile transport guide for blind and partially sighted people.
Combined with a voice system, this guide covers the transport networks in the Ile-de-France region: underground, bus, suburban railway and Mobilien network.


“Architecture on the move! Cities and mobilities” Exhibition
In Europe, in its bilingual French-English version.

in Stuttgart from 2 to 28 February, in the Town Hall lobby



March
International symposia on urban mobilities in Brazil
“Contemporary urban mobilities”:
The challenges. The stakeholders.
The actions.

in Sao Paulo, on 28 and 29 March, at the Alliance Française


“Architecture on the move! Cities and mobilities” Exhibition
In Brazil in its bilingual Portuguese-Spanish version!

in Sao Paulo, from 29 March at the Institute of Brazilian Architects.


Publication of the special feature “Chinese cities and mobilities” in the journal “Urbanisme”
To mark the occasion, there will be a presentation on 18 March at the Île-de-France Architecture Centr .
in France, by subscription at http://www.urbanisme.fr



April
First field workshop of the competition for European and Chinese architecture students on the theme of the urban quality of the places and spaces of mobility, and Tongji University Exchanges.
in Shanghaï, Tongji University



September
Publication of: “The right to be mobile, towards mobility as an instrument of social integration.”
The author, Eric Le Breton, sums up the scientific and practical outcomes of three years of action and research. His summary is based on firsthand accounts and personal narratives.
in France, in all good bookshops!



October
“Mobilities for integration” Forum
This Forum will bring together all the main stakeholders, notably the heads of associations seeking to develop effective mobility measures to promote integration.
in Saint-Nazaire, 6 and 7 October.


Exhibition of the results of the competition for European and Chinese architecture students on the theme of the urban quality of the places and spaces of mobility.
in Canton – planning in progress



December
IVM Chair seminar on the theme “Renting, Ownership, Services”
In partnership with the ESCP [Paris Business School].


Publication of the proceedings of the Chair seminar:
“Making the city with flows “

in France, in all good bookshops!



.../... And also throughout the year:

The “Transapt” youth-taxi
Special on-demand transport system ferrying children and preteens to their extracurricular activities in the Pays d’Apt region on Wednesdays and Tuesday afternoons. Since 14 June 2004, the service has been extended to the elderly and runs throughout the week.


Icitzen, Web site on civilities in the city on the move
http://www.icitzen.com is a website on mobilities and urban civilities where groups of children and teenagers can share their experience with other citizens, and make suggestions in workshops and online forums.