Theory Course

Brigitte Lachmayer-Felderer
Arts and Society, Social Design
2020W, scientific seminar (SEW), 4.0 ECTS, 2.0 semester hours, course number S03002

Description

The course will introduce seminal texts setting a theoretical base for Social Design projects and their conceptualization. This winter term’s focus will be both historical and actual notions of solidarity and community seen through the perspective of critical urban theory and its predecessors.

 Session I: A “Castle of Solidarity”: Vienna’s Karl-Marx-Hof

6.Oktober 2020, 14:00–17:30

https://www.theguardian.com/cities/2015/apr/27/vienna-karl-marx-hof-architecture-politics-ideology-history-cities-50-buildings

Guided Tour through “Karl-Marx-Hof”:

Meeting Point at 14:00: Das Rote Wien im Waschsalon, Verein Sammlung Rotes Wien

Halteraugasse 7

1190 Wien

Getting there by public transport

U4 Heiligenstadt, 3 min. walking distance

Tramline D, station Halteraugasse

 Due to current safety regulations wearing a face mask is mandatory when visiting the museum (please bring your own!)

Session II: The Necessity of Utopias

13.Oktober 2020, 14:00–17:30

Session III: Heterotopia

10.November 2020, 14:00–17:30

Session IV: Right to the City

20.November 2020, 11:00–14:30

Session V: The Humane Costs of Community

24.November 2020, 14:00–17:30

Session VI: Space and Segregation

19.Jänner 2021, 14:00–17:30

Session VII: Urban Commons

26.Jänner 2021, 14:00–17:30

 

Examination Modalities

Presentation, Visualization, Contextualization of collectively read texts. All texts will be provided digitally.

Comments

Session I: A “Castle of Solidarity”: Vienna’s Karl-Marx-Hof

  1. Oktober 2020, 14:00–17:30

 

https://www.theguardian.com/cities/2015/apr/27/vienna-karl-marx-hof-architecture-politics-ideology-history-cities-50-buildings

 

Guided Tour through “Karl-Marx-Hof”:

Meeting Point at 14:00:

right in front of station "Heiligenstadt", last stop of U4

 

Getting there by public transport

U4 Heiligenstadt, 3 min. walking distance

Tramline D, station Halteraugasse

 

Due to current safety regulations wearing a face mask is mandatory when visiting the museum (please bring your own!)

 

Key Words

Social Design, Urban Theory, Right to the City

Dates

06 October 2020, 14:00–15:30 Seminar Room 33b
06 October 2020, 16:00–17:30 Seminar Room 33b
13 October 2020, 14:00–15:30 Seminar Room 33b
13 October 2020, 16:00–17:30 Seminar Room 33b
10 November 2020, 14:00–15:30 Seminar Room 33b
10 November 2020, 16:00–17:30 Seminar Room 33b
20 November 2020, 11:00–12:30 Seminar Room 33b
20 November 2020, 13:00–14:30 Seminar Room 33b
24 November 2020, 14:00–15:30 Seminar Room 33b
24 November 2020, 16:00–17:30 Seminar Room 33b
19 January 2021, 14:00–15:30 Seminar Room 33b
19 January 2021, 16:00–17:30 Seminar Room 33b
26 January 2021, 14:00–15:30 Seminar Room 33b
26 January 2021, 16:00–17:30 Seminar Room 33b

Course Enrolment

From 20 September 2020, 11:40 to 31 October 2020, 23:59
Via online registration

co-registration: possible

Individual courses: possible